Parenting guilt

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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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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Post Natal Depression And Anxiety

Post Natal Depression And Anxiety

Not all new Mums experience that post-birth high that advertisers would have us believe is the norm. It’s estimated that around 80% of Mums fall victim to the Baby Blues in the week following the birth, where instead of feeling ecstatic they feel emotionally low, weepy, indefinably sad and anxious. These feelings will typically pass

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stranger danger

Stranger Danger

There is a fine line between educating kids about Stranger Danger and making them terrified of meeting new people. Strangers are everywhere you go, most of them are perfectly nice, decent people. As adults we know this, but we are also aware that there exists a tiny minority who are not. But how to impart

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Teaching children good work ethics

Teaching children good work ethics

From schoolwork to helping out around the house, a good work ethic is valuable even in childhood. And, of course, once they leave school and head out into the big wide world, a good work ethic becomes even more important if you want to succeed in life. Teaching children the significance of being willing to

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