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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Unusual Baby Names Could Disadvantage Your Child

The trend for unusual baby names shows no sign of slowing down. You only need to read the papers or watch TV to see  the constant stream of ‘celebrities’ (I have such a problem with that term!) wanting to stand out, be newsworthy and saddling their unfortunate offspring with bizarre names they probably won’t be…

Online Parenting Tips – When is it OK to leave a teen home alone?

Online Parenting Tips: Finding Work/Life Balance One of the (many) parenting challenges for the working single parent is the thorny question of ‘when is it OK to leave a teen at home alone?’  What’s reasonable? What’s legal? And most importantly, what’s safe? Like many single parents, I hold down a full-time job, to support…