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Cyber-wellness aka Digital Wellness

Cyber-wellness aka Digital Wellness

Many of the parents we chat to feel overwhelmed regarding their children’s screen habits. We are very happy to partner with a great organisation who provides not only tools to help you guide your child’s online habit, but also assists with conversations around what is healthy and acceptable. Please feel free to see for yourself – The all-in-one digital wellness solution for you and your family. TechBear Online gives you the tools to help develop healthy digital habits on all…

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A Question of Trust

A Question of Trust

By Leigh Johnson – Affiliate Parenting Coach at The Family Counselling Centre At a recent presentation I gave at The Friday Network to practitioners in the Learning and Development field, I was reminded of how fundamental self awareness and growth is in order for us to impact others. No matter what roles we perform in life, there is an essential need to start growth and change with ourselves first. We often look to the systems we are a part of…

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Supporting Your Children Through Exams

Supporting Your Children Through Exams

When did you last write an exam or test? Many parents will tell you that their last time was as recently as the last exam written by their child or teenager! Truly the stress, planning and focus that are required to assist your children to get through their exams is often equivalent to that which you would experience were you to sit the exam yourself – and sometimes even higher. Crucial to assisting families to weather the exam storm and…

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Preparing for the High Seas of Life

Preparing for the High Seas of Life

A major  part of being a parent is to teach our children to navigate through life and to learn basic essential values such as honesty, empathy, integrity, purity and many more. In order to do so we take opportunities to  teach lessons,  instil rules, talk about consequences and more often then we want to, we find ourselves having to execute those consequences.  I applaud every parent who spends the time and energy  getting their kids “sea-worthy”, because it is really hard work….

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