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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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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Teens & Tweens: How to handle teenagers – Humour helps!

Who doesn’t feel better after a good laugh?  Laughter is widely acclaimed as the best medicine for your health as well as for dealing with a difficult situation and parenting is no exception – particularly if there is a teenager in the house, as this month’s humorous selection of posts shows. Nikki at Stressy Mummy…

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Teen & Tween Round-up: Tough times

Nobody ever said raising teens and tweens was a bed of roses. We all encounter challenges along the way. But sometimes it goes beyond challenging. It gets really, REALLY tough. This month I’m featuring posts from a couple of my favourite bloggers, who I am proud to call friends, who are going through particularly tough…

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Teen & Tween Round-up: New Starts

Half-term is over and the nights are drawing in. Our kids have settled into their new schools, new year groups and even university. Here’s what our Britmums teens and tweens have been up to this month… It’s hard when your kids go away for the first time. I can so relate to this post from…

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