7 Tips for helping your Teen learn to drive

Sep 10 2020

Most teenagers are keen to learn to drive as soon as possible. It gives them a little more freedom, but also more options when it comes to looking for work and higher education opportunities. As a parent, knowing that your child can drive safely can give you peace of mind, and make letting them go out into the world a little easier, as you know it will be easy for them to come home. But, learning to drive is more expensive than it has ever been before. Few teens can afford a comprehensive set of lessons, and even if you are helping with the costs, you’ll want to increase their chances of passing first time. A great way to do this is by taking them out for some practice outside of their lessons. But this can be tricky. Here are some tips to help you.

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Expecting Soon? 7 Tips for choosing the perfect baby name

Aug 26 2020

Naming a human being is a huge responsibility and the pressure dramatically increases if it’s your own baby. In his play Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare famously wrote, ‘What’s in a name?’. Well, a lot! A person’s name is an important part of their identity. 

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Teen-A-Pause: Consciously Parenting Your Teen Whilst Reparenting Yourself

Aug 10 2020

What’s the recipe for successful parenting in the twenty-first century? I have always tried to make sense of this without a definite answer. I often feel as a mum I have failed in my goal of having the perfect family, a caring child and a happy life according to what media showcases as happiness. But when children reach the teenage years, we are confronted with so many dilemmas and frustrations which can prevent us from fulfilling our potential especially at the time when as a mother we are reaching the menopause and facing middle life crisis

Teenage mental health is at a crisis point, particularly now as teens struggle to cope with the new normal and parents struggle getting through to them. Experienced Psychotherapist and author Emma Disney releases a new guidebook, Teen-A-Pause: Consciously Parenting Your Teen Whilst Reparenting Yourself  in which she provides tips on how parents can take “A PAUSE” to empower themselves to learn the language their teenagers are speaking. 

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