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  • 17% of parents call in sick to manage childcare during summer holidays

    Blog Post from Parent Connection

    A new report published by the Family and Childcare Trust and Netmums has found that 17% of parents called in sick to work in 2013 in order to manage childcare during the summer holidays. Accor... (continued)

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  • CONFUSED

    Forum Post from Parent Connection

    I asked my husband of 18 years to leave as I thought we both needed some time apart to work on ourselves so we could be better for each other. He felt so rejected that within 3 months he is living in a tr... (continued)

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  • My ex partner did not show up to the first court hearing

    Forum Post from Parent Connection

    It was mine and my ex's first hearing today to vary the existing contact order. He did not show up. It's frustrating because the court are very uneasy about changing anything without hearing the other part... (continued)

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  • Lone parents twice as likely as other workers to earn low wage

    Blog Post from Parent Connection

    Despite the recent upturn in the UK job market, single parents are still struggling to earn enough to make ends meet, a new survey by Gingerbread has found. The findings from the charity&rsquo... (continued)

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  • The end of Contact and Residence Orders

    Article from Parent Connection

    When talking about separation, many people mention contact and residence orders. However, under the Children and Families Act 2014, there will no longer be Contact or Residence Orders. </... (continued)

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  • What is a MIAM?

    Article from Parent Connection

    As part of the Children and Families Act 2014, separating parents must attend a mandatory Mediation, Information and Assessment (MIAM) meeting in order to learn about mediation, before they decide to go... (continued)

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  • Schools holidays

    Forum Post from Parent Connection

    My ex is taking my children abroad for two weeks and this is the first time they will have been away from me for as long as that. He talked me into it at the start of the year and said how much the childr... (continued)

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