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Why Parents Should Recommend a Gap Year (or Travelling in General)

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Why Parents Should Recommend a Gap Year (or Travelling in General)

A big Equipp thank you to Izzy, who's written another guest blog post for us. This one takes a look at why you should say a big Yes Yes Yes when your teen is thinking about planning a big travel adventure.

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Reading recommendations for teens

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Reading recommendations for teens

Is life in lockdown allowing your teens to rediscover (or discover?!) a love of reading? If so, we've got some recommendations for both older and younger readers - just a few of our favourites that might help keep the pages turning.

 

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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

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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

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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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