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    Why dads aren’t taking up shared parental leave (but why we all should)
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    Sex after having a baby: 7 things that mums want dads to know
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    Perceptions of fatherhood are outdated and have to change
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    To babymoon or not to babymoon? That is the question…
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Why won’t you drink your milk? A poem for health-conscious parents…

When we think about our children’s nutrition, nothing but the best will do. We keep them away from calorific fizzy drinks, turkey twizzlers and sugary sweet treats. We mash, puree and chop vegetables into miniscule pieces before discreetly hiding them in their meals to make sure they’re getting their five a day. We’ll literally do anything we can possibly think…

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The sixth trimester of parenthood – have you experienced it yet?

From the moment you see those two blue lines on the pregnancy test, the trimesters begin. The first is by far the slowest, a mixture of fear and excitement, as you hope and pray that this one will stick. If you’re lucky and it does, the second and third trimester (more often than not) fly by in a blur of…

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Can I please just poo in peace? A poem for parents of toddlers…

There are so many joys of being a parent to a toddler…but losing your privacy and the ability to enjoy a leisurely pit stop in the bathroom (without an audience) is definitely not one of them. So for every parent who has ever been rudely interrupted by their toddler ‘mid-stream’ or who has taken to bribing said child with snacks…

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