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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Family Mediation Week - Ruth Smallacombe, Family Mediator

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My parents’ separation would have been less upsetting for everyone if my parents had known about mediation.

Ruth Smallacombe describes her role and approach to Family Mediation.

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