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Midwives and the right of women to give birth the way they want to

Midwives play a crucial role in enabling women to make choices about how they give birth. The White Ribbon Alliance/Flickr Lydia Mwanzia, Moi University Giving birth...
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‘Sweet as can bee’ baby shower

Gendered baby showers are not for everybody. Perhaps you only wish to know the gender of your baby at birth, or maybe you’re expecting...
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How to deal with sibling rivalry

As a mother of five children aged three to 10, hubby and I have had our fair share of sibling rivalry and fights to...
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Single women vs. single mothers

We often hear women lament their status as a single mother, which implies that they are wholly responsible for their children. But is this...
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Myths about miscarriages

Feelings of grief and loss are common among women who have experienced a miscarriage. To worsen the situation, there are plenty of myths and...
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11 life lessons we learn from kids

As parents, we are responsible for setting a good example for our kids and seizing those teachable moments to ensure our kids learn to...
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5 ways to raise kids who read

I bought my son’s first set of books for him when he was about three months old – in utero, that is. I was...
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Meeting the challenges of being a single father

Single fathers face a litany of challenges that are common to any single parent. On top of the usual worries about finances and keeping...
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Why every parent needs to have a will

September is National Wills Month, so now’s a good time to understand why you need a will, especially if you have kids. Financial experts...