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So what is family mediation and who are family mediators?

So what is family mediation and who are family mediators?  By Philippa Johnson  In the middle of what may be the most difficult time in your life, it can be very difficult to know where to go for help. Just at the time when you need more support than you have ever needed before, you don't know who to ask or how you are going to afford to ...
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Advice Now Survival Guide to Pensions on Divorce

 Advice Now Survival Guide to Pensions on Divorce Advice now has published a Survival Guide to Pensions on Divorce. The guide aims to help people work out what to do, what the law says on pension sharing or splitting and how to come to an agreement. It also provides information about other help available for future planning. The Survival ...
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Changing lives of families with young children

The Nuffield Foundation published their report on the changing lives of families with young children in November 2020.Key findings are that:• Most children still spend their early childhood (under five) in families with married parents, although the proportions have declined over time (61% in 2019 compared to 71% in 1996) • The proportion of famili...
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Perspective can be powerful

Perspective can be powerful. When we come across an idea or behaviour we don't agree with, our initial reaction can often be negative. However, these negative emotions fade away when we reflect on the situation and take time to consider it from a different perspective. But how can we use perspective to resolve conflict? There were five blindfolded ...
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