For Arabic parents & carers of teenagers

DoCS has a Arabic magazine specifically designed for the parents of teenagers and their families.

Also see our general Arabic parenting magazine for parents, carers and families.

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Talking to your teen

Talking with your teenager can be an experience fraught with drama and tension. Here’s some tips for better communication...

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Dealing with discipline

As any parent of a teenager knows, discipline can be a difficult and confusing issue. Of course, there are many different beliefs about what good behaviour is and the right way to bring up children....

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Self esteem for life

The teenage years can be full of change and low self esteem is a common problem for many young people...

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Taking the stress out of study

Teenagers may feel stressed as their workloads increase in the later years of high school. As a parent, you want to help your teenager with their studies but may not know how to....

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School to work options

Not all teenagers are working towards university enrolment when they finish school...

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Teenagers and drugs - the facts!

As a parent, you may be worried about your teenager becoming involved in drugs. Unfortunately, in today’s society, many families’ lives are touched by drugs...

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Dealing with racism and bullying

Bullying continues to be a common issue of concern for teenagers. What can you do, as a parent, if your teenager is being bullied or is exposed to racism?...

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Staying mentally healthy

Mental health problems like depression and anxiety can affect teenagers from all cultures and walks of life and they also affect their families. In Australia, 14 per cent of children and adolescents are affected by some type of mental health problem...

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A healthy mind and body

Even though you may provide your teenager with plenty of good home cooked meals, today’s lifestyle can make it hard for young people to stay healthy, eat well and exercise enough. Here’s some tips on keeping your teenager healthier...

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Cyber savvy

Today, teenagers are very familiar with internet and computer technology. Used properly, the internet is a valuable tool for homework, job hunting and for building up their technical skills...

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