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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?

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.

Birth Trauma

There are many different things that can happen during a birth that a mother may find traumatic. These can range from dangerous complications for mother or baby, to wishes or a birth plan not being adhered to. This is called birth trauma.