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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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anti ageing tips

Anti Ageing Tips

Every 5 years or so I get one of those ‘Mirror Moments’. Overnight, it seems my face has become older. There are more lines, depressions and dry patches. My skin looks just a little less firm. There is sagging that wasn’t there before. And it’s not just my face either; my whole body is getting

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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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Dealing with A Defiant Child

Dealing with A Defiant Child

No! It’s the word that all parents dread hearing from their kids. It’s a stake in the ground that requires not only our attention, but also our best persuasive response. It is often strategically timed to push our stress levels to the max, which requires super-human levels of patience to deal with. Defiance is a

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Help for Grandparents raising Granchildren

Help for Grandparents raising Granchildren

Around 200,000 children in the UK are being raised by their grandparents or other family members. This may be due to a parent’s drug abuse, imprisonment, illness or bereavement. Of course, raising your grandchildren brings plenty of rewards but also its fair share of challenges. Negative feelings While the advantages of having your grandchildren living

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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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