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Stop the backchat! Many parents complain about disrespectful behaviour from their children. Backchat, sarcasm, bad manners, swearing and cheekiness can be frustrating and difficult to handle.
Discipline Tips for the Tween Years: Your child has always been an angel and then they arrive... the dreaded tween years. Parenting expert Eileen Hayes has these discipline tips for children aged 7-12.
From Sweetheart to Monster - Understanding your Tween: It's official. Children really are growing up more quickly than ever before. For parents, the transition from child to teenager brings a minefield of challenges. In this two part article, parenting expert Eileen Hayes shares her tips for dealing with tweens.
The world of the web - keeping your teens safe online: It’s an instantly recognisable scene: your child rushes home from school, and then sits hunched over the computer for hours. But what is she doing online? And is she safe?
Let's talk about sex! How best to do so with your child: If you’re feeling uncomfortable about discussing the facts of life with your child consider this: he’s going to learn all about sex somehow – wouldn’t you rather it was from you?
Keep your tweens safe online: What are your children doing online? It is a question that concerns many parents. After all, it's a worry to think that our children may know more about blogging, social networking sites and even online gaming than we do. Government experts the CEOP explain how best to keep your tweens safe when they're surfing.