Author:Colleen

#108 I Need My Space

[caption id="attachment_5482" align="alignright" width="300"] Enjoying the sun[/caption] In this episode we are going to talk about space and why we all need it: you, your teen, and your partner. We'll also talk about how to use space well and finally six ways moms can reclaim their...

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#106 Finding Signs of Growth

In this episode we are going to talk about where to see and discover signs of growth in ourselves and in our teens. Recognizing signs of growth is so important to a moms well being. Signs of growth motivate us to get back in the...

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#105 Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen

In this episode I interview Michelle Icard about her new book, "Fourteen Talks by Age Fourteen: The Essential Conversations You Need to Have with Your Kids Before They Start High School." Michelle draws from her decades of experience working with families to focus not only on...

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#103 Balancing Teen’s Autonomy and Parental Control

[caption id="attachment_5466" align="alignright" width="300"] speedometer with the words You're in Control illustration design[/caption] In this episode we are going to talk about all things control. I think there can be a lot of confusion for parents around control. You hear phrases like keep your teens under control...

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#101 Why It’s Hard To Say No To Your Teen

Do you have a hard time saying no to your teen? Do you have a hard time saying yes to your teen? You may say no frequently because you are scared of letting your teen have more independence and freedom? You may yes frequently because you are...

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#100 That’s Unacceptable!

This is the 100th episode of Power Your Parenting: Moms with Teens Podcast. Woo Hoo. This is because of all you amazing listeners. Does your teen feel accepted by you? Why is this important? A big part of your parenting job is to tell your teen what is unacceptable....

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#099 Help for Moms of Juniors and Seniors

After observing moms and teens for decades, I see predictable traps moms of juniors and seniors fall into . These traps dial up the drama, leave your relationship strained and you drained. This podcast will help you avoid these common pitfalls so you wont miss...

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#098 Moving Forward in 2021

Would you like to feel like you're moving forward in 2021? This episode is the last in a 3-part series to help you successfully start 2021. I want to focus on how you and your family can move forward even in the midst of a global pandemic...

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#097 What Do You Want?

[caption id="attachment_5439" align="alignright" width="300"] Dreamy thoughtful mature attractive woman relaxing hoping thinking of happy future, smiling senior middle aged lady looking away realizing positive thoughts feeling optimistic in good expectation[/caption] What do you want? This episode is the second in a three- part series. Think of this...

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#096 What Are You Tolerating?

In the next several weeks I will lead you through a process to get you ready for the new year. Think of this as your personal retreat. What are you tolerating? Today we are going to explore tolerations, messes, and irritations. You know the things that annoy...

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#093 Healthy Eating Habits For Teens

[caption id="attachment_5420" align="alignright" width="300"] healt, dieting, home and happiness concept - smiling sporty teenage girl with green salad at home[/caption] Many teens are preoccupied with body image and girls especially can be obsessed with weight loss. In this episode we focus on health gain. A majority...

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#091 How to Raise Money-Wise Teens

How do you raise money-wise teens? Is that really possible? To answer this question I invited Molly Ward to be my guest. Molly Ward, CFP® (Certified Financial Planner), CDFA® (Certified Divorce Financial Analyst) and Founder of Well Lived Wealth, LLC is a Financial Planner based in Houston...

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#90 CleanYour Room!!!

I've been listening to moms for a long time. 99.9% of moms complain about their teens messy room. So if you struggle with your teen around cleaning their room you're not the only one. Yes this is not a life or death situation….but it is one of...

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#089 How’s Your Mother’s Heart?

In this episode we're going to check in with your heart. [caption id="attachment_5403" align="alignright" width="424"] Broken heart stitched from two pieces on black background[/caption] How's your heart doing mom? Some of you may feel that your mothers heart is just fine. Others may feel that your heart has...

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