Relate's campaign to help parents apart

One of Relate’s current campaigns, ‘Being Parents Apart’, has been launched by the organisation with the aim of raising awareness of the challenges that divorce and separation can bring to family life. As part of this campaign, Relate have published an excellent online tool called ‘What Next?’ which is packed full of information and practical […]

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The challenge of Christmas in two families living apart

Christmas is traditionally seen as a time of year when families spend time with each other, relaxing and enjoying a much needed break from the hectic day-to-day routines of family life. However, as most parents will know, Christmas also comes with additional stresses and strains such as financial worries and the challenge of ensuring that […]

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Sir Paul Coleridge warns of the dangers of family conflict

Leading High Court judge Sir Paul Coleridge has made a speech calling for married couples to be taught about monogamy in an effort to stem the rising tide of family breakdowns. In his speech, the family division judge warned of a ‘yawning public ignorance’ about the potentially harmful effects of family conflict upon children, even […]

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Conference will examine the need for relationships education

Details have been released of the Marriage Foundation’s second national conference, entitled “For the Sake of the Kids – Relationships Education: the problem, policy and practice.” The conference will be held in London on Friday 6 December and the Marriage Foundation has confirmed that the keynote speaker will be the Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith, […]

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Figures highlight a rise in 'multi-households'

We’ve read with interest an article which was published in The Times on 1st November. The article by Rosemary Bennet, titled: “Children return to the nest with their partners in tow” highlights a growing trend in which offspring return to the family home, bringing their partner with them and creating a multi-family household. The number […]

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