Monthly Archives: July 2013

Manners Matter

Hello, In the summer we tend to spend more time with our kids in varied social situations. It’s a great opportunity to help them learn about manners and why different events call for slightly different behavior. Basic manners are always … Continue reading






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Helping Kids Deal With Death of Cory Monteith

Parents have an important role to play in assisting their children to deal with and try to understand the death of Cory Monteith. Even kids who are not fans, or ‘gleeks’ as they are known will likely be aware of … Continue reading






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Physical Punishment is Not Funny

Hello, There are a number of things that I am passionate about and today I want to focus on two of them.If you aren’t on facebook or LinkedIn you will have missed the link to my latest Grandma blog.  Come … Continue reading






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“How are your grandchildren?’

“How are your grandchildren?” Often as not, this is how I am greeted these days. It used to be that people would ask me how I was but it has changed. And it’s because I can hardly wait to talk … Continue reading






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