When Should Kids Start Dating?

When Should Kids Start Dating?

By: Collett SmartIt would be naïve of parents to think their child won’t develop love interests at various times in their high school years. Indeed, belittling our teens for having feelings is the quickest way to ensure they never come to talk to us, about...
4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

4 Lessons About Parenting Teens in a Hyper-Sexualised Age

By: Robert GarrettIn several recent blogs I reference experts encouraging parents to keep the channels of communication open with their teens. From dads staying close to their daughters, to maintaining healthy parental dialogue around social media use, a positive...
How Do You Talk To Your Teen About Porn?

How Do You Talk To Your Teen About Porn?

By: Collett SmartNote: The use of * throughout this article is so that it gets through any web filters you may have.Young people are naturally curious and innately want to know more about love and sex, yet porn has the ability to destroy everything that is good about...
What the Final Class of 2020 Needs from You Right Now

What the Final Class of 2020 Needs from You Right Now

By: Collett SmartIt’s been a strange year for all students, but none more so than those in their final year of school.My daughter is my second child, so I have been here before. By ‘here’ I mean the last year of school. Yet, this time looks nothing...