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How To Outwit Your Teenager

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Hapless Or Strict? Do You Need A Parenting Makeover?

August 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Channel Seven’s new show, World’s Strictest Parents, is the teenager’s version of Ladettes To Lady. It’s a makeover your attitude show focusing on uncontrollable kids. The basic principle is: take a couple of bad eggs, ship them to another country to spend a week with a family who has no emotional attachment to them and [...]

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Tags: Education · Motivation · Parental Bonding · Puberty · Rules

Use Youtube To Tell Your Teenagers About Iran

June 28th, 2009 · No Comments

It’s never been so easy to spread the word about an injustice – even when the tyranny is occurring in a country with a government that chooses to control what the rest of the world sees, hears or reads about it.
Youtube, Facebook, Twitter, bloggers have cut across the secrecy in Iran as protesters have filmed [...]

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Tags: Education · Media · Technology · Violence

Is Your Teenager Addicted To The Internet?

April 21st, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve had to ban my teenage son from using the internet for a day while we’re on a family beach holiday.
The reason for the restraint? The first thing he does in the morning is log on to the internet. The last thing he does before going to bed at night? The internet. In between, he [...]

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Tags: Addiction · Rules · Self-esteem · Technology