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My week hosting seven children under the age of 13

What it is like to host seven children under the age of 13

Apologies for being missing in action over the past week or so. It’s because I’ve been taking part in a mind-bending, limb-exhausting live action role play experience called ‘hosting seven children under the age of 13’.

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How do you get your sex life back on track after having a baby?

How do you get your sex life back on track after having a baby?

The internet forums differ, the posts are the same. Joe Dad and his partner used to have a great sex life, then they had a kid and everything changed. They presumed things would get back to normal in time, but they haven’t. So, Joe Dad is issuing a cry for help. Just how do you get your sex life back on track after having a baby?

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Father Hood’s guide to teaching a kid tennis

Father Hood's guide to teaching a kid tennis

Anyone for tennis? Yes, lots of mums and dads, actually. According to a recent survey conducted by sports insurance provider Insure4Sport, parents believe that tennis is the safest sport for kids to play. Having received many blows to the shin from my son’s racquet, I’m not sure I share this belief, but I do concur that tennis is a great sport to introduce your kid to.

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Toilet training at night – what’s the plan?

Toilet training at night? That’s an easy one. You just whip your toddler’s nappy off, tell them that they need to get up if they feel the need to pee, and then go to sleep safe in the knowledge that absolutely none of your sheets, pillows, duvets or mattresses are going to get ruined in the next 6-10 hours. In case you can’t tell, I am being sarcastic. And here’s why…

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