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Trying to do the Best for your Child (DLA)

Trying to do the Best for your Child (DLA)

When you have a child there’s no doubting that financially it’s a large commitment, one that you can’t really comprehend. Some people try to save up and make sure they can “afford” a child before they have their first, or subsequent children. Some things inevitably you cannot predict; how many days off sick your child(…)

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Do you tell a child they have/might have Asperger’s Syndrome?

Parents face all manner of difficult decisions regarding their children, and those whose children have special needs have a load more on top.. One of the things I have come across quiet a lot with parents of children who have (or may have) Aspergers is whether to tell the child about it. Some feel that(…)

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Children Being Given Contraception – Without their Parents Consent

I can only comment on this subject matter as a mother of 4 boys – the oldest of which is 15; possibly I’d feel differently if he were a girl. I grew up in an area where lots of girls had babies before the age of consent even. I myself, was pregnant at 17 (18(…)

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15 Kids and Counting Part 3 – Pride and Prejudice – with Linky

This show was about appearances. It was about how they are perceived and how the media portray them. Jo Watson Mum to fourteen children lives on the small island of Guernsey. Jo separated from her husband John of 20 years, and the father of all her children, two years ago and is now finding life(…)

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Communication in Education

When children are small and at playgroup it is much easier to communicate with the people that look after them – and probably deemed more important as your children are more vulnerable. The playgroup where my third and fourth son went introduced a bag and book which went between parent and care-giver everyday so there were clearer(…)

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