When Should Kids Start Dating?

When Should Kids Start Dating?

By: Collett SmartIt would be naïve of parents to think their child won’t develop love interests at various times in their high school years. Indeed, belittling our teens for having feelings is the quickest way to ensure they never come to talk to us, about...
Social Media P Plates for Teens

Social Media P Plates for Teens

By: Robert GarrettIn my blog on teens and social media I shared that we haven’t yet allowed our teenagers to have their own social media accounts. I drew the analogy that simply giving them access to social media when they turned 13 would be like giving...
Boys Have Body Image Issues Too

Boys Have Body Image Issues Too

By: Collett SmartPart of my day job sees me lucky enough to spend time with teens. I have run media literacy seminars for students, in schools around the world, for a number of years now. Whenever I ask a group of tween or teen boys what they think the main area of...