Jo's Editorial

When children are reading it can have a wonderful calming effect on them. Reading doesn’t just give children a head-start in learning; the ritual of sharing a story and providing special time for parents and carers to build a strong and loving relationship with their children is vital. I believe every childhood should be enriched by  Read More

If you are a parent in a relationship and have become a primary or secondary child carer and guardian for the children you are raising from a previous marriage, then I do believe you have every right as your dutiful obligation to raise these children well. Most parents avoid…

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Rituals create good sleeping habits. So when you follow through and are consistent with a bedtime routine, it means that the whole family have better quality sleep. However, with the tweens and teenagers it can become a little bit more sporadic, as this can be a time when…

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As a step parent we want acceptance; we want to build our relationship with our additional family. Sometimes that doesn’t always work on our timing. Depending on the kids’ age, it can certainly take a bit longer than what we thought, but you get what you put in. When…

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