Tag Archives: Adolescence

As parents of pre-teens and teenagers, what are your biggest issues?

I am now planning my next few workshops, they are going to be on Saturdays from September so I want to make sure I deal with the issues and challenges you find the hardest, so please let me know. Thanks!

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Secrets to successfully parenting teenagers!

My final workshop before the summer is ideal for parents of children aged 10 – 14 years. It will be on Saturday 14 June, Ruishton Village Hall, Ruishton 9:30 AM-4 PM BOOKING LINK This workshop will focus on preparing for … Continue reading

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What parents said about my Building Resilient Teenager’s workshop….

When I asked the parents who came along last Saturday what they would say to others about the workshop, they wrote: • Excellent! You can’t afford to miss this workshop, it will give you more confidence in parenting teenagers • … Continue reading

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Thank you Western Daily Press!

I’m very grateful to the Western Daily Press for including this information about my Building Resilient Teenagers workshop 1 February in Ruishton Village Hall, Ruishton, Taunton from 9:30 AM-4 PM: http://www.westerndailypress.co.uk/West-mother-reveal-mysteries-teenage-brain/story-20425481-detail/story.html Thank you to everyone who was already booked their … Continue reading

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2014 dates for Building Resilient Teenagers workshops in Ruishton

UPDATE: You can now book your place on the workshops and 10% discount if you book before 10 January: To book workshop on 1 February, Ruishton, Somerset I am very excited!  Finally getting some dates in the diary for 2014 … Continue reading

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For all parents at Bishop Fox’s school, Taunton

Dear Parents/Carers at Bishop Fox’s School I am Ruth James and over the last few months I have been working with Clive Miller, Assistant Headteacher (Student Welfare), to find out how I could work with the school to positively support … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Risks Teenagers Take

Taking healthy risks is an essential aspect of childhood development, and is one of the best ways for kids to learn about cause and effect and the consequences that come from their actions. Parents should encourage youngsters to take safe … Continue reading

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Letting your children go… why is it so hard!

Yesterday we dropped Sophie off at University, she wants to be a teacher, it is all she has wanted to do since she was 5 years old and I hope she will be an amazing teacher. Over the last 4 … Continue reading

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Surviving holidays with teenagers…

Thinking about holidays sitting here in the warm sunshine, here are tips 3, 4 & 5 for surviving holidays with teenagers: 3. A couple of weeks before you go, have a family meeting to talk about the holiday. Allow each … Continue reading

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Reaping the rewards of investing in your parenting skills

My first Surviving Teenagers Programme is now finished and I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.I was encouraged by the difference the course made to the families represented, it was lovely to hear about the improved relationships. All families reported a … Continue reading

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