Returning to School After a Diffiuclt Year

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Like all parents, we’re keen for our child to start term one on a positive note. We want them to head off to school happily, to learn and to have some fun with her friends along the way. But…

Sibling Rivalry

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Brothers and sisters fight. Observational studies put the number of conflicts among young siblings (7 and under) at three to seven an hour.

9 Essential Steps when your child loses someone special

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Death is a devastating part of human experience. Talking to your children about the death of a loved one is challenging. How do we tell them, what should we say are all questions most of us struggle with? There are certain guidelines that if we follow it will help not only our children to process and cope with the news, but can also help parents manage their emotions as well. Loss can come from many […]

Learn Teen Language

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Communicating with your teen can be fraught with danger until you learn to speak teen language. It is the type of language all parents need to understand to allow good, open and informative discussion with their teenage child. Learning to speak teen is similar to learning to speak English, Spanish or Chinese, it needs to be learned. How do you speak teen? The main thing to remember is a ten is neither a child nor […]