8 – Changes in the Teen Brain – Opportunity or Disaster?

BrainTeens do some crazy things, just for fun and friendship—because the judgment and decision-making part of their brain is “under construction.”  What they need most….

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7 – Major Breakthrough for Parents of Teens: The Untold Story

Pod7112x167The book, “How to Give Your Teen a Superior Mind” gives parents powerful insights and techniques. The story behind its evolution is revealing….

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6 – Listening: Coaching Tips for Parents

Pod6-WISE AUNT112x128Knowing isn’t the same as doing. You may have learned how to listen effectively, but actually doing it with your child is a different matter. While you’re making the effort, here are some tips that will help….

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5 – Effective Listening: The No. 1 Parent-Child Communication Skill

ear of redhead ladyVery few adults are good listeners. And yet, listening well is the most powerful thing you can do with a teenager. Your relationship depends on it…

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4 – Connecting and Bonding with Your Teen: Communication Skills That Matter

asian mother and daughter having a conversationYou can build a bridge of communication with your teen, or you can tear it down. It comes down to how you talk to your child….

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3 – How to Prepare for Your Child’s Adolescence

Gespräch zwischen Vater und SohnFew adults have been taught how to communicate effectively. But these skills are critical if a parent wants to strengthen the parent-child bond while helping the teen grow up to be a happy, successful, independent adult. The reality is that most adults have work to do….

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2 – Adolescence – The Second Dozen Years of Growing Up

Crouched in a BoxAdolescence is a strange time of life when a child isn’t a little kid anymore, but not an adult yet, either. What most parents don’t appreciate is that this time of physical and mental growth begins before the child is a teenager and ends several years after….

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1 – Conscious vs. Unconscious Parenting

Pod1-mother-daughter112x141It’s possible to be good people, giving kids unconditional love as well as food, shelter safety and security – and still fail as parents. What you need to be aware of….

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