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Empowering parents, students and teachers with informative, relevant and engaging presentations to face the challenges of a digital world

Welcome to The Modern Parent

I’m Martine Oglethorpe and I can help you understand your child’s world for better family connections and safe, responsible and savvy kids. I also help schools provide for their students and teachers the best information, understanding and strategies to ensure kids are getting the very best that the technology has to offer,  whilst helping them face the challenges and avoid the pitfalls of a digital world. 

Find out moreabout Martine Oglethorpe
and what The Modern Parent can do to help at your school for
presentations on a range of topics to help raise smart
and savvy digital kids.

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How can I help?

Parents

 

Information is aimed at parents of children of all ages, from pre-school to teens.
Parenting and technology is an ever changing issue that needs
attention and recognition.

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Students

Providing students with information
about their digital habits and how
it can compromise their physical,
social-emotional health
and attention spans.

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Teachers

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My presentations will offer a
comprehensive but relevant overview
of what our children are facing right
now and can be tailored to
specific needs of a group.

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  Could you do with the occasional reminder of all the great things that you have in life?  Are there times when it seems that nothing is going right and that everything is against you?  Or is it simply the case that there is nothing new, motivating or exciting  going on?  Or…..are you like me and always liked the idea of keeping a […]

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From child to adult…the social and emotional changes affecting our teenagers

“People spend their childhood learning to be like their parents and their adolescence learning who they are and how they are different from their parents”   Miriam Kaufman This quote pretty much sums up the effect of the emotional and social changes that take place when a child makes the transition from pre-pubescent ball of wonder […]

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Equality is not always the answer. Why we cant always be fair…

“That is sooooooo not fair” wailed my 9  year old from the bathroom. Not really sure what he was wailing about but my swift response was an equally pained cry of “guess what buddy….life’s not fair!”  You see I know that my kids get ample amounts of everything. They get ample amounts of love, attention, toys, books, games, clothes, […]

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Sibling Rivalry- Strategies to Manage the Inevitable!

Sibling rivalry, like parent guilt, tantrums and snotty noses seem to be part of the whole ‘parenting package’. Can we win the war, or should we simply be prepared to manage the individual battles whilst minimising the casualties? These are some of the things my kids fight over: TV, Xbox and computer usage, who cheated when playing ‘2 square’, […]

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