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  • Finding yourself as a single parent

    Finding yourself as a single parent

    Some people are single parents from the word go, whereas others become single parents after a relationship ends for whatever reason. The transition from being joint parents to being a single parent can be a real test and not something that is adapted to overnight. The simple reality of single parenting is that you have

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    Is Your Teen Taking Risks

    Is Your Teen Taking Risks

    Part of growing up is about learning to set your own personal limits and boundaries. The relative independence of the teenage years earmarks this period in your child’s life, as the one when it’s time to push and test those limits to find a comfortable new norm. Unfortunately this generally involves your teen exposing themselves

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    Are You Happy In Your Own Company

    Are You Happy In Your Own Company

    For many working parents, time alone is a rare experience, it is often associated with a special treat of snatched time when everyone else is momentarily taken care of and you can put your feet up for five minutes. However, even if the opportunity rarely presents itself, learning to relax and enjoy your own company

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    In-Law Weekend Survival Guide

    In-Law Weekend Survival Guide

    Whether you love them or loathe them, spending more than a few hours at a time with your in-laws can be something you’d rather not put yourself through. But what if they’re coming to stay for the whole weekend? How will you cope? We’ve put together some tips on being the perfect host and maintaining

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    Ways children Express Their Love For You

    Ways children Express Their Love For You

    As parents we love our children with all our hearts. Yes, sometimes they may push boundaries, get into trouble and cause us to stay up all night worrying about them but even so they know they’ll always have our unconditional love. On the other hand, from time to time it can be tricky to spot

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    Risks to children in the home

    Risks to children in the home

    The home is a safe haven for our families, our go-to place when the need for space and sanity strike. But it is also the most dangerous environment our young children inhabit, mainly because they spend so much time there; they have so much freedom there, relative to when they are outside the house. How

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