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  • Housing affordability means re-evaluating the Australian dream

    • April 18, 2015
    • Neer Korn

    We are hearing a lot about the challenges of housing affordability lately. Just how will first home buyers manage to get a foothold in the property market? This issue does much more than foster debate about the practicalities of housing. It is asking Australians to abandon a pillar of their anticipated future. Owning a home is a core aspiration in this country and it is no longer guaranteed. The Australian dream has to adjust accordingly.

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  • Modern parenting: From “self-esteem” to “resilience”

    • April 2, 2015
    • Neer Korn

    Parents of tweens and teens often lament about the language and tone their kids use when speaking to them. That they would never have dreamt of addressing their own parents in such a forthright manner. It should be no surprise really that today’s tweens and teens are so outspoken. Throughout their lives they’ve been encouraged to assert themselves. The mantra of their parents has all been about instilling “self-esteem”. What is lacking in their lives, however, is resilience.

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