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Technology for Good or Bad?

(0) Comments | Posted 12 February 2013 | (17:26)

In a world dominated by technology, it is not unusual for parents to worry about what impact this is having on children.

In fact, we often hear that today's modern world is corrupting children and technology and media alike are having a negative impact on their lives. I guess this...

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Learning the Value of Money

(1) Comments | Posted 23 January 2013 | (00:00)

I find it challenging enough saving money myself, let alone teaching my children to do the same with their pocket money. So what is the best way to teach kids about the value of money in a way that they can understand and put to good use?

Saving is almost...

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Negotiation, Negotiation, Negotiation

(1) Comments | Posted 14 January 2013 | (00:00)

Every parent knows the importance of negotiation. Think about the last time you 'discussed' with your child why they had to finish their homework before visiting a friend. Or tried to entice your child with the option of pudding but only if they ate all their dinner first.

Some...

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Avoiding Disappointment This Christmas

(2) Comments | Posted 21 December 2012 | (00:00)

With all of the excitement around the festive season, managing children's expectations of Christmas can feel challenging. There are endless gift ideas, top 10 lists and tips on what and how to buy for loved ones. But, in my experience, the pressure you may be feeling is just as much...

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