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Should Mum Always Be Bad Cop?

A theme has developed as part of our ever-changing family dynamic. My wife is the one who administers the medicine while our daughter squirms like an otter. She also seems to be the one blowing baby’s nose, cutting nails, and wrestling to get her curly hair into bunches, which look super-cute by the way. To avoid any further punishments and discomfort, she toddles to me as fast as her chubby little legs will carry her. In her eyes, I’m the Good Cop. This doesn’t seem fair  ...

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Why Kids Need a Role Model

It’s all too easy to fall into routines and daily habits that form into ‘just the way we are’. In the schoolyard and beyond, it’s easy to succumb to the influence of those around us. How we talk, act, and behave toward each other can be a direct result of what we learn.   Spending time  ...

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Meet Other Moms with the Peanut App

Being a parent can be a lonely lifestyle. Sure you exchange pleasantries with other parents at the park or when your child shares, waves at, or accosts another, but it’s often hard to meet people to talk to when you’re only company is a baby.  Some clever and opportunistic  ...

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Baby vs Toddler – Who Knew?

In the run up to the end of my wife’s pregnancy, everyone was a mixture of soundbite advice and warnings that it’s going to get so hard, while they smirked in reminiscence that they’ve passed that stage of their life. Of course, there’s everything to learn, sleep  ...

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