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Is your dog the only one who listen’s to you in your home?

Is the use of social media causing arguments in your home? It’s not all bad! Firstly, let’s acknowledge that it’s not realistic to opt out of technology entirely. The web and digital devices are now thoroughly integrated into modern life. And to be honest I love using Facebook as a means for keeping in touch with my family and friends overseas. I was recently ‘found’ on Facebook by old school friends that I haven’t seen for 25 years, words cannot describe the uplifting feeling that I had at being reconnected with them. Set boundaries for the whole family: Set time […]

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Top 10 questions Parents should ask about their relationships with their teenager

Does my teen know that I really love her/him? Am I in control of my own emotions? Am I aware of my language?“ Do I tell and yell or ask and allow? Have my partner and I set consistent boundaries?  And is our teen aware of them? Do I take control of the atmosphere in my home? Have I taught my kids the value of money? Do you say, when I was your age? Is your child your best friend? Do I trust my teen? Does he/she know this? We cannot change our kids, we can only change our response to […]

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