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7th Jan 2013
Parents re visit your children’s internet use. If there were new technology presents for Christmas you may find that access to the internet has increased or changed so take a look at this link and reassure yourself This link will help https//thinkuknow.co.uk/Parents/ Filed under Advice
28th Nov 2012
The University of Manchester is conducting an international comparative study of how working parents with children aged 0- 12 in the UK, Finland and the Netherlands organize child-care. This is an increasingly pressing issue in a 24-hour economy where more and more parents have to work flexible hours or evenings, nights and weekends. University of...
25th Sep 2012
’All about relationships’, a new blog from Relate launches today featuring the hints, tips and insights into relationships and relationship counselling you want to hear about. Priscilla Sim works as a relationship counsellor for Relate and has been blogging for almost ten years, and today takes on the mantle of Relate’s official blogger....
20th Jul 2012
Divorce and relationship breakdown is leading 25 people to seek help with unmanageable debt each day, according to new figures from debt charity Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS). A total of 9,099 people counselled by CCCS during 2011 cited divorce or separation as the main cause of their debt problem, with women outnumbering men...
27th Jun 2012
Relate’s new Chief Executive, Ruth Sutherland, starts her new role pledging to increase understanding of how good relationships contribute not only to a thriving economy, but a healthy society as well as our personal success. Ruth, who was a Relate client herself when she was young, said “My first priority is to build on the [...]
31st May 2012
This weekend, we mark 60 years since Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne. To fit in with the theme of the weekend, we’ve been sharing our Rules for Happy Marriage from 1947 on Twitter (http://sfy.co/11Ub) and we thought we’d share what Relate said about her coronation in 1953 to mark the occasion! Here’s what [...]
21st Mar 2012
Last October, Drinkaware, the charity that promotes responsible drinking, launched ‘Your Kids and Alcohol’, a campaign to encourage parents to talk to their children about alcohol. Aimed at delaying a child’s first alcoholic drink, the campaign highlighted the importance of talking to preteens about alcohol and gives parents some tools to help...
16th Mar 2012
It’s Mothers Day this weekend, why not try our tasty traditional recipe and spoil your Mum, Step-Mum and the rest of the family (because she won’t be able to eat it all herself!!) Mothers Day cake recipe Click here to read our special Mothers Day articles Filed under Latest News
17th Feb 2012
Relate’s response to the Government’s Family Justice Review response John Loughton, Interim Head of Public Policy at Relate said “Today’s response from Government is one important step in mobilising a longer-term culture change to be a more family friendly society that respects the importance of positive healthy relationships. “It...
29th Jan 2012
An estimated one in four children experience divorce before they reach 16. Fortunately, many families manage the rollercoaster of feelings and emotions and children adjust to their changing family over time, but for some it can prove overwhelming and devastating. Parents sometimes underestimate the impact of divorce on their children but will want...