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My Missus Monday: ‘How stressful are kids? Let’s put it to the test’

I’ve always thrived on stress – the right kind of stress, that is. Workplace stress. Meeting deadlines, dealing with difficult people, getting stuff done. But parental stress is a whole … Continue reading

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My Missus Monday: Does your Tweenage girl have body image issues? And if so, who’s to blame?

A post from my wife’s archives when she was a columnist on Take a Break, Britain’s biggest-selling women’s weekly magazine. This week’s theme: At eight years old, my little girl … Continue reading

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My Missus Monday: All 3 kids are at school and I can’t wait to get ‘Me’ back!

With the kids going back to school this week (Hurray!!), I thought this rather poignant article my wife wrote about our youngest son starting nursery last year was worth an … Continue reading

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My Missus Monday: Holiday at home? Holiday in hell, more like

Last year, we had the Most Amazing Holiday Of A Lifetime Ever-Cum-Honeymoon to Corsica. This year, we’ve been – and are going – nowhere. Lack of cash and the demands … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: Do you have a Tween With Attitude?

Now don’t get me wrong, my nine-year-old stepdaughter is a fantastic child. She’s kind, polite, loving and caring. But every now and then the Teen That She Will One Day … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Like many women, I had to nag my man to get him to do anything.’

One of the unexpected side effects of becoming a housedad is that it has turned me into a nag. Now this was a trait that was usually owned by my … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: When Dad Becomes Mum

Calling all SAHMs: would you swap roles with your other half? Do you think you could cope with going out to work? Do you think HE could cope with looking … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: Are you a victim of Other Mum Envy?

The lucky, er, devils who won £161 million on the Euromillions last week stoked a whole load of feelings of envy right across Britain, not least in our house where … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘I have a confession: playing with my children often bores me stiff. Does that make me a terrible mother?’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Hands up if you’re a bad mother! We all are, if you believe the research.’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘My children fight like cat and dog but there’s only one person they turn to when they need a hug’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Since I turned 40, I’ve become invisible to men but I’d love some random sexual attention’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘I’m not my children’s friend – I’m their MOTHER!’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: It is becoming more and more difficult to keep young children and sex apart. It’s time to take action

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: Relationship Maths: ‘Computer says we’re doomed!’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britian’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Why are we mums blamed for everything from obesity to global warming?’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britian’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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