Shame is unspoken, toxic and destructive. When we shame a child it can have lasting effects. Yet we all do it. Why? And how can we repair the damage?
Paul Dillon believes there are five things every parent should discuss with their teen before they leave home for a sleepover, party, or gathering.
In schools we talk constantly about protecting girls from harm. We teach them about paedophiles, on-line grooming, sexting, and the harm caused by drug and alcohol use. In reality, the more likely destructive influence on an adolescent girl’s day to day life is the damage they do to one another in their friendship groups…Relational aggression.
Adolescents are heavily influenced by other people’s opinions. How can we encourage them to be more critical of the opinions they listen to?
It may seem that your teenager is always tired. There are very good physiological and developmental reasons for that. Here’s how you can help.
When teenagers are sitting around using their devices, it is often out of habit. Here are 50+ alternatives you can offer your kids these holidays.