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Parenting Successful Teens

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

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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...


Dec 2, 2022

Psychologists say that there are basically only 4 parenting styles - permissive, authoritative, neglectful and authoritarian. 

Which one are you and which one is best?  Tune in this week to find out.

 


Nov 22, 2022

I created a garbage strategy* for Wordle and still got good at it pretty fast because I was having fun.

It was a completely different garbage strategy than I'd been using for Duolingo that has kept my streak going for almost 3 years and 2 languages. 

In this week's episode, I break these garbage strategies* down,...