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Family Mediation Week - Judith Timms OBE, Family Mediator and Child Consultant

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Dear Mum and Dad ...An email from Jack, aged 13, to his parents for New Year's Day 2017

Judith Timms OBE, Vice President FMA, Founder and Trustee National Youth Advocacy Service (NVAS), brings all her experience together to give the child's view of separation.

Originally published here http://thefma.co.uk/news/dear-mum-dad/

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Family Mediation Week, Day 3: Please Listen

So why should children be included in mediation?

FamilyMediationWeekBill Hewlet, Family Mediator, discusses his experiences of bringing children into the discussion around their parents' divorce.

Originally published here http://www.familymediationweek.org.uk/2017/01/25/so-why-should-children-be-included-in-mediation/

I have been thinking about the many reasons that separating parents in mediation should be encouraged to give their children an opportunity to talk about how they’re feeling.

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Family Mediation Week - Lisa Parkinson, Family Mediator

Please Listen

FamilyMediationWeekLisa gives us the benefit of her experinece in listening hard and encouraging others to do so. 

Originally published  here http://www.familymediationweek.org.uk/category/blog/

John Bell of the Iona Community spoke recently on BBC4’s Thought for the Day about the importance of families having meals together, talking about their day and listening to each other.

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Family Mediation Week - Emily Morris - the child's perspective

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3 Top Tips for Separating Parents – from someone speaking from experience

Emily gives her perspective on her parents' divorce and how she recommends a child centred approach from others.

Originally published here http://www.familymediationweek.org.uk/category/blog/

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