New research suggests that maternal stress can impact foetal development, even helping to determine the sex of some babies. “An influential first home” Of course, we already knew that the mum’s mental health could impact a growing baby’s health, but it’s becoming clear just how much. “The womb is an influential first home, as important […]
There we were sitting around our cheese plate. It was the second one of the weekend and we’d only been there for 12 hours. It was a work of art. Piled high with every conceivable salty snack a woman on a weekend without her kids for 48 hours could imagine. Like us, the cheese plate […]
It could be argued that socialising and learning to get along with others are life-long lessons. But children have to start somewhere. Shona Innes is a clinical psychologist and children’s book author. She’s taken her experiences with children in her clinic and translated them into picture books. She explains how her book, Friendship is like a seesaw, explores the […]
The queen of decluttering, Marie Kondo has now extended her phenomenal tidying talents to writing for children.