Welcome to The Parenting Teens Solutions Podcast where we help strengthen family connections by supporting parents with tools and tips on how to effectively communicate with their tweens and teens.
Are you a parent struggling to understand the changes in your teen? Worried about the communication gap between you and your teen? Upset about the lack of motivation in your teen? We all experience these at various points in our teen's adolescence journey. Stay tuned, let's talk, let's share, let's encourage, let's inspire and let's help each other as we take this ride with our amazing teens.
How to avoid losing positive influence over your teens
In this episode, I share 3 things we can avoid doing to keep our positive influence intact with our teens. As parents, we come with a lot of experiences and knowledge to share with our teens and theses 3 things if not avoided, could get in the way of our teens listening to us and trusting our opinions on important matters.
Saying NO to your Teens without any reasons is not good enough
I get it, sometimes as parents we have said enough because our teens are not getting the point. We are tempted to say no more and keep our NO as simply that with no further explanations- As tempting as it can be, it can also cause unnecessary conflicts and misunderstandings in our parent-teen relationship. Our reasons will help avoid those wrong assumptions and keep the relationship healthy.
Why your TIMING and your TONE matters in helping nuture the parent-teen relationship.
Not every conversation we have with our teens require a Lecture, Lesson or a Life Time Story. Sometimes just a Listen is all that is required. In this Episode, I share how important how Timing and our Tones really matters in nuturing our parent- teen relationship.
5 TIPS ON SETTING BOUNDARIES AROUND BEHAVIOURS FOR OUR TEENS.
In thos episode, I share 5 tips that works when setting boundaries around behaviours in place for our teens. Boundaries are necessary and the way we express them to our teens is very vital to them getting its necessity. Join our Facebook group and Instagram page where we discuss this in more details. Do you need some coaching sessions for you and your teens? We have parent-teen combo coaching services available. Contact via our social media platforms
An alternative way to view those communication challenges, parents occasionally have with teens.
Communication challenges are among the top 10 challenges that parents have with their teens. In this episode, I am intentionally disrupting the way we view those challenges and giving us a different perspective on it. A part 2 on this will come out after, I dig deeper to get it all out of my head 😉.
How to better manage the controls you have for your teens and avoid the excessive control label.
Having controls and boundaries in our homes is an essential tool but sometimes, without the right skills to implement them, parents may be accused of being excessive with their controls. In this episode, I share how we can manage the controls better and get them to make sense to our teenagers.
Totally love the episodes so far! Parenting teens today is not a walk in the park and any advice /tip to remain happy and sane is always welcome. Thanks Phinnah for using this platform to encourage parents. Looking forward to more shows.