Career Choices For Today’s Teenagers

Young people today face huge obstacles when they set off into early adulthood. Gone are the days when you could leave school and sail straight into a job for life. Now, with a ferociously competitive job market, higher fees for further education and cutbacks to school advisory services, some teenagers are expressing bewilderment and anxiety as they try to decide what is best for their future. [Read more…]

Action To Take When Getting Divorced

There were many reasons why, when my friend rang me to tell me she was getting divorced, I felt deeply saddened. Not only had the two people in question been close friends of mine for some years and had seemed very happy together. They also had three children ages 3, 7 and 11. It was a very difficult time indeed for all concerned.

In such situations, it can be hard to know what to say, what to do and how best to help. Thankfully, a friend of ours is a solicitor and she put together some helpful tips for both parties in a divorce case, which I will list here for those in a similar situation. [Read more…]