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ADHD and Me – Dad and Buried – Parents Article

Last year, I shared a post about my son’s ADHD diagnosis, and the relief it brought. Finally, we had confirmation that our 9yo wasn’t intentionally ignoring us, willfully misbehaving, or somehow a bad kid. His brain is just wired differently, and with his diagnosis, we’ve been able to view things from a different perspective; hopefully, a more patient and understanding one. Of course, understanding the big picture is one thing and managing my everyday reactions to his behavior is another.…

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Halloween DIY Fun At Home | Creative Ideas – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 25th October 2019 by Beth Owen Halloween D.I.Y Fun Halloween is creeping up on us and is right around the corner! As the cold, dark nights are drawing in, it can be hard to think of activities to do at home with children and young people. Why not spend some time this October creating some fun D.I.Y Halloween creations at home that can be enjoyed by young people of all ages! Carve or Paint a Pumpkin Pumpkins laid…

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The Vaccination Controversy! – Dad and Buried – Parents Article

If you’ve been listening to my podcast or following me on Instagram, you might know that we’ve been teasing doing a “controversial” episode. In an effort to get people to rate us on Apple Podcasts (PLEASE GO RATE US ON APPLE PODCASTS!), I swore that when we hit 100 ratings, we’d let listeners choose a controversial parenting topic for us to cover. Well, we hit 100. And I let the listeners choose. And the listeners chose vaccinations. I’m not shocked.…

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Ofsted Report | We Are An Ofsted Rated ‘Good’ Agency! – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 16th October 2019 by Beth Owen Ofsted Inspection Hi! It’s Ash here, the Registered Manager at Lorimer Fostering. I wanted to let you all know about our experience with our most recent Ofsted Inspection. As you may or may not know, fostering is what’s called a ‘regulated activity’, providing stable, caring homes for children and young people who, for a variety of different reasons, are no longer able to live at home. As such, we are inspected by Ofsted on…

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Fostering Information Event | Sale, Manchester – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 8th October 2019 by Beth Owen Want to know more about fostering? Then why not pop down to our Sale fostering information event at The Square Shopping Centre in Sale on Friday 15th November 2019 for a chat and to meet the team! You will be able to talk to one of our Social Workers about becoming a Foster Carer; what the role entails and what support and training you will receive from us as an agency. You can also take…

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The Childcare Conundrum – Dad and Buried – Parents Article

This post originally appeared on my Facebook page back in August. If you’ve already read it, skip to the end for new evelopments. I had a job interview today. And I had to bring my toddler along. Just kidding. Mostly. I didn’t have to bring him to the actual interview, but I did have to bring him into Manhattan to drop him off at Mom and Buried’s office. Because childcare is expensive. And I’m not working. (Hence the interview.) Every…

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4 Tips For Teaching Your Kids About Green Living – Parents Article

This is a guest post by Green Coast, a renewable energy and green living blog Passing down the green living habits to your child is one of the best ways to save the resources of the earth. Raising an eco-conscious kid will translate into an eco-conscious adult. The world needs more and more eco-conscious adults in a safe and better future. For one to become an eco-conscious adult, you must create a lifestyle of loving and caring for the environment…

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dad and Buried – Parents Article

Ever wonder if I’m gonna have another kid? (Please.) How I deal with tantrums? (Not well.) What I miss most about my pre-fatherhood life? (Everything!) Well you’re in luck! In the latest episode of the Dad and Buried Podcast – our 30th, because somehow we’ve been doing this for more than half a year already – my co-host Pete and I answered a ton of questions from listeners. We talked about the first time we met each other, what we’d…

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Hello August | Renew And Rediscover Yourself In A Brand New Way – Single Mum, Parents Article

It’s August 2019! A time to RENEW as the end of this year rapidly approaches. Sometime during the latter part of July, and for no apparent reason, I started thinking about the month of August. August is the eighth [8th] month of the year so we’ve only got four [4] more months till the end of the year! Can you believe it? I’ve always been fascinated with numbers and their significant meaning. Of the multitude of ways God communicates with…

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Screen Time & Technology For Children – Single Mum, Parents Article

Screen time & technology go hand in hand when it comes to children. Are children dumbing down by the use of unlimited technology? THE GOOD… Technology has rapidly evolved through the years. From beepers/pagers, to flip phones, to blackberry, to smartphone, to tablet, to pads, to smart watches… what else could these technology gurus introduce to us now that we can’t currently do with our personal handheld devices? There certainly are great advantages where technology has raised the bar in development,…

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