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  1. Single parenting

    06 Nov 2019 Single parenting

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

  2. Parenting when you’re a foster carer

    10 Oct 2019

    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...

  3. Foster care

    10 Oct 2019

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

  4. Permanent care

    10 Oct 2019

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

  5. Kinship care

    10 Oct 2019

    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...

  6. Adoption

    10 Oct 2019

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

  7. Empty nest syndrome

    10 Oct 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...

  8. Moving out of home – tips for parents

    10 Oct 2019

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

  9. Surrogacy

    10 Oct 2019

    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...

  10. Stepfamilies

    10 Oct 2019

    Becoming part of a stepfamily involves adjusting to a number of changes...