Teenager

How can you teach your teenager to say ‘no’ to peer pressure? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #25)

Help your teenager understand about peer pressure, learn 10 ways to say ‘no’ to peers, and help your teenager practice, so they’re ready to stand up to friends.

How can you do a digital detox with your teenager? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #24)

How can you get your teenager to agree to a digital detox? What do you need to prepare before the technology gets turned off? And how could you detox regularly?

What can you do if you think your teenager is in an abusive relationship? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #23)

Is your teen’s girlfriend or boyfriend abusive? Three top tips to talk to your teenager about relationship abuse, help them open up to you and tactfully discuss behaviour that could be abusive.

How can you deal with your teenager’s mobile phone obsession? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #26)

Is your teen obsessed with their phone? How can you help your teenager understand the impact it’s having, agree some sensible rules around their mobile use, and create a better balance in their lives?

Does your teenager feel entitled? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #22)

Fed up with your teenager’s entitled, selfish attitude? Learn what you can do to help them become more caring, build a stronger relationship and deal with self-centred behaviour.

How can you stop a teenager who’s been stealing? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #21)

Here are three top tips on how to confront your teenager about stealing, get them to repay or return items, and how to move on afterwards.

How should you deal with a teenager who is moody and surly? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #20)

Is your teenager hormonal, irritable or grumpy? Here’s how to start a conversation, listen to their concerns, and explain how it’s affecting you. Plus, how to stay cheerful, in spite of their moods!

Sky News: Overindulging Children

Sky News interviews Elizabeth to discuss Prue Leith’s comments about modern parents overindulging their children.

Sky News: Dangers of Social Media

Here’s Elizabeth talking on Sky News about the dangers of Social Media

How can you confront a teenager if you suspect they’re using drugs? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #19)

Worried your teenager may be using cannabis or drugs? Here’s three simple tips on HOW to confront your teenager with the evidence, and help your teenager recover from using drugs.

How can you prevent your teenager trying drugs? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #18)

What can you say and do to PREVENT your teenager from trying drugs? How can you explain your expectations, and what is the ‘secret’ to make it likely they won’t ever use drugs?

How can you get your teenager to help at home? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #17)

Help your teenager understand the benefits of helping at home, teach them to do household tasks well, and enjoy more quality time with your teenager with the time you save when they help out.

How can you show your teenager how to respond to Cyberbullying? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #16)

Cyberbullying is vicious and nasty. Teach your teenager exactly what to do, if they are bullied online, so they are prepared and learn how best to support your teenager if they are bullied.

How can you stop a teenager spending so long on Facebook? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #15)

Is your teenager addicted to Facebook? Discover how you can help them understand the dangers and get them to agree sensible limits for their Facebook use.

How do you get a teenager to clear up after themselves? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #14)

Fed up with your teenager’s mess? Discover the right approach to get your teenager to clear up after themselves, and keep them motivated to tidy their things up.

What should you do if you discover your teenager is self-harming? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #13)

Shocked your teenager is self-harming? Learn how to respond effectively, find the right person your teenager can talk to, and find other ways to deal with emotional pain.

What can you do if your teenager won’t talk to you? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #12)

Is your teen sulky or silent? Here’s how to plan a conversation, empathise with your teenager and change what you notice about your teen, to rebuild a good relationship.

How can you help if your teenager’s depressed? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #11)

Is your teenager depressed? Find out how to listen and talk to your teen, encourage them to do things that will help, and where to find professional help, if needed.

Does your teenager criticise or even hate the way they look? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #10)

Does your teenager have body-image issues? Find out how to talk to your teenager about their looks, help them develop a healthy perspective about their body and boost their self-esteem and confidence.

What should you do if your teenager is rude to you? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #9)

Fed up with your teenager being rude and difficult? Use these three great tips to restore respect, tackle rudeness and get your teen to make amends.

How should you talk to a teenager about alcohol? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #8)

Worried about your teenager and alcohol? Help them understand the dangers of alcohol, find out their views, and help them find better ways to deal with the frustrations of life.

What can you do if your teenager is bullied? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #7)

Is your teenager being bullied? Follow these three steps to help your teen deal with the bully in the best way possible. Plus, what you should do, and not do, as a parent.

How can you give your teenager more independence, and still keep them safe? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #6)

Use these three genius ways to prepare your teenager for difficulties. So, you can allow more independence whilst feeling confident your teenager can stay safe.

What should you do when your teenager loses their temper? (Video Tips for Raising Teenagers #5)

An angry teenager can be frightening. Use these three steps to defuse the anger quickly, find the right time to talk, and help your teenager explore good solutions.