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December 13, 2017

Do Toddlers Secretly Know When We’re Pregnant?

She’s pregnant. Even though this is something that we have wanted for quite awhile when it happens it’s a shock. The excited hugs and smiles are soon replaced with a cautious distance. “Well let’s just see how we go,” says herself. “Of course, no point in getting too excited.” “Yeah it’s […]
December 13, 2017

Peppa Pig Is Encouraging Unrealistic Expectations Of Doctors Says GP

A GP has warned Peppa Pig is likely to be making members of the public to develop “unrealistic expectations” of their GP. The fact the doctor in the popular children’s show regularly makes home visits for minor illnesses is creating bad habits. Dr Catherine Bel said she had wondered why […]
December 13, 2017

Should We Allow Our Children To Take More Risks?

In the first of our new series Laura Meets…, Laura Wood meets child author and psychotherapist Stella O’Malley.  Todays topic: Should We Allow Our Children To Take More Risks? In an age where children are ferried from play dates to playstation and back again, are we mollycoddling our young ones […]
December 13, 2017

Today A Nativity Saved My Soul

To save you a long drawn out sob story I will try to be concise. Things have been shite. Complete shite. A month or so ago I left my first ever well paid management role for a few reasons. The main reason being that I hated being away from my […]


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