Challenges of being a working parent

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Tips to help with low sex drive

Although it might not be the favourite topic on a Friday night out, many people experience short or long periods of low sex drive. The pressure from the mainstream press is to always be at it in ever more gymnastic ways, but the reality is that many people face hurdles of one sort or another

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What is the right age to teach children about rape?

What is the right age to teach children about rape?

Rape is not a subject that many parents look forward to discussing with their kids. The government has recently announced plans for lessons on sexual consent to be taught in schools from the age of 11, bringing the issue of the right age to teach children about consent into the foreground. Protecting sexually active youngsters

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TV and kid's health

TV and kid’s health

The current generation of kids in the UK spend more time looking at screens than ever before. Between 24-hours kids’ TV programming, games consoles, laptops, tablets and smartphones, there are a lot of screens keeping a lot of children occupied. Back in our day, young television viewers were catered for with an hours’ worth of

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Being a middle child

Being a middle child

Birth theories present a common-sense background for personality differences between children in the same family. There are lots of other factors that also impact such as health and wealth of parents, spacing between children and amount of support that family receives. But sometimes just looking at the placement of each child can reveal an interesting

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Being a new single dad

Being a new single dad

Being a single parent is a tough role. For newly single Dads it can be doubly hard – the social support systems available to men in this situation are simply not as common as they are for women. And, any single parent knows that one of the crucial elements of success is having friends to

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help and support for single parents

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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