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June 28, 2018
Should teens have a paid part time job?

Should teens have a paid part time job? Exploring Teens written debate - Series #1, debate #2 (To ensure you don't miss any, subscribe to our monthly newsletter by clicking here)   Before we begin, I ask for consideration of the following: Please appreciate that these writers are not professional...

August 14, 2018
Mum’s house, Dad's house at exam time: A survival guide

Mum’s house, Dad's house at exam time: A survival guide By Julianne Greenfield and Davide Di Pietro   It can be challenging enough for a teenager to negotiate two households after their parents’ separation, let alone juggle this on top of exams! Most students find exam time a stressful period, so your teenage...

December 05, 2017
7 Days 7 Ways ….to introduce Taste “Naughty but Nutritional Nice” Snacks for Teenagers

7 Days 7 Ways ….to introduce Taste “Naughty but Nutritional Nice” Snacks for Teenagers By Michele Chevalley Hedge   Smoothie heaven. An afternoon smoothie in the kitchen blender can be made in less than 3 minutes. Frozen berries or frozen banana, and ¾ cup of organic milk, rice milk, or almond milk, splash...

November 27, 2018
Supporting a Teen with Mental Illness

Supporting a Teen with Mental Illness As a parent of a teen experiencing mental illness, you provide critical support. By Dr Anne Honey   As part of my research, I interviewed 26 young people who had experienced mental illness, about their perspectives on parent support. Here are some of their thoughts. ...