Category Archives: talking

Tweenagers and Pornography

Sometimes self-harm is caused by shame, and teens feel they cannot talk to us about the stuff that goes on in their world. Internet pornography and sexting has become a massive pressure for our teenagers but they are not likely … Continue reading

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Conflict – dealing with violence

Remember …It is a necessary part of growing up to think through and challenge a parent’s viewpoint. This however does not mean that your teen is  rebelling against you personally.- indeed  they may eventually  come to the same conclusions you have. … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Support Someone With Mental Illness – Guest Blog by Al Ronberg

  5 Ways to Support Someone With Mental Illness – Guest Blog by Al Ronberg.

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CONFLICT AFTERMATH

Tips for dealing with conflict aftermath Be ready. Think about how your teen will react and how you will manage your own feelings. Sometimes we know how our teen will react but we forget to check up on our own … Continue reading

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Tips for Dealing with Conflict

Be Prepared!   ” Fools dive in where Angels fear to tread” Never try to deal with conflict when you and your teen are feeling upset or angry. Wait until you feel calm instead. It is always best to be prepared.  … Continue reading

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Conflict is Normal

Good news! Conflict with your teenager is normal!! All parents experience it ! Do you clash with your child more often than you did in the past? Do you disagree with them over any of the following? what they  wear … Continue reading

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Get Help

Is there an elephant in your room ? A subject everyone is to afraid to talk about? Believe me, it won’t go away – it will just get in the way. Sometimes we need help to get hidden things out … Continue reading

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25 ways to ask your teens without asking

http://www.simplesimonandco.com/2014/08/25-ways-ask-teens-school-today-without-asking-school-today.html

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Help Your Teens to Find Their True Identity

Who Am I – help your teenagers to find their true Identity. As they approach adolescence, all teenagers struggle with ‘who they are’. Parents often refer to their teenagers as ‘rebellious’ but in actual fact they have to weigh up what … Continue reading

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Have I failed as a Mum ?

Maybe you feel like a failure as a mother? Sadly lots of Mums I meet tell me this is how they feel. A word of wisdom here! Beware False Guilt! Mums are very good at heaping all the blame onto … Continue reading

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