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Member advice on choosing a residential care home

(+) There is always someone on hand for old folk who need it (-) They have very few 'rights' when they are in there (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Member Advice on Open Relationships

(+) You may laugh (-) You may eat ice cream (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2003)

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Member Advice on Not Wanting Children

(+) See review (-) See review (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Art Activities For Babies and Very Young Children

(+) You and your child have fun, wonderful artwork covering your walls, extra special gifts for family (-) Absolutley None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2011)

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Member Advice on Womens Relationships

(+) Being with someone you love (-) Differences between men and women (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2006)

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Member Advice on Attracting Women

(+) sex, love, marriage, friendship (-) black widow after effects, stds, slahed tyres (just kidding) (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2002)

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Member Advice on Bottle Feeding

(+) Anyone can feed, gives you a little more freedom. (-) The way people judge you, the lack of help and support avaliable. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2003)

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Member Advice on Tests During Pregnancy

(+) Peace of mind that your child is normal (-) Heart-wrenching decision if all is not well (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2000)

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Member Advice on Difficult Behaviour in Children

(+) Sometimes I cant think of any!!!!! (-) very hard work...your life will never be normal again (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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Member Advice on Morning Sickness

(+) The light at the end of the tunnel - Your baby. (-) too many to mention (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

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Member Advice on Dealing With Harassment

(+) eerm?? (-) feeling tainted (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

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Member advice on Sheltered Housing for the elderly

(+) Ideal independent living for the over 60's - in theory. (-) In practice it may prove the worst move you ever make. (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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Members Advice on Buying Toys

(+) Buying the right bike makes it a less frequent event (-) It only starts with buying the bike - what about knowing how to ride it? (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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Member advice on Caring

(+) Caring, closeness, rewarding (-) Hugely frustrating, disappointing, shattering (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2002)

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When your child leaves home

(+) A fantastic opportunity (-) Feeling a bit sad (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2007)

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Member Advice on Communicating with your Child

(+) can open up communication, spare awkwardness (-) can cause awkwardness, not direct (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2001)

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Parent Teacher Association

(+) Being involved with your childrens school (-) Being at school too much! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2006)

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Member Advice on Sibling Rivalry

(+) Can make you a stronger person. (-) Can damage you for life. (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

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Starting Playgroup

(+) Your child gets to learn and play in a wonderful vibrant enviroment, get some time to yourself, watching your child grow. (-) You have to let go! (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2006)

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Are you ready to move in with him?

(+) You get to be with the one you love (-) You could realise that you are not meant for each other (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2004)

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Coping With Not Being Able to Have Children

(+) no periods post hysterectomy... (-) longing, heartache when you see a baby, loss of self worth... (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2007)

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Member Advice on Maternity Wear

(+) A whole new wardrobe .... (-) Expensive and short lived! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2005)

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Member Advice on Trying to Conceive

(+) *** (-) *** (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2004)

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Member Advice on Female Sterilisation

(+) No worries about getting pregnant (-) Bitter, bitter regrets (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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Member Advice on Positive Parenting

(+) You should end up with a well behaved child (-) You will have a headache. The exact technique may not work for every child (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2008)

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Member Advice on Wedding Photographers

(+) Memories worth seeing over and over! (-) hearing "Just a few more please!" (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2006)

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Member Advice on Coping When a Loved One is in Prison

(+) not a lot of them really (-) travelling and upset (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Member Advice on Dealing with a Stalker

(+) It's flattering...for about 2 minutes! (-) You end up hating the person (*) (On Ciao since: 06/2003)

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Member advice on having a premature baby.

(+) A wonderful son (-) Coping (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2003)

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Member Advice on Working Parents

(+) Overwhelming - allows me to be at home with my daughter (-) Practical complications, but all surmountable! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

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Do careful research before you use these places!

Advantages: There is always someone on hand for old folk who need it
Disadvantages: They have very few 'rights' when they are in there

I don't envy anyone facing the task of finding the right care home for their nearest and dearest. So far it isn't a problem I have had to face but for the last couple of years I have been a regular visitor in care homes and nursing homes and it has been ...

laramax 25.11.2006 · Read full review
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(•¿•) This Place Stinks Of Piss (•¿•)

Advantages: You get plenty of rest
Disadvantages: The standard in many is terrible

Having had the horrendous experience recently of staying in a nursing home I thought I would try and give some advice and my experience on what to expect if you ever end up in one or have to place a loved relative in one in the future. I am a youngish per ...

COOOEEE 24.11.2004 · Read full review
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Perfect?...............I just don't know.......

Advantages: Getting what you want
Disadvantages: Not getting want you want?

Update ~~~~~~ Not really a proper update, just to let you know that I have posted another photo on this op tonight of me and my bruv and Nan in her new home, she looks a bit vague cos she was looking across at Will at the time and demanding a cup of tea ...

kazziebears 16.03.2004 · Read full review
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Coffin Dodgers **** off!

Advantages: A good home provides a warm, secure, friendlly environment.
Disadvantages: So little is known about what can happen in such a place.

...Choosing a Residential Home for yourself, a family member or a loved one is a traumatic experience for all involved. To slowly watch someone you love deteriorate physically, mentally or even both is painful for you and for him or her. Feelings of helple ...

dididave 05.12.2004 · Read full review
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Who cares?? Update at bottom of op!

Advantages: You or your loved one will be taken care of
Disadvantages: It is often a hard decision to make

For 9 out of the last 12 years I have worked as a Care Assistant in Residential Care Homes caring for elderly people. I have only actually worked in 4 homes 2 for 1 day each, 1 for 2 years and the other for 7 years with a couple of breaks inbetween due t ...

tarara 02.01.2004 · Read full review
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