#020 How to Motivate Your Teen

#020 How to Motivate Your Teen

“What can I do to motivate my teen?” This is one of the questions that I get asked the most. But first, we should be asking ourselves, “Why do I want to motivate my teen?” “Motivation is a fickle friend. It’s here one day and gone...
#019 Relationships Strengthen Resilience

#019 Relationships Strengthen Resilience

Lots of parents want their teens to be more resilient, but they don’t know where to start. Start with YOUR relationship! “While much of the research on resilience focuses on individual strengths, it’s social support that may matter the most.”~ Jill...
#018 How To Discipline Without Drama

#018 How To Discipline Without Drama

Most people think of punishment when they think of discipline. The true meaning is much more powerful. “Sometimes discipline, which means ‘to teach,’ is confused with criticism. Children–as well as people of all ages–improve behavior from love and...
#017 Parenting with Purpose, On Purpose

#017 Parenting with Purpose, On Purpose

We each get to define our own purpose in life and our own role as parents. When we do this, we can parent with purpose and on purpose. “When you don’t have a purpose, it’s easy to get distracted.”~ Justin Su’a “Before you do...
#016 From Difficult to Impactful Conversations with Your Teen

#016 From Difficult to Impactful Conversations with Your Teen

Do you dread having “difficult” conversations with your teen? It’s okay, but you still NEED to have those conversations! “When we give children advice or instant solutions, we deprive them of the experience that comes from wrestling with their own...