Advice and Guidance for Families


Grandparents, grandchildren and mediation

When parents separate, family members can be drawn into conflict, which may result in grandparents and extended family members being unable to see the children. However in these cases agreements can be made through mediation.

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Conflict, Divorce and Children

As a former primary school teacher our mediator Rebecca has seen first-hand the effects of divorce and separation on children. This blog explores why this may be the case and how mediation can help.

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‘Divorce Day’ the Survival Guide

Each year the first Monday back to work after Christmas results in a peak in people looking to start divorce proceedings. NFMS has created a survival guide for those who a struggling with separation at the beginning of the year.

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When Does Communication Become ‘Too Much Of A Good Thing’?

Over-sharing information through social media can become toxic. This blog looks into how written words can lead to misunderstandings, and how mediation can help set the ground rules for effective communication.

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Children over Christmas

For the children of separated parents, Christmas is a time when conflict has the potential to escalate. This blog provides a few considerations to help smooth over some of the challenges:

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