raising teenagers

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 »

Out of school and into debt? Calls for teens to improve on money management
Out of school and into debt? Calls for teens to improve on money management November 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A survey of young people by QUT researchers has found many lack the financial literacy to manage car loans, repay credit cards and navigate mobile phone deals. The results have prompted the study’s researchers to call on educators to do ... Read More »

MS May Start Later for Those Who Spend Teenage Summers in the Sun
MS May Start Later for Those Who Spend Teenage Summers in the Sun October 25, 2015 (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

A study of people with multiple sclerosis (MS) found that those who spent time in the sun every day during the summer as teens developed the disease later than those reporting not spending time in the sun every day. The ... Read More »

Study looks at coping with separation and divorce
Study looks at coping with separation and divorce September 10, 2015 (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)

It is probably one of the most stressful times in the life of a family – the period of separation and divorce challenges parents, children, and the relationships that exist with the wider family. And depending on how couples cope ... Read More »

Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply
Communities that care reduce underage alcohol supply July 24, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A clamp down on bottle shops selling alcohol to underage customers and a commitment by parents not to supply or allow their teens to use alcohol has been successful in reducing underage alcohol supply in Geelong. Geelong was one of ... Read More »

Foster care experiences need to be told
Foster care experiences need to be told July 10, 2015 (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers are urging more people to tell their stories of being involved in foster care in the hopes of better understanding the impact of foster care on children and families. The study, being conducted in South Australia ... Read More »







 
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