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  • Missing the kids after divorce

    Missing the kids after divorce

    Long before the ink is dry on the divorce papers, the effects of the separation rumble through your world. Divorce changes your life, and that of your kids, forever. No matter which parent you are, or what degree of access or custody you have, the simple fact that your family is no longer whole is

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    How children deal with difficult situations in life

    How children deal with difficult situations in life

    All parents want to protect their children, at some point your child will end up facing a difficult situation. However, how your child deals with that situation can be a great life lesson. Providing life skills needed throughout the teenage years and beyond. As much as we might like to be, we can’t be there

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    How to be an organised single parent

    How to be an organised single parent

    Any parent knows that good organisation is the secret to a calm and happy family life. Your best-laid plans will often (usually) be scuppered, but having a framework, within which to manage your busy life can help enormously. For the single working parent, this juggling act takes one monumental proportions. There is no back up.

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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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    Raising children to believe in themselves

    Raising children to believe in themselves

    A child that enters adulthood knowing they’re someone who deserves respect and love, will have a much easier time dealing with life’s up’s and down’s than a child who feels that they are fundamentally lacking. So how do we help our kids to feel good about themselves and bring a healthy sense of confidence to

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    Is your partner controlling

    Is your partner controlling

    If your partner seems to be more interested in influencing your behaviour than in considering your happiness then they may be too controlling. Being in a relationship with a control freak is rarely healthy, for either partner, and in many cases can actually be classed as domestic abuse. If you think your partner may be

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