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Sick of nagging your teen to do their homework – use these 7 steps!

Sick of nagging your teen to do their homework – use these 7 steps!

When our children are young, we put in the time and effort to nurture them to have good manners, life skills and a sense of self. As they mature into young adults, you’ll need to adjust your techniques in order to bring about the same kinds of results. By learning to encompass their changes and create new communication skills both you and your teen will have a greater chance of surviving this often challenging period. One of the first things a parent needs to understand is that when a teen hits puberty their brain undergoes a transformation of sorts. Hundreds ...

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Teens pressured to drink – who do parents really need to worry about?

Teens pressured to drink – who do parents really need to worry about?

It is funny as a parent how much you worry about your child’s friends pressurising her to have her first drink. After several incidents with my daughter recently, I’ve found out that it’s not her friends I have to worry about. My 15-year old was recently pressured to take her first drink by a 24-year old at a party we all attended. Within minutes of quizzing her on her age, the school she attended and what she wanted to be when she grew up – this woman felt obliged to offer my underage child an alcoholic beverage! My daughter politely refused, ...

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A mother’s vow that her son’s drug related death will help save another child from casualty

A mother’s vow that her son’s drug related death will help save another child from casualty

Dear Friends, It’s been almost one month since we lost our Danny. I vowed his death will not be just another drug related casualty and yet I don’t have the strength to use my voice to reach out to others. I thought of starting a blog but can’t get it going. I have a message to parents and young people about what we learned so the best way to get it out is for everyone who reads this post to share it and hopefully our experience can save another life. Here is what we learned: 1.   This can happen ...

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