Family Advice

Finding Their Own Way

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 26.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

Religion is actually a very beautiful philosophy. It is sad that these days, the world is so polarised, over-sensitised, fearful, filled with irrational hatred and cowed by political correctness when it comes to religion. I had to think twice before writing this, so conditioned am I into thinking that the r-word is a tinderbox that could incite a large, destructive flame.

So You Want to be a Parent?

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

Thus, my mother had always told me that I had to learn to love cooking before becoming a mum. Not merely to learn to cook, but to learn to love cooking. Her rationale is learning to love cooking is not merely about putting food on the table, but cultivating a mindset where there is a genuine desire to nurture and care for another human being.

The Happy Family Balance

Jeff Brazier | Posted 31.10.2012 | Home
Jeff Brazier

Today I want to talk about the difficulties many parents face in balancing their children's best interests with achieving their own happiness. Quite a serious topic but one that I think has affected many parents to some extent when trying to raise their kids and remain in a happy relationship with their partner.

Can Technology Solve Family Rows?

Lizzie Cernik | Posted 16.09.2012 | UK Tech
Lizzie Cernik

As we move further and further away from tradition, compromise and negotiation are becoming increasingly important for families. Whilst it sounds easy enough in theory, the reality can be more challenging. So if parents can engage their tech savvy kids with a mobile app to improve family relations, I'm all for it.

How to Combat Hayfever

Dr Nina Byrnes | Posted 10.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nina Byrnes

The kids have finished school and summer is officially here. Many of you are probably dreaming of long leisurely sunny days spent outside. Being honest looking outside today you wouldn't think summer has started and with all the sneezing , red eyes and runny noses in my waiting room one could be led to believe it was mid flu season

Doctor's Notes: Holiday Basics

Dr. Dawn Harper | Posted 03.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Dawn Harper

Going on holiday is the highlight of the year for most, but unfortunately the build up and preparation for departure can be a stressful time!