Teens & Tweens: Celebrating teenagers

Oversharing details about our children on social media and where to draw the line in terms of protecting their privacy is a subject of much debate, but this is nowhere more prevalent than in the world of parenting a teen or tween.  To this age group what others think and say about them really matters…

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Teens & Tweens: Navigating the teenage years

Parenting is a journey of discovery but most parents of teens & tweens would say it takes on a whole new meaning in the secondary years.  Those glorious milestones of the early years of teething, crawling, walking and talking are suddenly replaced by those of puberty, drinking, rebellion and more.  As parents we have all…

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Tweens & Teens: Screens, school, independence & anxiety!

Hi BritMums readers! I’m Liberty and I am delighted to join you as a new joint editor for the tweens and teens Round-up together with Jo who blogs at Mother of Teenagers. I am looking forward to getting to know this community some more as well as getting stuck into reading some interesting and varied…

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10 student cooking hacks & recipes with Co-op #ad

The university student diet is legendary…and legendarily bad. Instant noodles, cheap takeaways, ketchup counting as one of the 5 a day. As parents we want to send them off into the amazing university experience with kitchen and shopping skills that will ensure they eat well and remain healthy while staying within a budget.  A few…

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Teens & Tweens: Supporting kids through change

It really feels like summer has arrived! The end of SATS, tests, GCSEs and A levels is in sight! Hopefully, the parks and beaches will soon be full of young people relaxing and having a great time. At the same time, it’s an important few weeks for tweens. The Year 6 children are entering their…

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