Why Your Kids Need An "Aunty" Who's Not Their Aunty


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Being an honorary "aunty" is a very prestigious role. But is it also essential for your kid to have adults outside of their blood family that they can trust?

Also, we talk to a mum who's just become an empty nester about the particular pain of your kid no longer listing you as their "next of kin".

And - just how much sleep does your kid need? And how the hell do you make them get it?


Your hosts are Holly Wainwright and Andrew Daddo
With thanks to our lovely listener Cherise.

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