How to parent your teenager during a stressful period

*This post does contain an affiliate link. Marked with **AF. This may earn me income if you click and make a purchase* This post is titled how to parent your teenager during a stressful period, but I need to make clear that this is not me telling you what to do, it’s more a series […]

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Helping teens take exams in their stride with Mindzest

*This is a review post written by the teen with feedback from me at the end* Mindzest kindly sent me some of their downloadable resources to have a look and see if I found them helpful. I’m in year 8 and I’ve been doing tests/exams since I was 6 years old. Since year 7 the […]

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999 – we have a drama llama

Ah, the tween years. Leading into the teenage years. When I had smaller children, who were toddlers who threw spectacular tantrums and were prone to dramatic fits over irrational things like not being allowed to wear their wellies to bed, and having their sandwiches cut up into the wrong shapes, and being made to sit […]

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Tweenagers are basically toddlers…

 If you are reading this, and you are in the throws of the toddler years and are wondering when it will get easier and saner, this post is not meant to make you despair, but I can tell you, and I tell the parents and families that I work with that, toddler hood is NOT […]

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Mum standards…

The alternative title of this post could be – When you and your tweenager disagree on what the word “tidy” means and what a tidy bedroom should look like…  The tweenager and I are having a difference of opinion, the first of many, I have no doubt, and it’s one that I don’t think we […]

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