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A child custody guide for the single dad

Ricardo Cepeda

“Who gets the kids?” When a man accepts that he’s no longer in an active relationship with his spouse, the most common questions this single father has to deal with involve custody of the children.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Parenting | Read More »

Are you raising your child to succeed?


At a recent dinner party, I had a chat with Carrie Lupoli, a US-based parenting and education consultant, about child-rearing practices and beliefs.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Columns,Parenting | Read More »

Is a nursing job abroad worth leaving my family for?


I am a nurse, and about to leave for a job abroad. But I am having second thoughts—should I or shouldn’t I? I am 25 years old, married, with a three-month-old baby. I also have a 10-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Columns,Featured Columns,Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Stay-at-home mothers increasing in US


More U.S. women are staying at home full-time to raise their children, according to a new Pew Research Center report released Tuesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

‘Don’t call us lucky’: Special needs parents speak out


“If you want to make sure to say all the right things, research on the child’s condition. Be real but positive. Useful advice and information are always helpful,” said Jane. “However, don’t give advice about something you know nothing or very little about. And, don’t be unrealistically positive (‘I’m sure he’ll grow out of it’) or deny he has a condition.”

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Headlines,Parenting | Read More »