Posts in Parenting

Ask the Experts! Do I buy alcohol for my teen to take to a party?

28 December, 2018

Ask the Experts! Do I buy alcohol for my teen to take to a party?   Ask the Experts is your chance to get advice from specialists/experts in the field ... (more)

Is there a ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’ Style of Parenting?

14 December, 2018

Is there a ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’ Style of Parenting? By Jennifer Axley The way you raise your child can have a big bearing on their future happiness and ... (more)

Supporting a Teen with Mental Illness

27 November, 2018

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... (more)

Would you tell another parent if you heard something about their teen?

29 August, 2018

Would you tell another parent if you heard something about their teen?   Exploring Teens written d... (more)

Teen boys, a glimpse from the rear view mirror!

26 March, 2018

Teen boys, a glimpse from the rear view mirror!   When one of my sons was in year 12, we'd had a rough morning one day, mid way through term 1 which caused ... (more)

Grant me Serenity (and a son with clean teeth)!

21 March, 2018

Grant me Serenity (and a son with clean teeth)!   OK, as parents, you’ll understand when I say that I love my teenage son with all my heart, but &hellip... (more)

25 things we say to our teens

13 March, 2018

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The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You

04 March, 2018

The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You By Gretchen Schmelzer, PhD   Dear Parent: This is the letter that I wish I could write.  T... (more)

There's nothing to eat! The common catchcry of teens

23 February, 2018

There's nothing to eat! The common catchcry of teens. Written by a member of the closed Exploring Teens Facebook group   On our return from a long day ... (more)

I don’t know about you…but I’m excited!

18 February, 2018

I don’t know about you……but I’m excited   ... (more)