Teenagers

Best of the Web: Making our neighbourhoods kid-friendly, and more

How we can make our neighbourhoods kid-friendly once again, talking to teenagers about money, and should you post your kids' lives online?

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Best of the Web: How to overcome your maths anxiety to help your kids, and more

Why a fear of maths could really be maths anxiety, ferrying kids around in the car can be a time to connect, and how children are making us more eco-conscious.

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L Platers: Supporting your teen daughter on the road to adulthood

A new book by Madonna King gives parents tips to support their teenage girls growing up in today's world and uncovers what they want you to know, writes Natalie Moutafis.

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What parents need to know about vaping

With vaping continuing to rise among young people, are we set for a new generation of smokers?

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10 tips to help your teen out of the Procrastination Trap

Procrastination looks different for everyone, writes Dr Deborah Trengove. She shares her top procrastination-beating tips.

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3 reasons why your teen might skip breakfast

Too sleepy? In a rush? Or something more concerning? Teenagers often get turned off by breakfast, write Madeline West and Tetyana Rocks. Chat to them to find out why and offer some easy options.

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What happens if we fail to grow up?

In her new book, Maggie Hamilton explores how we can better prepare our kids for this complex world. In this extract, she looks at how childhood has become derailed – and what we can do to repair it.

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Tips for teenagers on finding that first job

Finding that first part-time job can be hard for teens, but as the economy bounces back from COVID, now is a great time to find work. Careers expert Helen Green offers advice for teenagers.

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Educating our kids to thrive online

We can help young people to live well online through character education, writes Tom Harrison.

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