As family dynamics become more fluid, single parent families are on the rise. Marina talks to lifecoach and mother of one Mel Johnson, who decided to have her baby with a sperm donor, about the challenges that single parents face and how to tackle them.
Celebrating Ordinary Moments with Kelly Terranova
Twenty-first century life puts huge pressure on us parents to give our children all the opportunities we possibly can. And while opportunity is great, racing through life isn't great for everyone. Marina talks to ex-primary school teacher and HD campaigner Kelly Terranova about how to slow down and take stock of those ordinary moments.
Boosting our children’s immunity
It's excruciating when our children are ill - it's awful seeing them not well but it's also exhausting. But is there anything we can do to prevent them from being sick? Marina talks to pediatrician Dr Sophie Niedermaier-Patramani about how our children's immune systems work and what we can do to boost them.
Are computer games really that bad for our children?
Parents all over the world are under increasing pressure from our children to play computer games. But how sensible is this? Are our worries about addiction a huge over-reaction? Marina speaks to Tanya Goodin - a digital consultant, digital detox expert and author.
Navigating Motherhood after loss
The loss of a baby is universally tragic, but having been affected by miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a baby, how do you manage subsequent pregnancy motherhood without the fear and trauma of your past experience defining your job as a parent? Marina talks to Michelle Tolfrey, a clinical psychologist and mother to Orla who was stillborn and Esme who was born 11 months later.