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Dame Jenni Murray has called for changes to the education system, including “abolishing” sex education and introducing “gender lessons”. The Radio 4 presenter, 66, said school children should watch pornography and “analyse it” – just like they would do with a book in an English lesson.  “I would abolish sex education,” she said during the Cheltenham […]

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It’s no secret that parenting is really hard work, pushing you to your limits both mentally and physically.  So huzzah for these 10 parenting hacks which will hopefully give you a spare second to do something you really want to do – like go to the toilet alone.  We’re not making any promises though.  1. Put […]

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A mum who noticed her newborn baby had an extra thumb had no idea it would save her daughter’s life. The mum, known as J. Haidle, said her daughter Quincy was referred to a geneticist after they noticed her double thumb. “Quincy has an extra thumb, which now we realise was a blessing in disguise,” […]

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Children’s laureate Chris Riddell, has been praised for calling on the government to investigate the closure of school libraries. Riddell wrote an open letter to Justine Greening, the secretary of state for education, calling on her to: “set out clear standards for library provision that will end this disadvantageous school library lottery that limits many […]

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Parents are frequently baffled by the things that can upset a toddler. Everything from cutting their sandwiches into the wrong (unspecified) shape, letting the different foods on the plate touch each other, or just looking at them the wrong way.  This two-year-old girl has had the mother of all tantrums, because her mum had the audacity […]

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An adorable little girl gave her dad all the encouragement he needed to do her hair ready for school. Derrick Culpepper, from the US, decided to film himself and his daughter, Linda, in the bathroom while she directed him on how to complete the look. “How am I doing with your hair?” Culpepper asked Linda. “You’re […]

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Hatchimals have quickly become the bane of parents’ lives since the popular toy began selling out in all major high street stores.  But one mum, who runs money blog ‘Extreme Couponing and UK Bargains’, has come up with a hack to buy Hatchimals and have them delivered in time for Christmas. Holly Smith first shared […]

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Michael Gove has been criticised after reportedly leaving his 11-year-old son alone in a hotel room while he went to a party. The Tory MP and his wife, Sarah Vine, attended an event to mark the end of the Cheltenham Literary Festival in mid October.  The Sunday Mirror claimed Gove’s son, William, was found by the […]

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Meningitis can affect anyone, but it is most common in babies and children.  Babies are particularly vulnerable to meningitis because they can’t easily fight infection as their immune system is not yet fully developed, according to Meningitis Now. It can be life-threatening if it isn’t treated quickly. Sarah McMullen, head of knowledge at the National Childbirth […]

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Parents can help improve the symptoms and behaviour of children with autism, by learning how to interact and understand them more effectively, a study has shown. This new form of therapy is said to offer a “potential breakthrough” in care for millions of families.  Parents were given intense communication training to teach them ways to interact with […]

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