Category Archives: Parents and parenting

A childs eye view of death: the power of picture books to explain

Death and bereavement are difficult facts for parents to teach small children, made harder still if they are grieving themselves. But many authors have found elegant ways to start the processDealing with death, in picture books and early readers, is a …
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Brian May: Me, my dad and the old lady

When Brian May was a teenager, he and his father built their own electric guitar, the Red Special. Its the one hes played on every Queen album and it even has its own bodyguard on tourIts 1963, and against the backdrop of the emerging rocknroll scene, …
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Bob Geldof: ‘We are a normal family. And one of us didn’t make it’

Six months after the death of his daughter Peaches, Bob Geldof is still raw and angry. He talks about addiction, intrusion and why hes back in his snakeskin suit Continue reading…
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