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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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The Questionnaire for parents of all pre-teens and teenagers!

I want to find out more about the concerns and issues parents have, so, if you are a parent of a pre-teen or teenager can you please complete this questionnaire. I will be using the results to develop courses which … 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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Facebook and friendships…

Facebook and friendships, an interesting combination. Great opportunities for catching up with friends, networking and organising get-togethers, however, parents need to be aware of the potential pitfalls and make sure their teenagers are aware of the risks and don’t do … Continue reading

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Next Surviving Teenagers Programme now booked!

I have had very exciting couple of weeks and my first Surviving Teenagers Programme is now fully booked. So the next Programme is now booked and will start on Thursday 25 April, 7:30 PM-9:30 PM in Creech St Michael Village … Continue reading

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