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Teenagers and the chore wars

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Teenagers and the chore wars

Being at home with the family during lockdown has - overall - been brilliant. We've all got along surprisingly well and we're doing more together, sharing more and have more fun than we have for years. 

But there are bound to be flashpoints and I'm sure we're not alone with one of them being how much the teens are helping around the home...

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COVID-19 from the View of a Teen

COVID-19 from the View of a Teen

For rhyming purposes, I may have bent the truth. I'm actually 21 years old and in my third year of university – this isn’t my final year, as I did an intercalated study abroad year in Australia. I was recalled from abroad five days ago now and this is a post about how coronarvirus has affected me and my friends and how we've dealt with it.

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Communication From a Teenager’s Perspective

Communication From a Teenager’s Perspective

Written for Equipp by the young adult author of the new 'Under Your Nose' blog. We love these insights into communication between teens and parents from a teenager's perspective and we hope you find them useful too.

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We love you, superhero movies

We love you, superhero movies

A heartfelt thanks to Marvel, DC, the creators of Parks & Rec, The Office, Big Bang Theory and so many more for the endless conversations about our favourite movies and box sets that bring us closer together as a family… 

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Time To Talk

Time To Talk

Time To Talk day this week had us discussing – yet again – the best ways of talking to our teens. If you’re anything like us, you dread knowing you need to have a difficult conversation in order to resolve issues or make plans. It’s more likely to antagonise than help or you're going to just be met by the inevitable brick wall…

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