When your teen’s fear of failure stops them from trying

What if your teen willingly faced challenges even when things felt hard? “… my teen had a full-on meltdown after attempting challenging math homework that she is super behind and told me she will just give up and not even try. I tried the statements Aly taught me and left her alone… After dinner my […]

How to avoid the shame game

These are the things I say when my teen does something outside of our family values, the person I think they are, and the person I want them to be. “What were you thinking?!!”“Why did you do that?!”“You didn’t do what I asked!” It’s ok to feel frustrated and flabbergasted by your teen’s choices… …but […]