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I Thought It Was Just A Childhood Cold, But Now My...

It’s always a little worrying when your kids are ill. Most times, of course, it’s just a cold or a sickness bug or a...

For Three Happy Years We Didn’t Know Our Daughter Was Dying

When I read the announcement that new research into a therapy for the currently-untreatable Mitochondrial Depletion Syndrome is to be funded by a UK charity, it...

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 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...

I’m Desperate To Know What’s Wrong With My Son, But The...

It would be great to write a story with a neat and happy ending, but sadly I can’t do that. At this...

We Care For Terminally Ill Children – Because They All Deserve...

Every baby, every child deserves to know love before they die. They deserve to be held, to know they are truly cared for, and...

My 4-Year-Old Son’s Heart Stopped Beating for FOUR Days – How...

One morning in December 2014, my then-four-year-old son Kierken woke with what we thought was croup. He’d had it before, so we made a...

Meet The Teenager Determined To Beat Cancer – And Become...

“I’m going to be a professional wrestler,” says Kira Noble with a beaming grin. "My career choice often takes people by surprise and they don't...

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How To Spot The Signs A Kid Is Either Being Bullied Or Becoming a...

It can be pretty distressing to think that your child is either being bullied or is bullying another child. As parents, it’s our responsibility...
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The First Female Dr Who – Proof We’re Abandoning Traditional Gender Roles?

Anyone watching the FIFA World Cup final in the UK on Sunday will have had their initial glimpse of the first female Doctor Who,...

I Was Scared My Obesity Would Kill Me So I Lost More Than 100lbs...

Hardly a day goes by without there being some story in the news about the obesity crisis. Too many of us weigh far too...

This Menstrual Cup Is A Period Game-Changer – The Convenient, Eco-Friendly Way To Manage...

We’d never describe periods as fun – despite what the adverts on television or in glossy magazines would have you believe –...

Teenage Pregnancies Don’t Have To Be Disastrous

The idea of having a baby as a teenager often is viewed as both a personal catastrophe and a social problem. This is probably...
Kira Noble, who has been fighting cancer.

Meet The Teenager Determined To Beat Cancer – And Become A Professional Wrestler!

“I’m going to be a professional wrestler,” says Kira Noble with a beaming grin. "My career choice often takes people by surprise and they don't...

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