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SWK Holiday Photo Competition 2016

Posted on August 25th, 2016

Win £150 off your next SWK holiday! We love seeing your SWK snaps so we thought we’d ask you to share your SWK holiday pics from 2016 on our Facebook page for the chance to win a £150 voucher to…


Holidays for Single Parent Families – nervous about booking?

Posted on March 18th, 2016

At Single With Kids we’ve been offering single parent holidays since 2007 and had many, many happy holidaymakers and some very fond memories of our groups.  The words we often hear though are “we wish we’d done this earlier! ”…

Things you should never say to a single parent…

Posted on March 10th, 2016

There’s a long list of things you should never say to a single parent and I bet we’ve heard them all…..and probably smiled sweetly through gritted teeth.  The list below usually ends up as one of my greatest rants, even…


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Special Needs and a Journey to Holland

Posted on March 8th, 2016

Becoming a parent presents us with challenges we’ve rarely been able to plan for, but what if your child is disabled or has special needs? The following poem never ceases to touch a chord – while we all tread differing…


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Posted on December 18th, 2015

Win £50 to spend online at Brantano! We all know how hard it is to buy for everyone at Christmas especially when you’re a single parent, so Single With Kids are giving you the chance to win £50 to spend…


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Friday FREEBIE !

Posted on December 11th, 2015

A little fun for a Friday – we’re looking at adding a new spot on here with regular freebies for a Friday, in celebration of us surviving the week (by our fingernails at times, but hey, that’s still an achievement?)…


Living with Bereavement : Chris and Harvey

Posted on April 16th, 2015

Parents can find themselves single in so many ways and often the most traumatic route is bereavement. How do you cope when a much loved partner dies? Chris Davies from Dorset has been a widowed parent for almost 7 years:…


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What the kids think…

Posted on October 10th, 2014

It’s amazing what the kids’ get up to on our breaks whilst the adults are distracted.  A group of girls on our Christmas break have been on the loose with a video recorder and this is the result – we’re…

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Life After Separation – 10 Tips on Managing the Change

Posted on September 10th, 2014

It’s rarely  in the master plans. Like many a little girl my dreams included Prince Charmings and white weddings, rose clad cottages, freshly baked bread and smiling children…and definitely not the emotional hell of a divorce or  life as a…


Blended Families : Mandy (& Andy)

Posted on September 9th, 2014

There comes a time when single parents think about new relationships. Some discard the thought immediately and enjoy the freedom of being single again, some reach the place where they’re ready to start afresh.  What happens when children are involved…