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    Survival tips for single parents

    Even with all the rewards it offers – and there are plenty – parenting can be hard work and this is doubly true if you’re bringing up children on your own. Parents who live together can pull resources and lean on each other for support but for single parents, getting through the challenges parenting brings

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    How to find the right babysitter

    How to find the right babysitter

    For many parents the idea of an evening out seems like a pipe dream as extended family aren’t around to babysit. However, taking time to do things as a couple is important to maintaining a healthy relationship with your partner, as well as helping to keep you sane! If you’re unsure of how to find

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    eating disorders in children and teens

    Eating disorders in children and teens

    Eating disorders are on the rise in the UK and children are not immune to their often devastating effects. There is, rightly, much focus on childhood obesity in the media at the moment. But at the other end of the spectrum the number of young people slowly starving themselves is also on the rise. Each

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    Are children living with one parent as happy as those living with both

    Are children living with one parent as happy as those living with both

    Children living with only one of their biological parents can be just as happy as those living with both, according to a recent study by the London-based social research group NatCen. The study focused primarily on 12,000 seven year olds from 3 distinct groups – those living with both biological parents, those living with one

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    child maintenance

    Advice on becoming a single parent

    Most people don’t have kids with the intention of single parenting. But life often has other ideas, and for a host of reasons, many Mums and Dads find themselves left holding the baby alone. Being a single parent can be incredibly stressful and overwhelming – suddenly it’s all on you. If you find yourself in

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    What do women want in a man

    What do women want in a man

    What do women want in a man? If I knew the answer to this question I’d write a best-selling book and put my feet up for the rest of the century. Sadly, I don’t know the answer, but I have a few ideas, and some interesting findings to share from a very scientific study. It

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