Louisa Woods

Louisa Woods is a high school teacher and counsellor, currently filling her days looking after her own three children, writing a bit, singing a bit, and reading as much as she can.

Parents
Apr 11, 2018

How to have the sex talk with your kids

Our resident teen and tween expert Louisa Woods on why The Talk isn’t just a talk – and why you need to start early.

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Parents
Jan 5, 2018

How to talk to your children about Logan Paul's suicide video

Many parents are wondering how to talk to their children about YouTuber Logan Paul's video which showed a man who had died by suicide. High school teacher and counsellor Louisa Woods has some tips for parents.

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Parents
Dec 8, 2017

What teenagers wish their parents knew

We’re often given the impression teenagers don’t want to share too much with their parents, but is that really the case?  High school counsellor Louisa Woods asked real teenagers how communication with their parents could be improved.

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Parents
Nov 20, 2017

How to get your teenager to open up to you

Louisa Woods is a high school teacher and counsellor and a mother of three. She knows teenagers. Here she shares her advice on getting your teenage child to open up.

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Parents
May 30, 2017

Can you recognise the warning signs that your teenager is struggling?

Do you need a guide to reading your teenager? Do you need help to see red flags or warning signs that they might be in trouble? Louisa Woods, a high school teacher, counsellor, and mother of three, shares her advice on supporting your young person through their teenage years.

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Parents
May 24, 2017

How to talk to your children about terrorism

In the wake of the devastating attack on children in Manchester, many of our little ones will be asking questions that we will struggle to answer. Counsellor, school teacher and mum of three Louisa Woods has some advice on talking to your children about terrorism.

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Parents
May 1, 2017

How to be a No Matter What adult: a high school counsellor on what teenagers need from us all

It's harder to be a teenager today than ever before. So how can you as a parent help? By continuing to show up and support your teen, even when they seem hellbent on pushing you away, says Louisa Woods.

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