When your teen is ready for some independence, ensure they are armed with at least a small repertoire of easy dinners that they can make themselves.
Whether you start building these skills up from their tween years (or earlier), or you do a last minute dash before they fly the coop, here's some of the life skills that will stand them in good stead.
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Puberty creates some interesting challenges for teenagers and their parents. One of the most ‘interesting’ of these challenges is the crazy rush of hormones that can drive our teens boy- or girl-crazy.
Most children will have picked up things from the media or from whispers in the playground about sex, so parents need to have a frank discussion so their children are getting reliable information.