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How To Break Your Toddler’s Bottle Before Bedtime Habit

Is your toddler still attached to the bedtime bottle of milk? You might find these 7 expert tips helpful in breaking the bedtime bottle habit. Read More


Surrogate Mum Unknowingly Gave Away Her Own Baby

A surrogate mama’s ordeal went viral when she revealed her heartbreaking separation from her own son, after a confusing surrogacy situation. Read her story. Read More

Indulgent Grandparents Bad For Grandkids’ Health

Grandparents are famed for spoiling their grandkids. A new study has found indulgent grandparents could have a negative health impact on children. Read More


Is Miscarriage Ever Misdiagnosed?

One in four women will experience a miscarriage, often before they’re even aware of being pregnant. Being told a pregnancy isn’t viable can be the most… Read More


10 Top Tips For Driving Your Labouring Partner To Hospital

You can’t have the baby for her, but you certainly have an important job – getting her safely to hospital. Here are 10 tips to do just that. Read More

10 Best Things About Being Pregnant In The Summer

Are the warmer months really all they’re cracked up to be, if you’re pregnant? Here are 10 of the best things about being pregnant in the summer. Read More


3 Toxic Parenting Mindsets – And How To Turn Them Around

Parents often get stuck in these three toxic parenting mindsets. Turning them around can be a simple fix for many parenting problems. Read More

Why Are 12 Year Old Girls Having Rough, Often Unwanted, And Unrealistic Sex?

It's disturbing to to hear that some pre-teen children are having sex, let alone rough and sometimes unwanted sex. Why are our kids having sex sooner? Read More


Wooden Toys – 5 Reasons Why They Aren’t Just For ‘Hippies’

Wooden toys tend to be associated with alternative parenting. However, there are many benefits to giving your children wooden toys to play with. Read More

7 Bad Parenting Ideas That Seemed Like A Great Idea

Ever made a parenting decision that sounded really good at the time, but ended in total disaster? Here are 7 really bad parenting ideas. Read More




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