School holidays

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Hundreds of thousands of school children are at the start of their school holidays. For many children and their parents, however, this time of year represents a real danger zone for mental health.

Surviving a ‘blended’ stepfamily Christmas

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With more than 1 in 5 Australian families living in a step or blended family, a sense of loss commonly surfaces around the holidays and celebrations. There may be competition over gift giving, confusion over arrangements, unrealistic expectations and divided loyalties.