Parenting Films

How to Address Bedtime Issues – Parents Article

Dr. Scott Turansky Before becoming a parent, you may have envisioned bedtime as the sweetest time of the day as you tucked in your little cherubs, kissed them on their foreheads, and watched them peacefully drift off to sleep. Then you had kids! What happened? The reality is that bedtime is usually when tiredness and selfishness peak (sometimes for parents as well as children). Some children produce quite a struggle at bedtime, making the last few minutes of the day…

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Peter Seller’s Directorial Debut “Mr. Topaze” (1961) from GoFatherhood® – Single Dad, Parents Article

In the digital age, it’s hard to imagine a film being lost and there being no prints or copies available. And yet, it turns out that there are thousands of films from throughout cinematic history that are missing in action. In fact The Film Foundation estimates that half of all American films made before 1950 and over 90% of films made before 1929 are lost forever. That’s why it’s great that Film Movement is involved in film preservation and keeps…

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Diverse Care – The Day that changed our lives – Foster Parents Article

Foster Parents do amazing things every day. Exceptional comes as standard; life changingevents are to be expected.And some stand out more than others.Thank you to the foster parent who wrote this account of a momentous few days, which willcontinue for a lifetime. All involved remain anonymous, due to the sensitivity of the story.It’s always a good time to be reminded of how we can live through, and beyond, unthinkablechallenges.You may wish to equip yourselves, with your own sausage rolls and…

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

Blue sky… That was a few days back. These roses are about 14 feet high. Yes the hedge needs some attention when the birds finally fledge. So how do I take a photo of high up roses. Being one half inch above average height rather limits my reaching capacity. Can’t use the ladders. They are loaned out to someone for a few days. That was just before a pesky pandemic broke out. So might see them again in 2021. So…

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Babi a Fi: Mini Mart: Feel Toys – Parents Article

Supplier: Feel ToysWebsite: feeltoys.coProducts:Feel Toys are a Chinese company specialising in ‘sexy’ outfits and shoes for female action figures, particularly the Phicen TBLeague seamless variety. I’d never really paid them any attention before because, well, there is no shortage of 1/6 scale shoe makers and I’d never needed to. But. Over the last couple of years ever more action figure companies, including Phicen, have been dipping their toe into the world of 1/12 which means a) doll house hobbyists can finally get realistic…

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Community Connect – NH Foster & Adoptive Parent Association – Foster Parents Article

DCYF has a new program that has just started up in the Manchester District Office. It is called Community Connect and its’ purpose is to connect older youth in DCYF placement (14 and older) with at least one caring adult so they may receive additional support while in care and hopefully into the future. Youth referred by their CPSW/JPPO will be asked if they want to re-connect with someone they had a previous relationship with like a relative, teacher, coach,…

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Canceling Gone With The Wind, A Complicated Romance – Single Dad, Parents Article

Movies Inspire. I know many people discuss how the movie industry is dying. And it might be so. But the art form of cinema transformed culture in ways that one cannot overstate. It’s the power of cinema to move, inspire, and even challenge our views of culture to move us to great moments of kindness and compassion.  Movies might be dead.  It’s possible we will only have event films or ones better told from a soapbox. But even art can…

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Inside Martyn’s Thoughts: #BecauseOfAbleism – Single Dad, Parents Article

Amongst all of the equality posts, media and protests at the moment #becauseofableism ended up trending on Twitter this week.In some ways it made me happy. I saw many tweets talking about ableism and within in themI could relate. I could read those comments and nod my head, click like and know that people would understand the battle that lives inside a disabled person’s world.Then it made me sad.The fact that it points out the worst part of society and…

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