5 Ways to Get Teen Boys Talking

Communicating with teen boys is tricky. Somewhere in adolescence, they may retreat from you and you lose access to their inner world. You struggle to understand their grunts in reply to simple questions, or they tell you to "Chill." Or, in the...

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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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