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Widowed at a young age with kids

Widowed at a young age with kids

When we hook up with our partners the last thing we think about is dying. We are so busy planning ahead, having children and getting on with our lives. Our vows may include “til death do us part” but how often do we really think of it? So when the unthinkable happens and our partner

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new mum tips

New Mum Tips

They say that nothing can prepare you for becoming a parent. In fact, giving birth and becoming a mum can be terrifying and thrilling in equal parts. But while that saying is true, there are a few things you can bear in mind to make the transition from couple to family as smooth as possible.

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Should children sleep in your bed

Should children sleep in your bed

Co-sleeping means keeping your baby close to you at bedtime. This can mean simple room-sharing, where you place your baby to sleep in a cot, bassinet or bed extension, or it can refer to bed-sharing, where your baby joins you in your bed at sleep time. Most parents would agree that room-sharing is safe enough

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The Effects Of Sleep Deprivation

Sleep has a critical role in serving us with good health and well-being, and although the full reasons for sleep are not quite understood, scientists have developed theories as to why we spend a third of our lives tucked up in our beds. Reasons for sleep These theories include: Energy conservation – suggesting that a

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flu jab

Flu Jab

I was always under the impression that flu was a virus, meaning that no meds known to wo-man would help send it packing. So what is flu jab exactly and does it do any good? Experts recommend that anyone who is at risk from serious complications from flu should have it. This includes infants and

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How not to lose your temper with your kids

How not to lose your temper with your kids

Children know how to push their parents’ buttons. It seems they are particularly good at this when you’ve had a hard day at work, there’s a mountain of housework needing to be done and you’re pretty close to the end of your tether. At these times it can be easy to lose your temper with

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