Heidi Scrimgeour

Heidi Scrimgeour

Freelance journalist and editor.

Based on the North coast of Northern Ireland.

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Why three really is the magic number when it comes to having children

ACCORDING to research, families who have a third child are the most stressed. But Heidi Scrimgeour says adding to her brood was the best decision she’s ever made...

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NCT classes were far from 'scary' for me

LAST week TV presenter and mother-of-two Kirstie Allsopp took to Twitter to criticise the National Childbirth Trust (NCT). She sparked an online furore over the work of the UK's largest charity for parents....

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Is being a mum the best career choice?

THE best decision I ever made was giving up a career I loved to look after my children....

Multi 387454 article

Help! I've got multitasking mania

MY NAME is Heidi and I’m addicted to multitasking....

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Can a marriage manual stop us from fighting?

LIKE most married couples my husband and I exchange heated words from time to time....

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It took one day to change my son’s bad behaviour

MY six-year-old son Edan is a wonderfully colourful character who exhibits what my mother-in-law calls, “leadership qualities” by the bucketload....

Piercing a child s ears 583687 article

VOTE: Do YOU think it's okay to pierce a child or toddler's ears?

IT'S the debate that's raged for years, but the findings seem pretty clear....