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If your teen doesn't get the exam results they hoped for, here's how you can support them through the UCAS clearing process – and help to find the right course of action for them. Follow our tips for experts and user quotes to find out how to help your child study at a university this year.
Parenthood has a funny way of thrusting you into the deep end with little to no instruction. But one way to cope is to create your own manual of tricks (eg. turning the bedroom tidy-up into a game so your kids think cleaning is actually fun). If you're on the hunt for some handy hacks and tips to make parenting less of a whirlwind and more a breeze, then take a look at these hilarious suggestions from the experts themselves.
A bit of DIY decorating for your baby's room can be fun. But whether you opt for the themes of boho, woodland or colourful, the big question is: when should you be moving your baby into their own room at all? Babies should sleep in the same room as their parents for the first six months, but after that, it's up to you when to move them into their own room. So before you make your choice, here's a few key points to consider.
Writing – be it in a diary, poem, postcard or even a shopping list – is a great way to help your children explore their creativity, and these handy tips can provide inspiration. Poetry prompts? Ideas for short stories? Challenges and techniques? If you're after some out-of-the-box ideas for kids then these hacks and exercises will certainly help them get those words down on paper.
What makes up the role of a mother? According to most advertisers, mums are cooks, cleaners and carers - but there's much more to it than that. Saatchi & Saatchi conducted research with thousands of parents, looking into the roles parents play in their children's lives and here's a breakdown of the "Motherhood: it's not a job" findings. #mumstock
Guest post: Pathological demand avoidance syndrome - "my daughter is not naughty" Jane Sherwin battled with her daughter's extreme behaviour for years - here, she describes their journey to diagnosis, and says that we must raise awareness of pathological demand avoidance syndrome so that other parents are not dismissed