Raising teens: Your summer survival guide

It’s summer and when you’re the parent of teens, it’s time when your relationship can become a little strained. While they might want to spend all summer sleeping and spending time with their friends, you probably have other ideas about what they should be doing with their time.

It’s hard not to worry when they’re out and about on their own but our guide to surviving the summer with teenagers should help you all have a happy break and enjoy the sun.

Just click on a box below to begin to get advice on your teens.

Fun things to do with your teens Teen crazes
Fun things to do with your teen Quiz: Are you down with the kids?
A guide to teens and drugs Development milestones
Teens and drugs What they’re going through

Shape up for summer clothes How strict are you
Your guide to GCSE results Quiz: Are you too strict on them?
Celebs in bikinis Gap years
Should they get a job? Gap years: A parents’ guide
Talk about sex 10 ways to a flat belly
Teens and sex: The big talk Teens and alcohol: The facts