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  • secrets to long term love

    Secrets to long term love

    Finding a happy relationship is one thing. Keeping it is another thing altogether. We’re romantics at heart here at the Working Parent, so we have searched far and wide for wisdom on how to keep the love fires burning for the long-term. Here are the top 8 secrets we uncovered. 1. Accept that neither of

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    Would you let your mother in law be at the birth of your child

    Would you let your mother in law be at the birth of your child

    For most couples the birth of their child is a private affair, to be witnessed only by themselves and the medical professionals taking care of them. However, some new mums do value extra support in the delivery room, liking the idea of having someone there who has already given birth can be a source of

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    Hair loss

    Hair Loss

    We spend an inordinate amount of time and money on our hair, cutting, colouring and styling it into submission on a daily basis. We can even take it for granted, moan when it doesn’t go right, that curl will simply not straighten out – and we end up having “a bad hair day”. We’ve all

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    Reaching Out For Help

    Reaching Out For Help

    Lots of people still have mixed feelings about using professional support, even during times of struggle. Fears of being judged or misunderstood can get in the way of admitting to personal difficulties. Many individuals and families continue to go it alone, even during time of increased pressure and stress. More People Are Asking For Help

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    pregnancy jargon

    Pregnancy Jargon

    From palpations to quickening, the language of pregnancy can feel foreign to many Mums-to-be. Just at the point when you are riddled with hormones and the fabled ‘Baby-Brain’ kicks in you are expected to grapple with a raft of new terminology. Not great timing! To help you out we’ve compiled a random list of some

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    Coping strategies for everyday life

    Coping strategies for everyday life

    Life can sometimes seem like it’s a never-ending round of work and obligations. Where’s the fun?! The danger is, that over time, physical and emotional stress can build up triggering chemical changes in the brain that can lead to mental health issues, such as depression. And it’s all too easy for this to creep up

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