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  1. Toddler & Child
    What is it that makes motherhood lonely when your only child is in school? I did not become a mother to have company during the day. My guess is that most parents-to-be don't assess their readiness to have kids based on the desire to create fun little time-fillers, playmates, and...
  2. Baby
    Growing up, the thing I wanted most to be in the world was a mother to many children. When life hands different plans, it's sometimes hard to accept that all the firsts of motherhood are the bittersweet lasts as well. I've always been a little mother. The big sister, the friend who keeps...
  3. The Childhood Years
    <p>I am second-guessing our decision to have an only child, especially now that I've become a stay-at-home mom. There are not many children on our street our daughter's age, and it's difficult to set up play dates during the summer, as her friends are often busy or on vacation. She is very...
  4. Parenting the Gifted Child
    <p>I'm very worried about my 13 year old daughter.</p> <p>She is an only child, always been around other adults and since being young had always struggled to make friends with her peers.</p> <p> </p> <p>She is now at secondary school and although has some occasional friends, has never developed...
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