TWEENAGER

Teen girls, will we ever get them back?

Teen girls, will we ever get them back?

  by Lisa Sidgwick

Remember that little pink bundle?  The pretty dresses, the ballet lessons, the little girl that wanted to be just like you when she grew up, hung on your every word and was your best little friend?  What on earth happened?! Nowadays [...]

Tags: tweenager, teenager, tween
Keep calm...with your teenager

Keep calm...with your teenager

  by Lisa Sidgwick

Keep calm?  Easier said than done!! When the extent of your conversations is little more than a grunt.  When everything you say is met with a sarcastic sneer.  When the tiniest criticism conjures up a torrent of abuse... Yes, staying [...]

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Are you worried about eating disorders?

Are you worried about eating disorders?

  by Lisa Sidgwick

As our children become more independent, we worry more - who are they mixing with? What are they being pressured into? Are their eating habits 'normal'.  With so much in the press about eating disorders, it's natural to worry that your [...]

Tags: tweenager, b-eat, eating disorder
Your child and alcohol

Your child and alcohol

  by Lisa Sidgwick

Ask any parent and they undoubtedly would say they don't want their child drinking alcohol, that they would want their child to understand the effects of drinking alcohol and the dangers.  Yet how many of us actually sit down and talk to [...]

Tags: tweenager, Alcohol, Drinkaware, tween
Monitoring mobiles or protecting privacy?

Monitoring mobiles or protecting privacy?

  by Lisa Sidgwick

There is talk in the news today about how we as parents should be monitoring our children's mobile phone use; checking their texts, their emails and online conversations, with David Cameron's new adviser on childhood being clear that [...]

Tags: tweenager, mobile phone, teenager
Got teenage kids? Show them this...

Got teenage kids? Show them this...

  from My Funny Bunny

Do promote healthy eating and exercise to your kids and teenagers... but also make sure you show them this so they can see what REALLY happens behind those photos of 'perfect' models.

Tags: tweenager, family news