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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

NIDA - National Institute of Dramatic Art

NIDA offers a range of courses and experiences for Young People across a variety of disciplines from introductory courses in Drama, Acting on Screen, Music Theatre and Public Speaking to the Young Actors Studio or Residencies for Young People 15-18yr

Counselling & Support ​ For Parents with Madeleine Thesseling

Combining strength-based & solution-focused strategies, Madeleine is passionate about empowering parents & supporting families becoming “unstuck”. Her genuine counselling & coaching style promotes positive change within families facing challenges.

Nautical Mile - Hooded Beach Towels

The HOODIE TOWEL is no longer just for toddlers! It’s comfortable to wear and is perfect for anyone who wants to dry off and warm up quickly between swims. The HOODIE TOWEL comes in two unique sizes catering for kids, teens and adults.

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

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

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

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

December 28, 2018
Ask the Experts! Do I buy alcohol for my teen to take to a party?

Ask the Experts! Do I buy alcohol for my teen to take to a party?   Ask the Experts is your chance to get advice from specialists/experts in the field of adolescence.  So if you've got a question/issue/conundrum around parenting teens, send it in and we will ask a specialist in that field to provide a response...

February 23, 2018
There's nothing to eat! The common catchcry of teens

There's nothing to eat! The common catchcry of teens. Written by a member of the closed Exploring Teens Facebook group   On our return from a long day and night out, we had complaints of how hungry our children are.  It seems there was no food in the house. To put that in perspective ...... 2 x 19 yr ol...

May 30, 2019
Schoolies — the full story

Schoolies — the full story The term ‘schoolies’ can instil fear in parents, but graduation celebrations can be safe, fun and rewarding. By Briar Jensen   Schoolies, or school-leavers week, is seen as a rite of passage for those finishing high school. It’s a chance to unwind, have fun and celebrate independ...

December 14, 2018
Is there a ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’ Style of Parenting?

Is there a ‘Right’ and ‘Wrong’ Style of Parenting? By Jennifer Axley The way you raise your child can have a big bearing on their future happiness and success, with many studies finding that an authoritarian parenting style (one that makes strong demands on children but isn’t responsive to their needs) can be pa...

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