Welcome to the Exploring Teens Online Directory

 

> Are you the parent or carer of teenagers?

> Are you struggling to find activities, events, products or services to help you, help your teen? 

 

THEN YOU'VE COME TO THE RIGHT PLACE!

 

Exploring Teens is Australia's only online directory for parents of teenagers. A must-have resource that will prove invaluable.

 

When combined with our public Facebook page and our closed Facebook group, you have a mountainous supply of information, support and ideas to help navigate the teenage years.

 

Featured Directory Listings

Big Life Journal

Growth mindset journals for children, tweens & teens to help them grow to be positive, resilient, confident human beings who strive to achieve great things in life.

Archery Games

Your easy answer to the not-so-little one's birthday event coming up! Archery Tag is the hottest new team combat game, with simple archery bows and foam-tipped arrows meaning the goal is to actually shoot your mates! We bring the fun to you.

Here's a quick guide on how our site works.

(click the links below to browse a list of ALL items for each TYPE of listing )

 

Directory - a listing of businesses who can help us, help our teens.  Whether it be for example, via a business that can help our teens organise their study, or an activity provider who can give our teens something fun to do!

 

Deals - special offers our businesses can provide

 

Events - a listing of events and activities for us or our teens

 

Market Place - articles that showcase in detail, the work that our businesses do (ie sponsored editorial)

 

Articles - editorial pieces that provide a helpful insight into particular areas that challenge us as we parent our teens.

 

TIP - to search by state, enter the full name, not the abbreviation ie New South Wales (instead of NSW) - but it will also pick up anything with any of those words in the listing.

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Recent items from the Market Place

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October 30, 2019
20 Gift Ideas for Teens - 2019
20 Gift Ideas for Teens - 2019

Stuck for ideas for your tween/teen for Christmas? If so, then check out our 2019 Gift Guide! We've found 20 fabulous gift ideas that are certain to be loved.

November 29, 2018
School holiday activities for teens
School holiday activities for teens

Looking for something for your teens in the holidays? Check out these fabulous ideas and suggestions!

November 23, 2018
20 Gift Ideas for Teens - 2018
20 Gift Ideas for Teens - 2018

Trying to find that 'special' gift for your teen? We've got you covered! Gifts for all occasions that teens will love.

By Exploring Teens

Recent Articles

November 15, 2017
The Leap to High School
The Leap to High School

by Jenny Atkinson   For many children, leaving the familiarity of primary school and heading into the unknown world of high school can be like a rollercoaster ride — new and exciting moments mixed with confusion, uncertainty and fear. Children are also dealing with the emotional, physical and psychological chang...

May 01, 2019
Have I done enough?
Have I done enough?

Have I done enough? A reflection on parenting teens By Mathea Viles   Recently, I spent an hour with an incredibly treasured friend who also happens to be a family therapist. What I love about every time I meet with him is the opportunity it provides me to think about the way I think.  To view life from...

November 17, 2017
Driving, it begins with establishing rapport
Driving, it begins with establishing rapport

Driving, it begins with establishing rapport by Mal Collits   This YouTube video shows a dad supervising his daughter on her first driving lesson.  It is the perfect way to demonstrate what effective rapport between a learner and their supervising driver looks like. It's important that parents don't underesti...

March 04, 2018
The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You
The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You

The Letter Your Teenager Can't Write You By Gretchen Schmelzer, PhD   Dear Parent: This is the letter that I wish I could write.  This fight we are in right now. I need it. I need this fight. I can’t tell you this because I don’t have the language for it and it wouldn’t make sense anyway. But I need thi...

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