I’ve Never Felt So Alone
Over and over I heard from parents in last week’s LIVE Challenge – 5 Days to a Better Relationship with Your Teen how alone they felt, not sharing their greatest challenges with anyone. Parenting isn’t meant to be a solo journey, yet it can be one of the most isolating experiences in our adult life. […]
Failure to Launch
Is your teen failing to launch? All your teen does is hide in their room on their phones, listen to music, or play video games day, after day, after day. You’re worried if you don’t interrupt their GPS before it hits the destination, they’re going to live in a van down by the river or […]
Are you in it to win it?
“I don’t want to do it your way!” “Just because you didn’t grow up with (fill in the blank) doesn’t make it wrong!” “Why can’t you just love me for who I am?” Insert your whatever else your throws out that has your body tense and prepare for what’s coming next. Arguing helps your teen […]
Does your teenager argue EVERYTHING?
Your teenager walks in the room and drops a random comment and you’re pretty sure it’s bait. Unsure if you should bite, or what to say, you feel yourself going into defensive/offensive mode as your brain engages its fight or flight response. No matter what option you chose, you’re down a rabbit hole in an […]
10 Ways to Boost Your Teen’s Confidence
Your teen isn’t light and happy anymore. Whether your teen is riding the new emotional rollercoaster as a typical teenager, feeling low and going through a bit of a rough patch, or you’re watching them go dark and getting worried. Sometimes you know why – a change in schools, a change to online schooling, a […]