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August Give-Away

August Give-Away

Our August Give-Away guides parents to help their children cope with divorce! South African Anne Cawood, author of Adjusting the Boundaries has generously donated two autographed copies of her book, one of which will be kept in our Library and the other will be given away in a lucky draw. To enter the draw, please comment below […]

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Mother-Child Bond vs Father-Child Bond

Mother-Child Bond vs Father-Child Bond

Equal Parenting is really possible. Fathers can do just as well as mothers, as seen in this interesting perspective on how we have evolved as families. Is the long-held belief that mothers have a stronger bond with their children really true? Scholars investigate this theory and examine how fathers interact with their children. From the […]

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Alienation in Five Easy Steps

Alienation in Five Easy Steps

I have been asked recently about alienating strategies used by parents and how to manage these. This is a starter post in terms of this topic which is vast in terms of the how and why of alienation. To begin with we will break down the alienation process into steps and relate it to everyday […]

17th August 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Children of Single Parents Need Support from Courts

Children of Single Parents Need Support from Courts

Single mothers are not the ones in need of support from courts – our Children are the ones who desperately need support from our courts. News24 article, ‘Single mothers need support from courts’, 2017-08-01, by Aishah Cassiem refers: If a single mother is raising her child without the financial support of the child’s father, it […]

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Fair Divorce Mandala

Fair Divorce Mandala

Make your own beautiful divorce mandala with a divorce mantra crafted in your own words. Display it and make a daily ritual of reading it out loud. It will guide you through the divorce process and beyond. The divorce mandalas below were designed with healing intention. I invite you to send a photograph of your […]

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Children’s Book Give Away July 2017

Children’s Book Give Away July 2017

It is time for our July Give-Away and we’re proudly offering a book for children! Kes Gray, author of Mum and Dad Glue has generously donated two autographed copies of his book, one of which will be kept in our Library and the other will be given away in a lucky draw. To enter the draw, please […]

27th July 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Youth Day Give-Away

Youth Day Give-Away

In lieu of South African Youth Day, which we celebrate on 16 June, we have a very special Give Away for Children. Dr Jillian Roberts, author of Why Do Families Change?  has generously donated two autographed copies of her book, one of which will be kept in our Library and the other will be given […]

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The Freedom of Divorce

The Freedom of Divorce

Freedom from the Past brings Freedom to build a Future As we were celebrating Freedom Day in South Africa recently, commemorating the transitions our country and its people have gone through over the past 20 odd years, it made me think about the freedom that the transition of divorce brings. Don’t’ get me wrong, I’m […]

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Reflections on the Past Year with Fair Divorce

Reflections on the Past Year with Fair Divorce

In May 2016, I was interviewed by Woman Online and, what I said a year ago is as true today as it was then. Fair Divorce has grown beyond my expectations and my personal journey has been the most challenging learning curve ever. Below is the conversation: Please introduce yourself and tell us about the path […]

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Play Therapy – A Parent’s Guide

Play Therapy – A Parent’s Guide

What is play therapy? Play therapy is individual intervention, which means the child has their own private space and someone who is there just for them. It offers the opportunity to work through difficulties through play, as well as talking. In using play, one engages the natural means through which children learn and express many […]

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