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“Why won’t my teen listen to me?”

It seems so simple. In your head, it's super clear. All you need her to do is clean her room. That's not asking too much. It's the least she can do. You are having guests over and you are cleaning the rest of the house, plus...

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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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#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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#073 Stand Up To Sexting

How do you safeguard your teens from Sexting? To answer this question I interview two experts. Heather Boynton who is a mother of four (three who are currently teens) and is a professor of Child Development at Clovis Community College where she teaches a variety of...

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#54 What Do You Expect?

This episode focuses on expectations and parenting. To be human is to have expectations. Our expectations can help us feel hopeful. They can help us get through hard times and transitions. But they can also cause parents a lot of pain and be the impetus...

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#053 Gratitude: Are You Feeling It?

[caption id="attachment_4907" align="alignright" width="849"] Mother and daughter in a affectionate pose outdoors.[/caption] This episode is about, Gratitude: Are You Feeling It? Even though Thanksgiving is just a few days away, this podcast is about (way) more than just Thanksgiving, this info is relevant 365 days a...

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#051 Parenting: Through the Lens of Experience

[caption id="attachment_4598" align="alignright" width="425"] middle aged mother and teen daughter chatting on bed[/caption] Today we are going to look at parenting, through the lens of experience. There are many lenses in which we can examine parenting, like mindset. Today we will focus on the lens of...

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