MY dad has always been a complicated man and, much as I'd like to be, we've never been close. He's always been a farmer and works long hours. He never says very much to anyone about life a[...] You have reached your limit of free articles Registered users get 5 regular articles and 1 free Premium article per week. … [Read more...] about Ask Fiona: How can I get my dad to talk about his health issues?
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Q: MY three-year-old daughter refuses to put her coat on, even when it's freezing outside. How can I get her to put it on, and why does she behave like this? A: Parenting expert Tanith Carey, co-auth[...] You have reached your limit of free articles Registered users get 5 regular articles and 1 free Premium article per week. … [Read more...] about Ask the Expert: How can I get my child to wear a coat without it being a battle?
BRITS can get free or discounted healthcare in Europe if they fall ill if they hold a EHIC. Here, Sun Online explain why they are important, where you can get one, and whether they are still valid in the event of a no deal Brexit. What is an EHIC? The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) gives Brits free or discounted medical treatment at state-run hospitals and GPs in any EU country, as well as in Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Card holders are entitled to the same treatment (at the same cost) that local citizens are entitled to - so if they pay, you'll have to pay; and if they get healthcare for free, so will you. According to MoneySavingExpert.com, more than half of people in the UK don't have an EHIC, and last year almost three million expired. Does Brexit mean the EHIC will be scrapped? The government has warned that the card may not be valid in the event of a no deal on March 29. Depending on the country, the healthcare offered to Brits may differ - the NHS has … [Read more...] about What is an EHIC, can I get a European Health Insurance Card after Brexit, and do I still need travel insurance?
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Christopher Elliott Globe correspondent February 20, 2019 Q I boarded a Greyhound bus from Arcata, Calif., to Oakland, at 9:30 a.m. A few miles down the road, the bus broke down on Highway 101. The driver pulled over to the shoulder. She announced that the radiator had lost water, and contacted her supervisor, who said help was on the way.After over an hour, our driver said the company was bringing a replacement bus from San Francisco. Another bus was in Arcata, but no driver was available. Greyhound offered no other options. In order to be out of harm’s way, the driver was able to pull into the small town of Myers Flat. The passengers were in need of food and water for the long wait. Around 1 p.m. the driver announced that a bus from San Francisco — five to six hours away — had left at noon. This meant we would not reach Oakland until after … [Read more...] about Can I get a refund after a Greyhound bus delay?
Thru-hiking a long trail is hard enough without constantly second-guessing yourself along the way. Our writer shares her strategies for banishing worries before and during your hike. Author: Liz "Snorkel" Thomas Publish date: Jan 6, 2019 Stop just dreaming about a thru-hike; make it real! Our online Thru-Hiking 101 class covers everything you need to plan and finish the long-distance hike of your dreams. Start it instantly, complete it at your own pace, access it forever. Sign up now! Dear Snorkel, I’ve dreamed of hiking a long trail since I was a kid, and now I finally have the money and the time to do it. The problem is, I keep catching myself wondering if I can really manage it. How do you deal with self-doubt before and during a thru-hike? Ready to Relax Dear Ready, There’s no bigger killer of long trail dreams than self-doubt. But it’s not all bad: Sometimes, it can be a reminder to put the extra work to make ourselves safer and … [Read more...] about Ask a Thru-Hiker: How Can I Get Over My Self-Doubt?