In this episode I was interviewed by Allison Michelle Conlon. It was part of a virtual summit called Best Mom Ever which was a free virtual event with top global experts. The name of my talk was Home Stretch: Delighting in Your Teen Junior-Senior Year.......READ MORE & LISTEN
This is a very difficult time to parent a teen and young adult!
Our teens are growing up in a very different world than we did. They face pressures that we didn’t have to face, like navigating their personal life and friendships online. They live in a world of constant competition, comparison and pressure especially around grades and performance. Many are still reeling from the isolation caused by a global pandemic. All of this impacts our teens and young adults’ well-being. There are more teens today that struggle with anxiety, depression, anger, and loneliness than ever before. Moms can feel like they are parenting in the dark.
Power Your Parenting: Moms with Teens Podcast is a guiding light for moms.
Colleen shares her wisdom from twenty-eight years of experience as a licensed professional counselor which translates into over 50,000 hours of working with parents and teens. Colleen, known as the parent-teen relationship expert helps you raise the bar of what’s possible for the teenage years. Colleen not only knows this professionally she has been a mom in the trenches with her own teenage daughter.
Colleen also has rich conversations with the top leaders, researchers, authors, and scientists in the adolescent and young adult field to keep you current on trends, and research. Every episode is full of encouragement, inspiration, relatable stories and practical takeaways.