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When You Need Adoption Help – Parents Article

Most first-time would-be adoptive parents will need adoption help from various sources and for various purposes. The assistance can come via valuable information, financial subsidy and even emotional support from government agencies, private organizations, family and friends. Perhaps the most important assistance during the adoption process is the information and knowledge provided to first-time potential adoptive parents by experienced parents with adopted kids of their own. Yes, financial assistance in the form of subsidies for adoption expenses is also critical…

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Out of Sight, Not Out of Mind – Advice For a Noncustodial Parent – Parents Article

Oscar is a very caring, loving and considerate father. Each time I consulted Oscar regarding his divorce, what resonated in our conversations is his love for his only daughter. He would tell me about rescheduling his work so he could be home when his daughter came home from elementary school. His stories and memories about all the quality times he spent with his daughter was a father's mourning of losing his daughter to a divorce. Due to job change and…

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Single Parent Advice on Effects of Single Parenting – Parents Article

You are the one that is solely responsible for everything your child may need. You might have been getting help from your ex husband or wife in case he or she is in the picture even after getting divorced in the form of joint custody, shared custody, or financial support. However, even with help from an ex spouse, it is important to understand the possible effects of single parenting on your child. These results are only statistics, so it is…

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Effective Parenting Skills – Teaching Kids To Be Gender Sensitive – Parents Article

We don’t think it unusual to see girls playing with baby dolls and boys playing with toy army men. But we often feel uneasy if we see them trade toys. Sometimes, we even react with shock and/or anger. According to experts, if children are allowed to investigate all that is possible, even taking away the gender bias, they will grow into well-rounded adults. So the idea of your little princess playing cowboys and Indians and your little man playing house…

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ACTIVE In God’s Word- FMF – Single Mum, Parents Article

This is another post for Five Minute Friday, where we take 5 minutes to write about a one-word prompt, and then share the post on the Five Minute Friday website. Here’s my post for this week’s prompt.This week’s one-word prompt is: ACTIVE. You can read today’s link up posts, and add your own if you would like to join us, here: Five Minute Friday 10/18/2019Setting the timer for 5 minutes. And … GOThe word “active” makes me think of “action”,…

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A Gift Guide For The Martian In Your Life (Christmas Gifts For Dads 2019) – Single Dad, Parents Article

Sitting next to a friend the other day we started talking about how fast the year went by.  I have a theory about that.  The older we get, the faster it seems.  Which basically makes time relative.  When I was 10, 1 year was one-tenth of my life.  When I was 20, it was one-twentieth.  Now that I’m in my forties it’s worth about one-fortieth of my life.  So as we go slipping into October and sliding right into November,…

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How To Get Over Your Fear Of Maths And Help Your Child With Their Maths Homework – Parents Article

It's that moment when a stroppy 11 year old finally tells you what's "stressing them out", and you find out it's ONLY maths homework, and they sigh in relief as you naively take it from them and tell them you'll help them with it … and then they see your face go white as you suddenly realize it may as well be Chinese rather than maths. From that moment, you are no longer a god in their eyes, not able…

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Discouraged Parents – Take Heart! – Parents Article

Posted on 18 Oct in Heart Work by scott turansky Every once in a while, after hearing us teach a parenting seminar, a distressed parent will come up and say, “I never knew this information before. Is it too late? I think I’ve ruined my kids.” One parent recently asked that question and I (Scott) said, “How old are your children?” She replied, “Six and seven.” I smiled and gently explained to her that it’s never too late. Here’s…

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Parenting Tip – Teach Your Child to Accept "Challenges" Confidently – Parents Article

Teach your child to accept “challenges” confidently: – “The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them”- Frank A. Clark. I am sure we all must have heard about the story of “cocoon and the butterfly”. How a little help from someone made it easier for the butterfly to come out of the cocoon but eventually it was never able to fly and soon died. The biggest lesson we can share with…

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The boys are back town – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The boys are back in town. Well I hope it’s ‘The Boys’ as we might get a plague of Gerbils soon. Three is plenty. The pet shop certainly saw us coming with the line – they have always been together, such a shame to separate them. To be fair to the G Team (can’t believe someone came up with a rodent G Force before me) they are exceptionally friendly, clean and don’t eat much. When I say don’t eat much.…

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