Relationships, family, and our drive to connect with others is a fundamental human need. These are seen as base level necessities and take prominence in pioneering psychologist Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. They are second only to the physiological needs of oxygen, food, and sleep. Maslow’s pyramid demonstrates that without fulfilling the base layers of…

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With Easter Holiday beginning and the Summer on its way we thought it would be a good idea to round up the ten best free family days out in Scotland. Hopefully there is something for everyone here: National Museum of Scotland – Edinburgh With thousands of amazing objects across multiple galleries, the Museum offers you…

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If your child has is having counselling, it can cause difficult feelings for you, and you may not know how to approach the subject or know what to say during this time. This guide has been written to help parents navigate this time and has been written with input from young people. Children and Young…

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For many couples, Valentine’s Day is not taken very seriously and is often viewed as an overly commercialised and cynical event designed to make us spend money that we can ill afford. This, perhaps understandable reaction fails, however, to make the most of an opportunity for couples to take a little time to remember that…

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  Tony Buon is facilitating a training day for Relationships Scotland family mediators on Friday 20 January, during Family Mediation week, to emphasise the importance of cultural intelligence (CI) in mediation.  Family mediators work with parents from many different cultures and they understand different ways of communicating.  This CPD event will encourage mediators to develop…

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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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