“Train smarter before harder” is the age old saying many athletes over the age of 40 abide by and should be a philosophy adopted by the future generations if we’re to build long lasting resilience physically, mentally and emotionally.
Guest contributor Jason Dick of Earn The Right rehabilitation, strength training & conditioning gym shares his advice on resilience.
When school’s out – enjoy spending time with your kids, rather than endeavouring to ‘entertain’ them.
If you need to stay home but want to have quality fun time – ask them what they want to do and give some of your own ideas too – choose together and make a whole day of it.
Deciding is half the fun; but here are some ideas to get you started...
Sharing a laugh with the kids in your life is an easy way to create a moment of positivity and help build a relationship of fun and support. See our list of jokes for some comedic inspiration.
Tips on talking to your teenager (or pre-teen) about drugs and their health effects.
The older children get, the busier they become and the harder it can be to find moments to connect. Here are a few tools you might use to find a few extra minutes with your teenager.
By the time your child is ready for the sex talk, it's likely they know a lot about the biology of it all from school or elsewhere.
Instead of focusing on the technical talk, start a conversation about how your child can make the best decisions for themselves.
Here are a few tools you might use to promote mutual respect and ensure your teenager knows they are respected.
Dad Dates are an oldie, but a goodie. Even with teenagers, one-on-one time is still our most tried, tested and recommended tip - and it's never too late to start.
It's important to encourage our kids' learning - education empowers our kids, giving them the ability to interpret the world around them. Support them by trying these practical tips: