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  1. Empty nest syndrome

    06 Feb 2019

    The grief of empty nest syndrome often goes unrecognised, because an adult child moving out of home is seen as a normal, healthy event...

  2. Moving out of home – tips for parents

    05 Feb 2019

    If you don't approve of your child's reasons for moving out, try to keep the lines of communication open...

  3. Single parenting

    22 Feb 2018 Single parenting

    In single-parent households, issues such as holidays or major family purchases are more likely to be decided with the children...

  4. Parenting on your own

    22 Feb 2018

    A person can become a single or sole parent for many different reasons. You may have chosen to start a family on your own, you may be separated or divorced, or your partner may have died.  As a...

  5. Parenting when you’re a foster carer

    19 Feb 2018

    As a foster carer, you are providing a safe and supportive home for a child or teenager who can’t live with their family of origin. You may face challenges that affect you physically, emotionally and...

  6. Surrogacy

    31 Jul 2017

    Surrogacy is a form of assisted reproductive treatment (ART) in which a woman carries a child within her uterus on behalf of another person or couple...

  7. Foster care

    07 Jun 2017

    Foster care is temporary care of children up to 18 years by trained, assessed and accredited foster carers...

  8. Permanent care

    19 Sep 2016

    After experiencing abuse, neglect or rejection, many children are slow to put their trust in anyone...

  9. Adoption

    26 May 2016

    Adoption can give a secure family life to children who can?t live with their birth family...

  10. Kinship care

    26 May 2016

    Kinship care is the care provided by relatives or a member of a child's social network when a child cannot live with their parents...