https://vimeo.com/323780179 When your kid comes to you on his or her worst day, the first ten seconds are vitally important for communicating to him or her that you are a safe place. In this Power Parenting video, Joe Landi explains how to implement the ten-second principle to build trust with your kid.
Photo by vjapratama from Pexels “I hope she doesn’t break his heart.” A mom, in particular, is naturally concerned about her son when he begins dating. She wants to protect him from any pain. A dad tends to worry a little more about his daughter. He just wants to protect her from the boys! We parents … Continue reading 12 Red Flags to Share with Your Dating-Age Son Written by Lori Wildenberg
Photo by Tirachard Kumtanom from Pexels PREPARING YOUR DAUGHTER FOR FUTURE HAPPINESS It is our job as parents to help our daughters make smart choices about whom to date and to teach them how to identify the difference between the thrill of attraction and the stability of attachment. The ideal time for discussing these issues … Continue reading Help Your Teen Daughter Get Smart About Dating by Daniel Anderson
Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Connecting with young teens can be challenging but time spent with them will be rewarding for both parents and kids Take Time to Engage Ever wonder how to connect with young teens? My wife and I connected with our kids at a local stock car race. During the opening … Continue reading How to Connect With Young Teens By Tim Shoemaker
Photo by Dương Nhân from Pexels https://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/tween-and-teen-development/ Tweens and teens experience many physical and emotional changes that can be confusing for parents. Dr. Meg Meeker explains those changes and offers tips for parents to respond effectively so their sons and daughters can thrive during their teenage years. One of the most frequent concerns parents talk … Continue reading Tween and Teen Development By Dr. Meg Meeker
By Jeannie Cunnion When the internal and external voices whisper the lies You're insignificant, You're not enough and You don't measure up, we want our children to know, deep in their souls, that the only One who gets to define them is the One who created them and calls them beloved. I recently overheard two … Continue reading Helping Your Teen Deal With Anxiety
By Jerusha Clark Have you ever wondered what your teen is thinking? Jerusha Clark unpacks three ways your teen’s brain is changing and what you can do to parent more effectively in the midst of the drama.As the mother of 15- and 16-year-old daughters, I’m often puzzled by what my teens are thinking. In fact, … Continue reading How Your Teen Thinks
https://videopress.com/v/ZHNtcZHH We are into a new season and a new year. It is another time of transition of the weather but also of your tween/teen’s year. It always seems around this time of year I hear from a few parents with the same concern- “Help, my child is pulling away….” While there are definitely serious … Continue reading Help, My Teen is Pulling Away