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Breathe – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

It’s Sunday so it’s time for a bit of Switzerland. The Alps are one of the worlds greatest mountain ranges. Certainly not the tallest but they are big enough. Especially when you get close up to them. But what they do have is a magic. A special atmosphere. A place where it’s still possible to feel small. Humble in the face of nature. A place where you feel a million miles from our vast urban sprawls. Somewhere you can reconnect…

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Roses – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The rose I bought for my partner just before she left us has sprung into life. Wish she was here to see it. I finally shamed myself into sorting out the garden jungle. Maybe not immaculate but certainly almost passable. Suddenly we have flowers and roses. I had forgotten how many roses we bought before the world changed. I remember the day we finally got our son’s medical diagnosis signed off. It was a bit of a journey to the…

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Why you NEED to say “No” as a Foster Parent. – Foster Parents Article

​        It was a very difficult, almost impossible, word for “The Fonz” to say on the classic TV show “Happy Days.”        Maybe, it is a very difficult, almost impossible, word for you to say at times.       The word “No” has been a difficult one for me as a foster parent whenever we got “the call” for a placement of another child.​    Indeed, for my first 14 years as a foster parent,…

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Yoga is not good for you – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

I thought yoga was supposed to be relaxing. My new Yoga dvd arrived yesterday . So I eagerly tried to open it so I could see my stress levels tumble off me. Unfortunately it had been cellophane wrapped by Superman. Eventually I managed to slice open the wrapping and my thumb with the kitchen knife. Good start to my yoga career. After applying plaster to cut thumb put yoga dvd into player and get an error message. Invalid dvd region…

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Yoga is not good for you – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

I thought yoga was supposed to be relaxing. My new Yoga dvd arrived yesterday . So I eagerly tried to open it so I could see my stress levels tumble off me. Unfortunately it had been cellophane wrapped by Superman. Eventually I managed to slice open the wrapping and my thumb with the kitchen knife. Good start to my yoga career. After applying plaster to cut thumb put yoga dvd into player and get an error message. Invalid dvd region…

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Tired Moms Self Care Guide – Single Mum, Parents Article

TireddddddddddTHE TIRED MOM’S GUIDE TO SELF-CARE I get it, Mom; you are absolutely worn out! Maybe you haven’t slept because you’re up with a newborn or a sick kiddo. Maybe you’ve been so heavily scheduled with sportsand activities that you’re running around in circles. Maybe you’ve stopped looking at yourself in the mirror because you have no time to maintain your appearance and it makes you sad to see your reflection. You’re tired, disappointed in the way things are turning out, and badly in…

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When Positive Change is Slow in Coming – Parents Article

Posted on 26 Jun in Uncategorized by scott turansky BP Coach, Lisa Brown This article comes from Biblical Parenting Coach Lisa Brown. Waiting is hard. Whether it’s a new attitude or an annoying behavior that needs to stop. It takes time for a child’s heart to change. Waiting for God to change the heart requires patience, hope, and clear vision. My name is Lisa Brown and I’m a Biblical Parenting Coach. I work with parents who have kids who…

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4 Tips for Safeguarding Your Child’s Social Networking Activity – Parents Article

If your kid is like most other children these days, chances are they already have a social networking account or they’ve been wanting to make one. While this aspect of life can certainly help a child develop and mature through social interaction, sharing, and exploring the world through the eyes of others, there are also many risks that come with staying active on social networking platforms.1. Use a Privacy-Oriented Social Networking SiteThere’s no rule that says your child should only…

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4 Tips for Safeguarding Your Child’s Social Networking Activity – Parents Article

If your kid is like most other children these days, chances are they already have a social networking account or they’ve been wanting to make one. While this aspect of life can certainly help a child develop and mature through social interaction, sharing, and exploring the world through the eyes of others, there are also many risks that come with staying active on social networking platforms.1. Use a Privacy-Oriented Social Networking SiteThere’s no rule that says your child should only…

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Looking for a Parenting Support Course? What I learned from a year of studying parenting programs. – Parents Article

As part of my research project to evaluate a parenting program, I first had to study OTHER well established parenting programs to get an idea of how I was going to plan my project. What started as an innocent little hunt to find information on parenting programs, ended up in me writing a critical review on the most popular parenting programs that you can find today. These are the highlights of what I have found. If you’re a parent or…

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