raising teenagers

Mental health support for Australian families
Mental health support for Australian families May 2, 2016 (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Help for children and adolescents Help for parents and carers Where children and adolescents can get help There are a range of telephone and web-based counselling services available for young people with mental health challenges in Australia. Translating and interpreting ... Read More »

New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones
New ads to deter young drivers using smartphones April 24, 2016 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

A Queensland University of Technology researcher believes taking a positive and even humorous approach to road safety ads could be the key to reducing the number of young drivers who use their smartphones behind the wheel. Cassandra Gauld, from QUT’s ... Read More »

Alarm clock on teen sleep
Alarm clock on teen sleep April 18, 2016 (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

More than 50% of teenagers do not get enough sleep on school nights, often due to the onset of puberty and social media-internet interaction. While many teens report to be tired next day, parents are loath to intervene with body clock changes ... Read More »

Parents vital to policing young drivers: Have your say
Parents vital to policing young drivers: Have your say April 5, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A new QUT study will look at what parents in the ACT are doing to keep their kids safe when they first get their licence, with research showing parents play a vital role in encouraging young drivers to obey the ... Read More »

Distance affects university choice
Distance affects university choice February 24, 2016 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Researchers used data from 12,000 adolescents surveyed in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Youth to explore the association between distance to a university campus and attainment of university entry (including enrolment in an elite university), as well as critical predicators ... Read More »

Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead
Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead December 17, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Christmas. It’s the season that’s starting earlier every year, if the appearance of decorations and displays at shopping centres is anything to go by. It’s also a time of year where the focus seems to shift more towards materialism and ... Read More »

Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead
Want to spread Christmas joy? Ditch the stocking stuffers and give experiences instead December 17, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Christmas. It’s the season that’s starting earlier every year, if the appearance of decorations and displays at shopping centres is anything to go by. It’s also a time of year where the focus seems to shift more towards materialism and ... Read More »

Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress
Tips for parents on ATAR results and managing stress December 16, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Ewa Geba, clinical psychologist and a parent survivor of three HSCs, provides advice for parents on what next once their child receives an ATAR. So your son or daughter is getting their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) in the next week ... Read More »

Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex
Teen Sex Talks with Parents Associated with Safer Sex December 10, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Talking about sex with parents, especially mothers, had an effect on safer sex behavior among adolescents, especially girls, according to an article published online by JAMA Pediatrics. Risky sexual behavior among adolescents is a serious public health problem because of ... Read More »

More young adults are failing to launch or ‘boomerang’ home
More young adults are failing to launch or ‘boomerang’ home November 27, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

More children in the Western world are staying at home longer, but their parents often pay the price as tensions flare and conflict damages relationships, an international literature review shows. The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Melbourne, ... Read More »







 
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