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My Daughter Almost Died – Why I’m Warning Other Parents About...

You don’t imagine, the first time you hold your baby in your arms, that the day might come when you have to contemplate...

My Daughter Was In Hospital With Measles For 8 Days –...

There are so many posts about it on social media that turn into arguments – should you let your child have the...

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Curious Kids: Why Is The Earth Round?

Why is the Earth round? – Zoe, age 3, Sydney. Thank you, Zoe, for your great question. Asking questions like this is a really important...

6 Reasons Why Scandinavian Parenting Rules The World

Like most parents, we’ll occasionally leave our pram or buggy (stroller) outside while we pop into a café for a welcome drink. As a...
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6 Pregnancy Myths That Are Based In Fact

You might have heard the shape of your bump is an indicator of your baby’s gender. (It isn’t.) That your food cravings during pregnancy...
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Moving On Up – 5 Ways You Can Help Your Child Make The Transition...

As the summer holidays roll on, thoughts are already turning to getting the kids ready to go back to school. Buying uniforms, stationery...
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I Hated Sport But The World Cup Has Made Me Football Crazy

If anyone should have a love of football in their blood, it’s me. My grandad was the president of Oxford City Football Club; my...
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Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What Is The Polio-Like Illness Paralyzing US Children?

I experienced déjà vu when I took care of a child with acute flaccid myelitis in 2014, one of the first cases of its...

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