Emotional health

Teaching Children Positive Values

Teaching Children Positive Values

Positive values are an important part of forming character. Not only do they encourage your child to act in a way you’re proud of, they also help kids react appropriately when faced with big decisions. Key positive values children need to develop and socialise well include: caring, honesty, integrity, equality and responsibility. Teaching children these

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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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Affairs

Affairs

Exhilarating, romantic and potentially damaging and destructive – an affair can be appealing if you are unhappy in your relationship, but it’s almost inevitable that someone will get hurt as a result of your dalliances in the long-run. Whether this potential fallout is worth it is something only you can decide – plenty of happy

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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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