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Hell is... shopping with a teen girl

Lorraine Candy used to think shopping with her four-year-old was the most stressful activity known to women.

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Don't sweat the birds-and-bees talk

Meghan Leahy says that a question about sex is an invitation for a parent to become a leader.

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Stikeez craze goes online

People are turning to Gumtree to swop or sell their Stikeez to make up a set.

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Home alone? What’s the harm?
July 23 2015 at 13:18

Lorraine Candy leaves her oldest child at home alone for the first time - and finds herself sad... and relieved.

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When pestering is hard to resist
July 23 2015 at 11:50

Research has shown that many adults routinely give in to the 'pester power' of their offspring.

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Yes, dads do put on weight
July 22 2015 at 13:16

Men who become fathers experience weight gain, according to a new, large-scale study.

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Who’s the favourite?
July 16 2015 at 13:40

Although most will never admit it - every parent has a favourite child, writes Lorraine Candy.

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'Could a dog fill my empty nest?'
July 20 2015 at 12:25

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside tells a woman that a dog might in fact help her feel better.

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Feeling anxious? Blame your parents
July 17 2015 at 10:10

Children can inherit their parents' tendency to worry, new research suggests.

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Being a parent means being a hypocrite
July 16 2015 at 12:12

Parents know that when they bring a baby into the world, the day looms when they must face their hypocrisy, writes Ann Imig.

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Keep calm and parent
July 13 2015 at 13:36

Lindsey M. Roberts talks us through her creative strategy for sanity when transitioning to two children.

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‘My 3-year-old refuses to listen’
July 13 2015 at 11:34

Advice for parents in the trenches: No one wins in a power struggle with a three-year-old.

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The emptiness of an empty nest
July 10 2015 at 13:52

Karen Heller has done what so many parents do by only remembering the joy of having two teens at home.

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