Should We Explain Terrorism to Our Children?

22nd March 2017 has become another notable date in the calendar for London, a city already listed alongside Berlin, Paris, Brussels and many, many others. Unfortunately this is not the Lonely Planet guide of beautiful European cities to visit. I was just as shocked as everyone else when I heard the news, and followed the live update with feelings of ...

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Mean Girls: Breastfeeding Bullies

I read a story today that made me feel so sad. It was titled “If I had given him just one bottle, he would still be alive.” It doesn’t require a genius to take an educated guess at what the story was about and how it ended. More than just a tragic situation, it resonated so strongly because this could ...

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Thought Your Relationship Has Seen Everything? Have A Baby.

Hubs and I had been “courting” for a good 8 years before we decided to tie the knot. We met at University as fresh faced youngsters, full of flirtatious energy and giggly inebriated chats. As bold as we were in our advances, underneath, we were rather awkward early-twenty-something-year-olds. Voices were raised for wandering eyes on nights out and a frisk ...

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The Working Parent: Keeping Your Balls in the Air

Do you sometimes hate being a parent? This sounds like a loaded question and to be honest, just typing it makes me feel guilty. Truth is, I had a terrible few days with my kids this week. My almost 2-year-old decided she was more than ready to be a 2-year-old, and in just one day, I counted 19 tantrums! I ...

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