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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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Teaching children to share

Teaching children to share

Sharing is a life skill that we all want our kids to have. But, as a skill it has to be learned. Very few children are happy to share their toys from the off. Teaching children to share can be tricky, without developing that skill life will be pretty difficult throughout childhood and beyond. Explain

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Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia is a specific learning difficulty meaning it only affects some skills and abilities, it is not linked to the general level of intelligence of the person who has it. It is thought the cause of dyspraxia is due to certain systems in the brain that are not fully developed, meaning messages are not transmitted

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ADHD and school

ADHD And School

A child with ADHD can find it tricky to sit still, listen attentively, and concentrate. These are key skills required for a successful school life, making mainstream schooling a challenge for many of those who suffer from ADHD. But it has been proven many times that kids with ADHD can adapt, with a little patience,

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teaching kids about charity

Teaching kids about charity

Every Christmas, there is a charity trolley that hovers at the door of our local supermarket. It is asking for toy donations for orphaned children. With my kids being spoiled rotten by Santa each year, I always make a point of visiting the store with them and helping them choose and pay for a gift

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sure start services

Sure start services

The government launched Sure Start as a means to help every child in the UK get the best possible start in life. Services offered under the scheme focus on Family Health, Well Being, and Early Years Education for pregnant women and their children aged four and under. Sure Start services are aimed primarily at parents

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