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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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Parenting teenagers can be lonely…

Last year was very stressful for Sophie, AS exams were a nasty shock. She had worked really hard for her GCSEs and we hadn’t appreciated the demanding, unrelenting workload and pressure for AS’s. Consequently, we went through several months of … Continue reading

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An encouraging alternative to the parent competition…

If you have children, let alone teenagers, you have automatically entered the parent competition and sometimes you find yourself becoming a competitor even though you never chose to play. If I chat to other parents who proactively promote the attributes … Continue reading

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