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Talking To Teens About Drug Abuse

Is there any parent who, at some point, does not worry about the notion of their child falling into bad habits with drugs, be they prescription or otherwise? We all know how far they can throw a life off track, but how do you approach the topic with your teenager in a way that goes…

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Talking To Teens About Skin

Acne and other skin related problems are a big deal for teenagers. It is a completely normal part of being a teenager – hormones play havoc with our skin – but when you are already feeling self-conscious and trying to get to grips with all of the other changes that are happening to your body,…

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How to Talk to Your Teen About Financial Responsibility

The teenage years are a time of dynamic change and unpredictability. So it might not seem at first like the best time to learn money management skills. In fact, there is not a better time to learn. Your teenager will be shifting from pocket money to part-time earnings – most likely – and they will…

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Understanding Your Teenager And What They Need

Teenagers have a habit of pushing people away when they need them the most because they feel like nobody is going to understand them or even care. It can be hard to know how to help teenagers, especially when they have trouble communicating their needs to people who are in positions to help. In this…

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Helping The Teenager That Doesn’t Want To Be Helped

You know that your teenager needs help – but what do you do if they won’t let you help them? Their mental health may be declining, friendships fracturing, or bad choices adding up. You want to do something, but maybe they’re especially headstrong or in denial about their problem; regardless, they don’t want anything to…

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Assisting students to cope with Exam Anxiety

It is a frightening time for all of us. We’re in the middle of a worldwide pandemic, with so many places shut down and some struggling to reopen. There are also people living in the areas where the infection of coronavirus is getting severe. This shows how we all have our own struggles and ways…

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3 Ways to Help Your Teens without Causing Excessive Arguments

Teens are notoriously often at odds with their parents, rebelling, and engaging in behavioural patterns that can be worrying if not downright self-destructive. While many parents despair at their teenagers’ behaviour, and end up frequently embroiled in arguments in order to help set them back in the right track, an argumentative home dynamic is often…

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Could Your Teen Be Neglecting These Important Aspects of Their Health?

You don’t have to cast your mind back all that far to remember what it felt like to be a teenager. To live in a strong, agile, flexible body that felt virtually indestructible. To live in a world where consequence seemed an abstract concept that was far in the distance rather than a spectre that…

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Helping Your Teen to Decide on a Career Path

Getting things right the first time around can make things easier for your teen later on. Here are a few different things you can do to help your teen along the way!

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How Does Social Media Affect Teenagers?

The amount of social media teens use today is staggering, and many parents wonder about social media’s effects on teens. How does social media affect teenagers’ mental, emotional, and physical development? We got answers from Kristin Johnson, author of a guide to online etiquette for teenagers.

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