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Four ideas for a fun family reunion

Four ideas for a fun family reunion

As the lockdown restrictions start to relax cautiously, you might be planning on hosting a family reunion later on in the summer. Doing this will allow you to catch up properly with your family and celebrate getting through the tough coronavirus lockdown. However, hosting a family reunion does take some planning to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable time. To ensure that your party is memorable for all the right reasons, here are four ideas for a fun family reunion that you should include.

  1. Food

Food is an essential part of any get-together, allowing people...


Free advice for single parents still struggling with reverberations from the pandemic

A Devon family law specialist has teamed up with single parent champions Gingerbread to provide helpful advice for ongoing issues caused by Covid-19.

Even though restrictions are beginning to ease, for single parents across the UK the impact of the pandemic on day to day life has caused immeasurable additional pressures, many of which continue one year down the line.

To help them navigate some of the key issues, The Family Law Company is offering a free webinar.

Senior Associate Solicitor Imran Khodabocus and Associate Solicitor Hannah Porter will be discussing...

LGBT+ people across Devon urged to explore adoption as a potential parenting route

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 03/01/2021 - 11:18am

LGBT+ people across the South West are being urged to explore adoption as a potential parenting route as a part of a national campaign launching today (1 March).

With 80,000 children in care in 2020 in England alone, LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week brings together local adoption agencies and potential new LGBT+ adoptive families. The campaign is led by LGBT+ focused agency New Family Social, with support from local adoption charity Families for Children.

Families for Children, based in Devon, ran a hugely successful campaign last year in encouraging LGBT+ people to...

Building a positive relationship with your spouse - within a pandemic or not

If you’ve ever looked at an old married couple and wondered how they’ve managed to keep their love alive for so long, you’re not alone. And with COVID things have challenged many couples. Though divorce rates have fallen . We’re all looking for ways to make our relationships more meaningful and resilient. While there may not be a secret formula for happy relationships, there are some steps every couple can take to try to enrich theirs.

The first step in building a positive relationship with your spouse is to make sure this is really the person you want to build one with....

How to keep your family protected financially

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Sun, 02/28/2021 - 6:30am

When you have a family, you know that you carry a lot of responsibilities. They depend on you for all their needs. They need to be assured of a stable home, healthy food, and essential needs. Your children also have to get the education they need to have a better future, so you are not only handling what they need right now but are preparing them for their life ahead. These responsibilities, together with the nurturing and caring you provide, is what having a family is all about. They are challenges you take on because you love your family.

To fulfil these obligations as a parent...

Five Rivers' Care Day Celebration

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 02/15/2021 - 6:20pm

Exeter-based child care provider, Five Rivers , is holding a virtual event ahead of Care Day, the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience. This year’s event is set to be attended by hundreds of foster carers and care-experienced children from across the country.

On Thursday, 18 February from 6.30pm to 8pm, Five Rivers Child Care will be hosting an evening of virtual entertainment to mark Care Day, an internationally celebrated event which is the following day.

This year’s celebration is the largest Five Rivers Child Care has held in...

St Nicholas Priory launches half term challenge for the whole family

Exeter’s oldest building, St Nicholas Priory, invites families to step back into its past this February half term, with the launch of a series of fun and engaging activities for children and their families.

From Monday 15th February, families will be able to access a series of online activities which are aimed at helping children to connect with the some of the rich and inspiring stories associated with the Priory’s past. Families will then be invited to send in their completed activities which will be presented in an online exhibition as well as a live exhibition when the Priory...

Enjoyable Family Activities for Spending Quality Time with Seniors

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Tue, 02/02/2021 - 12:05pm

As people get older, they realize how important it is to stay physically, mentally and socially active. The reality is both body and mind begin to decline and lose their youthful levels of fitness which often leads to the development of severe health conditions. While none of this can be completely avoided, it is crucial that people of any age, especially seniors make efforts to remain active in meaningful ways.

Generally speaking, engaging in physical and mentally challenging activities provides excellent benefits that contribute to senior wellness . Although elderly people...

Wedding Design Guidelines

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Posted: Mon, 01/25/2021 - 12:54pm

When it comes to designing your wedding, it is certainly quite challenging. After all, you will have to figure out how to perfectly balance everything. The process of styling your wedding needs to start a lot earlier than designing the wedding day. With that said, Supernova Glasgow will now dive into our best tips that will help you to design your special day.

By taking all of these tips into deep consideration and implementing them, you can have a breathtaking wedding that everyone will continue talking about for many years. With weddings and most other special events, good...

Indoor activities you can do as a family during lockdown

Indoor activities you can do as a family during lockdown

As we all wait patiently (or impatiently, as the case may be), for the end of lockdown restrictions and the return of longer, sunnier days with less torrential rain and howling winds, it can be hard to know what activities you can do as a family to keep everyone happy, healthy and entertained. Even if your children are old enough to understand why it is so important that we all stay home as much as possible, it is inevitable that cabin fever begins to creep in as we crave heading out into the outside world after a full year of the pandemic.

It is important to remember that...

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We don’t want to talk about…. Divorce Day!

Divorce lawyer Donna Hart from The Family Law Company suggests there is another way to start 2021 rather than go straight for the split.

Every new year family lawyers talk about Divorce Day - the first Monday in January after the Christmas break is finished. This year it falls on January 4.

Traditionally it is the day when a spike is seen in divorce enquiries, attributed to the additional demands of the festive period when families are hyped up and emotionally pressured to live up to expectations – which often includes overspending.

This time round though, things...
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