The Journey: From Boys to Men

Thursday, 06 Sep 2018

Talking to teenagers about nutrition

Like many mothers before me, I was shocked, angry and saddened by what I...

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Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

Cracking the 'Boy Code'

Last summer holidays, my son gave me quite a fright when he had some friends...

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Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018

Who does your son look...

Over the past few weeks I’ve received quite an education talking with my son and...

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Friday, 29 Jun 2018

What to do with sleep-deprived...

I asked my son what he wanted to do over the July school holidays...

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Thursday, 14 Jun 2018

Social Media: Setting guidelines and...

You know you’re getting old when your teenage son excitedly asks you to look at...

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Thursday, 24 May 2018

My son won't study!

I never thought it would happen to me - having a son who flatly said...

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Thursday, 10 May 2018

Is it 'normal' teenage moodiness...

One week before last month’s school holidays my early adolescent son and I had been...

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Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

The School Ball Dilemma

Here’s something I’ve confessed to only a few people very close to me: a few...

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Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018

The Growth Mindset - and...

Having lived through a more difficult than expected transition into high school with my eldest...

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