Setting a Solid Foundation

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Ensuring we set a solid foundation for our marriage is vital. Many couples fail to discuss the many topics that will present as your life progresses. The worst thing to happen is to approach these things blind. When we don’t really know what our partner thinks or how they will respond, can often cause a situation that should be small to erupt into a major disaster. How can we prevent these things from escalating point […]

December is the Breakup Month

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Beware – December is the Breakup Month   Research tells us that the end of the year is the most common time couples separate. The reason this occurs is we may have tolerated our partner, their behaviour, family or friends and once the end of the year is upon us we reassess what the year has been like and often make a conscious decision to start the new year fresh. In December we assess the […]

How parents survive the tenacious teen years

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Raising a teen can certainly be challenging at times. Why is it they suddenly seem moody, hysterical, throw dreadful tantrums, start being sneaky around us and exclude us from their lives? Is this the beautiful child I raised and what happened? How can I speak with or treat my teen so they stay calm, focused and friendly? How can I spend time with them so they don’t feel I am intruding in their life and […]

Lets Help Our Struggling Children

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We have a sad literacy rate and many children struggle to learn. This is not the teachers’ fault but can be attributed to either the lack of educational pursuits from their parents or the way the child actually learns. I know many schoolteachers, as I am sure most of us do. Yes they do an amazing job and have to tolerate belligerent parents and defiant children almost every day yet they continue undertaking their vital […]