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Do your children listen and do what you ask, the first time you ask? Or do you have to shout, nag, lecture and repeat yourself over and over again. Parenting guru Noel Janis-Norton has spent over 40 years advising parents on how to make the business of parenting less stressful and more satisfactory. She talks to Jane about the practical techniques and strategies described in her new book, Calmer, Easier, Happier Parenting.

Throughout the troubles in Northern Ireland 'punishment shootings' were used as a method of political and social control. But they are still being used within some communities. The young men targeted by vigilante groups are asked to come by appointment to be shot - we talk to the parents who have taken the decision to accompany their child to the shooting and looking at a new group set up by mothers in Londonderry to fight this new wave of violence.

Thanks to the wonders of the internet, negotiating the aftermath of a break-up has never been more complicated. Even if you delete your partner on Facebook, unfollow them on Twitter and delete all their emails, they can continue to pop up on your cyber radar. So in the age of social media, how do you move on after a break-up when the internet won't let you forget?

OANation 2012 is the most comprehensive UK report of people with Osteoarthritis. The results show 8.5 million people in the UK have the condition and with an ageing population, increasing obesity rates and a drop in the age of diagnosis it is a time bomb: the numbers are set to double, to 17 million by 2030.
Presented by Jane Garvey.

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Tue 15 May 2012 10:00

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