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deliberate self harming

Deliberate self harming

Self-harm can be a delicate topic to broach with your kids. If you suspect or discover that your child or teenager is deliberately hurting herself then you will probably have lots of questions. You may not be sure how to handle the situation without making it worse and might not know where to turn for

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children and drugs

Children and drugs

Finding out your child is involved in drugs is every parent’s nightmare. However, it’s important to remember that drugs aren’t a part of life for most children and teenagers, the ones that do experiment usually don’t continue to use them. Here’s how to make sure your kids fall into that category. Educate Kids who are

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parent shaming

Parent Shaming

Remember when we were young? Getting told off and sloping off to our room, inevitably in a sulk. We might miss out on an ice cream but it would all pass and then back to ‘as we were?’ Now parents be afraid – be very afraid – there is a new rising trend sweeping the

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How Can You Be Sure If Someone Is Sincere

How Can You Be Sure If Someone Is Sincere

I tend to try and see the best in people. Most of the time it works out just fine – people are lovely and my faith in human nature is borne out. But there are times when the person you’re dealing with is not entirely honest with you. And when that happens, I’m rubbish at

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eating problems in children

Eating problems in children

Show me a parent who, at some point has become exasperated at their child’s eating habits. As parent’s we all worry about our children and being aware of a food problem can be hard to detect. How do you recognise the signs of an eating problem in children and teenagers? Is there a problem? Kids

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Dating guide for single mums

Dating guide for single mums

The dating scene can always feel a bit daunting, even nerve racking – all that getting to know someone again. And you can feel even more exposed when there are children involved as everything has to balance perfectly. Whether your children are young and at home or whether they have flown the nest, the kids

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