Podcast

#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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#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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#139 Have “The Talk” to Stop Teen Suicide

My guest today is Jackie Simmons, a parent who is on a mission to prevent suicides on teens through having “The Talk”. Last May she gave a TEDx talk called, Have "The Talk" to Stop Teen Suicide. Jackie is a speaker, Radio Show Host, International Best-selling Author,...

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#138 Hope for Addicted Teens

One of the many concerns weighing down on parents is how to keep their teens safe from abusing alcohol and drugs. It's not the bad teens who are abusing alcohol and drugs. It's not the bad parents who raise teens who have alcohol and drug...

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#137 The Unlikely Art of Parental Pressure

In this episode we discuss, THE UNLIKELY ART OF PARENTAL PRESSURE: A POSITIVE APPROACH TO PUSHING YOUR CHILD TO BE THEIR SELF by Dr. Chris Thurber and Dr. Hendrie Weisinger. We hear a lot today about how much pressure teens are under and the dangers...

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#136 Why Genes Impact Your Parenting

Why are your kids so different? Why is one kid so much harder to parent than their brothers or sisters? If you have more than one child you know how different your children can be. And so why is this? To answer this I invited an expert on...

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#135 New Solution for Teens With Acne

In this episode we are going to talk about acne. Why? Acne is more than a physical irritation, acne can impacts teens on a deep emotional level. It can undermine their self esteem and confidence. It can be fodder for ridicule by mean girls or boys...

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#133 Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Who doesn't like good stories especially important ones? Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic: which tells the stories of 100 barrier-breaking Black women from over 30 countries ranging from athlete Naomi Osaka and poet Amanda Gorman to singer Rosetta Tharpe...

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#132 That’s So Embarrassing!

Has your teen ever said, "I'm so embarrassed!" In this episode we talk about teens and embarrassment Has your teen ever been embarrassed to be seen with you? Doesn't feel good. right? Most of the time teens are embarrassed to be seen with you around their peers...

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#131 What Does Power Your Parenting Mean?

In this episode I revisit why this podcast is named "Power Your Parenting." What does that even mean? How do you actually power your parenting? A big reason I named this podcast "Power Your Parenting" is because a lot of moms don’t feel powerful. Moms actually feel...

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