'Don't blame parents for Scenery Park tragedy' - psychologist says after teenagers die in tavern

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Parents and their teens don't always agree, but they are not always to blame for their bad behaviour.
Parents and their teens don't always agree, but they are not always to blame for their bad behaviour.
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Parenting is probably one of the hardest jobs anyone will ever do. A lot of the time, how parents raise their children is trial and error and there is no formula.

Recently, there has been a lot of conversations regarding parenting following the death of 21 teenagers at Enyobeni Tavern in Scenery Park. The kids, aged between 13 and 17, were killed by what pathologists believe was “a gaseous substance”.

Counselling psychologist Dr Joshua Ndlela says neither the teens nor the parents can be blamed for Sunday morning’s unfortunate events.

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