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Practical advice to help your children through a separation

Posted on July 1st, 2018

You’d have to have to be in serious denial to imagine that when a couple split up, it doesn’t have a very real effect on their children. During and following a split, children pick up every little sign of tension…

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Days out in North Norfolk

10 fabulous day out ideas in North Norfolk

Posted on March 18th, 2017

North Norfolk is something of a hidden gem, with plenty of beautiful unspoilt scenery and completely unique attractions. Here’s our pick of the 10 best day out ideas for all the family: 1. Hit the beach. North Norfolk has many…

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Single Parent Families

4 tips to wean your kids off electronic devices (and get them out in the fresh air!)

Posted on December 1st, 2016

Single parents, and all parents for that matter, these days are facing a seemingly unwinnable battle. Mobile phones, TV, computers, games consoles and a million other digital devices which surround our kids and absorb all of their attention – they’re…

Ask SWK | Single Parents | Single With Kids

Ask SWK: How to tell the kids about a trial separation?

Posted on June 2nd, 2016

A reader asks… “I’m new to this and don’t know where to start.. My hubbie & I have agreed to a trial separation. He hasn’t moved out yet as he’s still sorting out somewhere to stay. We have no idea…

Healthy lunch box for children | Healthy eating on a budget | Single Parents

10 cheap and healthy lunchbox fillers – that the kids will actually eat!

Posted on December 5th, 2015

Getting your kids to eat a healthy lunch can be hard work, and it can be a nightmare for time-pressed single parents. However, by being creative, prepared and making a lot of the lunchbox fillers yourself, you can get your…

Single Parents | Their other parent | Single Parenting

Sick of being the ‘bad cop’? – Discipline tips for single parents

Posted on June 16th, 2015

As a single parent, the dynamic for disciplining and improving the behaviour of your children is completely different compared to when there are two of you. This can sometimes be a good thing, because there’s no being labelled ‘telling off…

Getting rid of your clutter | Single parents | Single With Kids

10 lightning-fast home cleaning tips for busy single parents

Posted on June 9th, 2015

Busy single parent with no time for cleaning? It needs to be done, but not everyone can afford (or justify) the expense of getting a cleaner in. To save you time and save your house from being taken over by…

Camping for beginners | UK camping holidays for single parents

How to camp like a pro (when you’re a complete beginner)

Posted on June 4th, 2015

If you’re planning to go camping this year and it’s your very first time, it’s understandable to be worried about ‘doing it wrong’. The last thing you want is to have your tent collapse in the night or to forget…

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Blackpool Illuminations | Single Parents | Single Parent Holiday

7 surprising things you might not know about Blackpool

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

The seaside town of Blackpool has many different reputations, with some thinking it a relic of faded Victorian seaside glamour and others seeing it as a hub of family entertainment.  We all know about the resorts famous attractions, from the…

About Lanzarote | Canary Island | Single Parents

7 fun (and surprising facts) about Lanzarote

Posted on May 5th, 2015

Lanzarote is well known as a sunny holiday island, for single parents and couples alike, with its great beaches and glorious sunshine. However, there’s more to know about Lanzarote than you might think – read on for our 7 surprising…