Happy Families Podcast: My Daughter Has a BoyfriendParenting

Happy Families Podcast: My Daughter Has a Boyfriend

Letting go is one of the hardest and scariest things a parent can do. Kylie Coulson shares her feelings about…

When Should Kids Start Dating?Relationships

When Should Kids Start Dating?

How young is too young for a romantic relationship? Here’s how to broach the subject of dating and romantic love…

Why a Teenager’s Brain is Like a Ferrari with Bicycle BrakesParenting

Why a Teenager’s Brain is Like a Ferrari with Bicycle Brakes

Why are teenagers so impulsive? To understand why some adolescents take risks, we need to look inside their heads –…

Social Media P Plates for TeensLifestyle

Social Media P Plates for Teens

Author Robert Garrett suggests looking for these four areas of competence before giving teens their ‘P Plates’ for social media.

How to Get Your Teen to Take Isolation and Social Distancing SeriouslyParenting

How to Get Your Teen to Take Isolation and Social Distancing Seriously

You can use your teen’s desire for independence as a weapon for good so that they can be part of…

Boys Have Body Image Issues TooParenting

Boys Have Body Image Issues Too

Whenever I ask a group of tween or teen boys what they think the main area of body focus is,…

Developing Relationship Intelligence in TeensRelationships

Developing Relationship Intelligence in Teens

What young people everywhere have in common is the need for love – in some ways, they crave it as…

When Friendships Go Wrong For GirlsRelationships

When Friendships Go Wrong For Girls

Girls need to know that arguing doesn’t have to be the end of a friendship, but that squabbling can be…

What to Do When Your Teen is Caught ‘Sexting’Parenting

What to Do When Your Teen is Caught ‘Sexting’

A recent study, which analysed the sexting behaviours of over 10,300 teens, found that approximately one in six teens are sending…

Navigating Your Teen’s Quest For IndependenceParenting

Navigating Your Teen’s Quest For Independence

The teen years are a time of doing things for themselves and by themselves, figuring themselves out, and experiencing life…