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My top 10 tips from '10 conversations you must have with your son'

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Ten conversations you must have with your son is a book about talking to kids. When I saw this book in a bookshop I knew I had to have it. Reading the book was a joy! So it was serendipitous to be invited by The Wheeler Centre in Melbourne to host a literary session with its author Dr. Tim Hawkes and fellow author Maxine McKew recently. As its title suggests, the book is aimed at parents of boys, but the lessons are equally apt for parents of girls. It’s full of wonderful practical, positive parenting tips. Here are my favourite 10 tips and ideas: 1. Invite conversation to dinner Hawkes reminds readers that mealtimes are not just refuelling stops but opportunities for parents to hold conversations with kids. He also recommends that you turn the mobile and TV off; make the dining table look inviting; make sure everyone can see each other; share your day; be prepared to ...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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