Family

Love

by ParentalChoice
in Parenting, Family, Children
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‘The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return’. David Bowie. I find these words from the late master of reinvention humbling. Someone can have ‘everything’, but, without love, it is nothing. As I sit here contemplating this, I am surrounded by tissues and various cold remedies, having succumb...

Feeling Closer to your Children

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family, Children
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You might think it is a sign of progress that parents in the UK now spend more time with their children than they did 50 years ago, but, in fact, they actually feel an uneasy lack of closeness to them. And the children are more anxious. And everyone is feeling lonelier. So why? It’s always ...

Work:Life Balance is important – fact!

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Parenting, Family Friendly Companies, Employee Benefits, Career
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Work:Life Balance is important – fact! Parental Choice consider employees to be the most valuable asset to any business. So, we were interested to read research published at the end of last year which indicated that nearly a quarter of employees in the UK are showing a low intent to stay in their current role. ...

What to do with your unwanted gifts

by ParentalChoice
in Working Mum, Working Dad, Work life balance, Uncategorized, Parenting, Family
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The Christmas decorations have all been packed away and the New Year hangover is a distant memory, but you still have a small pile of gifts in the corner (or hidden in a cupboard) that just weren’t, how would we say it, ‘You’ this Christmas. The bright patterned jumper keeps winking at you, the aroma ...

Preventing Loneliness This Christmas

by ParentalChoice
in Elderly care, Christmas, Caring
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The festive season is not always fun, lively and sociable.  Guest blogger Ella Hendrix has some advice for us all on preventing loneliness this Christmas.  For most, Christmas is a magical time of year where you get to relax, spend time with family, and enjoy the festive celebrations. People travel all across the country and ...

What the large global mobility firms don’t tell you

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, Global Mobility, Family Friendly Companies
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If you are being relocated by your employer, the chances are that you will be connected in with a client liaison person at your employer’s global mobility supplier. Their role will be to help smooth the way for the physical relocation of you, your family and your belongings from where you are, to where you ...