7 Tips for Parents Raising Teenagers

Tips for Parents

  1. Send a Positive Message Every Day
  2. Be The Driver, Not the Chauffeur
  3. Give Room for Mistakes
  4. Stay Consistent
  5. Responsibilities & Obligations Come Before Rights & Privileges
  6. Sometimes Saying Nothing Means That You’re Carrying The Biggest Stick
  7. Keep the Big Picture in Mind

Saturday, April 4, 2015
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Massachussetts Extreme Youth Leadership Event
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Part 2 of 2-Conversation with Los Angeles Screenwriter and Author Ms. Laurice Molinari

Laurice Molinari


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Jeff had an amazing conversation about teens, self-esteem, social media, and parenting with Screenwriter and Author Laurice Molinari. Laurice has written over thirty scripts for TV and film, including the critically acclaimed family classic “My Girl.” Her debut novel, The Ether: Vero Rising was relased in 2014. Laurice lives with in Los Angeles, CA. Check her out at www.LauriceMolinari.com

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Part 1 of 2-Conversation with Los Angeles Screenwriter and Author Ms. Laurice Molinari

Laurice Molinari


Part 1 of 2
Jeff Yalden spends time talking to Screenwriter and Author Laurice Molinari. Laurice has written over thirty scripts for TV and film, including the critically acclaimed family classic “My Girl.” Her debut novel, The Ether: Vero Rising was relased in 2014. Jeff had an amazing conversation about teens, self-esteem, social media, and parenting. Laurice lives with in Los Angeles, CA. Check her out at www.LauriceMolinari.com

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The Demise of Our Youth

 

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We are heading down a dangerous direction with our young people today… and most of it is our fault!

In this episode of the podcast we take a look at what I believe is the demise of our youth. There are four main contributing factors to this demise. We talk about what those four are and more importantly, how we can turn it around.

Listen to this episode if you are ready to stop this trend!

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#014: Unrealistic Expectations Parents Have On Their Teens

 

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The expectations you set for your teenager can have a huge effect. Are you creating unrealistic expectations for them?

In this episode of the podcast we look at some of the most common unrealistic expectations that we as parents have for our teenagers. These unrealistic expectations will often result is hurt feelings, arguments, and damaged relationships. Learn what they are and how you can start creating realistic ones that will enhance your relationship with your teenager, and help them grow into healthy adults.

The speed of hurt is almost as fast as the speed of light. Tweet This

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#013: The Red Flags of Teen Suicide

 

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Suicide is not the answer…

More and more teens seem to be turning to suicide as a permeant answer to a temporary problem. What can you do to help prevent the teens in your life from making this choice? In this episode of the podcast, we look at the signs parents need to be watching out for. We talk about the importance of developing strong relationships with your teen, helping them learn to develop good coping and problem solving skills. There is a real need to help our teens shift their focus from having a high number of “penny friends” to creating meaningful “quarter friends.”

Do you know the red flags to look out for??

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#012: Leadership with Steven Turchetta

CREATIVITY.

Leadership is about doing the right things…even when it’s hard. In this episode of the podcast we talk about Steven Turchetta and the example of strong leadership he set during the Jerry Sandusky case.

Steven is the one who brought this scandal to light, and as the principal, held his school together. Learn what it takes to lead during the challenging times…

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#011: Dealing with Drugs and Alcohol

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Let’s get real… drugs and alcohol are a problem. One that today’s teenagers will have to make a choice about. They can’t hide from them. It’s easier to get your hands on both then ever before.

It’s time to have a real talk. It’s time to shed some light on this issue. In this episode, we give you a quick overview.

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#010: Expectations Vs. Objective

 

“Live life with less expectations and

Are your days filled with expectations?

When our expectations aren’t met we can become disappointed, but we have no control over the way other act. This can lead to lots of disappointment and negative emotions. But if you switch your mindset just slightly, you can prevent this from happening.

Stop living life with expectations and create a life that is propelled by an objective. Find out how in this episode…

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#009: Seven Things Every Teen Needs to Hear

 

“As a teacher if you touch the heart,

“As a teacher if you teach the heart, the mind will follow.”

Words have a powerful impact. They can lift up when down. They can encourage. They can instruct. They can guide. In this episode of the podcast, we look at seven phrases that teens need to hear from the adults in their life. All of these phrases are important in helping a teen grow up to be an emotionally healthy adult.

Are you using all seven?

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