What’s destroying the kids – smartphones or distracted parents?

What’s destroying the kids – smartphones or distracted parents?

 Articles   The desperate plight of generation iPhone We all know that kids use their phones too much. They are too much on Snapchat or texting their friends. They would take their phones to bed if no-one stopped them and never sleep if the bodily need for...
Should smart teens have smartphones?

Should smart teens have smartphones?

 Articles An experienced high school headmaster tackles one of parents’ biggest headaches High school students everywhere struggle to control the use of their phones. Here is some sound advice from the Headmaster of The Heights School in...

Parenting Teens for Success

Guest speaker and mother of 7, Linda Raleigh, will share with us her expert knowledge on how to raise successful children in our modern culture Date: Saturday May 27, 2017 Place: Douglas Park Community Centre 801 W22nd Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. Agenda: 4.30pm...
Whom should you love more: your spouse or your kids?

Whom should you love more: your spouse or your kids?

 Articles This is less controversial than it sounds! A while ago, my husband brought up an interesting question: should you love your spouse more than your kids, or vice versa?  After a bit of discussion, we agreed – spouses should love each other more...
5 keys for a happy marriage

5 keys for a happy marriage

 Articles Fundamentals for making it work. Sometimes, in places which are known for the inane, you discover a gem. Memes on Facebook are a great example. Neither I nor my husband are prolific “Facebookers”, but we both know what memes are, and they’re mostly...
Loving the difficult child

Loving the difficult child

 Articles There are times when it can be a real challenge. Once in a while, one of my kids fall into a funk, a period of negativity and difficult behavior which makes parenting a real challenge. When this happens, not only do I feel sorrow for my child, but I...
“Just” a stay-at-home mum

“Just” a stay-at-home mum

 Articles I can think of better prefixes for ‘stay-at-home mum’ An article on the Huffington Post yesterday made an excellent point – so many fulltime mothers tend to introduce themselves as “just a stay-at-home mum.” Just. Just. Could there be a...