4 phrases you can say right now to help your teenage daughter


You know the deal. Your joyful and happy daughter has transformed in record time into an emotional, moody teenager. It seemed to happen overnight! And everything you say seems to be wrong, wrong, wrong.

“You don’t understand, Mum.”

“How would YOU know what it’s like, Mum? You’re soooooooo old.” (my personal favourite – sigh)

“Things are different now, Mum.”

Or you may not be getting any response at all, which is a real worry.