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Claire Owen

Claire Owen
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Claire lives in Suffolk with her police officer husband and their lively young son who keeps them on their toes.

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When my husband and I were planning our wedding – many years ago – we were asked if we intended to have children. We...
teenage friendships

Teenagers Value Diversity, Humour And Honesty In Their Friendships

Friendships made in school play a special part in young people’s development. They are more than just moral support, friends help them learn key...
five senses

The Five Senses And How They Develop In Your Newborn

Even as adults, our senses can sometimes feel overwhelmed. Imagine standing in a busy airport or train station and experiencing all that’s going on...
My Teenage Son Beats Me Up

Confession: My Teenage Son Beats Me Up

It’s so hard to admit what’s happening behind closed doors and that I’m scared of my son. Teenage violence towards parents is a terrifying...
“overvaluing” children.

Just Because You Think Your Children Are Extraordinary, Doesn’t Mean They Are

It is natural for parents to value their child – and feeling valued is key to children’s well-being; but some parents “overvalue” their child,...
The Ultimate Guide To Tantrums

The Ultimate Guide To Tantrums

Toddlers The Wind-up Cry Cause: Denial of toy/food/TV. Symptoms: Can be on a hair trigger. Often begins as a low whine but builds over several seconds to...

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