Tag Archives: feelings

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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When I’m emotional…. by Zoë Karl

  The world spins around, Endlessly turning, And yet it’s all right there, In your hands. Venturing into the unknown, Your knowledge and wisdom soon expands. I want to shout, I want to scream At even my best friend. But I want their advice and comfort, A relationship that never ends. So muddled, confused, angry, […]






Posted on 1 August 2013
Musings: Parenting girls, Coming of age
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Just Listen to Me!

Teens tell me that they don’t talk to their parents because their parents don’t listen. I wanted to think that this was not true for me and my teen, but then I observed myself, and have to admit that sometimes I don’t listen properly. When your child comes to you with something that is bothering […]






Posted on 4 December 2012
Musings: Parenting teenagers, Parenting girls
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