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Parenting Successful Teens

Mar 3, 2023

Many parents want my help in getting their kids to tell them what's really going on in their lives.  They do this both because they want connection and they see it as a way to keep their kids safe.

Tune in this week to find out the secret to getting your kids to talk to you about things that really matter.

If you'd...

Feb 16, 2023

We live in a world that is more conducive to anxiety than play.  So play won’t necessarily feel good enough to entice you away from work until you rewire your brain for more joy.

Your brain will say "oh you can go do that when you send that email...finish the dishes..." (get your work done)

But your brain is a liar....

Dec 21, 2022

Serious listener question:  I feel like I don't matter that much to my kids, now that they're teens.  What do I do?

Recommendations + fun questions:

* Biggest Pet Peeve.

* Favorite Parenting Book

* Favorite Holiday Tradition

If you'd like to learn more about how to put the podcast ideas into action by working...

Dec 13, 2022

When it comes to parenting teenagers, your best move is to do things because you want to do them, not because you're banking on things like appreciation or even polite attendance as the expected outcome. 

Because no one knows what outcome will happen.  

So your best bet long term is to learn to pair activities that...

Dec 6, 2022

Improving your communication skills has long lasting effects on your kids.  When they become adults, their perception of their own social skills is influenced by how they communicate with you.  

As parents, we can use the teen & young adult years to improve our relationship through better communication plus lay the...