What the studies discovered is that children who were expected to participate in doing chores developed a stronger work ethic, and a strong work ethic leads to success. Read more [...] Read More
A factor we now understand is that parents are one of the main suppliers of alcohol to young teen drinkers. It comes from the mistaken belief that providing their younger teenager with alcohol will help their child to drink ‘more […]
Children often ask the adults in their lives to explain what they have seen and to reassure them about what will happen next.
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Children who take part in family meals display less delinquency, greater academic achievement, improved psychological wellbeing, more positive family interactions and eat healthier foods. Read more [...] Read More
It is not a on-off conversation. We will need to have lots of small talks, at every age, stage or level of exposure. This is why it is so important for young people to have someone to talk with when […]
From the time a child can understand language, we can teach children the phrase “You are the boss of your body.” Read more [...] Read More
So instead of banning screen time, we need to help our children to critically consider their screen content, as well as to engage in healthy, enjoyable physical activities.
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This is profound!Deb has always been a powerful voice for women and children. Here she talks about her daughter on World Down Syndrome Day – ‘You are My Daughter’.My favourite line, “You are my daughter. Adventurous and strong. Determined and […]