Musings: Parenting teenagers

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Coping Well with Exam Stress

Exams are on the way – for some it’s important exams – but actually for many students every exam feels important at the time. Parents want to help, but the trouble is that a lot of the best tips for managing exam stress sound incredibly like the nagging we may have been doing for years […]






Posted on 17 April 2014
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls
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Films are a great way of raising issues

You want to inspire your daughter to be all that she can be, films can be a great catalyst. You want to communicate something, find a film and use that as a springboard for talking. When you can’t get a teen to talk – this can be a way in. Here is a list of […]






Posted on 12 December 2013
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls
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I hate my periods!

For some time now I have been hearing of girls who are struggling at menarche.  Girls who are incapacitated by cramping, flooding, inconsolable teariness, fiery furies, depression, and who are missing days of school every month.  Was I hearing it more as my work became more widely known or is it getting worse?  I began […]






Posted on 24 July 2013
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls, Coming of age
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