Developing good relationships is important for our wellbeing. Good relationships make us feel safe and nurtured; they make us feel valued and give a sense of belonging.
Some things are really tough to talk about with your kids, like physical development and puberty, and keeping safe from abuse. Even if you find talking about these issues difficult, it’s important your child gets the facts from you first, rather than from their peers or the internet.
The teen years can be a real rollercoaster of highs and lows. And as a parent, it’s not always easy to know what’s happening in your teenager’s life. We’ve put together a few places you can go to get information about supporting your teen.