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Hearing & speech development – what’s the connection?

It is a well-known fact that the relationship between hearing and speech development is critical in the early years of a child’s life. Hearing...
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Remembering my father

When I think of my father, I am filled with warm feelings. Love, really. Such a wonderful man. Not a perfect man, as he...
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8 ways to have the perfect-ish family

I watched a movie the other day called “The Perfect Family” and it got me thinking… Families are very different these days but whether...
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The value of exercise

As a paediatrician, I am disturbed by the new terms being used in reference to young children. These include such things as digital dementia,...
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How to approach your child’s teacher

It is difficult to know when to contact your child’s school for feedback on their progress. While you don’t want to be too needy...
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Understanding car insurance

Motor vehicle insurance has been described as a necessary evil – even if you pay cash for a motor vehicle and you are the...
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Sex as a new mom

Being Mother’s Month, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about the sexual aspects of motherhood – and if this is even possible! Before...
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Rosie’s hero

“I only looked away for a moment!” This is something professional swimming instructors hear repeatedly on the other side of a terrible accident. We also...
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Childbirth & what this means for your baby’s spine

Birth is a beautiful thing. A new life is beginning. A family is growing. But being born isn’t an easy ride down the birth...
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Running or jogging & road safety

Road safety is a concern not only for motorists but also for other road users such as pedestrians, cyclists and runners. Running injuries are...
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