Family Walking

  It’s Child Contact Centre Awareness Week in Scotland and in Europe. For those who are unaware of what a child contact centre does, Pauline Nimmo addresses some common myths and truths to shed more light.              Myths Child Contact Centres are full of junkies, paedophiles and alcoholics. CCC are not full of ‘junkies, paedophiles…

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More than one in eight people surveyed who currently live with their partner (12%) is having relationship doubts after staying at home– rising to one in five (21%) for 25-34 year olds. Almost a quarter of those surveyed who have a partner (23%) say the current circumstances are placing pressure on their relationship. 27% of…

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My son loves playing the guitar, and his band of choice at the moment is Queen. Whilst only 12 years old, he’s more or less mastered the guitar solo from Bohemian Rhapsody and he was looking forward to playing it at the school talent contest at the end of term. He took the news of…

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Living through challenging times We are all now living in situations we would not have thought possible just a few short weeks ago. Life maybe seemed normal then, and now our movements are restricted and we are having to get used to a different type of normal. Spending all day every day within our homes…

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These are unprecedented and challenging times. Protecting our physical and mental health, and that of our children, is a priority. Relationships in families can be very important in helping us through stress, but they can also come under strain themselves. There are particular challenges for children currently whose parents live in different homes. Some top…

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