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Janey Downshire
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I run Teenagers Translated with Naella Grew
I run Teenagers Translated with Naella Grew

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The next stage: How can parents continue to have a positive influence over their children as they grow up?
Many
families face transitions at this time of year: new schools, leaving school,
embarking on a GAP year, starting university or a new job.   When change is accompanied by optimism and
excitement, then things tend to roll forward without mishap, but some p...

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Tips for Parents to make family summer holidays a positive experience
The long summer vacation is often greeted with mixed feelings.
Whilst we love having our children home, months of unstructured and
unproductive free time can be a frustrating spectacle for parents often
resulting in confrontation & emotional meltdowns.  Chi...

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Teenage Exam Stress - Top Tips for Parents
Teenagers Translated  Revision tips for parents Some households are facing Exams
this summer.  We are the spokespeople for NCS, the UKs flagship youth
programme:  here is our advice, based on their recent research that most teenagers need to be left alone w...

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Top 10 Tips for Revision during Easter Holidays
Here are our Top Tips for Holiday Revision, based on what we teach children in Schools who have a robust & relevant PSHE programme from Year 7 - Year 13.  Teenagers thrive on self-motivation.  What holds them back is feeling emotionally out of control (fear...

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Helping parents to support resilience with children revising for exams this Easter holidays

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Top 10 Tips for Revision during Easter Holidays
Here are our Top Tips for Holiday Revision, based on what we teach children in Schools who have a robust & relevant PSHE programme from Year 7 - Year 13.  Teenagers thrive on self-motivation.  What holds them back is feeling emotionally out of control (fear...

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Top 10 Tips for Students revising during Easter Holidays
There are our Top Tips for Holiday Revision, based on what we teach children in schools who have a robust & relevant PSHE programme from Year 7 - Year 13.  Teenagers thrive on self-motivation.  What holds them back is feeling emotionally out of control (fea...

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Exam results - what if your child fails to make the grade?
  August 13 th & 20 th are emotional dates in the calendar – often depicted by jubilant smiling
children waving glittering results.   But
what about those children whose results are not up to scratch and their future
looks less secure? How bad might it feel...

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Getting Parents in the right mindset for the summer holidays
Getting Parents in the right mindset for the
summer holidays (This article appeared in The
Weekend Telegraph 11 June 2015 ) The long summer vacation is often greeted with mixed feelings.
Whilst we love having our children home, months of unstructured and
un...

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Help for parents during exam time
If anybody, like us, has children doing serious exams, the word  "stress"  might make  you  want to reach for a glass of wine to calm  your  nerves, let alone your poor child. Teenagers are programmed to overreact and respond in an overly sensitive way to p...
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