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Suspect your child has ADHD? You should read this first

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We brought our son to be tested for ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) this summer. He was fidgety, found it hard to sit still in school,…
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I squeezed my daughter tightly and walked away with tears rolling down my face. Get a grip I told myself sternly. It’s for four days, not four months.…
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DIY Iceland: Everything you need to know about the land of ice and fire

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My first view of Iceland is of ice and I'm surprised. I'm not sure what I had expected but to see the miles and miles of white from the window of the plane…
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How to raise polite children (in an increasingly mannerless world)

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Sit up straight, say thank you, fingers out of your nose! Teaching manners is one of the more exhausting parts of parenthood. But raising polite children…
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It is a pep talk for the disheartened. 'Never stop hoping,' people chant happily, as they cheerlead your cause and rally behind your problem.…
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About me

I'm mum to three little scamps aged 7, 6 and 3. My hobbies include over-reacting, second-guessing myself and counting down from 10. I enjoy trying to show my family as much of the world as I can manage in between school runs, holding down my job as a freelance writer and convincing my beloved to take time off work. But mostly, I just love to write.

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