I tried an enlightening little exercise this week. I asked my kids what they felt being part of a large, blended family. First up, our 13-year-old.
Which one of your kids is better? Answer that question and you've just made a classic parenting mistake.
A recent study by researchers at Cornell and Purdue University shows the impact of playing favourites can have lasting effects.
We loved the small elementary school our girls attended, but one of the disadvantages was is that their peer groups were small, too. If they didn’t like the kids in their class, they were pretty much out of luck.
You think you bought a lot of stuff this week – four of our six kids have birthdays on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Eve. Here's how we cope.
Six kids. Five families. One attempt to bring everyone together under a single roof. Welcome to Family Sized Blender.
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