Coaching Today's Teen and Bridging the Generation Gap

Coaching Today’s Teen & Bridging the Generation Gap

After the marches this weekend, I heard a lot of people comment about how impressed they are with the poise of today's teens. Today's teen is articulate, passionate and unafraid to speak out. As a generation, Generation Z shows a lot of promising traits. When...

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My teen makes my blood boil. What should I do?

Recently, a parent explained that her son has what seems like an inexhaustible desire to fight. To prove a point. To make them see how they are right. I've heard this many times and though it feels terrible, this behavior can be...

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Try This Now Instead of New Year’s Resolutions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In anticipation of this New Year, instead of making huge resolutions about how to improve yourself or your kids, how about trying a different parenting approach? It starts with a non-action: taking stock of what you’ve got going on already.Taking stock begins with separating...

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My Teenager Is Judging Me: How Do I Play It Cool?

Critical thinking is an important skill that serves us long after we leave our parents house. If you want to raise a critical thinker, you teach your child how to have her own opinions. However, while your teen still lives with you,...

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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Before, During and After

A New Approach For Parent-Teacher Conferences Parent-teacher conferences are coming up and they can feel like deja-vu: Same kid, same feedback, different teacher. After hearing negative feedback from a fellow adult, there is the understandable temptation to give the “This is serious,” lecture. But...

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