Motherhood is a truly wonderful experience, and as soon as you become a mum, you’ll find yourself part of a social club full of women who understand exactly what you’re going through. So, if you’re in need of some reassuring tips, take comfort from our feature on pg 270, where six mums offer some very wise words.
There’s no doubt parents have a tough job bringing up children in this age of overparenting – something our guest editor, Jo Frost, knows first hand. It can be an anxiety-ridden business, but that’s where this issue and Jo’s expert advice comes in – from how to take back control to spotting the signs of stress in your child.
Our Back To School section (pg 220) addresses common problems in the playground and offers ways to encourage your child’s literacy skills. And when it comes to coping with the imminent summer holiday, don’t panic – there are ideas and tips to keep everybody happy. Our sunny L.A. shoot with Jo has inspired our pick of top travel destinations (pg 332). Enjoy!
Rashmi Madan, Editor