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Has your child gone Pokemon wild?

Has your child gone Pokemon wild?

Pokemon Go is designed for adults and adolescents, but it's becoming an obsession shared by all age groups including children. If you're currently scratching your head about the best approach to take as a parent then here are some ideas to get you started.Read more

Teach kids to think before they jump to conclusions

Teach kids to think before they jump to conclusions

Some kids act impulsively when things don't go their way. Others will escalate their emotional response to the point that this is 'the worst thing ever'. Parents can show kids that there is a better way to respond to negative situations.Read more

Five ways to get teens to listen

Five ways to get teens to listen

Getting on the same page with young people is a challenge for many parents. Often they’ll listen to their friends, and even their friends’ parents, before they listen to their own parents.Read more