Teens

Parenting teens is one of the most challenging family issues for women in midlife. Here you’ll find stories and advice that relate to the real problems we experience now.

Four generations of Oxford women

The women in Eleanor Mills's have been going to Oxford for 4 generations. It's important, but not for the obvious reasons, she reveals.

Porn for children is not the answer. Better sex Ed is

Teen girls think it is normal to be choked or throttled during a snog

The pornification of teenlife

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Teens and porn: School used to be about the three Rs – now it’s XXX

Teens are watching porn more than ever, changing their behaviour and identities in ways we need to address now.

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The reality of coping with anorexia

One mother reveals what the unvarnished truth of parenting a child with anorexia

How to talk to children about consent

Get advice from parenting expert Alicia Drummond on how to talk to children and teens about consent

My mad life: Caring for an autistic teenager

Midlife for Sarah Shackleton revolves around the needs of her autistic son

What mums can't do (according to their daughters)

You've heard of U and non-U. As the mother of a teen, you should know about Mum and Non-Mum

The joy of lockdown with teenagers (really)

A year of lockdown with children was difficult -- but it provided unexpected benefits for Clover Stroud and her teenager

How to cope with teen troubles

Get advice on how to deal with some of the biggest challenges that parents see every day.

Our Founder's tale of the life crisis that inspired Noon

Career change, illness and a looming empty nest prompted Eleanor Mills to start her next act

Connect: Eating Disorders

When a child is ill with anorexia or bulimia the whole family suffers; every meal becomes a battleground. These Eating Disorders online sessions can help.

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