How I Found Support as a Young Farmer

How I Found Support as a Young Farmer

Living in a rural community can be isolating at the best of times. Many farmers already deal with long days working alone and uncertainty due to things like the weather, yield, prices, government policies and local and global markets.  Dealing with...
How Losing My Arm Changed My Life

How Losing My Arm Changed My Life

James Chapman’s life changed forever when he tragically lost his arm during a farming accident in 2005.  As a child, James felt like his career was mapped out for him. Farming had been in his blood for generations and as a young boy, he dreamed of driving...
Raising a child with additional needs

Raising a child with additional needs

When most people think about ‘additional support needs’ and ‘additional learning needs’, they usually think of two things: 1) support 2) children and young people This may be because the word “educational” tends to be associated with school and or university, and...
Life as a single dad

Life as a single dad

When we think of lone parents, we often think of mums bringing up children by themselves. But, according to the charity ‘Dads House’, there are approximately 200,000 families in the UK where fathers are the sole carers. Here single dads Alex and Matt tell us...
Co-Parenting during Covid: How has it been?

Co-Parenting during Covid: How has it been?

How do you keep that connection going with the other parent? This seemed to be a common question amongst the co-parents to whom we spoke. Some found co-parenting easier than others, depending on the nature of their relationship with the other parent. The complexities...