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Bringing up Children Together

Parenting advice and support, including skills and tips for parents on how to raise their children and avoid tension and strain that can be placed on their relationship.

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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (continued)

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  • Deciding How to Bring Up The Children

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  • Set yourself relationship goals for 2015

    13 Jan 13:09

    At the start of the New Year everybody starts talking about the changes they want to make. Most say they want to lose weight, exercise more or drink less alcohol. Some set themselves bi... (continued)

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  • Advice on Working Together to Raise the Children

    14 Aug 09:16

    Working together to raise your children can be confusing. Each of you will both have different ideas about how to pass on values, when to discipline and when to reward your children.... (continued)

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  • Did you Know this About Bringing Up Children?

    14 Aug 12:51

    Did you know that bringing up children causes tension for many couples? In a recent poll 26% of people surveyed said that bringing up children caused concern in their relationship. B... (continued)

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  • Working out how to be a parent together

    04 Nov 16:21

    In stressful times, couples can often find it hard to communicate and may feel misunderstood or ignored by their partner. During pregnancy and the first few months of a baby’s ... (continued)

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  • Shared parental leave

    08 Jun 11:29

    Shared parental leave could be the answer to a number of tricky issues like sharing childcare and other housework, but recent studies have shown that it may not be as straightforward as... (continued)

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  • Do parenting styles matter?

    21 Oct 17:22

    The idea that different parenting styles can have different effects on children’s behaviour has been around since the early 1990s. So what happens when your partner’s style ... (continued)

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  • From teething to timesheets: easing back into work after a baby

    17 Sep 15:18

    After having a baby, going back to work might be the last thing you want to think about. But the better prepared and supported you are, the easier the transition will be. That doesn&... (continued)

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  • Letting the in-laws interfere a bit

    05 Aug 16:01

    Though it might hurt at first, letting your in-laws interfere a little with your parenting may have a positive effect on you, your relationship, and your children. In-laws are often ... (continued)

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  • Step families come in all shapes and sizes – and babies change things

    14 Aug 14:49

    "You're going to have a new brother or sister." Any child hearing this is likely to experience a whole range of emotions. When couples who already have children from previ... (continued)

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  • Relationship Issues? Talk it out in the Listening Room

    06 Feb 14:52

    TheCoupleConnection has re-launched its Listening Room service to give you a safe, anonymous, online space where you can offload your relationship issues to trained counsellors. &nbs... (continued)

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  • An introduction to relationship advice

    18 Aug 13:18

    Welcome to the Relationship Advice section of thecoupleconnection.net. This website is designed to follow the the helping process that is divided in to five stages; exploring, understan... (continued)

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  • Deciding how to bring up the children

    15 Aug 14:05

    Making decisions about parenting are hard. There are a lot of ideas around, but how do you know which are right? Once your baby arrives, family, friends, magazines, parenting gu... (continued)

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  • Parents working together

    15 Aug 14:13

    Agreeing on what boundaries to set for children can be a real cause of tension in your relationship with your partner. Without knowing it, a child can really take on power when paren... (continued)

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