Saying ‘NO’ to sex

It’s a problem we’re probably all familiar with: one partner wants sex more than the other, which leads to tension and arguments. He might not hint at wanting sex with a whole lot of tact these days.

Apparently, I had whooping cough

The day I found out I had whooping cough I felt sick. I wasn’t just sick from the horrible disease that was stopping me breathing, I was sick with guilt as I looked down at my 2-week-old son and his two young brothers. What had I done, had I unknowingly infected my whole family?

Encouraging your child to face their fears

There are many advantages to being on the introverted side of the personality scale. Children who are shy are often described as being more sensitive, empathic and caring. For some children though, their shyness and anxiety can lead to significant problems.

10 tips for family-friendly renovating

As a family with kids, many of our renovating decisions have been influenced by practical issues. If you’re planning a renovation and have children in the house, these are some of the things you might want to consider.