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Supportive parenting and teenagers

There are a number of things that you can do to be a supportive parent to your child. If you'd like to understand more about the importance of being a supportive parent, read our fact sheet on supportive parenting and teenagers. Or you may want to chat to other parents in theforum, to hear their tips or share your own experience.

Otherwise, see below for our supportive parenting tips.

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How to be a supportive parent to your teenager

Understand how to support your child through adolescence.

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