Avoid bullying

Be aware of the signs of bullying and actions that can be taken.

  • Signs of bullying may include refusal to go to school, morning illness, disinterest in school work, being withdrawn, stammering, loss of confidence, crying at night and/or unexplained bruises
  • Don’t encourage your child to fight back
  • Listen carefully to your child, without criticism
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Boys’ education

The issue of boys’ education is diverse. One of the most challenging issues for parenting boys is how we develop their male identity, particularly in a bigger setting like a school.

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Quality time is not enough

Scheduling ‘quality time’ with your children is only part of the answer to building strong relationships. Spend lots of time with your children so you are there when they want to talk.