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Blended family jealousy

Blended family jealousy

The divorce is over and life settles down for you and your kids. Then the thunderbolt hits and you fall in love all over again – and they have kids too. Understandably you want to make a life with your new partner and their children, blended family jealousy happens sometimes and the path is not

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discussing hiv with children and young adults

Discussing HIV with children and young adults

Kids can have a difficult time understanding the more mature aspects of life, and it doesn’t get much more adult than discussing HIV. That said, discussing HIV with children and young adults could be a positive experience for everyone involved as it encourages understanding, trust, and openness. If you refrain from discussing illness with your

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Letting your child have secrets

Letting your child have secrets

The delicate balance of letting your child have secrets whilst still supporting them is something most parents will have to deal with at some point. The process of letting your child go whilst ensuring that you are giving them what they need, is an ongoing aspect of healthy parenting throughout your relationships. In the early

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Six things to stop doing in order to believe in yourself

Six things to stop doing in order to believe in yourself

Being a parent has never been easy, and it seems like the pressures on men and women are growing. It seems like there’s a perceived notion of success which leaves you feeling short of the mark if you don’t at least try to hit it. Have your children, lose your baby weight, and hold down

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Help for children who stutter

Help for children who stutter

Stuttering is an interruption in the flow of speech. It can manifest as a repetition of certain syllables, phrases, or single words, or a silence where a certain sound would normally be. Many children between the ages of two and five go through a period of stuttering – in most cases it then disappears and

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Tips for being a great dad

Tips for being a great dad

Sometimes fathers can feel like they always get the short straw. From the moment a woman tells people she is pregnant, all questions are directed her way, whereas the father, more often than not, is left feeling like a forgotten shadow in the background. Ok, so women are the ones that go through the physical

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