Q&A: Drowning in extra-curricular school activities

We’re only two months into the school year and already we’re drowning in extra-curricular activities. How much is too much? Can you suggest any practical guidelines?

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Q&A: Getting my husband to talk

Question: Do you have any advice on how I can get my husband to talk with me? He has plenty to say around his friends, but I can’t get more…

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Q&A: Encouraging activities beyond gaming

Question: Our teenage son is extremely intelligent. The problem is he only wants to play video games all day and night when he’s home. It’s a struggle to get him…

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Q&A: Letting my child experience natural consequences

Question: My 13-year-old son has a real penchant for irresponsible and selfish behaviour. I took off early from work the other day so he could audition for a local community…

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Q&A: Having a conversation with my spouse

Question: How can we get a break from the children once in a while? Ever since they came along we can’t even find two minutes to sit down and have…

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