A family game that encourages communication with your kids & 6 reasons why you should try it

Here’s a daily dinner game for families, loved ones and friends: ‘High, Low and Unexpected’! This game can take as little as a minute (although we’d hope it would take longer!) and is sure to make you grin, hug or even share a tear. Wondering what the purpose of this game is? One word, this…

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19 things the mum of a child with autism wants you to know.

I decided to write this list of dos and don’ts for one reason. Before my daughter was diagnosed with ASD, I had no idea what autism was. I stared, I probably asked inappropriate questions, and worst of all, I didn’t bother to inform myself until it affected me. I know it is a tall order…

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11 truths about going on holiday with kids

We’re going on holiday!! Yeyyy!!!…with our kiddies– woohoooo…so exciting!. That’s what I thought when I was packing away for our family holiday a few months ago. The truth is, a family holiday is not a holiday, it is actually the farthest thing away from a holiday for parents, and most of the time (but not…

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10 things I did that helped me survive having a second baby

I remember feeling really happy, anxious and scared all at the same time, when I found out I was pregnant with my second child. My baby was still 15 months old and I wondered how the heck I was going to survive a pregnancy whilst taking care of a very active and demanding toddler. Then…

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Mother expresses anger at fuss over Ira becoming a mother on FB

I have to say that one of the things that surprised me the most about motherhood was the vicious way in which women -especially mums (ironically enough) judge whatever decisions other mothers take. If we choose to breastfeed, then we are spoiling our child and we are exhibitionists. If we bottle-feed we are not giving…

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Get ‘mompreneur’ ready.

You’re a woman with super powers, you multi-task and juggle your way through each and every day just like a pro, you’re head over heels in love with motherhood and your family is at the heart of everything you do. There’s just one thing – there’s an encouraging voice in your head which just won’t…

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Will my baby ever sleep the night?

Well I should know. This is my second baby, and my experience with my first was full of major sleep deprivation in the first years and things have since improved substantially. Yet I can’t help but feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel; that my son will never ever sleep the…

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