Archives for December 2012

e-gift cards and last minute gifts for teenagers

We think last minute gifts can’t really be called ‘last minute’ unless it’s procured just before you run out the door. The only thing that really qualifies are online gift cards, or to be clear – e-gift cards – and more and more retailers are catering to the unorganised shopper by offering this brilliant solution… Read more

Eating out with teenagers

[Sponsored] I discovered a few years ago I didn’t need to consult Google when looking for a local restaurant. We could just ask our teenage daughter. Going out to dinner with her dad was a weekly occurrence, and over the course of a year she had pretty well visited every eatery in the inner-west of.. Read more

From science star to scuffles – my boy’s first year at high school

Guest post by Kayley Harris, mum of three. There comes a time in a young man’s life when his thoughts turn to…well…anything but schoolwork. My middle son, Mr 13, is about to start year 8 and the novelty of high school has well and truly worn off. In the final months of primary school, he.. Read more

Ring-a-Ling Christmas Giveaway [ENDED]

We’re celebrating our first Christmas at The Kids Are All Right by giving away a swag of goodies, total prize value $569.00. To enter, simply: Subscribe to our newsletter Like our Facebook page Like the Facebook page of the brand you’d like to win – links below. That’s it! Competition closes 11.59pm on Wednesday 19.. Read more

Teaching your teenager responsibility in personal finance

By Jules Shiells [Sponsored Post]. Personal finance is not the most exciting topic for most teenagers. However, good personal finance skills can be instilled at a young age, and responsibility exercised during adolescence often persists into adulthood. Ideally, you will have started practicing financial management with your children at the time of their first piggy.. Read more

Happy birthday SMS, hope you enjoyed your gift

By Rachel Hynes. SMS, or text messaging, turned 20 this week. And this is how I felt about it. It’s true, I went through the bills and added it up. The mobile calls were ten times worse. Thank god for capped plans. She only went over by about $500 this year. We had a bad.. Read more

Competition Terms and Conditions – Christmas Giveaway

Promoter is The Kids Are All Right, ABN 73-700-544-048, PO Box 449, Petersham, 2049. Competition is open to subscribers of The Kids Are All Right weekly newsletter who reside in Australia. Entries must be received by 11.59pm, Wednesday 19 December. Competition is a random draw, to be drawn on Thursday 20 December. Prize-winners will be.. Read more

Internet addiction and how to treat it

Internet addiction is the broad and more common term for what Dr Philip Tam has termed Problematic Internet Use, or PIU. In his first article for The Kids Are All Right, Is your teen addicted to the Internet?, Dr Tam explained what is Internet addiction. In this follow-up article, Dr Tam discusses the treatment options.. Read more

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