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discussing puberty with kids

Discussing puberty with kids

We’ve all been through it, but when it comes to our kids, us parents often struggle to understand puberty. Going through puberty can be an awkward time for everyone and parents can sometimes find it almost as difficult as their children. If your kids are hitting that in-between stage, then here are some tips to

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creating quality time with the kids

Creating quality time with the kids

Between work, household chores and general everyday life, the opportunity to spend quality time with the kids is often difficult to come by. And if you have more than one child, giving each of them some one to one attention can seem like an impossible task. However, it is worthwhile as you’ll become closer and

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Advantages of having children later in life

Advantages of having children later in life

It’s official – new parents are getting older! Last year women in England and Wales who gave birth aged 40 years and over, exceeded the number of teenagers who also gave birth the same year. The margin was slim but nevertheless higher, with 29,158 babies delivered to women forty and over and 29,136 babies recorded

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Becoming a foster parent

Becoming a Foster Parent

Foster parents provide a temporary, safe home for children who are unable to remain with their parents or guardian. It is an invaluable service offered by people across the UK, and there are currently more than 50,000 children in the foster care round the country. If you imagine that this could be a role suitable

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Avoid family life burnout

Avoid family life burnout

Before I had my little boy, I wondered why my friends with children said they never had any time, why did they always look tired and stressed? I admit, I could even feel a little dismissive – I mean how hard could it be? Fast forward to having a child of my own, I was

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How to stop putting things off

How to stop putting things off

“Why put off until tomorrow what you can do today?” – Very wise words indeed and thank you to the former US President Thomas Jefferson! But unfortunately they’re wise words that are a lot easier said than done. All too frequently we are aware of the zillions of tasks lined up for us, all have

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