Author:Colleen

#148 Foster Greater Confidence in Your Teens

An issue parents are facing everywhere: because of the events of the past couple of years, and social isolation especially, is that it's taken a huge toll on our kids - no matter their age. Especially with their confidence So how do we help teens become...

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#146 You Can Begin Again

In this episode, I talk about the limits of New Years Resolutions and how that can be a setup for disappointment. Instead, I suggest you commit for the next year to these two words, Begin Again. Part of this is taking the pressure off of you to...

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#145 How to Inspire Your Teens in Challenging Times

How can parents inspire their teens in challenging times? To address this question I have invited Ed Gerety to be our guest. Ed Gerety has been an inspirational speaker to tweens and teens for 28 years, He is an author, and podcast host of “Parents Navigating the Teen...

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#144 Digital Distress in Our Teens

Do your teens suffer from technology abuse? And how would you know where your teens are in the technology use continuum? To answer these questions I have interviewed Dr. Lisa Strohman. Dr. Lisa Strohman has widely become known for her advocacy and education around mental wellness as...

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What’s Good About Teens?

I love being around teenagers. They have an energy and joy that's contagious. When you can get past the drama, you can see the teenager's wonderful attributes and qualities, many of which we have lost as adults. Yes, teens can be emotionally reactive but they can...

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How to Dial Down the Worry

What do you worry about? If you haven't worried about anything this past week, then don't read this article. But I'm guessing you have. :) Even the most enlightened and spiritual will find themselves in a state of worry. We worry about different things. We worry about...

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#142 What’s Your Face Saying?

This episode was inspired by this quote by Jill Bolte Taylor. "Please be responsible for the energy you bring into this space." Now I know every mom listening is thinking absolutely my teen needs to be responsible for the energy they bring into my space. You are...

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#140 How to Raise Grateful Teens

You may be thinking my teen is anything but grateful. Teens are definitely not naturally grateful but there are things you can do to increase gratitude in your teens. In this episode we talk about why gratitude is so important and how we can teach...

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