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Ask an Expert Week | Parenting advice | Teenager advice

Ask an Expert Week | Parenting advice | Teenager advice | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Ask an Expert Week will be held 25 to 29 November 2013. We have some of Australia's top teenager and parenting experts offering advice and insights, FREE.
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What to ask parents who are hosting a party | Teenage gatherings

What to ask parents who are hosting a party | Teenage gatherings | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Managing teens and parties is a difficult task for parents. Drug and alcohol educator Paul Dillon offers tips on what to ask the hosts of a teenage party.
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How to survive the 'terrible teens' | Parenting teenagers

How to survive the 'terrible teens' | Parenting teenagers | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Parenting teenagers needs patience, a thick skin, some serious backbone, and unconditional love. Read one mum's tips on how to survive the 'terrible teens'.
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How to reconnect with your teenager | Australian Teenage Expo

How to reconnect with your teenager | Australian Teenage Expo | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Being a parent of teenagers who just want to live their own lives can be hard work. Here are six tips to help you reconnect with your young adults.
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6 tips to reconnect with your teenager, from a woman who speaks with thousands of teenagers each year.

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How technology will change how we parent, for the better

How technology will change how we parent, for the better | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it

With tweens adopting technology as quickly as teens (McAfee 'Tweens, Teens and Technology Report'), strong family relationships are more important than ever.

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Strict parents are a good influence on their children's friends: study

Strict parents are a good influence on their children's friends: study | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
IT might take a village to raise a child well - but the village needs to be filled with firm and loving parents, a new study has found.
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High school hangovers not out of the question

High school hangovers not out of the question | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Imagine being in high school and being able to legally head down to the pub for a beer after class.
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Sex, drugs and illness: why teenagers need medical confidentiality

Sex, drugs and illness: why teenagers need medical confidentiality | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Dr Rony Duncan says the next time you take your teenager to a medical appointment, give them some space, wait outside and trust in the doctor.
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Self-esteem versus unconditional self-acceptance in teenagers

Self-esteem versus unconditional self-acceptance in teenagers | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Teen coach Ray Mathis says the best way to combat shame, anxiety and low self-esteem in teenagers is to teach them to have Unconditional Self-Acceptance.
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Shopping For Clothes With A New Teen

Shopping For Clothes With A New Teen | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
I would swoop in and guide my whip smart, beautiful niece a few steps further along the path toward proud, self-actualized womanhood. Not only that, it would be fun. I had no idea what I was in for.
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Recognizing Signs of Abusive Dating Among Teenagers

Recognizing Signs of Abusive Dating Among Teenagers | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Domestic abuse among teenagers is not readily understood within an adult framework. And confusing possessiveness with love is among the most common teenage mistakes leading to dating violence.
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Are Your Child's Eating Issues Eating at You?

Are Your Child's Eating Issues Eating at You? | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Many kids today know more about their iPhones, iPods and iPads than they do about their own feelings and needs. If your child is one of the millions who struggles with overeating, here are some tips for you to consider.
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These seem like very sensible tips to me.

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Gaming better than TV for children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Gaming better than TV for children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
New research has found that children are better off playing video games than watching television

Via Network for Internet Investigation and Research Australia
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Pocket money and teenagers | Allowance | Part-time work for teenagers

Pocket money and teenagers | Allowance | Part-time work for teenagers | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
How much pocket money is enough for your teenager? What should that allowance cover? Here is a breakdown of how much a typical teenager might need per week.
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Teen sexting | Sexting and the law | Parenting teenagers

Teen sexting | Sexting and the law | Parenting teenagers | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it

A mum finds her 14-year-old son has been 'sexting' a girl, and is afraid he will be charged with creating child pornography. We take a look at this tricky issue.

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The Founder of Robogals talks with happychild about achieving goals. | resilience | happychild.com.au

The Founder of Robogals talks with happychild about achieving goals. | resilience | happychild.com.au | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
An interview with Marita Cheng, Young Australian of the Year 2012 and Founder of Robogals.
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Young Australian of the Year advises teenagers on how to set and work towards goals. A very inspiring interview.

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Argumentative teenagers | Oppositional defiant disorder | ODD

Argumentative teenagers | Oppositional defiant disorder | ODD | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
When is teenage defiance in the normal range of behaviour and when is it oppositional defiant disorder? An overview of ODD in teens and Jayden's real story.
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casey watson's curator insight, June 26, 2013 12:26 AM

It's usually not that difficult to know the difference - though teenagers do have their moments. Problems or not.

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Drama classes and acting for teenagers - The Kids Are All Right

Drama classes and acting for teenagers - The Kids Are All Right | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Drama activities can develop a teenager's self-confidence and creativity. Find out more about drama classes, film-making competitions and getting an agent.
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allen orrante's curator insight, March 12, 6:37 PM

Drama classes for teenagers.

 

 

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Australia’s biggest youth celebration

Australia’s biggest youth celebration | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
The media loves a good story about the misdemeanours of the infamous Gen Y, but this week it’s all about the positive power of our youth, says Tahlia McPherson.
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Tips on teaching your teen to drive | NRMA Motoring Blog

Tips on teaching your teen to drive | NRMA Motoring Blog | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
This week guest blogger Rachel Hynes provides useful tips on how to survive teaching your teen to drive. Rachel is the publisher of The Kids Are All Right, the website for parenting teenagers in Australia.
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Why it's a parent's duty to be daggy

Why it's a parent's duty to be daggy | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Sometimes it's better to hide your wild side from your children.
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Permission to be a daggy parent :)

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Gaming better than TV for children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Gaming better than TV for children - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
New research has found that children are better off playing video games than watching television

Via Network for Internet Investigation and Research Australia
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Biddulph discovers something that I think we've been calling feminism

Biddulph discovers something that I think we've been calling feminism | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
Parenting expert, Steve Biddulph, who I am not a fan of for various reasons, is best known for his book, Raising Boys. Now Biddulph has begun calling attention to the plight of girls with the launc...
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Teenage relationship break-up | Teenage issues

Teenage relationship break-up | Teenage issues | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
If you didn't experience a teenage relationship break-up, or if the years since then have muddied the memory, research reminds us that it's very painful.
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Teenage drinking - promoting abstinence?

Teenage drinking - promoting abstinence? | Parenting teenagers | Scoop.it
I came across an article recently by Michael Grose where he says we have become too permissive about alcohol with teenagers, and that instead of a &quo
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A forum discussion on the different ways we handle our teenagers' drinking.

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