Teenagers

‘This totally sucks!’ Teens, COVID and the Lockdown Lifestyle – tips from Andrew Fuller

Our teenagers have been doing it hard in the pandemic. Leading adolescent psychologist Andrew Fuller offers them some advice and tips on how to get through it.

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Watch Dr Jared Cooney Horvath’s webinar: A tour through the teenage brain

In our latest The Parents Website Webinar Series, renowned educational neuroscientist and Harvard graduate Dr Jared Cooney Horvath took us on a tour of the teenage brain and gave us tips on how to support our teens. Here, you can watch the full webinar.

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What it means to be Man Enough

Our boys and their fathers are fighting a generations-old narrative about expectations of manhood. Natalie Moutafis discovers a new book that allows them to truly believe that they are enough, just as they are.

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How movies and books can help you discuss consent with teens

Young people learn about relationships through the media, and may absorb ideas subconsciously. Elizabeth Little discusses how we can help them interrogate what they are seeing and reading.

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Anger in teenage sons: How parents can help

Is your son showing signs of toxic masculine anger? Parenting psychologist Megan de Beyer, author of How to Raise a Man, offers advice on how parents can help their teenage boys.

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Let’s talk about it: Maggie Dent’s top tips to communicate effectively with teenage boys

In this extract from her new book, From Boys to Men, well-known parenting educator Maggie Dent gives parents ideas and strategies to get the conversation going with their teenage sons.

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Best of the Web: Hamish Blake opens up about mental health, in a must-see video for teenagers

Powerful monologues by Hamish Blake and others as part of an ABC series on mental health, educating students about 'fake news', teaching kids not to fear everything during COVID-19, and how pandemic journals can help.

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Tips for teenagers on how to get their first job

Finding that first part-time job can be a challenging experience for a teenager. Careers expert and regular contributor Helen Green offers advice for teenagers on breaking into the workforce.

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Andrew Fuller: Reigniting your teenager’s motivation

Is your teenager in a winter slump? Study routines ditched? Leading clinical psychologist and author Andrew Fuller offers some practical advice on firing up their self-belief.

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