Family

Manners Are Always On Trend!

Modern day manners “The hardest job kids today face is learning good manners without seeing any.” – Fred Astaire In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven society where emails and texts have largely replaced face-to-face interactions and rude behaviour such as people texting at the dinner table are increasingly commonplace, teaching our youth good manners is something that is more crucial than ever. It is important for a young person to develop social skills, learn how to interact in a polite manner withRead More

Relationships & Sexuality

Year by year, as you get older, you might notice some things change about you. Whether they are emotional, social or physical, it might feel like everything is changing all at once. There’s no need to freak out, you’re coming into your own; you’re becoming a woman or becoming a man. You will start to form different types of relationships with different types of people. A relationship is the way in which two or more people are connected. Not allRead More

Drugs, alcohol and cigarettes

Drugs, alcohol and cigarettes are widely known amongst society. Almost anyone you meet has had some sort of interaction with a substance. Whether it be in passing or whether they were curious to try something. It is totally your choice if you choose to experiment or not. Whatever you do choose, make sure you are fully educated on the types of substances out there and how they can affect you. There are so many types of substances. Some are legalRead More

Confidence & Self Esteem. How to get it and maintain it?

April 26, 2016 Advice, Family, Help, Parents, Uncategorised

There are often a number of factors in a person’s life that can lead to the loss of confidence in themselves. We are not all born as confident individuals so how do you build up your confidence? Often we hear people saying to us, “You just need to be more confident.” But what does that mean? Confidence is a tricky word, particularly amongst teens as no one wants to appear too confident or up themselves. Unfortunately, we are living inRead More

How to talk to your kids about the terror attacks.

November 16, 2015 Advice, Family, Help, Parents, Uncategorised

With the recent Paris attacks, ever growing threat of ISIS, the suicide attacks in Beirut, the migrant crisis and the list goes on..our world is in trouble. Turn on any news station right now and it will instill anxiety in any adult. So how do we explain what is going on in the world to small children who may see images or hear snippets of the news? As an adult, it is our job to protect our young children fromRead More

My daughter hates me!

  She won’t speak to me – how to mend a troubled relationship with your daughter When you are a parent, you want nothing more than to have a good relationship with your daughter. You want this good relationship in every stage of their life, from teething rings and my little ponies, to mood swings and loud music. Even if you do not always see eye to eye on everything, you do not want anything to come between the specialRead More