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Dear Struggling Teen

Dear Struggling Teen

EP 20 - Dear Struggling Teenager The teenage years are a real struggle for many. Parents and children alike. In the previous episode, I wrote a letter to “A Struggling Parent” - so, it’s only fair I write a letter to “A Struggling Teenager.” If you are parent listing...

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Parents : Are You Looking for Answers?

Parents : Are You Looking for Answers?

Are you still struggling with challenges at home? Maybe your child is being snarky and belligerent - and you hate that you are finding it hard to like being in their company. This can improve. Many parents feel they are parenting alone; possibly lacking support,...

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What to do When Your Child is Struggling

What to do When Your Child is Struggling

Another Podcast Episode has just dropped. They do say : “You are only as happy as your saddest child” When your child is struggling, as their parent,  it can occupy your every waking thought. I get it. I was that Mum. I have written you a letter - so please have a...

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How to Survive the Summer Holidays

How to Survive the Summer Holidays

“I’m bored” “There’s nothing to do.” Do the holidays fill you with dread? Or are you thrilled that there are no rules to have to follow? Summer might be a little different this year - as there are still travel restrictions due to the Coronavirus. As a result, many of...

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How To Support Your Under-Achiever (in 4 Easy Steps)

How To Support Your Under-Achiever (in 4 Easy Steps)

Another Podcast Episode has Landed You have tried to support your child by helping them develop good study habits and showing them the importance of a well balanced daily routine. But their grades are dropping and they just seem disinterested. “What’s the point?”...

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Why Your Child Needs Boundaries

Why Your Child Needs Boundaries

Another Podcast Episode has Landed As our children approach adulthood, they are so desperate to gain and develop their new found independence - so the last thing they want is parental restrictions being thrust upon them to cramp their style! BUT - in this fast-paced...

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How to Create a Brighter Future

How to Create a Brighter Future

Another Podcast Episode has Landed “There’s nothing to look forward to.” “There’s no end in sight.” “I’m stuck in a rut.” Does any of this sound familiar? When we don’t have anything to look forward to we can feel discouraged and despondent. Every day feels like...

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How to Talk to Your Child About Racism

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice You have chosen the side of the oppressor.” ~~  Desmond Tutu  ~~There is so much unrest at the moment following the death of George Floyd. Understandably there is anger and protests are appearing across the globe. 🎧 In...

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Parents : Your Teen Knows Best!

In this weeks Podcast episode I explain why it’s important to stop Managing your Teenager and start Mentoring them.   Teenagers’ brains are under construction - and with this comes chaos and overwhelm. [video width="720" height="720"...

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Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone

Moving Out of Your Comfort Zone

Every day, throughout lockdown - I offer a Daily Dose of parental guidance on my Facebook page : Cai Graham : The Teen Toolbox : In my bid to support you Mums and Dads through parenthood and adolescence, I go live on Facebook at 1pm (UK Time) . I shall endeavour to do...

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