Ever feel like your teenagers’ constant complaints of boredom shatter your plans for a peaceful day at home? Well, groundbreaking research has just spilled the beans – being bored isn’t all that bad. This week, Ginni and Jo explain why boredom is a gateway to unlocking creativity and discovering fulfilment.
And, if your older kid's still giving you the helmet cold shoulder when hopping on their bike, fear not! We've got some smart lines to help steer your teen towards safety.
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Hosts: Dr Ginni Mansberg & Jo Lamble
Find a copy of The New Teen Age here: https://www.booktopia.com.au/the-new-teen-age-ginni-mansberg/book/9781922351258.html
Producer: Tahli Blackman
Audio Production: Thom Lion
Mamamia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.