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5 Challenging Pre-Teen Behaviours And How To Cope

As a parent, we expect challenging behaviour from our kids once they hit the teenage years. We know they're growing up and testing their...

8 Reasons Why Discipline Is Good For Your Child

Often, it seems ‘discipline’ is a naughty word for parents. It sounds as though we’re being unkind to our children, upsetting them and depriving...

Is It Ever OK For Grandparents To Discipline The Grandkids?

‘In my day, we’d get two licks of the cane from a teacher for being naughty and if our parents found out, we’d get...

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7 Sustainable Living Tips Our Grandparents Taught Us

“Back in my day…” Perhaps you’ve found yourself on the receiving end of this “advice”. When it comes to our grandparents' generation (and let’s be...

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Barack and Michelle Obama

During their eight years in the White House, Barack and Michelle Obama had to cope with more than just their official duties. Sasha (Natasha)...
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When Parents Fight: The Truth About Arguing In Front Of Your Kids

A few days ago, I pulled out the washed, supposedly clean laundry from the washing machine and found the entire load had been coated...
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How To Help Kids Develop A Positive Body Image

It was the first time I really considered the need of consciously promoting a positive body image around my daughter. I walked into the bedroom...
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How My Girlfriend’s Near-Fatal Accident Saved Our Lives

The lowest point of my life was in Boise, Idaho on a road trip in the deep north-west of the United States. My girlfriend, Donna,...
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How Game Theory Can Help You Do A Better Job Of Parenting

In 1944, the economist, physicist, mathematician and computer scientist John von Neumann published a book that became a sensation, at least among mathematicians –...

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