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Should We Be Pushing Our Teens To Achieve Their Best?

April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Are you guilty of hyper-parenting? If you’re not sure, ask yourself the following questions: Do you push your teenager to do better, even when they’re already achieving? Are you competitive on your child’s behalf? Have you lined up all sorts of coaches and tutors to ensure your child gets into the top classes, A-sporting teams? [...]

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Tags: Anxiety · Education · Motivation

Why You Need To Be On Facebook Too

March 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I joined Facebook a couple of years ago when it became apparent that my son and his friends were starting to sign up. I wanted to understand the benefits and the dangers of this very public technology. Call me guilty of over-parenting.
As a member of the media myself, I was at least aware of the [...]

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Tags: Parental Bonding · Self-esteem · Technology