Parenting Children Aged 11 - 14


News bulletins often focus on the problems of underage binge drinking. As a parent it is very difficult to know what to do to stop your son or daughter becoming a binge drinker. Your child is almost certain to start drinking alcohol in their teenage years. Here are ten tips to help you develop your

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Coping with Sleepovers

What do you do when one of your children asks if they can have a sleepover? Do these events usually pass off with no problem or do they create friction and upset. This article talks you through how to host the perfect sleepover.

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Falling Out With Friends

It is quite normal for old friendships to decline when your child becomes a teenager. Here are some tips for how you support your child at what can be a difficult time.

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Getting Boys to Read

It is hard to encourage teenage boys to read. The biggest problem is finding the right type of books to inspire them. This article discusses the type of books that boys enjoy and also suggests a few authors.

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Late Bed Times

Young teenagers going to bed late causes arguments and stress in lots of households. Here are some tips on how to tackle the issue with your teenagers.

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School Refusal

School refusal is an anxiety disorder related to separation anxiety. . School refusal is highest in children between the ages of 5 -7 and 11-14 years old. School refusal is an international problem, with an estimated rate of 2.4 percent of all school-age children worldwide refusing to attend class

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Video Game Addiction

Do you have a child with a video game addiction? Here are some tips to help you reduce gaming time and also understand why the games are so addictive.

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