Tweens & Teens: Making the festive season fun again

They may be too old to still believe in Santa but that doesn’t mean that Christmas with teens and tweens can’t be hugely enjoyable. This month, BritMum’s blogger Liberty Henwick looks at ways to make the most of the festive season with young people.  Counting down to Christmas We are being reminded everyday in the…

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Parents share their tips for raising teens & tweens

BritMums blogger Joanne Gray at Mother of Teenagers selects the best advice on raising teens and tweens for this month’s round-up. Discover tips from fellow parents on everything from planning for the school prom, to earning extra pocket money and even what to buy them for Christmas! Sharing is at the heart of everything we…

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Tweens & Teens: Tips for tackling the new school year

I don’t know about you but in this household it feels as though this new school year we have hit the ground running! Summer holidays are a distant memory and our Instagram snaps of the beach and icecreams are being swapped out by images of falling leaves, pumpkins and fireplaces. How to tell if your…

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Teens & Tweens: Holidays, exam results & letting go

The summer holiday is close to over and the new school, college and university years are on the horizon.  Despite the habitual parental groans that precede the summer holiday period, it is more than any other, a time for stepping away from normal routines and commitments and regrouping as a family.  I for one relish…

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Tweens and Teens: Surviving the summer holidays

Where did June go?? For some of us here in Ireland the school holidays have arrived and we are managing how best to use the time. We are casting about for ideas on where to take the kids to keep them busy and/or entertained, and maybe more importantly, how to make sure they aren’t glued…

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