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Ep 141: Getting Comfortable with Anxiety

Ellen Hendriksen, author of How to Be Yourself, clues us in on what might be triggering your teen’s anxiety and perfectionism–and what you can do to help them overcome those and feel comfortable being themselves!

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Ep 140: Helping Teens Thrive

Dr. Michele Borba, author of Thrivers and UnSelfie, offers up research-based ways to help teens thrive. We’ll delve into some of the seven key traits parents can teach their teen to set them up for success.

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How to Know if Your Teen Is at Risk for Addiction

Is your teen taking one of three major pathways that longitudinal studies found make them at an increased risk for…

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Confronting Your Teen’s Addiction

Sometimes teenagers veer off the path of what is acceptable in our society. They begin doing things that make you…

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Ep 139: Lessons on Living Justly From Malcolm X

Ilyasah Shabazz, author of The Awakening of Malcolm X, joins us for a talk on race, history, and the power of learning. Teaching our teens to live justly starts with a strong family foundation.

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How to Stay Involved in Your Teen’s Life

Having a teen is requires another level of parenting that may never have been necessary before. Contrary to most opinions,…

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Ep 138: Decoding Boys

Dr. Cara Natterson, author of Decoding Boys, shares her insights into the unique issues around raising boys. From silent phases, to gaming, to late bloomers, to body image issues, as a pediatrician Cara has seen it all!

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How Parents can use Positive Discipline with their Teens

Positive discipline might be something you’ve heard of before, or it might be something totally new to you. Either way,…

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Ep 137: A Different Way to Talk About Puberty

Michelle Mitchell, author of A Girl’s Guide to Puberty and A Guy’s Guide to Puberty, shares her top tips preparing young people for puberty. Rather than cringing at the awkwardness, Michelle suggests we can embrace body changes as the beautiful part of life they are!

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Tips For Talking With Your Teen During the Divorce Process

When parents get divorced, it impacts the entire family. Responsibilities shift, finances shift, emotions shift, and your teen is in the middle trying to make sense of it all.

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