Female Financial Empowerment
March 8, 2019 at 5:45 pm
Women’s state pension age matched men’s for the first time late last year. This meant a lot of women born in the 1950’s have to wait about another 6 years to get their state pension. As a result many women are facing financial hardship. By 2020 the age for both sexes rises to age 66 […]
Young KAOS 2019 Art Competition
February 18, 2019 at 5:17 pm
Inviting young artists age 16-19 to enter the Young KAOS 2019 Art Competition for an opportunity to win prizes and have your artwork exhibited alongside professional artists during Kingston Artist Open Studios 8th/9th and 15/16th June 2019. To enter visit: http://www.kingstonartistsopenstudios.co.uk/young-kaos/ Entry Deadline Friday 22nd March 2019.
Relationship issues during the Menopause
February 1, 2019 at 2:41 pm
By pamc
Here is the latest question received by Relationship Expert Pam Custers from a client experiencing relationship issues just at the point that she was going through the Menopause.    The Question: Hi I have been married for twenty years. We have two great children and I have a doting husband. My life is full as […]
5 Unusual Valentine’s Day Dates in London
January 23, 2019 at 5:37 pm
Valentine’s day and Saint Valentine has been associated with romantic love since the time of Chaucer in the middle ages when 14th February was a feast day. The first Valentine’s Day was in the year 496 and it continues to be popular today as a celebration of love all over the world. Traditionally flowers and […]
Time for a Financial Health Check?
January 21, 2019 at 11:27 am
Here are some common considerations to ask yourself to check if your financial wellbeing is on track.   Need a clear picture of where you stand financially? Know you need to get on top of your finances but keep putting it off? Feel overwhelmed with information sent to you but don’t know who to have […]
Is Rewarding Children Harmful?
January 16, 2019 at 6:01 pm
Is Rewarding Children Harmful?  At the Parent Practice parents often ask how we can bring up our children to be grateful for what they have and ensuring they don’t become spoilt. Many also ask what the difference is between a bribe and a reward. We hear of families who have promised i-pads and mobiles in […]
How to hire your very own Mary Poppins
December 13, 2018 at 4:28 pm
Today the 1964 Disney film starring Julie Andrews is considered a true classic and the songs and music from the film are the soundtrack to many of our childhoods.It’s easy to see why, the iconic image of Mary Poppins can’t help but make you smile, feel contented as if embraced in a warm hug and […]
RHC: Family Matters – Learn about our Speakers, Sponsors and Exhibitors
December 10, 2018 at 7:50 am
Thank you to everyone who joined us at our recent Flagship Event; Family Matters – Advice and Solutions for the Sandwich Generation in aid of The Silver Line Helpline.  The event was all about planning for ourselves and across different generations within families as well as living our lives to the full.  We have received tremendous feedback […]
Feel the chill and not the overwhelm
November 27, 2018 at 10:48 am
By pamc
Read the latest letter from our Resident Relationship Therapist Pam Custers Dear Pam As the nights get longer my heart gets heavier. I keep making lists and they seem to get longer not shorter. I don’t feel like I am achieving anything. I have a busy life what with family christmas I honestly can’t juggle any […]
Adopt a Book Club, we are adorable…
November 26, 2018 at 7:08 pm
You love reading, we love reading, so fellow book clubbers we need your help. Book Clubs in Schools is a not-for-profit organisation offering a unique cross-age peer mentoring programme.  We work in primary and secondary schools in disadvantaged areas developing character skills, improving communication skills and encouraging reading for pleasure.  We are the only programme […]
Why Use a Solicitor?
October 3, 2018 at 7:57 am
There are lots of ways to obtain legal advice – why use a solicitor? Kim Peacock & Peacock & Co Solicitors in Wimbledon Village considers this further. When you need legal advice, do you need a solicitor? For your will: surely you can write it yourself; use an online service – ‘click here to make […]
Supporting a parent in the family home
September 30, 2018 at 12:00 pm
I have recently been contacted by Mrs B the daughter of a delightful gentleman Mr C who is 86 yrs old. Her father has lived with her and her family for many years but has become increasingly frail, due to largely physical conditions in recent months. At the time of her call, her primary concern […]