Finland calling: Ranford family's on the move for mining

Mining Family Matters creator Alicia Ranford is off on her seventh mining move...     

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Mining Family Matters guide sales top 150,000

Sales of Mining Family Matters' survival guides – including The Working Away Guide printed in Canada – have topped 150,000.

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Reader Question

My toddler is very clingy. Is it due to FIFO, and what to do?

Q: My partner recently started fly-in, fly-out. On the first swing our little girl coped well, we Skype as often as we can and she always talks about Daddy being at work. I made a calendar and we put a sticker on each day he is away so she knows when he is coming home. She is now getting worse and worse. Very clingy, won't sleep in her own bed and is just being a handful all round. Is this a stage all nearly two-year-olds go through? Or is it the fact he is away? How is the best way to handle this?

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