Relationships

Healthy friendships – tips to keeping your BFF for life!

Great friendships are priceless, they can lift your spirits, make you laugh, and they are there for you when you need someone to talk to. Every one needs to have at least one great friend they can trust and rely on, an awesome BFF! Friends make you feel comfortable with yourself, so you don’t need to act like something you’re not. Your friends know your shortcomings and love you anyway. You are perhaps the “best version” of yourself when you’reRead More

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

How sexting can ruin your life.

So much has changed since we were teens (you know, the dark ages..) If we, as parents don’t address the current issues in our teens lives, they will get this information elsewhere. The problem with that is, it often leaves our kids misinformed. Sex-ting amongst our teens is on the rise. It is a term that refers to the sending of nude, partially nude or sexually suggestive images or text. There are a number of reasons that explain why thisRead 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

10 WAYS TO STOP A BULLY

While bullying is a normal part of life, it is not something that anyone should have to put up with. Bullies are not going to disappear on their own, you have to take the steps to get rid of the bully. There are ten ways to stop a bully. 1. Put on a brave face. When you let a bully know that you are afraid of them, it is like giving them power. If you give them some power, youRead More