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A dad's role

A dad's role

a dad's role is vital in providing role models and the love and support of being a father

Single Parents

Single Parents

coping as one, the trials and tribulations of being a single parent

Working Mums

Working Mums

trying to enjoy the work/life balance of being a working mum

What did you say?

boys listening with cans and string

Listening skills are crucial and it gives children a huge advantage if they can learn the art of listening when they are young. But listening starts with parents!

Competitive Parenting

competitive parenting

In today's world there is competition to succeed and to be seen to be doing well in all areas of our lives. Do we have a good job that earns a lot of money? Do we have the latest fashionable clothes? Do we have a nice house beautifully decorated with lots of lovely things?

Trusting Your Instincts

child's fingertips on a table

Intuition is the inherent ability to connect with our inner self. According to the dictionary, intuition is described as "the power of attaining direct knowledge without evident rational thought." It can be seen as having a "hunch", or a "feeling."

Respect - a Dirty Word

pen highlighting the word 'respect'

The word ‛respect' is now almost a clich√© because very few people have it for anyone or anything. But I come from a generation where we were taught respect for those in authority and the classroom or the playground were not the often violent and frightening places they are sometimes today because we knew we would get disciplined by our teachers if we behaved in an anti social way.

Parents - Coping with Fears and Anxiety

boy about to dive in

How often do we put off doing something because we're afraid or don't enjoy something because we get so worked up and anxious about it?

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