Linda Stade

Education Writer

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Health

Why Do Kids Self Harm?

Self harm is one of the most misunderstood issues we face in working with young people and their mental health. It is often dismissed as attention seeking and self indulgent. For that reason, it is surrounded by an enormous amount… Continue Reading →

Sleepy Teens: Why Are Our Teenagers Always So Tired?

What is better in the world than laying your head on the pillow at night, breathing those last tired sighs and tumbling into restful oblivion? Ask any new parent; sleep is the greatest gift of Mother Nature. It makes perfect… Continue Reading →

Teens and Alcohol

One of the many nerve-racking things about being the parent of a teenager is the idea of how your child might eventually be affected by alcohol. There is the fear that: They might drink and do something stupid. They might… Continue Reading →

50+ Ways to Get Your Teen Off Their Device and Into Holidays

 The summer holidays pose a real challenge for some parents in terms of getting kids off the couch. It is relatively easy to get young kids out to play, but teenagers are a bit more difficult. When teenagers are sitting… Continue Reading →

Who’s Feeding Your Kids?

We live in a designer world. Clothes, cars, cosmetics and now diets. The rise of the celebrity chef and the designer diet has weirdly skewed the way we perceive food. Pete Evans and paleo, Gwyneth Paltrow and kale, Kim Kardashian… Continue Reading →

Strong, Fit Girls: An Interview with Olympian, Lucy Chaffer

 Lucy Chaffer has been teaching Physical Education, Outdoor Education and Health in girls’ schools for ten years. She is passionate about instilling in girls an understanding that their bodies are their allies and therefore deserve their love and attention. She… Continue Reading →

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