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2013 Father’s Day was a Big One

It doesn’t take that much to put me in a reflective mood, so Father’s Day in and of itself gets me musing. Questions like – what makes a good dad? how do kids cope without one? what about the dads who don’t have access to their kids? what about the single mums who have to […]

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Just who exactly controls our schools?

  The seems to be a power struggle going on in our schools – one that could have far reaching implications for every family and every principal. It looks like the state government will need to play the role of umpire and I guess your happiness about that may well depend on your politics. So […]

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Summer Holidays – without them.

There comes a time, and it happens to all parents, when your son or daughter doesn’t want to come on the family holiday – and it creates a dilemma. If they don’t come with you what will they do? Should you leave them to house sit while you are away (with the associated risks) or […]

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One is Simply Too Many – suicide prevention

Statistics may prove a point but rarely do they tell the story. Especially with suicide.It is World Suicide Prevention Day this week and there are numerous statistics that show the extent of the problem – but the deep, never-ending pain felt by those affected by the loss of anyone who dies in this way can’t […]

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