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    Help and support for single parents

    It is a rare parent who actively elects to bring up their children alone. In most cases, single-parenthood comes as a result of a relationship breakdown. Whatever the reasons behind your status as ‘Single Parent’ the reality is stark – you are alone, either completely, or largely, responsible for bringing up your children on a

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    My Ex Wants To Move Away With The Kids

    My Ex Wants To Move Away With The Kids

    Even if you’re on the best of terms with your ex, relationships can easily become strained if s/he decides to move away taking your children with him/her. What’s best for the kids? Although you will probably be upset at the fact your children are moving so far away from you, you have to ask yourself

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    anti ageing tips

    Anti Ageing Tips

    Every 5 years or so I get one of those ‘Mirror Moments’. Overnight, it seems my face has become older. There are more lines, depressions and dry patches. My skin looks just a little less firm. There is sagging that wasn’t there before. And it’s not just my face either; my whole body is getting

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    Moving In With A New Partner

    Moving in with a new partner

    Moving in with a new partner is a significant step in any relationship, but it throws up additional challenges when there are children in the mix. The ease with which you create your step family will depend on many things, some of them out of your control, particularly in respect of your exes. Navigating the

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    Dealing with A Defiant Child

    Dealing with A Defiant Child

    No! It’s the word that all parents dread hearing from their kids. It’s a stake in the ground that requires not only our attention, but also our best persuasive response. It is often strategically timed to push our stress levels to the max, which requires super-human levels of patience to deal with. Defiance is a

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    Signs Your Partner Maybe Cheating

    Signs Your Partner Maybe Cheating

    Sometimes we are intuitive regarding our relationships and just know when something’s not right. In those circumstances we might be bold enough to ask our partner if we suspect they are cheating, but quite often even if they are we will be told “no”. We may be even led to believe that it’s all in

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