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"Adolescence is a period of rapid changes.  Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years"  - Author Unknown
Helping you manage the teenage years Teenagers are often moody creatures and their mood can seem to change several times while crossing a room.  It's hard for parents to keep up as their teenagers push at boundaries and demand independence.  "Mum! Stop ruining my life! Oh, and by the way, I need a lift to the station" They are in a frustrating in-between-world; part child, part adult. As teenagers develop their own separate values and identity, parents may no longer feel needed. It can be a painful time for both parents and children. Our courses will show you how to…   Keep lines of communication open Connect better with your teenager Avoid unnecessary confrontation Encourage and motivate Help them learn to be responsible & independent Set clear boundaries and use consequences in a fair and constructive way without damaging relationships