Family Life

Families & Children Judicial Branch: Ensuring Justice and Support for All

The Families & Children Judicial Branch ensures justice and support for families and children through specialized courts and trained professionals. It addresses family disputes, custody, and welfare with care and compassion, creating a nurturing environment.

Adjudication hearings in family court play a crucial role in resolving these matters effectively.

The Role of Specialized Courts in Family Law

Specialized family courts handle divorce, child custody, domestic violence, and related matters with expert judges, ensuring sensitive and informed decisions. By focusing...

Long-Distance Caregiving - Staying Connected and Involved from Afar

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Sat, 01/27/2024 - 9:16am

Caring for elderly parents is a role many of us find ourselves stepping into, though it often comes with challenges, especially when distance is involved. If you're living miles away from your elderly parents, you might feel anxious or helpless about not being physically present to care for them. However, long-distance caregiving, while complex, can still be highly effective.

This guide aims to offer some practical advice and reassurance for those managing the care of their loved ones from afar.

Understanding Your Role as a Long-Distance Caregiver

First, it’s...

5 Best Types of Prams for Newborns

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Wed, 01/24/2024 - 7:34am

Are you looking for the perfect pram for your newborn? Look no further! In this article, we've rounded up the five best types of prams that are ideal for your little one.

We've got you covered whether you're after a traditional pram or a lightweight option. Need something versatile for your on-the-go lifestyle? Check out our travel system and all-terrain prams.

With our top picks, you'll find the perfect pram to suit your needs and keep your baby comfortable.

Let's take a look at our top styles!

Traditional Prams

When choosing a pram for your...

Step up, Step in and STOP harassment and abuse of women and girls

With the festive season in full swing, Devon & Cornwall Police has issued advice to everyone who is out and about in the run up to Christmas to do what they can to keep themselves and everyone else safe. The force will also be actively keeping an eye out for sexually aggressive behaviour.

Detective Superintendent Nicky Seager, Force Lead on violence against women and girls said: “Across the Force area you may see an increased police presence on our streets in the evenings. This will include deployments of Project Vigilant in areas where people congregate to eat, drink and be...

How to Apply for a Fiancé Visa in the UK: Steps and Requirements

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Tue, 11/28/2023 - 10:04am

The UK is a popular destination for many people, including those who are looking to get married. If you're planning to come to the UK as a fiancé or spouse, and you want to be with your loved one there, you might need to apply for a Fiancé Visa . In this article, we will explain what this visa is and how it works. We will also take a look at some of the common challenges that arise when applying for one, along with tips on how to overcome them before submitting your application.

Eligibility Criteria for a Fiancé Visa:
  1. You must be at least 18 years old.
  2. Your
  3. ...

Renting a Car as a Salvation When Travelling with Children

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Mon, 11/20/2023 - 9:01am

Travelling with children is fun and joyful. By doing so, you strengthen the bonds between family members and create wonderful moments that you will treasure for a long time. Car rental is great for family people who like to travel long distances with children. Also, hiring a car is indispensable if you fly abroad on vacation and prefer to rent a car there instead of using public transport. For example, a popular destination for holidays with children is Dubai, because they treat children wonderfully and have all the conditions for a vacation with them. But even if you are visiting the...

Packing for nursery day: Winter edition

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 11/10/2023 - 1:32pm

Winter mornings can become particularly chilly, and if you’re getting your child ready for nursery during this time, you’ll want to make sure they’re properly equipped for a day of learning.

Whether your child is attending one of the many Grandir nurseries or someplace else, here are some things that you could help them pack in their school bag…

  • Essentials for warmth

One of the main essentials that you should be focused on providing for your children during the colder months is anything to provide extra warmth.

This could include anything...

​​​​​​​Princesshay unveils all new Christmas lights

Discover the magic of Christmas at Princesshay this year with a brand-new festive lights display.

The new lights will be illuminated from Thursday 16th November, switched on by Worldbeaters act SPARK! who will officially start the countdown to Christmas.

Visitors to Princesshay will be able to explore the spectacular lights across the centre including magical Angel Wings next to the city’s historic Roman Wall, Santa’s Sleigh, perfect for festive family moments, and a giant Christmas Tree in Princesshay Square.

This lighting scheme will be the centre’s greenest...

Make this half term unforgettable with Go Ape Adventures

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Sun, 10/15/2023 - 11:40pm

The leaves are turning, conkers are falling and there’s so much to get excited about this autumn!

Make the most of the October half term holidays this new season with unforgettable Go Ape Adventures.

Get active outside at 36 locations across England, Scotland and Wales and breathe in the freshest of air on speedy zips, Forest Segways, Axe Throwing adventures and more!

Gather your tribe and share some well-deserved quali-tree time together outdoors.

Sundown Adventures

For a limited time only, climb, swing, and zip your way into the night for the...

Local housebuilder encourages Exeter youngsters to ‘please play here’

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 08/17/2023 - 6:50am

An Exeter housebuilder is launching a special initiative encouraging children to play outside more.

Redrow South West is offering free play packs at Saxon Brook , on Manley Meadow, and St Michael’s Meadow , on Chudleigh Road, for a limited time during the summer holidays.

The packs, which are designed to inspire youngsters to play more and encourage residents to connect with each other, contain classic childhood games including a frisbee, chalk and a yoyo.

Sian Smith, Sales Director at Redrow’s South West, said: “We’re thrilled to be offering these fun-filled...

Games that can be played and enjoyed by teens and adults at your family fun day

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Fri, 08/11/2023 - 6:31am

If the youngest member of your family is in their teens, designing and holding a family fun day gets much more interesting. This is because there are games that can be introduced that you may not have thought about if there were younger children attending.

If you have a large garden to host the event or are hiring a field from a local farmer, you should ensure that the location is large enough for all your games and has easy access so that all of your guests can find it and attend the fun day.

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