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  • Divorce tips from the experts

    01 Jun 12:37

    Ensure your divorce or separation is as fast and fair as possible without breaking the bank by reading the following tips from amicable’s divorce experts. 1. Know the basics ... (continued)

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  • Staying involved in your child’s education

    13 May 17:43

    Parental involvement is essential to children’s education. Studies have shown that parental involvement has a positive effect on children’s achievements in school, even when... (continued)

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  • Why mediation is becoming the ‘go to’ service for separating parents

    26 Aug 16:55

    There was a time when people's first response to a parenting dispute was to send a solicitor’s letter and threaten the other parent with court. However, recent figures show th... (continued)

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  • How separated fathers can maintain contact

    19 Jun 10:30

    A recent story about a mother who went into hiding with her son has raised an interesting issue about child contact when parents split up. Rebecca Minnock, a 35-year-old mother from ... (continued)

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  • Changes to divorce legislation

    02 Jun 17:12

    There has recently been a significant change in the way divorces take place. Previously it was district judges who would consider divorce proceedings but now, the task of considering mo... (continued)

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  • How separated fathers can maintain contact

    19 Jun 10:30

    A recent story about a mother who went into hiding with her son has raised an interesting issue about child contact when parents split up. Rebecca Minnock, a 35-year-old mother from ... (continued)

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  • Looking after your health - Advice and tips - separating parents

    28 Sep 13:31

      Most people know that divorce is considered to be one of life’s most stressful events, what’s less is well known is the impact it can have on your physical hea... (continued)

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  • Splitting Up? Put Kids First - a new online service from the Parent Connection

    20 Jan 10:13

    Splitting Up? Put Kids First supports separating parents in helping them put their children’s needs first at a time of great emotional upheaval. It is important because the w... (continued)

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  • Tips for separating parents of a child with a disability

    15 Sep 15:51

    If you are the parent of a child with a disability or impairment, you may be worried about how separation will affect them. No two children are the same so you can’t predict ex... (continued)

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  • Why mediation is becoming the ‘go to’ service for separating parents

    26 Aug 16:55

    There was a time when people's first response to a parenting dispute was to send a solicitor’s letter and threaten the other parent with court. However, recent figures show th... (continued)

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  • Separation troubles? Talk it out in the listening room

    06 Feb 14:59

    Whether we’re going through a separation, or we’ve separated for a while, many of us feel like we need someone to talk to, a shoulder to cry on, or a space where we can just... (continued)

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  • Taking children on holiday abroad after separation

    11 Aug 16:25

    On theParentConnection Forum, we often receive posts from users asking about summer holidays and taking children abroad after a divorce has been settled. We asked Adele Wilkinson, m... (continued)

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  • Splitting Up? Put Kids First - a new online service from the Parent Connection

    20 Jan 10:13

    Splitting Up? Put Kids First supports separating parents in helping them put their children’s needs first at a time of great emotional upheaval. It is important because the w... (continued)

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  • Are You Staying Together Just For Christmas?

    23 Dec 13:30

    The Christmas period is a typically family-orientated time which is why research shows that couples feel more pressure to put their differences to one side over the festive season. I... (continued)

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  • New partners and children - what helps

    12 Jun 14:48

    When a couple first separates children will often hold on to the hope that their mum and dad will somehow get back together again as a way of coping with the changes. Older children may... (continued)

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