I won't let my teenager have a television in his bedroom. This is why...

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All my 15-year-old wanted for his birthday was a TV in his room. My husband and I jostled to and fro about whether we should or shouldn’t allow it. Here’s the reasons we came up with that ultimately helped us decide he should NOT have a TV in his room.

LINK TO ESSENTIAL KIDS ARTICLE HERE.

Enjoy!

Kylie

5 character traits that will serve your child well (but are annoying right now)

As parents, we all want to raise confident, happy kids who are resilient and driven. We'd love them to be compassionate and kind, and to follow a career path that leads them onto a successful life, whatever that may be.

So, even though we know the very traits that will make them reach these heights in the future are fantastic to possess, they're not always easy to parent. Here are some of the big ones that have us hovering on the edge of a mental breakdown.

Read more at Essential Kids : http://www.essentialkids.com.au/development-advice/behaviour-discipline/5-character-traits-that-will-serve-your-child-well--but-are-annoying-right-now-20170706-gx5rqz

Enjoy!

Kylie.