Protecting your child from grooming

How to keep your children safe from abusers Many parents are concerned about the risk of their teenager becoming victim to an abuser either in-person or online.  Leading child behaviour expert, Richard Daniel Curtis, explains some of the signs that parents need to watch out for and what they can do. The stages of grooming: …

5 Ways to Engage With Your Teenage Child

Parenting a teen can be a complicated business, it can be hard knowing how to cut the apron strings.  Many a parent face a daily internal battle trying to decide how much advice to give their teen verses letting them learn a life lesson and then having to help them to pick up the pieces. …

Helping your millennial teen to job hunt

Having trouble getting your teenager to find employment? (don’t talk about what job they want, talk about the problem they want to solve) So, your teenager is approaching adulthood and showing few signs of getting a job.  When you were their age, you knew the direction you were going in and were actively working towards …

Helping your child with homework

Doing homework with our children can be like an extra chore for us, you have to know they have it, remember to tell them to do it and know the methods and the answers!  I am afraid to say that I can’t help you with all of these things, but have compiled a list of …

Why do children or teens stab?

There are stories of teen or child stabbings in the news regularly.  Sometimes they appear to be linked to gangs and other times it feels like a lone child, so why does it happen? Why do children carry knives? A knife is a very personal weapon, it’s there for people who will be close to …