Healthy and positive friendships are important all through life, but as our children transition into their early teens, strong friendships become an important part of their journey into adulthood. Friends help children learn about themselves and recognise the uniqueness of others.
Like it or not, social networking is part of our culture. While there are some obvious risks when it comes to social media and teenagers, there are just as many benefits.
Social networking forms a big part of the social identity of many young people.
In today’s society, it seems that young people spend all of their free time online. The number of hours that children spend online can vary dramatically.
In Esperance, we are more fortunate than large metropolitan areas when it comes to screen time.
The school holidays are a time for relaxation and rest. Teenagers need to take time out of their busy school schedules in order to stay mentally fit. However, keeping the kids entertained for two weeks can be another story altogether. How long will it take before you hear the words, ‘I’m bored’?
We understand the pressures that parents face in keeping their children entertained and happy, without breaking the bank.