Surprise! Your kids are different from you!
They’re growing up in a different world; one with more complexity and an overwhelming number of choices. Their education supports a lot of learning and information, yet limited life skills. What impact is this having on their ability to evolve as successful adults? What can you do as a parent to help?
Join us and help prepare your teen to one day 'leave the nest' and confidently embrace the challenges and triumphs of adulthood.
Raising a Resilient Teen who has Special Needs, with Jackie Jackson Daley
Jackie Jackson Daley is the mother of two boys ages sixteen and eight. Her older son has multiple special needs resulting from early surgical trauma, including a diagnosis on the spectrum as well as Tourette’s, cerebral palsy, PTSD and global cognitive delays. She has spent the sixteen years working to advocate for her son in the world.
Why Your Teen Should Have a Life Coach, with Suze Gardner
Suze Gardner is an athlete, athletic coach, and life coach.
Show Your Kids Your Vulnerable Side, with Samantha Divino
Samantha Divino is 30 years old and currently living in southern Maine, right outside of Portsmouth, with her boyfriend and dog and working as a consultant at a hospice company.
Empowering Teens to Realize Their Own Strengths, with Charle Peck
Charle Peck is a social science high school teacher with over 15 years experience in the education field. Additionally, she is a Certified Personal Coach and Speaker who specializes in improving the lives of families and teens by helping people realize their own strengths and empowering them to make positive changes in their lives.
Her credentials consist of a Bachelor of Science degree in Individual & Family Development, a Master’s degree in Education K-12, an Honor Specialist in Family Studies and also has training in the mental health field. Additionally, she was recognized with the 40 Under Forty Business Achievement Award in the Niagara Region in 2011 and continues to grow across international borders.
Charle has been speaking to both small and large groups on topics related to stress management, challenges facing teens such as communication with parents and unhealthy relationships, and personal financial management.
Her audiences have included staff members and leaders in diverse industries including healthcare, small business, corporate, non-profit, parent groups, health and wellness industries, nursing, education, and membership organizations.
Additionally, she has trained health care specialists in the area of Atypical Child Development, which counted as continuing education credits.
Through constant research and frontline experience, Charle has realized that arming teens in recognizing their unique brain-based behavior is one of the most powerful tools in helping them successfully transition into young adulthood. She also believes that parents and other significant adults in their lives need to have this information too as they have more of an influence than they may think.
What you’ll learn about in this episode: What to do about the decline in self-reliance among teens How to teach teens to learn about themselves Why most adults aren’t asking teens the right questions Where to get the latest research related to teen psychology Finding out what your child needs by listening to them The importance of face to face positive feedback for teen development Self-soothing for teens, a practice that enables future success How the teen brain works and how to adapt to it What teens now face and worries them about the future The TOP approach to conversations for getting the desired result Ways to contact Charle: Twitter: @CharlePeck Resources: Dr. Stan Kutcher: www.teenmentalhealth.org
Fostering Independence in Your Children, with Catherine Van Veen
Catherine is the founder and Managing Director of Personally Recommended Australia, specializing in market research and recruitment for the retail industry globally.
Catherine completed a Bachelor of Business majoring in Human Resources and Industrial Relations and has held much senior Recruitment & Human Resource positions over her 25-year career. She understands what employers look for in hiring young talent, and what makes a great candidate.
Combining industry knowledge with business street smarts, Catherine has been providing high-quality recruitment and human resource solutions to global retailers for over a decade.
What you’ll learn about in this episode: A common sense approach to raising teens who will be ready for work The importance of practical skills like cooking and budgeting How fostering independence needs to start early Not enabling dependent behavior by over-parenting Learning how to balance guidance and letting go Allowing your child to look at themselves and decide who they are The value of education - even if it means not pursuing college Why downtime is vital for children of any age Accountability and giving your child credit for their mistakes and successes Why it’s OK not to be perfect Self-awareness and empathy lead to having authentic conversations
Learn About Yourself and Let Go, with Sheryl O'Loughlin
Sheryl O’Loughlin is the CEO of REBBL, a fast-growing super herb beverage company, which produces REBBLs: organic, soulfully Crafted Coconut-Milk Elixirs with super herbs and the best ingredients of the Plant Queendom. She is also the author of Killing It! An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Head Without Losing Your Heart. Before coming to Rebbl, Sheryl was the Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Prior to that, she served as the Co-Founder and CEO of Plum Organics, an organic baby foods company, and the CEO of Clif Bar, where she led the concept development and introduction of Luna Bar. In her three years as CEO of Clif Bar, the company's revenue doubled from $100M to $200M. Sheryl earned her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She lives in Santa Rosa with her husband, Patrick, and her two sons.
What you’ll learn about in this episode: Why modeling and teaching resilience means sometimes letting go Taking control when you can and being flexible as needed Paying attention to your body and being present to what you need How to allow your children to stay in touch with what it means to be a kid Finding ways to learn from experts and share knowledge with your community Why you must let your children make their own choices, even when they make the wrong decision Thinking beyond just getting into college and looking forward to adulthood Rebalancing through constant renewal and being present to nature Ways to contact Sheryl: Website: www.SherylOloughlin.com Twitter: www.facebook.com/sheryloloughlinauthor Company Website: www.REBBL.co Resources: Book: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Author: Joseph Campbell