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I want to avoid conflict at Christmas

It can be wonderful to have time with family over Christmas but sometimes the intensity of it creates some tensions that can be hard to deal with. If there are already other challenges within the family then the situation can be even more difficult. Here are some words of wisdom from John Sharry:- https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/i-want-to-avoid-family-conflict-over-christmas-

Springboard Raphoe seeks Childcare Worker for Maternity Cover

Job Advertisement Springboard family Support Project are Seeking to recruit a Childcare Worker (Maternity Cover February to August 2018) to cover the Afterschool Club. Location: Springboard Family Support Project, Castlegrove, Raphoe Co. Donegal Ph: 074 – 9173918 The Successful Candidate will have: • Relevant qualification in Childcare. Minimum Fetac Level 5. • Minimum of one years experience in […]

Introduction to Community Development

Introduction to Community Development Are you a woman who is interested in developing your skills to work in your community? Interested in developing and supporting services for the good of your area? An Cosán Virtual Community College (VCC’s) Introduction to Community Development course could be for you! We have a limited number of places available […]

Alcohol and Young People – a learning and consultation workshop

Alcohol & young people: Learning and consultation workshop on Thursday 18th January 10:00 – 12.30 venue to be confirmed The Alcohol Forum is developing a Guide for Parents and People Working with Young People and they want to hear from you! Adults can make a big difference in protecting children and giving them a healthy […]

How can we explain that we can’t afford our children’s Christmas wishes?

Christmas can challenge our finances at the best of times but for some families it can become a real burden. Here is a piece from John Sharry, written some years ago when the recession was at its worst but unfortunately still very relevant for many families today. http://www.solutiontalk.ie/how-can-we-explain-that-we-cant-afford-our-kids-christmas-wishes/