Hey, it's hard to be the parent of a teen. We help you reclaim your time, energy, confidence and health so you can feel your best. Each week we bring you tools and techniques to feel happier while raising strong, confident teens with fewer rules and more laughter. We're Erik and Michelle Lehnardt and we've taken a deep dive into positive psychology, life coaching and brain science to bring you better, easier ways to raise great teens. We don't claim to be perfect (in fact, if you want to tell us something we've done wrong, we'll say, "You're probably right.") but we have 28 years of parenting experience and we can save you from so many missteps and mistakes. Looking to feel amazing while creating a joyful home and raise kind, strong, self-sufficient kids? Keep listening.
Thrive Parenting is changing. Again. Truth is, we're just trying to make this work.
Recognizing and Expanding Our Children's Strengths
So much of our parenting is done out of fear-- what if we could lean into strength?
A Year of Nutrition in One Podcast
Can we really teach a year of nutrition in one podcast? Probably not, but we will dispel these myths:"It's all about calories in, calories out.""Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.""Exercise is a great way to burn off those...
Don't Tell Our Kids About This Episode
The world is full of big problems right now, but sometimes it's the small losses, the little worries that bring us down.
Improvise, Adapt, Overcome: Home MTC
Our teens are facing disappointments, uncertainty and so many unmet expectations. How parent can help them improvise, adapt and overcome.
Judge Less, Love More with Ceri Payne
When you love your child for their unique strengths you can help them unlock their potential.