This week we are profiling some great books that can help shed some light on your developing teenage daughter. Of particular interest is the book by Michelle Mitchell on ‘Parenting Teenage Girls’. We also have titles to recommend for ‘Mauri Ora’, ‘The Happiness Trap’ and more. 

For this and other you can follow the link here: https://sites.google.com/craighead.school.nz/studentwellbeingsite/home/parent-portal?authuser=0

Another site that may be useful is under the tab ‘Kids/Teen Health’. There is a wealth of advice for parents with additional links with the Kids and Teens site. It is aimed at supporting you with enhanced knowledge for supporting your teen. This site covers a range of issues from Mental Health, Gender, Racism, Bullying, Puberty, First Aid, Nutrition, Sexual health and many more ……

https://sites.google.com/craighead.school.nz/studentwellbeingsite/home/parent-portal#h.mdgg2c8p65ss

If you or any member of your family/whanau are experiencing trouble sleeping, you may find it helpful to check out the ‘Sleep Meditations and Relaxing Music’ tab. The soundwaves of certain types of music and sleep meditations can support relaxation and enhance different sleep stages.

You can find the link here: 

https://sites.google.com/craighead.school.nz/studentwellbeingsite/meditations/sleep-meditations?authuser=0

Jo Grace

Guidance Counsellor