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Being a new single dad

Being a new single dad

Being a single parent is a tough role. For newly single Dads it can be doubly hard – the social support systems available to men in this situation are simply not as common as they are for women. And, any single parent knows that one of the crucial elements of success is having friends to

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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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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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ADHD and school

ADHD And School

A child with ADHD can find it tricky to sit still, listen attentively, and concentrate. These are key skills required for a successful school life, making mainstream schooling a challenge for many of those who suffer from ADHD. But it has been proven many times that kids with ADHD can adapt, with a little patience,

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10 things you might not know when becoming a new dad

10 things you might not know when becoming a new dad

Most new dads have a few months to get used to the idea of fatherhood but there’s more than a grain of truth in the adage that nothing can prepare you for becoming a parent. Here are a few things you may not already know. Making it up as you go along Many men figure

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Bedtime routines for toddlers

Bedtime routines for toddlers

Most little children thrive on routine, so it makes sense to establish a bedtime rhythm as early as possible. If your toddler knows what to expect in the run-up to bedtime he will be more relaxed. And the more relaxed he is, the easier he will settle and go to sleep. What you include in

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