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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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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 29: Teen Driver Safety & Halloween

    Episode 29: Teen Driver Safety & Halloween

    Is your teen driving or about to start driving? Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens (15-18 years old) in the United States, which makes talking about safety a vital conversation. Join us during Teen Driver Safety Week (October 17-21, 2021) to learn ways to help teens navigate the fun and the dangers of driving (00:26). Then, we’ll share ideas on Halloween costumes for teens (and adults) that are easy to pull off last minute (13:11)! And don’t miss this week’s tip on how to help teachers (or other trusted adults) make potentially difficult days a little better (21:12).

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - National Day Calendar: National Teen Driver Safety Week

    - Traffic Safety Marketing: Facts about Teen Driver Fatalities

    - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Teen Driving

    - Governors Highway Safety Association: Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law

    - Teen Life Podcast: Ep. 13: Teen Driving & YouTube

    - Handle with Care

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    • 24 min
    Episode 28: Self-Harm & Devious Licks

    Episode 28: Self-Harm & Devious Licks

    Do you know what to look for when a student is self-harming? On episode 28, we talk about the signs of self-harm and why teenagers choose it over other ways to deal with their emotions (00:18). Listen for action steps you can take to help. Then don’t miss the conversation about the latest TikTok trend that impacted school campuses all over the country, “Devious Licks” (12:56). Tell us about your own experience with TikTok trends in the comments! Also, make sure you get a copy of The Ultimate Adult Guide to TikTok (20:20).

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - Crisis Text Line: How to Deal with Self Harm

    - USA Today: Devious licks TikTok challenge encourages students to steal soap dispensers and COVID tests

    - HITC.com: TIKTOK’S SHOCKING SCHOOL CHALLENGES LIST 2021 REVEALED

    - The Ultimate Adult Guide to TikTok

    - Teen Life Podcast Episode 1: Boundaries & TikTok

    *Please Note: The examples of damage done by the Devious Lick challenge were removed by TikTok administrators.

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    Podcast Music by: Luke Cabrera

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    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Episode 27: Meditation & Messaging Apps

    Episode 27: Meditation & Messaging Apps

    When the world feels chaotic, meditation can bring the peace and mental clarity you need to feel calm and composed again. There are many different forms of mediation and tools that you can use. Chris and Karlie chat about their favorites and ways that you can learn to incorporate meditation into your day. They’ll also share a mind-boggling tip on how to cure overthinking and give you information you should know on the messaging apps teens are using now.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - Mayo Clinic Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress

    - Meditation Apps:
    Calm
    Headspace
    Insight Timer
    FitOn

    - Messaging Apps:
    What’s App
    Kik

    - TikTok.com: David Phillips on Overthinking

    - David JP Phillips website

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    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Episode 26: Dating & Suicide Terms

    Episode 26: Dating & Suicide Terms

    What should you do when your teen starts dating? We’ve got some food for thought on how to help teens make responsible choices without overstepping. Also in episode 26, we take a look at suicide terms, what they mean and how you can help. Then stay tuned for upcoming movies and shows to watch with your teen.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - Brandon Gaille: 21 High School Sweethearts Marriage Statistics

    - Teen Life Podcast: Episode 18 Suicide & The Olympics

    - Teen Life Podcast: Suicide with Dr. Becky Taylor

    - Huffington Post: Why You Should Stop Saying “Committed Suicide”

    - Suicide Prevention Resource Center: Topics and Terms

    - If you or someone you know needs help, call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. You can also text HOME to 741-741 for free, 24-hour support from the Crisis Text Line.

    - Dear Evan Hansen the Movie

    - YouTube: The Wonder Years Official Trailer

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    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    • 23 min
    Episode 25: School Skills & TikTok Influencers

    Episode 25: School Skills & TikTok Influencers

    The transition to middle school can be trying for everyone in the family, but Chris and Karlie have a few tips and tricks to help ease your middle schooler into their new routine without you losing your mind in the process (00:40). We’re also back with more on TikTok and TikTok influencers (9:30). Learn more about how your teen may be deciding where to shop and what to buy. Then, don’t miss this week’s tip on an amazing resource for teaching digital literacy to your kids and students(18:25)!

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - The Ultimate Adult Guide to TikTok: teenlife.ngo/tiktok

    - (Merriam-Webster): Executive Functions

    - YourTeenMag: What Parents Can Do to Help Improve Executive Function

    - Asana.com

    - View TikTok Accounts in our full show notes

    - Cyberwise.org


    Free Digital Citizenship Course for Parents or Educators
    Learning Hubs
    Cyber Chats

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    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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    Episode 24: Healthy Habits & Fall Sports

    Episode 24: Healthy Habits & Fall Sports

    How long does it really take to form a new habit? Chris and Karlie talk healthy habits and how to switch good habits for bad habits (00:33). Then they take a look at fall sports and everything that comes with them (11:40), including hoco, foco and expectations. Don’t miss episode 24’s tip on grief either (21:19). This episode is packed with information and tips you won’t want to miss.

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    In this episode, we mentioned the following resources:

    - Pscychology Today: How long does it take to form a new habit?

    - Headspace: How long does it take to form a habit?

    - Amazon.com: Buy Finish by Jon Acuff

    - The Teen Life Podcast: Episode 3 Building Connection with Teens & Prom

    - TikTok: Homecoming Mum TikTok

    - Instagram: The Tyler Merritt Project post based on Lois Tonkin’s grief model

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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

    Hosted by: Chris Robey & Karlie Duke

    Produced by: Karlie Duke & Kelly Fann


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Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

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Good for everyone

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

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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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