Things to try: Effective communication

Tips for supporting your teenager

Good communication is the key to any relationship, and that holds true for parents and their children. The way you communicate with your child will need to change as they grow older, and this will require you both to learn new approaches. If you’d like to understand more about effective communication, go to our page on effective communication with teenagers. You might also like to chat to other parents in the forums and hear about strategies that they’ve used. 

Otherwise, below you’ll find effective communication tips for parents with teenagers.