Our Top Tips for Effective Teen Home Learning in Lockdown
Feb09

Our Top Tips for Effective Teen Home Learning in Lockdown

And so the lockdown begins to feel oddly normal, and our Teen Home Learning routine is becoming rapidly ordinary and mundane. Which is a good thing – we’re adaptable creatures, and with some super-human effort and organisation skills, our schools and teachers have worked oout systems to make this new lockdown work. But it’s weird, and hard, and really a lot of effort. Some teens are good at it, but a lot are not...

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Feeling confident as a parent – yes… now. Probably. Most of the time.
Jan27

Feeling confident as a parent – yes… now. Probably. Most of the time.

My oldest child is 22 tomorrow. Twenty Two. I mull on that sometimes; looking back not at the obvious of how he’s changed (because, y’know, he’s a LOT taller… but he’s notsodifferent inside to how he was at 7, in all honesty), but more on how I’ve changed. Oh, the things I used to fret and worry over when he was a tiny little dot so incredibly, terrifyingly dependent and unfathomably...

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Speakers for a teens bedroom: Edifier R1280T |Christmas Gift ideas 2020
Dec14

Speakers for a teens bedroom: Edifier R1280T |Christmas Gift ideas 2020

If you’re looking for Speakers for a teens bedroom, we have you covered. These days, our teens are used to sound on the go; on their phones mostly, and maybe when they are at home on their computer too. But when do they get to listen to music the way it was supposed to be listened to, through a quality sound system? Not often I reckon. And yet – they’re a sophisticated crowd; they LOVE a quality listening sound, are...

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Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have
Sep28

Useful Apps for Kids in University to Have

We all want the best for our children, and sending them off to university is a rewarding time for both parents and children. But it can also be a challenging time. There are so many new things to adjust to at university, and between classes and adjusting to an independent life, it can be a challenge to figure out what to do with your alone time as you get used to not being at home and how to get by. By Peter OToole Shutterstock Here...

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GREAT Headphones for teens – Edifier H880
Sep17

GREAT Headphones for teens – Edifier H880

Once your child gets a bit older, one of the first requests you’re going to get is for decent headphones. Sales of all portable tech goes up at this time of year – driven by the oparents of older teens who are digging in to their exam studies, new College or Uni courses – and there’s always a surge in sales of laptops, phones, PCs… and of course the essential Headphones for teens to accompany all of them.And...

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How to help kids deal with back to school stress
Sep03

How to help kids deal with back to school stress

Today’s guest post is by blogger and parenting author Becky Goddard-Hill. Becky blogs at Emotionally Healthy Kids and has published 3 books with Harper Collins on emotional wellbeing for kids. Becky is a member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, holds a masters in Social Work and a postgraduate diploma in Psychotherapy. Her brand new book Create Your Own Calm is published September 17th. By iordani Shutterstock...

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