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My Child Has Down Syndrome – And She’s The Best Thing...

My husband Stephen and I had been trying for a baby for seven or eight years, but nothing was happening. I needed a baby;...

How Toddlers And Teens Develop In Similar Ways

What happened? Suddenly, it seems your kid is a selfish, ungrateful jerk who wants to do everything on their own and always ends up...

Baby Mouthing – Can You Stop Babies Putting Everything In Their...

There’s no such thing as the five-second rule when you’re just starting out in life. It doesn’t matter where it’s come from – if...

My Son Has Hydrocephalus – It’s Not Easy, But Our Life...

When my son, Braden, graduated last year it was one of the most emotional days of my life. One that, at various...

Why 14 Is A Dangerous Age

Teenage behaviour often mystifies us. We wonder why they’re drawn to activities and behaviour we consider risky and dangerous – even though, as parents,...

The Ultimate Guide To The Things Parents Wish Their Kids Would...

“Treasure every moment,” you’re told when you have a new baby. “They’ll be grown up and leaving home before you know it.” It’s a...

3 Simple Things That Will Boost Your Child’s Brain Development

A new study has highlighted three key factors that can affect our children’s cognitive abilities. The pre-adolescent and adolescent years are the most critical...

Exercising While Pregnant Could Be Good For Your Baby Too, Says...

The days of pregnant women being told to put their feet up and take it easy for nine months are long-gone; nowadays,...

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

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...

Keeping Their Frenemies Close

So we all know what a frenemy is. Made famous in the Noughties by the Sex and the City TV show, the phrase actually...

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Why We Need To Teach Our Boys To Cry

I don’t know about the other women out there but I love a good cry. Tears heal us physically and emotionally and after a...

How To Co-Parent With Your Ex – Without Tears

While it may seem impossible, getting along with your ex for the sake of the kids is one of the single best things you...

Curious Kids – How Do X-Rays See Inside You?

Have you ever played shadow puppets to make shadow pictures on the wall? When you do, your hand is stopping the light rays from...
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5 Best STEM Toys For Under 8s

Whether it’s for the holiday season or an upcoming birthday, finding the best STEM toys for under 8s that are both enjoyable and educational...
I Want To Be Grandad

‘I Want To Be Grandad!’ – What DO Children Call Their Grandparents?

“I am not being ‘Granny’,” my friend Anne said emphatically, on learning her son and his wife were expecting their first child. “Granny makes...

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Natalie Portman

She’s won a Best Actress Oscar, two Golden Globe awards and a BAFTA. She also took a break from acting after appearing in the...

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