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The birthday party of doom ....or how to arrange a birthday party in a few passive aggressive texts...

Littlest girls daddy and I aren’t talking at the minute.
We are however organizing her birthday party.
This is not an easy task .

For all the big occasions like birthdays / Christmas we can usually ( despite relations being at an all time low ) get our shit together in order to arrange lovely days for the little girl who we love to bits. 388 more words


Family Law A to Z; 2nd Edition

Today Ruth and myself publish the second edition of our book The Family Law A to Z.  The update includes new case law and, more significantly, explanations of a range of Scots law terms from Avizandum to Sheriff. 164 more words

Family Law

Grandparents & childcare: will our politicians learn from their electioneering?

In this guest post, Sam Smethers of Grandparents Plus argues that politicians have yet to understand just how reliant many working parents are on grandparents for childcare. 750 more words


Easter Confusion

Happy Monday everyone! Am I the only one with an after-Easter-Monday-morning-sugar-coma hangover? I’m sure I’m not, just ask all the elementary school teachers out there. 762 more words



I have been revising our Family Law A to Z and thought it might be useful to post a few of the entries; this one is about the phenomenon of ‘gatekeeping’. 789 more words

Family Law