Tag 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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HOW CAN I HELP MY CHILD ?

How can Mums help? Supporting someone who self harms can be very difficult and challenging, more so when it’s your child- that  precious little bundle you brought home and promised with all your heart to look after no matter what. Witnessing your … 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 and Brain Development

As we have looked at the subject of Conflict, we have noted that teenagers are still learning. This is a strange concept to some parents as we feel we have been teaching them our values and expectations forever! However we … Continue reading

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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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Thoughts from Jeff Lucas

A few thoughts based on Jeff Lucas’ recent book ‘Faith in the Fog’ which explores issues like faith when we have more questions that answers, depression and burnout, the connection between love for God and our emotions, and handling disappointment with God … Continue reading

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