Do balance bikes work?
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How do balance bikes work?

Balance bikes are a great idea. They give kids confidence on two wheels, teach them to ride before the can pedal, and should eventually mean they don’t need stabilisers. But how do they actually work?

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7 days off dad duty: and I hated it

I’ve just spent six nights away from home, doing all the stuff I love doing, free of the responsibilities of being a dad, and I can’t believe how much I missed it all.     On the face of it, the past week has been very cool. I spent three days climbing mountains in some of the best weather I’ve ever…

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When does a baby become a toddler?

This is a genuine question, because I’ve got no idea. I still think of Sonny as a baby, but only because I always have done. He’s big, loud, almost 14 months old and standing on his own two feet, so does that mean my little boy’s turned into a toddler?