Questionnaire: Do You Understand Teenage Friendships?

If you have a teenager you will already have noticed how much time they devote to their friends. Texting, social networking and email all make it easy for them to keep in touch, and you may have also noticed that you are fast becoming an unpaid taxi driver and a …

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Questionnaire: Is Your Teenager Respectful?

Teenagers are often stereotyped as a surly bunch, so it can be hard to figure out if a young adult is choosing to act disrespectfully or if (s)he is just another typical teen. Thinking about a teen’s personality, attitudes and actions can all help adults figure out if (s)he is …

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Questionnaire: Does Your Family Communicate Well?

With more methods of communication than ever before it might seem like today’s families should have no problem staying in touch and involved with each other. Unfortunately, sometimes the exact opposite occurs. Somewhere between all of these options true communication slips through the cracks. Many families are not even aware …

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Questionnaire: Should You Pay Your Children Allowances?

Many parents choose to pay their children allowances rather than handing out money seemingly on demand. While this may work well for some families, others may not be well structured or prepared for this style of money management. To help you consider the many facets of children’s allowances we have …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Handle Temper Tantrums?

Watching a child descend into screaming, wailing and lashing out is no fun for anyone, but as a parent it is always your responsibility to deal with your Children’s Temper Tantrums. For some parents this is easy, but other parents find it difficult to stop a temper tantrum and even …

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Quiz: is Your Child Happy at School?

Every parent hopes their children are happy at school, but few can be absolutely sure of it every day of the school year. Talking with your child, observing your child, becoming involved in your child’s education and communicating with teachers should help you better learn about your child’s happiness at …

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Questionnaires: Do You Model Good Behaviour?

One of the best ways to encourage good behaviour in children is to model good behaviour yourself. Often this is easier said than done, particularly in today’s fast paced world where there’s never enough time to do everything the best way possible. In the sprint to get through the day …

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Questionnaires: Do You Encourage Discipline and Respect?

Encouraging discipline and respect is an essential part of raising a self-confident, socially adjusted and generally successful child. Every parent will have his or her own ideas on encouraging discipline and respect, but the important part is that these thoughts are turned into actions and methods that are used consistently …

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Questionnaire: Do You Discipline Your Child Appropriately?

It often feels like everyone has an opinion on how best to discipline children, which can make it hard to trust your own instincts and know for sure that you are doing what is best for your kids. Rather than worry about what others think, ask yourself about your discipline …

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