How to deal with a poor school report

How to deal with a poor school report

As a parent, you want your child to do well in school. So, what do you do when their report card doesn’t reflect their academic potential – or your expectations? The most important thing is not to react with disappointment. A bad report or poor grade is often a red flag for a potential problem area, not a measure of your child’s worth… or your parenting skills.

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Yay – Finally kids and teen content on Netflix !

Yay – Finally kids and teen content on Netflix !

Thank you Mr Netflix – you are a great friend. You have made it possible for each of us to be content watching something we like, you have cleared the anxiety of kids watching things they shouldn’t be, you have inspired creative thinking, you keep a look out for our best interests, plus you are going the extra mile to ensure we travel in peace. We love you.

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Barbie Sleepwear – helping your kids sleep better, and dream bigger

Barbie Sleepwear – helping your kids sleep better, and dream bigger

Sleep problems are one of the most common concerns facing parents of young children, and one of the most common behavioural conditions brought to the attention of paediatricians. This Winter, Barbie is proud to be part of the sleep solution with the brand new Barbie Sleepwear Collection, which injects a little fashion fun into the bedtime routine, with some pink-tastic Barbie bedtime accessories.

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Raising kids in the 21st century

Raising kids in the 21st century

Kids of today are far more confident and challenging; they want to know everything and can prove your old wives tales wrong with a Google search. They’ll teach you how to use your new washing machine and know about the latest ruling against spanking in South Africa. Don’t be surprised to hear about politics at the supper table either.

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Going Green when you clean!

Going Green when you clean!

While common, conventional cleaners may be cheaper in the short term, most of them come with a long-term price tag, compromised health. “Industry standard” cleaners or “heritage brand cleaners” that contain strong chemicals and disinfectants pose major health risks for people, animals and the environment.

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Ensuring your teenagers are safe online

Ensuring your teenagers are safe online

There’s no escaping it… Kids and technology usage are a reality and the sooner parents realise this, the better. Instead of trying to keep your child in the dark ages (which seems to be the 90s for kids of today) perhaps parents ought to equip themselves with important information that will assist them in keeping tabs on their child’s internet usage without being over-intrusive, especially with teens.

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