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My teen just told me they are gay. What should I do?

My teen just told me they are gay. What should I do?

What do you do when your child tells you they are gay?

May 16, 2019 By Jennifer McCallum

Focus on the Internals

Focus on the Internals

Empowering our teens to solve problems and manage their emotions is the success factor in their lives.

May 13, 2019 By Doreen Steenland, ACC, CPLC

Surprising Teen Conversation Starters

Surprising Teen Conversation Starters

In the fast pace of today's world, its easy to lose touch with our teens. Sometimes it seems that they live in a world apart from us. Listening and open ended questions help parents connect in meaningful ways.

May 11, 2019 By Laura Lyles Reagan

Navigating the Generation Gap Consciously

Navigating the Generation Gap Consciously

Navigating the generation gap is easier if we build relationships WITH our teens by engaging them in relationship building. Consciously using co-creation communication skills empowers both parent and teens to be responsible for the relationship.

May 11, 2019 By Laura Lyles Reagan

What Did Our Rescue Cat Teach Me About Parenting Teenagers?

What Did Our Rescue Cat Teach Me About Parenting Teenagers?

How did a timid cat teach me to be a better parent? Read more to find out...

May 9, 2019 By Tia Fagan

TRANSITIONING, PARENTING A TRANSGENDER CHILD, AND CONSCIOUS PARENTING

TRANSITIONING, PARENTING A TRANSGENDER CHILD, AND CONSCIOUS PARENTING

A conversation with a parent of a transgendered child and how conscious parenting fits in.

May 6, 2019 By Maria Sanders

Why your anxious teen needs you to work on YOU.

Why your anxious teen needs you to work on YOU.

This article addresses the problem of teen anxiety and gives examples of how to address the problem from a parent's point-of-view.

April 30, 2019 By Kim Muench

Welcome Home! Or...Not?

Welcome Home! Or...Not?

Are you excited for your teen to get home so you can talk about their day but are met with a one word response...if you're lucky?! Take a 1-week challenge and see what shifts in your relationship with your teen.

April 29, 2019 By Tia Fagan

Essential Oil Blends for Concentration for Teens: Finding Clarity, Calm & Alertness

Essential Oil Blends for Concentration for Teens: Finding Clarity, Calm & Alertness

Learn more about 2 of my favorite essential oil blends I recommend to teens and parents for mental focus and the differences between them!

April 24, 2019 By Aparna Venkataraman at Beauty In Parenting

Teenagers : It’s NOT Just a Phase

Teenagers : It’s NOT Just a Phase

Teenage years are hard for both the parent and the child. Parents - please remember that "This too shall pass!" Give your teenagers some slack - they are still trying to work it all out too !

April 13, 2019 By Cai Graham

4 Reasons to Create a Summer Contract with Teens

4 Reasons to Create a Summer Contract with Teens

Want a GREAT summer, but worried about fighting over chores and summer schedules? Create a Summer Contract for teens! Plan ahead with your teenager for a smooth summer. Discuss summer bucket list, goals, and schedules before summer starts!

April 5, 2019 By Miranda Lamb

Relationships and how to improve them

Relationships and how to improve them

Relationships – how to keep the good ones, get rid of the bad ones, and build stronger ones with the people closest to me.

April 4, 2019 By Jennifer McCallum