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Ask The Parents – How Do I Stop Feeling So Isolated...

There’s no doubt you love your baby, but if you’re new to being a stay-at-home mum then you’d be forgiven for finding it...

Ask The Parents – What Can I Do About My Picky...

Our children’s diets are a major source of anxiety for many parents. How do we get them to try new foods or...

Why Sorry Shouldn’t Be The Hardest Word

When many of us were young, we thought of our parents as superheroes. They weren’t just people that had started life as kids like...

5 Challenging Pre-Teen Behaviours And How To Cope

As a parent, we expect challenging behaviour from our kids once they hit the teenage years. We know they're growing up and testing their...

7 Ways To Get Your Kids To (Actually) Brush Their Teeth

As far as kids are concerned, tooth-brushing is a waste of good playtime. After all, there are so many more interesting things to do,...

Ask The Parents – The ‘Terrible Twos’ Are Starting And I’m...

There’s a reason why toddler tantrums are the stuff of legend. Your child might have been an angel since birth, but at some...

How To Raise A Child Who’s A Sceptic (Not A Cynic)

A few nights ago, I was watching a dance talent show on television with my daughter. “She’s good,” I commented about one young hopeful....

Five Lessons We Can Learn From Snowplough Parents

We’ve heard of helicopter parenting and free-range parenting - but here's a new strategy to get your head around. Do you know a parent...

8 Top Quirky Parenting Tips

Life’s weird. The trials and tribulations of raising kids are even weirder. I subscribe to the “whatever works for you” philosophy;  after all, parenting...

How To Cope With Your Adult Kids Living At Home (Without...

The traditional way of things was for kids to grow up, finish school and leave home – either to go on to university or...

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We Were Looking Forward To Being Mothers Together, But Then My Sister Died And...

It’s often said there’s no relationship quite like the one which exists between sisters. That was certainly true when it came to...

These Easy@Home Test Strips Are The Cost-Effective, Reliable Support You Need If You’re Trying...

It should be one of the most natural things in the world but getting pregnant is more difficult for some than others. Or...

Our Struggle With Infertility Ended In Panic When Our Twins Were Born Too Early

When Bryan and I got married in July 2013, we were really excited at the thought of starting a family. We agreed to wait...

The Birth Of My Daughter Changed Our View Of ‘Normal’ – I Feel So...

What does ‘normal’ mean? In life, at work, with your family – what is ‘normal’? It’s not something I’d ever questioned, not a word...

4 Tips For When You Hear Your Kids Swearing

Learning the nuisances of language can be challenging. Words have their definitive meanings but put into different contexts, can have additional interpretations. This makes...
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‘It’s A National Crisis’: UK’s Birth Rate Is Falling Dramatically

The birth rate in England and Wales is now the lowest it has ever been since records began. Only 11 babies were born for...

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