139 episodes

Teenagers are not a problem to be solved! But we are here to help you equip teenagers through the power of connection. The Teen Life Podcast is presented by Teen Life and hosted by Chris Robey and Karlie Duke. Each week we will tackle a relevant teen topic, cover a current trend, and leave you with a helpful tip. This podcast is for anyone who lives, works, or interacts with teenagers. Subscribe and join us as we talk about all things teenagers! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

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    • 4.4 • 24 Ratings

Teenagers are not a problem to be solved! But we are here to help you equip teenagers through the power of connection. The Teen Life Podcast is presented by Teen Life and hosted by Chris Robey and Karlie Duke. Each week we will tackle a relevant teen topic, cover a current trend, and leave you with a helpful tip. This podcast is for anyone who lives, works, or interacts with teenagers. Subscribe and join us as we talk about all things teenagers! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

    Episode 74: Boosting Energy & Juul Marketing

    Episode 74: Boosting Energy & Juul Marketing

    Are you or your teen dragging during your morning routine? Be sure to catch Chris and Karlie’s tips for getting a natural energy boost. You’ll also want to pay attention to the latest update on teen vaping and how marketing to teens resulted in a 9-figure settlement with Juul, a leading brand in e-cigarettes. Then, how are you celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month? We’ve got some practical ideas on how to celebrate with kids and teens.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - The Teen Magazine: 6 easy ways to boost your energy

    - KidsHealth: Caffeine (for Teens)

    - Teen Life Podcast: Episode 10: Searching for Identity & Vaping

    - The Washington Post: Juul to pay $439 million in settlement over marketing to teens

    - Lubbock Christian University: Youth Ministry Degree

    - LCU Contact: David Fraze 

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    Visit our website: www.teenlifepodcast.com

    Subscribe to get the episodes in your inbox: www.teenlife.ngo/subscribe

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera & Tobin Hodges

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    • 22 min
    Episode 73: Dating Violence & Instagram Reels

    Episode 73: Dating Violence & Instagram Reels

    Dating violence in teens is a topic we can’t ignore. Especially when 1 in 12 teens experiences physical violence and 1 in 12 teens experiences sexual violence. We talk about who’s most at risk and how to help teenagers in abusive relationships. Then, don’t miss Karlie’s crash course on reels and tips for how to raise critical thinkers.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - CDC: Preventing Teen Dating Violence

    - The Hotline: Talking to Your Teen

    - Dating Violence Resources: National Domestic Violence Hotline | Love Is Respect

    - Lubbock Christian University: Youth Ministry Degree

    - LCU Contact: David Fraze 

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    Visit our website: www.teenlifepodcast.com

    Subscribe to get the episodes in your inbox: www.teenlife.ngo/subscribe

    Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera & Tobin Hodges

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

    • 28 min
    Episode 72: Confidentiality & Fall Watch List

    Episode 72: Confidentiality & Fall Watch List

    Do you ever wonder when it’s ok to break confidentiality with a teen? Maybe your teen shares something with you about a friend or your kids’ friends share something with you. When is it ok to talk with someone else about it, even if they’ve asked you not to?

    Chris and Karlie tackle this tough topic in episode 72 of the Teen Life Podcast.

    Also, tune in for fun family shows and movies to watch with teens this fall and what you should be asking your kids when they’re watching shows on streaming apps!

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - ABC: Abbott Elementary

    - EW: Celebrity Jeopardy

    - Fox: LEGO Masters

    - Amazon: Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

    - Peacock TV: Vampire Academy

    - Disney +: Andor

    - Disney +: Hocus Pocus 2

    - Netflix: The School for Good and Evil

    - Marvel.com: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

    - Lubbock Christian University: Youth Ministry Degree

    - LCU Contact: David Fraze 

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    Visit our website: www.teenlifepodcast.com

    Subscribe to get the episodes in your inbox: www.teenlife.ngo/subscribe

    Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera & Tobin Hodges

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

    • 24 min
    Episode 71: Suicide Prevention & BeReal

    Episode 71: Suicide Prevention & BeReal

    In honor of Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, Chris and Karlie talk through tips for checking in with teenagers you might be worried about. They'll also share Karlie's experience with the app BeReal, which is gaining traction with teens and young adults. Don't miss the talking points for parents and teens about BeReal and how you can use it to connect with your teen.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - 988Lifeline.org

    - BeReal

    - Time: BeReal Won’t Save Us From Social Media—Yet

    - Lubbock Christian University (LCU): Youth Ministry Degree

    - LCU Contact: David Fraze 

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    Visit our website: www.teenlifepodcast.com

    Subscribe to get the episodes in your inbox: www.teenlife.ngo/subscribe

    Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera & Tobin Hodges

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

    • 22 min
    Episode 70: Grief & Banned Books

    Episode 70: Grief & Banned Books

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    Visit our website: www.teenlifepodcast.com

    Subscribe to get the episodes in your inbox: www.teenlife.ngo/subscribe

    Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera & Tobin Hodges

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

    • 25 min
    Episode 69: School Apps & Instagram Updates

    Episode 69: School Apps & Instagram Updates

    In episode 69, Chris and Karlie dive into apps and other tools that can help teens stay organized as the school year kicks into full swing. Don’t miss the latest on Instagram updates and changes, too. Then, while we’re on the topic of phones and apps, we’ve got a hot tip on phones that you won’t want to miss.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - Gmail

    - Google Drive

    - Quizlet

    - Grammarly

    - EasyBib

    - HeadSpace

    - New York Times: Instagram rolls back some product changes after user backlash.

    - Teen Life Podcast on Suggested Content: Episode 43 | Episode 44

    - TikTok: Simon Sinek on Phones

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    Visit our website: www.teenlifepodcast.com

    Subscribe to get the episodes in your inbox: www.teenlife.ngo/subscribe

    Follow Us: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera & Tobin Hodges

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/teenlifepodcast/support

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

tohodges ,

Good for everyone

Great production and information. Something everyone should listen to for themselves or their teens.

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Drip drip

I love this podcast! The trends are my favorite! I work with teens in a youth group setting so this podcast has been really helpful in diving deeper in relationships with my huddle group. Highly recommend!!

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Timely and on point

Teen Life Podcast talks about trending and timely topics that every parent, teacher, counselor, minister and volunteer wants to hear about! You don’t want to miss an episode!

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