Dating when you have kids: Knowing the right time and what to tell them
Breaking up is hard to do blah blah blah. Let’s get to the good bit — eventually you’ll probably want to date again. You’re over the ex, ready to have fun and find love again (if that’s what you’re into). But just because you’re good to go, doesn’t mean your kids are.
When the family pet dies, children deserve the chance to grieve
If you think telling your child Fido, Fluffy or Feathers has “gone to live on a farm” is a good strategy when the family pet dies, think again. You’re likely missing an opportunity to help them grieve and learn about death, no matter their age, according to the experts.
Do you repeatedly go over stuff that’s already happened, agonise over the future and obsessively go over scenarios of what could happen?
Life’s got me freaking
Worrying about the future is totally normal. While everyone else looks like they’re sorted, chances are they’re just as weighed down in decision-fatigue.
Some rules are not meant to be broken! Here are the ones you need to know before scoring an after-school job.
My Great Big Adventure
Bullying. Why does it happen, and how can I deal with it? Once upon a time bullying was something obvious, a fight in the playground, name calling or teasing. But with the advent of mobile phones and internet there are all-new battlefields.
Kids as young as eight being treated for anxiety
Children as young as eight are being treated for anxiety problems triggered by social networking sites. Psychologists say modern technology is producing a growing number of children needing therapy to deal with distress arising from posts on Facebook and other sites.
Can love be taught?
Given that relationships are such a huge aspect of life, can parents help children understand love from a young age, setting them up with realistic expectations?
Announcing your Pregnancy on YouTube
In the era of “is nothing private any more?” thousands of women are revealing their pregnancy test results live on camera and posting the videos on YouTube.
How to fix your family feud
Hot days, long car trips and hours spent in close quarters. Yep, holiday season can be a breeding ground for fights in the family.