1. Understand the developing child / teenage brain – and how to keep it healthy!
2. Encourage and teach your chil / teen to be capable & self-reliant
3. Be both kind & firm with your child / teen and the reasons why this is important
4. Empathise with your child's / teen's BIG emotions (& teach them how to self-soothe / self-regulate emotions)
5. Teach your child / teen how to move from plan A to plan B without drama and be good at problem solving!