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  1. Financial problems and relationships

    Redundancy, debt and money worries can all put pressure on your relationship with your partner. Denise Knowles, a relationship counsellor at Relate, offers advice on how to ease the strain.  If you're made redundant, loss of income is the most obvious difficulty, but being without…
  2. Find your next challenge

    Enter the first part of your postcode in the search box above to find a running, cycling or swimming event near you. The box, powered by Find A Race, sorts through thousands of events nationwide to help you find your next challenge. Article provided by NHS…
  3. Finding a Local Support Group

    Being able to share your experiences with other people in a similar situation can be a tremendous comfort for many parents. There are a number of support groups in Hampshire, some aimed at parents of children who have specific disabilities, while others cover a broad…
  4. First aid kit for babies

    More than 1 million children a year are involved in an accident in the home. Most aren't serious, but it's sensible to make sure your first aid box contains the essentials. Choose a waterproof, durable box that's easy to carry. It's much easier to take…
  5. The first day at school

    The first day at school can be tough for children and parents, but with a little preparation it'll be easier for you to cope. It helps if your child has the practical skills schools expect before they start. "He or she should know how to…
  6. Five steps to mental wellbeing

    Evidence suggests there are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life. What is mental wellbeing? Sarah Stewart-Brown, professor of public health at…
  7. Free family activities

    Kids have lots of opportunities on holiday to run around and get plenty of exercise. Here are some ideas for healthy activities that cost little or nothing. Physical activity is essential for your child's health. It helps them develop strong bones and muscles, maintain a healthy weight and promotes their independence.…
  8. Funding care

    Care and support services in England have never been free. Most people have to pay something towards their own care and some will have to pay for all of the costs. Your local authority (council) may cover some or all of the cost of care…
  9. Gaining Work Experience

    Work Experience is where you can work for a short time to understand more about what it is like to have a job. Work experience is a far more flexible term but normally refers to some form of temporary work placement within a company where you will work on…
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