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Here you will find advice from some of Australia’s leading experts on adolesecent wellbeing, as well as many other guest articles.


Why TikTok is Not a Place for Tweens

Why TikTok is Not a Place for Tweens

TikTok previously known as lip-syncing app is a short-form 15sec video creating/sharing social media app rated 13+ for use. It is a free mobile app available on both Apple and Android mobile devices. Users of TikTok can make videos by creating an account and using the creator tools to film their video and add special effects. So what’s the issue?

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Raising Teens is a place where you will find current psychological research on teens and tweens, in practical terms. It also has information and links to well-known experts, on adolescent development, so that you can get on with the job that you do best. That is – supporting, connecting with and loving your teen.



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About the Author

My name is Collett Smart. I am a psychologist, qualified teacher, speaker, podcaster and internationally published author, with more than 25 years experience working in private and public schools, as well as in private practice. I am married and have 3 children aged aged 22, 20 and 14 years-old. Welcome to Raising Teens!

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