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Posts Tagged ‘children’

Help Me Help My Child (Feb 2007)

Past cases: February 2007 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for February 2007. How do we make sure that Lily learns English? This question comes from a family who live abroad with their toddler daughter. The maids do not speak English, and both parents work. They wonder if it possible to leave […]

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Help Me Help My Child (Jan 2007)

Past cases: January 2007 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for January 2007. Gina is 14 and asks questions about politics. What should I say? An old adage says: “Never discuss politics or religion”, and my understanding was that this was because these are subjects that people feel so strongly about that […]

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Help Me Help My Child (Nov 2006)

Past cases: November 2006 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for November 2006. We are fortunate in being quite well off and my 10-year-old Pete goes on and on to his friends how we can buy this and that, and have been here and there. It does not make him popular. Of […]

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Help Me Help My Child (Sept 2006)

Past cases: September 2006 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for September 2006. My mother is dying in the UK – how do I prepare the children? How horrible for you, much more than it may be for the children. This is your mother with all the memories of all you were […]

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Help Me Help My Child (June 2006)

Past cases: June 2006 Here are the cases dealt with on Ruth’s page for June 2006. Sarah is having real difficulties in making friends here. The expat community is small and she doesn’t seem to get on with girls her age. Some children have difficulties making friends anywhere. In any group of people, there will […]

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