Give your teenagers the skills they’ll need to be successful in life – how to get along with people, take responsibility, work hard, ask for help, and more. Join Allie Irwin as she cuts through the overwhelm and stress of this phase to offer parenting strategies for keeping teens on track.
If you’re losing patience with eye rolls or fear draining your wallet with pricey private schools, you’ll want to grab your earbuds as Allie offers the skills your teens need to be successful no matter where their next chapter takes them.
Forgiveness: Forgiving When It's Hard
Despite what inspirational coffee mugs say, you shouldn’t forgive before you are ready.
If you push feelings of anger and resentment aside and too early forgiveness won’t stick.
For the full show notes and links to everything mentioned in this episode, go to allieirwin.com/52.
Commonly accepted wisdom says that teenage brains are all kinds of crazy. True, but teenager’s brains are specially equipped with abilities we lose later on. In today’s episode, I’ll show you what that ability is and how to get it back.
For the full show notes and links to everything mentioned in this episode, go to allieirwin.com/51.
Unexpected Grace on Mother's Day
Many Moms didn’t get the Mother’s Day they deserved. I’ve got 8 tips you can use right now to feel more loved & appreciated, regardless of how your Mother’s Day went.
For the full show notes and links to everything mentioned in this episode, go to allieirwin.com/50.
Demanding Teen to Productive CoWorker
Imagine turning your demanding teen into a productive coworker. You could be doing better during quarantine because they are around, even if they seem to be hiding out in their rooms 24/7.
Tune into this week’s episode to learn the 5 principles that you can use to strengthen your family and make your quarantine time more productive.
Many parents feel like "My teens don't respect me". But behavior that shows up as disrespect could be coming from a different root cause. So while you are trying to get some respect, your teen is fighting about something completely different. In today’s episode, we’ll be talking about the other causes of disrespectful behavior so that we can solve the root of the problem.
Learned helplessness is the idea of learning that we are helpless to change a bad situation. This week we look at how we may have learned that we were helpless to make our moms happy as children. This lead us to grow up feeling "not good enough" about many areas of our lives, including parenting critical teenagers.
Understanding how this belief developed is the first step in feeling better about yourself and raising kids who feel good about themselves.
Some great perspective
I really enjoy this podcast with the calm and experienced host. There are great ideas for living with my teens. It is good to be reminded of how I’m probably doing things pretty well too:)
Just What I Needed!
It’s like Allie is reading my mind about my worries. She’s a virtual girlfriend I can listen to and she helps me to take a breath and be ready to continue parenting. Just the dose f understanding and answers I need!
How do you manage your mind to avoid drama? I don't understand but i want to. You spend the entire podcast laughing and musing about adults creating drama but then do not explain the way to change things...it feels unfinished. Thank you.