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Sibling with a disability

Keeping harmony between children can be hard at the best of times. It can be difficult to make sure each child feels valued and to give them the attention they need and in a way which doesn’t create jealousies or rivalries. Siblings disagree and argue, they also bond and play together, but how do you

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Middle child syndrome

It is considered that the ranking of birth order among siblings determines our behaviours and personalities. It has long been thought that middle children suffer the worst of the birth order placing, with studies showing that middle children have a more difficult time in growing up than their siblings. The “middle” birth place is considered

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The terrible twos

The terrible two’s is a testing phase for most parents. Some children coast through with nothing more than a few sulks when things don’t go their way. Others crash into it head on overnight with an almighty scream throwing themselves on the floor wildly at any opportunity. I think most children would probably fall somewhere

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Finding out you are expecting twins

When heading off for a first scan, most parents-to-be are anxious to know there is a healthy baby growing in there. But if during your appointment you end up finding out you are expecting twins you may be taken aback a bit and leave the hospital with more questions that you arrived with. What causes

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Let go and trust in life a little more

Are you are worrier? Or a control freak? Do you live under the illusion that the control of your life is in your hands? How would it be to step aside and let life do its thing? Being human is an uncertain business, the only surety is that we will all die, but the details

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What triggers you to lose your rag

Are you able to list all the things that irritate you? Things like people talking loudly on their mobiles on public transport, or being stuck behind someone on a go slow on a national speed limit road? Or do certain accents or tones of voice push your buttons or the way the news gets reported

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