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Author: Louise Wheeler

As a Colchester-based single mum of two, I’m passionate about unearthing factual, unbiased information to help parents cut through the swathes of misguided ‘advice’ and internet nonsense.
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By Louise Wheeler7 October 2014

How to create the perfect work-life balance

Today, over 2.2 million parents are not working in order to look after their family. However, more than 60% are looking to return to work but do not know how to or are scared of how they will manage to look after their children and focus on work. There are more companies than ever before who have introduced fantastic ways of helping their caring workforce have a happy and healthy work-life balance – so it is possible! Read more

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By Louise Wheeler4 October 2014

Toddler rescued after getting head stuck in kettle

An 18-month-old toddler had to be rescued by firefighters after getting her head stuck in a kettle. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler3 October 2014

Iron deficiency linked to autism risk

Older mums-to-be who suffer from an iron deficiency are five time more likely to have a baby with autism, a new study suggests. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler2 October 2014

Essex mum searches for Good Samaritan

An Essex mum is searching for a Good Samaritan who came to her aid after her toddler son was scalded with hot tea. Read more

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By Louise Wheeler1 October 2014

Pregnancy hormones may affect math skills

Children may find maths difficult because of their mother’s hormones during pregnancy, a new study has claimed. Read more