How divorce affects children & what parents can do about it

Divorce rates are still quite high these days. According to statistics from the USA, about 30% of children in the country are brought up in a single-parent family. In the process of marriage dissolution, spouses overflowing with negative emotions can forget about the third party of the divorce – their child. No matter what age…

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SEND: It’s been a tough time lately

I never know what I’m going to find each month when the time comes to write this post. I read lots of blogs on a regular basis but never quite feel up to date with what’s going on in everyones lives.  I’ve started to use this round-up as a catch-up.  Sometimes it’s light, sometimes it’s…

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How to supercharge summer play with the FA SuperKicks app #ad

Summer is here and it’s the perfect time to get the kids out and having fun by playing football. The new free FA SuperKicks app, created with FA coaches, helps supercharge play and learning for children by providing 100s of activities, challenges, quizzes and more to get children active. Whether your child is a beginner,…

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Mums & Tots: Life With A Threenager

I have a 3 year old who isn’t behaving quite like herself. With her older sister I blamed the challenging behaviour when she was 3 on my recent separation from her Dad, but now I’m not so sure it was solely to blame. A few months ago I shared on my Instagram that my happy,…

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Tweens and Teens: Surviving the summer holidays

Where did June go?? For some of us here in Ireland the school holidays have arrived and we are managing how best to use the time. We are casting about for ideas on where to take the kids to keep them busy and/or entertained, and maybe more importantly, how to make sure they aren’t glued…

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