Being there for your teenagers

Continue to listen to your teenager and be there for them as you help them grow towards adulthood.

  • Being a good father means giving a reasonable degree of freedom
  • Discipline is best given in an atmosphere of unconditional love and specialness
  • Sometimes teenagers will push fathers away just when they really want us to stay and listen to them

Tips:

Dealing with boys’ complex emotions

Boys are capable of BIG emotional arcs - here are a few tips on understanding your son's inner world and helping him navigate through these emotions.

Tips:

Remove distractions

Put kids’ schoolbags, phones and other “distractors” into the car’s boot for the journey to and from school.