Study finds that parents DO have favourites

Having favourites. It’s one thing many parents never want to admit, even to themselves. But maybe there is an inkling at the back of our heads that there is one child that they prefer more than the others. Even if there is, we don’t think any parent would be caught admitting it. Who would ever…

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Baby names for our daughters inspired by amazing women

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Amelia Earhart The first woman to fly a plane solo across the Atlantic is no small act to follow, and although it was an impressive physical feat, what she did for feminism is even more impressive. “Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a…

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Never ask your child ‘How was your day?’

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‘How was your day?’ An innocent enough question. Traditionally followed by ‘fine’ or ‘OK’, before the conversation branches off into other avenues. You know that if you want to get a better answer, you’re going to have to ask a better question. And if you want to know the ins and outs of your child’s…

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The 10 strangest reasons why children won’t go to bed

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As parents, we’ve heard all the excuses in the book for our children not wanting to go to bed but some are a little more imaginative than others. Online retailer Time4Sleep has conducted a poll to find out the most common reasons little ones do their very best stall the inevitable; bedtime! From the top five…

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