Tag Archives: Parenting

Fighting Fair – Do you argue ‘well’ in front of your children?

On Monday I read an article about a really interesting study released by relationships charity OnePlusOne that said, parents who argue and don’t resolve them are putting their child’s health at risk.  Apparently exposure to family feuds can lead to long-term mental health problems, as well as headaches, stomach pains and reduced growth, according to the research.  I thought at

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Mothers are the happiest people in Britain… but not in their relationships

An article in the Telegraph yesterday detailed a new study conducted by the Open University on relationships.  It found that mothers are happier with their lives than any other group in society. The study is apparently one of the most detailed studies of Britain’s relationships ever carried out and found that even for women in unhappy relationships, being a mother

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Child-proofing your relationship?

A vital part of being ‘More than a Mum’ and remembering that you are also a ‘woman’ is to safe guard and nurture your relationship with your partner.  A new report by the relationship charity OnePlusOne reveals this morning that nearly a quarter of parents in the UK are no longer with the partner they had their first child with.

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The Sex and Power report – are we doing our bit?

I’m sure the special report, Sex and Power: Who Runs Britain? – published by Counting Women In, this week that revealed the shocking absence of women from UK public life did not escape many people’s notice, especially if you happen to be a woman!   The report showed that women are decreasing their representation in society and increasingly being excluded

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Does having a glass of wine in the evening make you a bad parent?

Does a glass of wine once the children are in bed affect the way you parent? Alcohol, the festive season and parenting. There is always an increase in awareness campaigns around alcohol in the run up to Christmas and this year is no different. This year, however, a campaign in Scotland is said to be aimed at parents.  Are we

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Work life balance

We have come to the end of our series of Friday ‘Flexible working mums‘ posts.  To round the series off we thought it would be brilliant to hear from Elinor Wilde, the working mum coach.  She is a brilliant and down to earth lady with some fantastic ideas about how you can manage your commitments and get the most out

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