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Top 5 Reads of 2019

Top 5 Reads of 2019

Thank you for sharing time with Knowing Girls in 2019. Here are the 5 most popular blog posts of the year.

1. 5 things parents should discuss with their teen before they leave home for a sleepover, party or gathering

If you allow your teen to attend a sleepover, party or gathering on a Saturday night, you’ve made a pretty big decision. There are five conversations you need to have before they go. Paul Dillon explains in this very helpful article. 

2. Wise Advice from Dads of Girls

For Father’s Day we celebrated the wisdom of dads in our Santa Maria College community. The generous dads interviewed for this article are all works in progress, just like every parent. They have gained these wonderful insights by making mistakes and learning from them.

3. The Enormous Power of Celebration

Active-constructive responding is a set of behaviours that promote intimacy and trust. Responding to a child’s good news in this way builds the relationship.

The Emotional Skills Every Teen Needs To Be Taught

What are the 10 essential skills of emotional regulation and why is it so important that we teach them to our kids?

10 Signs Of An Effective Teacher

What makes an effective teacher? This is by no means a checklist. However, there are trends and behaviours that we know are powerful.

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