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What Is All The Kerfuffle On Forgiveness? – Single Mum, Parents Article

  I have been reading articles and books on forgiveness for decades now and I must tell you, I think in my case, forgiveness is overrated. Oh, I know, “The only way we can move forward in our own lives is to forgive the one who harmed us.” Or then there is. “We must forgive ourselves first before we can forgive others.” Or, “I can forgive, but I’ll never forget.” I have heard it all. And to a certain extent…

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7 Tips to Help Your Teen Cope with Divorce – Single Mum, Parents Article

  The teenage years can be challenging for both a teenager and his or her parents after a divorce. Helping your teenager to make a smooth transition to becoming a more independent person can be complex in a divorced family. Some of the challenges that teens face in divorced families include: going back and forth between two homes, different rules in each house, loyalty conflicts with their parents, moving, dealing with parents dating just as they’re exploring intimate relationships; and…

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Special Occasions Can Suck When You Are Divorced – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Let me preface this article with a caveat: what I am writing here applies not only to mothers on Mother’s day, it is applicable to father’s on Father’s day and to both parents for all significant events, holidays, birthdays, etc. Mother’s Day is approaching quickly. Mothers’ Day hasn’t ever been my favorite day. This isn’t a specific result of my divorce however the divorce made my feelings toward the day more intense. My relationship with my mother is strained…

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Meet Real Mom – Neha Bhalla and her take on living life on her terms – Parents Article

In the Real Moms Real Stories series, meet our this week’s real mom – Neha Arjun Bhalla, a Ludhiana-based mother to two, married for 10 years to the love of her life. Neha’s boys (6 years and 14 days) and her husband are her jewels. She is the founder of @MommyToMySons_Neha on Instagram. What’s your ‘real mom’ story? Mommyhood came naturally to me. But, so did postpartum depression. Because somehow I seized to exist for myself. I took my role…

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What Happens When a Parent Wants to Move Away With The Child After Divorce? – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Sharing custody of a child can be a difficult endeavor, even in the best of circumstances. However, things get more complicated when one parent wants to move somewhere far away from the family’s current area. Such a move can mean personal and financial growth for the moving parent, but it can cause issues with the other parent and the child custody agreement. When a Parent Wants to Move Away With The Child After Divorce Moving far enough away to…

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300+ Unique Indian Baby Names 2020 (Rare Ones) – TCT – Parents Article

When I was a kid, I used to hate my name and I always used to ask my parents, “Ma, baba, couldn’t you choose a good name for me?” The same might have happened with you as well. As parents, you always want your child to be unique and the name you choose for your little munchkin becomes his/her identity. Therefore, if you are looking for unique and rare Indian baby names, we have curated a list for you but…

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How To Get a Divorce During Covid-19 – Single Mum, Parents Article

 You may have started to file for divorce before the outbreak of the Covid-19 or you might be contemplating divorce now, but are not sure how the outbreak will affect a court case or even mediation.Most states have stay-at-home orders, which means that you really can’t visit an attorney or go to court hearings.In fact, some courts may be closed to the public. However, the legal needs of people often will not wait for COVID-19. Over the last decade or…

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Co-Parenting During The Coronavirus Crisis – Single Mum, Parents Article

  During this unprecedented time of the Coronavirus and quarantines, many co-parents are finding themselves in un-charted territory with regards to their parenting plan and whether and how they should carry it out. Here are some helpful hints for co-parenting during the coronavirus crisis: Be open, communicative, creative and flexible! This is a time like no other, so we need to be open, we need to be flexible, and we need to get creative and think outside the box. If…

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World Down Syndrome Day — TWINS Magazine – Parenting Twins Article

   Each year on March 21st or 3/21 people across the world celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. For 2020 the call to action is  “We Decide.”  From WorldDownSyndromeDay.com: “All people with Down syndrome should have full participation in decision making about matters relating to or affecting their lives. Effective and meaningful participation is a core human rights principle supported by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).” Some interesting facts about Down Syndrome: Down Syndrome…

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6 Things To Think About Before Having Sex With Your Ex – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Should you have sex with your ex? One thing is for sure, if you are newly divorced and have been without sex for a while, it can be tempting. When certain urges hit what better way to satisfy those urges than with someone you have a shared intimate history? If that is, you are still the least bit attracted to your ex. Keep in mind before going there that it will no longer be sex with your spouse, it…

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