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How To Talk To Your Kids About Death

“Mummy, when the rabbits get old, we’ll have to throw them away.” At three years old, my son’s perception of death was a stark reminder...

Agreeing To Switch Off Mom’s Ventilator Broke My Heart, Even Though...

As we approach the second anniversary of my mom’s passing, it’s again a time for reflection, remembrance, and preparing myself for what will always...

Living With Dad’s Dementia – The Double Grieving Process

"Can you see that steam over there? It’s their boiler - they’re back." Dad was looking out of the window towards a neighbour’s house. I...

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Coronavirus: How To Stay Calm Even When Your Kids Are Home 24/7

“I’m never going to yell at my kids.” It’s one of those vows all parents make, right up there with “I’ll never...
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“It Was A Terrifying Time” – One Father’s Love For His Down Syndrome Daughter

Our older children, Amelia and Dugald, were aged four and two when my wife, Katy, became pregnant with Matilda. We went for the same...
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When Parents Fight: The Truth About Arguing In Front Of Your Kids

A few days ago, I pulled out the washed, supposedly clean laundry from the washing machine and found the entire load had been coated...
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Curious Kids – How Do We Smell?

  How do we smell? – Audrey, age 6, Brisbane. Audrey, you have asked a question that humans have wondered about for centuries. And it’s only...
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Curious Kids: What Started The Big Bang?

What started the Big Bang? – Pippi, 8, Canberra. This is one of the two questions I get asked a lot (the other one is:...

Ask The Parents – How Do You Teach A Child To Brush Their Teeth?

When your child wants to brush their own teeth, chances are you’ll feel a little conflicted. On one hand, you want to encourage independence...

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