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25 Things to Avoid When Parenting a Teenager

25 Things to Avoid When Parenting a Teenager

Just as we begin to feel confident in our parenting skills, the landscape shifts as our children grow, constantly altering the game we thought we had mastered. Navigating the teenage years brings a whole new set of challenges, and it's important to be mindful of...

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10 Tips to Conquer Social Anxiety and Boost Confidence

10 Tips to Conquer Social Anxiety and Boost Confidence

Everyone has their own challenges and part of our journey through personal development is learning how to successfully navigate them. Sometimes, when we are a bit unsure of ourselves, it’s easy to believe that everyone else has their act together and they are coping...

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Blue Monday Blues? Not Today!

Blue Monday Blues? Not Today!

Embracing Your True Self: 8 Tips to Beat the Monday Blues on Blue Monday Blue Monday, known for its feelings of sadness and low motivation, can be tough. I don’t know about you - but I am a glass half full person and more often than not, I try not to dwell on the...

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Giving Yourself a Very Merry Christmas

Giving Yourself a Very Merry Christmas

Dealing with the Christmas Rush? Are you at a stage where you’re spinning plates and you just don’t know which way to turn? Maybe spinning those plates are your badge of honour. Me too – I fell into that trap. Why are we talking about Self-care? We tend to be very...

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Preparing Your Teen For The Festive Season

Preparing Your Teen For The Festive Season

Winter is coming – Christmas is coming. Does the thought fill you with excitement or dread? Whilst The Holidays is extra special when we have teenagers in the house, the presence of teenagers tends to add a little ‘Je ne sais quoi’ to the “Christmas Cocktail”. So what...

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What To Do When You Are Running On Empty

What To Do When You Are Running On Empty

Recharging & Prioritising Self-Care: Finding Balance in Life I had a call with a colleague this week. Her first comment was an apology on how she looked. (She looked great btw) Her second comment was “I’m on a knife-edge.” She’s single-handedly dealing with...

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Haunted by Fear or Spooked by Anxiety?

Haunted by Fear or Spooked by Anxiety?

Are you familiar with the jitters of worry or experience a full-blown panic attack?  Understanding the fine line between fear and anxiety is the key to unlocking a world of support and empowerment for teens and their parents. Fear and anxiety are two emotions that...

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Moving to University : Is Your Child Homesick?

Moving to University : Is Your Child Homesick?

Have you had that late night phone call from your child yet? Maybe you’ll be one of the lucky ones who escapes this. But for many parents across the land, they are hearing their child’s agonising sobs down the phone or watching them bleary eyed on a video call. They...

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Shining a Light on Teen Mental Health: A Day of Awareness

Shining a Light on Teen Mental Health: A Day of Awareness

In the bustling calendar of October, nestled among the falling leaves and pumpkin spice lattes, lies a week of immense significance : 10th October : World Mental Health Awareness Day. It's a dedicated period designed to throw a spotlight on a critical matter that...

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Moving to University : Helping the Sibling Left Behind

Moving to University : Helping the Sibling Left Behind

When a child takes those first steps towards leaving the nest, a wave of emotions crashes over parents, a blend of immense pride and an undercurrent of worry: How will they cope? Will they find new friends? Will they eat anything vaguely wholesome? The list of...

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