Parenting may involve a bit (or a lot) of winging it, the basics of care are fairly easy to tick off. Making sure your child has a home, is fed, clothed and stimulated with toys and activities is not difficult as such for most, although granted the cost of all this may present a few
The law does not stipulate an age for leaving a child at home alone, it allows for use of judgement by parents/carers to decide on the maturity of their children. The choice is left to parents as it is deemed that they know their children the best. However, this is not a licence to fling
Celebrity Marriages are always hot news in the gossip columns. The recent ceremony between Stephen Fry and Elliott Spencer was not exception, not least because of the 30-year age gap between the couple. I find it fabulous that the civil ceremony joining two men in marriage, which in its own right would have been the
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
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
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.