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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


Hilarious Mama Teases Model Brother By Recreating His Photos With Her Toddler

Imitation is the highest form of flattery. In this case, it’s the best way for a sister to tease her model brother. Who wears it better? Read More

Pregnant At Christmas: A Survival Guide

Christmas is exciting, but it’s also hectic, especially when you’re pregnant. Here are 10 tips to help you survive Christmas with a bun in the oven. Read More


Do Lactation Consultants Ever Suggest Formula?

Are you curious about the role of lactation consultants? Do they always push the breastfeeding message, or do they sometimes suggest formula? Find out here. Read More

Success Story: Dad Beats Traffic Jam To Get Labouring Wife To Hospital

A new dad from the UK was driving his labouring wife to hospital. He found out the hard way sometimes things don’t quite go to plan. Read More


Breastfeeding For Two Months Halves The Risk Of SIDS

According to new research, just two months of breastfeeding can halve a baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Find out more, here. Read More

Tetanus – Do You Need A Shot For That Injury?

The words 'rusty nail' probably make you think of tetanus. But there are so many misconceptions about tetanus. Read on to find out some interesting facts. Read More




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