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The poor cousins of education no longer

December 21, 2013 8:00 am Published by Comments Off on The poor cousins of education no longer



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Trinity students’ overnight Blue Mountains adventure

December 11, 2013 6:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Trinity students’ overnight Blue Mountains adventure

Ten students from Trinity Catholic College, Auburn recently spent a night in rugged terrain in the Blue Mountains as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award.   A program inviting young people aged 14-25 to... View Article



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Effective parenting styles

December 10, 2013 10:32 am Published by Comments Off on Effective parenting styles

Looking for the best parenting style to build a positive relationship with your child? Here’s a summary of three different parenting styles that may help you reflect on your relationship with your child. Autocratic Style... View Article



Helping your teenager make responsible choices

December 10, 2013 10:31 am Published by Comments Off on Helping your teenager make responsible choices

Throughout their teenage years, your child will be confronted with many difficult situations where choosing to make a safe and healthy decision may not be the easiest – or most obvious – thing to do.... View Article



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Building responsibility

December 10, 2013 10:29 am Published by Comments Off on Building responsibility

A responsible character is made up of our outlook and daily habits associated with feelings, thoughts, and actions. Responsible people act the way they should whether or not anyone is watching. They do so because... View Article



Building self-esteem and ensuring my child’s wellbeing

December 10, 2013 10:28 am Published by Comments Off on Building self-esteem and ensuring my child’s wellbeing

Often without thinking about it, parents fortify their youngsters’ self-esteem every day, whether it’s by complimenting them on a job well done, kissing them good-bye (assuming the will still let you) or disciplining them for... View Article



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Setting limits for my teenager

December 10, 2013 10:27 am Published by Comments Off on Setting limits for my teenager

As parents, we expect to keep a close eye on our infants and young children to care for them and keep them safe. As our children grow into teenagers, they gain a great deal of... View Article



Building positive relationships with teachers

December 10, 2013 10:27 am Published by Comments Off on Building positive relationships with teachers

Parent Benefits Positive parent-school communications benefit parents and teachers. The manner in which schools communicate and interact with parents and vice-versa affects the extent and quality of parents’ home involvement with their children’s learning. Parents... View Article



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Helping with homework and study

December 10, 2013 10:26 am Published by Comments Off on Helping with homework and study

Guide your child to do their homework using these tried and tested questions. Assignments: Ask your son or daughter: How much time they think they’ll have to do the assignment. When the assignment’s due. Where... View Article



Communicating expectations to teenagers

December 10, 2013 10:25 am Published by Comments Off on Communicating expectations to teenagers

One of the things that define the teenage years for many parents is difficulty with boundaries and discipline. Teenagers are eager to assert their independence, and this can often conflict with the rules you’ve set... View Article