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How to spot depression in your children

How to spot depression in your children

After doing my mental health first aid training and being very aware about mental health issues, it's made me realise that it can literally effect anyone. Including depression in your children and anxieties. You don’t have to have a traumatic past, a difficult upbringing or a challenging period in your life to suffer the effects of one. These are some tips on what to look out for if you suspect your child is currently struggling with depression. VIEW the POST

Some helpful tips if you’re considering fostering

Some helpful tips if you’re considering fostering

I have often considering fostering, before I had children and as they've got older. Being able to help a little child get support in the start of their journey, to me, feels like the most courageous thing anyone can do. One of the common concerns that would-be foster carers talk about is money. It’s a taboo subject in society as a whole. However, for foster carers, it can be an even greater minefield. It is vital that prospective foster carers realise that foster caring is a paid profession. You will be financially supported to ensure that you can provide a good level of care and support to the children you foster.VIEW the POST

How photography can improve your blog

Whatever the subject of your blog is, you are putting your thoughts on that subject down in a form that others with the same interest will want to read. But to get the full effect of what you are saying, you need to include imagery with your message. This is where photography comes into play. My favourite thing to do. If you do not currently incorporate pictures with your words, here are some reasons why you should.

A guide to helping your children cope with life changes

A guide to helping your children cope with life changes

Changes in life happen all the time. Some of them are positive, while others can have bigger, more negative impacts. When you have children in your life, these changes can become a whole new issue. Death, divorce, and moving house can all seem like the end of their world, even when it’s not. It can be tricky to help your children when you are experiencing the same changes, but not impossible. Having clear and trusted tips to turn to means you can build a great model for helping your children cope with life changes. Though there are many you can use, there are a few which offer the most help in hard times. VIEW the POST

Helping your toddler to bond with a new sibling

Helping your toddler to bond with a new sibling

The arrival of a new baby, a brand-new member of your family, is both exciting and daunting at the same time. When you first discovered that you were expecting another baby, you probably focused on the many benefits that having a new sibling would bring to your toddler. However, the reality of introducing a new baby to your home is often fraught with sibling rivalry and anxiety. Noah slapped Isla on the head the first time he met her! VIEW the POST

How to start receiving child care rebate

Child care rebate is a government scheme aimed to help families who are struggling to meet their child care payments. It can be utilised by parents who are looking to continue with work, training or study commitments alongside having a family. Child care rebate can provide an essential helping hand that allows parents the freedom to pursue work and education by subsidising quality care for their children.