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Passionate About Female Sports

May 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Netball Australia’s first television commercial.
Support your daughter’s passion for sport.
Great for fitness, health, friendships and self-esteem.

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Tags: Health · Heroes · Sport

The Mail On Binge Drinking

August 14th, 2009 · 1 Comment


Apparently the pattern of binge drinking in adult life starts with teenage drinking in the home. Really.
According to a Deakin University study, the practice of allowing your children to have an alcoholic drink at home can result in them drinking an increased amount when they’re out with friends. The study suggests that it just [...]

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Tags: Alcohol · Education · Health

Can A Hug Prevent Teen Suicide?

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Every time I read that a teenager has taken their own life I become a little more neurotic. The report today that four teens from one Victorian high school had committed suicide this year was like a massive red flag to me.
There was no specific reason given but then who can really know [...]

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Tags: Bullying · Depression · Education · Health · Parental Bonding · Self-esteem

When Your Teen Wants Piercings In Places That Make You Wince

May 1st, 2009 · No Comments

A friend shared the story of her daughter’s body piercing with me today and it made me feel uneasy. The 15-year-old wanted her belly button pierced and her mother felt powerless to object against this apparent act of rebellion. So she did what any modern day parent of a teenager would do and drove [...]

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Tags: Beauty · Grooming · Health · Law · Parental Bonding

The Evidence Against Mobile Phones For Teenagers

April 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

The potential dangers of mobile phone usage seem to become greater every time I open a newspaper or read a news report online. No one really knows for certain because we are live guinea pigs for this relatively new technology.
As Dr Gerard Hyland of the University of Warwick in the UK said in an [...]

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Tags: Emergency · Health · Technology