Teens

Entering the era of hormones and brain farts, parenting teens takes enormous patience.

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

Body Dysphoria in Anorexia and Transgenderism

People are desperate to separate the body dysphoria that transgender teens display from the dysphoria that teens with an eating disorder display. Are they really so different? Maybe, but maybe not.…

Eating Disorders: The Early Signs You Could Miss

Eating Disorders: The Early Signs You Could Miss

Eating disorders are a mental illness. They have the highest mortality rate of all mental illnesses. Frighteningly if weight loss is apparent, the sufferer is well and truly in the grips of it already…

Attachment Parenting Teens? How It Works

Attachment Parenting Teens? How It Works

Attachment parenting doesn't need to end at thirteen, in fact with teens, it's even more important to actively foster healthy attachment. The stakes are high, they need to know they can turn to you!…

Unschooling Teenagers All The Way To University

Unschooling Teenagers All The Way To University

Unschooling teenagers? A subject that causes many an arched eyebrow. Unschooling them all the way to university? Surely that's impossible! Actually it's entirely possible, my daughter is living proof.…

Don’t Rape! A Message For All Our Sons

Don’t Rape! A Message For All Our Sons

Someone right now is raising a son who will be a rapist. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want that to be me. I can't control what they do all the time, but I can send this message loud and clear!…

Grooming: When Everyone Becomes The Victim

Grooming: When Everyone Becomes The Victim

Would you recognise grooming? The odds are good that you wouldn't. Grooming isn't an obvious crime it's a slow, gradual one, that undermines everything in ways that you often won't recognise.…

Why You Should Tell Your Sons About Porn

Why You Should Tell Your Sons About Porn

The average age at which boys first view pornography is 11. That's quite a jolt isn't it. What impact is this having on him and his future partners? Is there anything you can do to protect them all?…

What NOT To Say To The Eating Disorder Mother

What NOT To Say To The Eating Disorder Mother

Everyone seems to know a cure for eating disorders but more often than not their suggestions are based on false ideas and myths about how eating disorders work. There are no straight forward solutions…