It doesn’t have to be difficult with your daughter-in-law. Find out how to be a good mother-in-law from expert Dr Deanna Brann.
A look at two important aspects of Advance Care Planning: Lasting Power of Attorney and the Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment.
When a pet dies, the grief can be intense, but it’s not often something we talk about much.
Important tips to consider when an elderly parent is moving in, so you can optimize safety in their new home.
A personal tale of healing from an estranged mother daughter relationship, allowing love and caring at the end of life.
How one mother learnt to cope with her child on the other side of the world, a global pandemic making the distance even greater.
Here’s great advice on how to maintain healthy long-distance relationships. Because in today’s world we may all need to!
How to assess if live-in care could work for your parent. Here’s an overview of what to consider and what’s involved.
Don’t get caught out if you’re trying to help your financially dependent older children. Great advice here to keep everyone happy and secure.
A look at the benefits of a Lasting Power of Attorney for ageing parents and why it’s better to discuss it sooner rather than later.
How to keep your teen safe online. Check out our digital safety tips for parents of teenagers from expert Elizabeth Milovidov.
Bridget Frew on complicated family relationships, secrets, mental health, shame and coming to terms with the past.
Avril Broadley never wanted a child and is delighted her gorgeous dog fills the hole in her life more usually reserved for one.
Teens and Tinder – what you need to know about this dating app if you have teens, an assessment of the risks involved and advice to help.
Judith Henry writes incredibly movingly about planning her Mom’s funeral in her hospital room, to the surprise of her mother’s nurse. Beautiful.
Everything you need to know about keeping teens safe online even though they know more than you and probably don’t want you involved!
Parents and Alzheimer’s – What it’s like when your parent (and you) are overcome by the devastating effects of this horrible disease.
It’s hard to talk to loved ones about your funeral arrangements but it pays to plan ahead to minimise or avoid funeral disputes.
Thinking ahead about caring for elderly parents will save money and heartache in the long term. Live-in care is one of several possible options.
Care can be a tricky subject especially when it’s family. Here’s a different perspective on care options in old age and how best we can all plan for those.
Are you worried about your teens and sexting? It’s such a tricky subject! Here are five key tips to help communicate about sexting with teens.
We received this from a mother grappling with the tragic death of one of her teenage son’s closest friends. We share it here in the hope it may speak to others in the throes of acute grief.
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