Behaviour

Advice on different aspects of teenage behaviour from communicating with your teen to what to do if they get into more serious trouble. 

anger in teenagers
There is always a reason why people behave the way they do. It may seem out of character to you and you may have no idea what their actions are all ab...
staying out late
When a child is small, we often use boundaries to protect them and keep them away from harm or danger. As they grow older and become teenagers, these ...
teens and discipline
As your child grows into a teenager, what happens to your disciplinary methods? Are you still in charge, or is it time for a change? Many parents real...
teen violence
When teenage anger turns to violence Arguments are to be expected as part of family life, and these can certainly start to happen more often, as your...
gangs
A group of young people is not necessarily a gang. Teens often find safety in numbers through staying with a particular group of friends, and usually ...
teens stealing
parenting order
Parenting is a challenging job and support can be useful at different stages as your child grows up, especially if your child has not been going to sc...
teens and the law
If you are worried about your child getting involved in crime or antisocial behaviour, you can help by dealing with the risks known to cause youth off...

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