For parents, it can be very odd watching children grow into themselves as they struggle through the trials and challenges of early life. Human behaviour is a tricky topic and so it’s actually quite normal to start questioning your child’s behaviour: is my child normal? Are other children behaving like this? When does weird become worrying?
Relationships and sex
It’s the news many parents dread: your teenage daughter is pregnant or your son has fathered a child. Finding out your child is expecting can be overwhelming. Teen pregnancy is not something that many parents wish for their kids and so your reaction to the news may be somewhat negative to say the least. However,
Are you living with someone who seems to ignore you, refuses to listen to your point of view and frequently causes arguments? Welcome to the world of living with a teenager. Not all young people are difficult to live with, but when your loving child turns into one of these disrespectful teens then what can
You could be forgiven for thinking that the words ‘Happy’ and ‘Teenager’ are unlikely companions. But despite the moods and scowls that can seem to dominate teenage demeanour most have a great capacity for happiness – as parents we just need to understand how to access it, which in turn makes raising happy teenagers a
All relationships experience challenges – expecting to get on with one person the whole time is unrealistic, and tension is inevitable at some points in even the healthiest and most straightforward partnerships. In an interfaith relationship, there is the added complication of religious and spiritual differences to contend with. When you first fall in love,
There is no guide book or manual to being a parent, no step-by-step instructions to follow, yet every phase of your child’s life seems to throw a whole new set of problems at you; you could really use a “fits all” manual at some of these challenging times. Such a moment is when you’re not