Category Archives: Parenting

  1. Chores for children

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    January 28, 2014 by talkaboutyork

    Every morning at the school gate I see several harried parents, usually mothers, who look as though they can use …
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  2. Do you have a snack?

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    January 21, 2014 by talkaboutyork

    ‘Do you have a snack?’ These are the first words that greet me every day when I collect my children …
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  3. Day 1 of the holiday challenge: the results

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    December 17, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    I thought I would report back after each day to see how we have fared in the Holiday Challenge. Today …
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  4. A holiday challenge

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    December 16, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Every holiday we go through the same thing. My children want to do nothing except stare at a screen. Or …
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  5. Handing over the parenting reins …

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    November 25, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Once upon a time, a long time ago, going away for a short holiday meant requesting time off work, packing …
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  6. Happiness is….

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    November 19, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Today is apparently the International Day of Happiness, according to Facebook. I have done further searching online and have discovered …
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  7. Parents: do you let your kids play violent video games?

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    November 14, 2013 by talkaboutyork

    Parenting is about choice. Everyone does it differently. People can get very judgemental about who is doing it right and …
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