With parents in mind

November 8, 2019

Getting your teen to do their chores

My previous article (‘Are teens really disobedient’, CN October 27) explained what is taking place in the teenaged brain as well as what is happening with […]
October 24, 2019

Are teens really disobedient?

By Sophie Barcant, BA (Psyc), B.ED Trainer, Facilitator, Parenting Coach/Consultant Neurons in the brains of teens go through a process of major pruning during adolescence. They […]
October 11, 2019

Extra-curricular activities: How much is too much?

Are we being too eager to see our children blossom? Are we adamant that they get exposed to a wide variety of sports and activities to […]
September 26, 2019

Who are our children’s friends?

By Sophie Barcant, BA (Psyc), B.ED Trainer, Facilitator, Parenting Coach/Consultant Our children are in new schools, classes and activities and one of their primary needs is […]
September 13, 2019

How to keep our children safe

By Sophie Barcant, BA (Psyc), B.ED. Trainer, Facilitator, Parenting Coach/Consultant I am sure we all agree that there are many threats to our children’s safety. When […]
August 30, 2019

Helping form praying children into praying adults

By Sophie Barcant, BA (Psyc), B.ED. Trainer, Facilitator, Parenting Coach/Consultant We say bedtime prayers with our children, we go to church and they go to Catholic […]