Single mums

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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Beware Of Online Dating Scams

Beware Of Online Dating Scams

The online dating game is a great way to meet new people, but sadly not everyone out there is genuinely looking for love. Scam artists have identified online dating as a way to gain the trust of others as a means of exploitation. Unsuspecting victims have been conned into parting with personal information, money and gifts.

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How to stop your kids growing up too fast

How to stop your kids growing up too fast

The age of the ‘Tween’ used to means kids in the 10-12 bracket, on the cusp of crossing into adolescence. But as time goes on, these boundaries blur and it’s not uncommon to find kids as young as 7 or 8 trying on tween behaviour for size alongside playing with their Baby Annabel and cuddling

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How to use the naughty step

How to use the naughty step

The good old naughty step – the brilliant method of restoring some level of peace to the household; giving both child and parent “time out” from tense situations. But as with every discipline method there can be some niggles from time to time. Let’s have a little look at the most common problems we may

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child abduction

Child abduction

Having your child abducted is every parent’s nightmare. The chances of a stranger whisking your child away are, mercifully, very slim. But every day many children are taken illegally away from the care of one parent by the other or a member of the extended family and taken overseas without mutual consent. If you fear

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