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How Can You Help Teenagers Deal With Peer Pressure

It has been observed that high school students face more anxiety due to peer pressure. Thus, it is necessary that teenagers have a better understanding of the influence of peers to deal with it effectively. There are quite a few myths around peer pressure and I have discussed it in my earlier post, you can …

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What is Peer Pressure? Myths and Facts

Most of the times kids are influenced by their peers when they want to fit into a group or want to be like someone they admire or do what others are doing or have what others have. Last week on one of the moms what’s app group, mothers were discussing about how to deal with …

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complaints

10 Complaints Teenagers Have About Their Parents

In my experience, while I was a teacher 15 years back and now a career counsellor, I have had the opportunity of interacting with many teenagers. What I have observed is that though over the years the way we parent our children might have changed complaints that the teenagers have about their parents has remained …

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Parenting A Teen And Menopause – Tips On How To Manage This Phase Well

Are you parenting a teen and going through pre-menopause or Menopause? I have a few tips but before we come to that, I would like to share one incident that happened a few days ago. I was experiencing PMS and my daughter was asking me questions which I didn’t want to answer. Basically, I did not …

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21st century skills

Essential 21st Century Skills For Teenagers

21st Century Skills And It’s Importance  Most of the schools and universities around the world focus on skill-building and research-based learning. However, in India, we have yet to make changes in the way we educate our children. A couple of days back the Delhi University announced the cut off for admissions at 100 %. So, …

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enjoy parenting

5 Tips To Enjoy Parenting Teens

Enjoy parenting your teens? Is it even possible? Teenage is confusing and so is parenting our teens. This age has the power to make both parents and children drive up against the wall. This has been said many times and experienced by all parents across the world. We have heard so many negative stories around …

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mistakes

10 Mistakes Parents Of Teens Can Avoid – Part 2

Here is Part 2 of 10 mistakes that parents of teens can avoid If you have missed Part 1 of this post check it out here 10 Mistakes Parents Of Teen Can Avoid- Part 1 Do not aim to be your teen’s BFF Your teen will not want to share everything with you, always. They …

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10 Mistakes Parents Of Teen Can Avoid- Part 1

Mistakes Parents Of Teen Can Avoid – Part 1 I am a parent of a pre-teen now and I am always doubting my parenting skills. Should I be strict or cool? Am I nagging or just giving advice? Should I be a friend or a mother, is it really possible to be both? Should there …

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A Page From A Diary Of A 10 Year Old.

A page from the diary of Mishty Sharma ( one of Aesha’s Musings young contributor). She is my daughter’s friend and insisted that I share her thoughts with my readers. Though I have been a bit late in doing so and she has been desperately waiting for comments from us. Read it out and share …

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How Do Mistakes Help You Learn

No matter what your profession is, be it a physician, mail-carrier or mechanic; people are generally expected not to make mistakes. But mistakes happen. Medical errors are costly, but so is misdelivering a package or flubbing a repair on an automobile. To perform these jobs, people are trained – sometimes for years – and make …

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