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Get through the tough teenage years with our helpful information for parents. Help your child deal with puberty and their changing body as well as changing relationships.

first love

Surviving your teen’s first love

Remember when you first had a girl or boyfriend? Here are our top tips to help you communicate with your ...
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The best books to answer tricky sex questions

The best books to answer tricky sex questions

Kids of all ages ask question about the facts of life. Be prepared for any sex education questions they throw ...
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Easy Meals Teens Can Make Themselves

When your teen is ready for some independence, ensure they are armed with at least a small repertoire of easy ...
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life skills

Life Skills Every Teen Needs Before Leaving Home

Whether you start building these skills up from their tween years (or earlier), or you do a last minute dash ...
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distressing content

When Kids are Exposed to Distressing Online Content

If children or young people have been exposed to the footage of the Christchurch attack, they can be upset or ...
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Visiting a doctor

Teen confidentiality: Sex, drugs and doctor’s appointments

We drum into our kids that they need to talk, to somebody they trust, just get it out … but ...
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Talking teen relationships

Boys and the sex talk

It's the conversation parents have to have; but talking to your son about sex can be both difficult and embarrassing ...
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learning to drive

A guide to teaching your teenager to drive

Have a teen itching to drive? This guide tells you the steps you have to go through, how you can ...
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Teen beauty

Make-up and your teen

Kids love to dress up with makeup when they're young, but when your teenager wants to wear make-up, is she ...
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Teenage party

Teen party survival guide

Teenagers love to party - but when it is in your own home, it may not be so fun for ...
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teen with clear skin

Tackling teen acne

Discover what causes acne in teenage or tween skin, and if diet, stress or hormones are the cause of pimples ...
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When puberty moves in

"She sat by the huge array and quite overwhelmed, smelt every deodorant I handed to her. After sniffing approximately 26, ...
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Teen's first bra

Buying their first bra

Part of adolescence and puberty for all girls is needing their first bra. Find out when to get your daughter ...
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Teens and technology

Teens and mobile phones

All kids want a mobile phone - but do they really need one? Find out how to manage your kids ...
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Teen friends

Treating acne scars

The best way to prevent acne scarring is to prevent breakouts. But, if scarring does occur, there are steps you ...
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healthy teen

Raising a psychologically healthy teenager

As your child moves towards being a teenager, they may have self-esteem issues. Find parenting advice on how to raise ...
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The danger signs of teenage depression

Depression amongst teenagers is believed to be at similar rates to adults. Dr Justin Coulson explains the danger signs to ...
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teen friends

Helping your teenager with friendship problems

Friendships between teenagers are very different to childhood friendships. Get friendship advice to help your teen build good relationships ...
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Is your teen sexting?

A new report suggests that sexting is rife amongst teens. Should parents be worried about this and what can we ...
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Easy teen room ideas

Planning your teens bedroom

Teenagers want to change their bedroom from their kids bedroom. Get teenage bedroom ideas that makes the space work as ...
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