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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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Dealing With Temper Tantrums

Dealing With Temper Tantrums

Even the best-laid parenting plans in the world cannot always prevent temper tantrums. It’s a dead cert that at certain points in your child’s younger years, a few meltdowns will occur. And that’s just the parents. (I guarantee that most normal parents are tempted to throw a wobbly themselves on occasion. Or is that just

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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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Dealing with attention seeking kids

Dealing with attention seeking kids

All kids need attention, but when their demands become intrusive or out of control it’s time to act. Attention seeking comes in many forms and can range from mildly irritating to downright manipulative. The aim of the child is simple – get the attention of the grown-up, no matter what. The way we handle these

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Ending a relationship when you are living together

Ending a relationship when you are living together

Ending a relationship is rarely easy but the experience can be much more difficult when you have been living together as a couple. On top of all the emotional heartache, there will be plenty of practical stuff to deal with. If you’re not married or in a civil partnership you don’t need to formally end

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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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