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How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 3 Academics empowering your teenager Sep 18, 2022

 

How to help a teenager with anxiety - Part 3 Academics  

Part 3 - Empowerment:

 

  • Help teenager create awareness around their anxiety
  • Identify strategies for regaining composure - resilient vs rescue
  • Reframing circumstances

 

Our mission is to empower parents to choose...

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How to deal with a difficult teenager - Control to compassion empowering your teenager Aug 17, 2022

Three strategies

 

  • Shift from control to compassion
  • Build connection by being vulnerable
  • Empower your teenager to overcome the issue and build life skills.

 

Our mission is to empower parents to choose love over fear regardless of the circumstances.

 

A FEA (Family Enrichment...

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High School Graduation - Is Your Teenager Going to Be Ready? empowering your teenager Jul 28, 2022

I attended a high school graduation party this weekend. As we were sharing a few moments with the mother of the graduate, I asked how she was doing and if she was ready for her son to head off to college.  She responded that she was ready because she felt like he was ready.  

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Help with an angry teenager empowering your teenager Jul 28, 2022

If you are struggling with an angry teenager, you are not alone.

 

Try a new perspective.

 

View your teenager’s outburst as an opportunity to show compassion and help them develop their emotional intelligence.  

 

A change in perspective … changes...

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How to Get My Teenager to Listen empowering your teenager family enrichment Jun 30, 2022

How to get your teenager to listen to your advice - Friends that are a bad influence.

 

Two points to consider:

 

Your teen needs to go through the experience of deciding for themselves that their friends are a bad influence. The parents' role is to coach and support them as they learn...

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How to Get My Teenager to Clean Their Room empowering your teenager Jun 24, 2022

  It is very common for a teenager’s bedroom to become a source of conflict.

 

Today, I am going to suggest a new perspective that turns this source of conflict into a teaching moment. This requires three steps.

 

  1. A shift in the parent’s perspective regarding the...
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How to Get My Teenager to Respect Me? empowering your teenager family enrichment Jun 22, 2022

 

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In this video we are going to explore the questions of respect. 

 

Parents often ask how do I get my teenager to respect me?

 

There are a number of particular circumstances that lead to this questions.

 

  • Maybe your teen doesn’t listen to...
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How to Get My Teen to Do Their Homework empowering your teenager Jun 13, 2022

 

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If you are wondering how to get your teen to do their homework, my guess is that homework has become a source of conflict.

 

How would you like to not have to worry about your son or daughter’s grades?

How would you like to never have an augment again over...

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Your Teenager is Always Watching empowering your teenager May 26, 2022

Last weekend, my wife and I were blessed with the opportunity to go on a trip to Cabo San Lucas Mexico. My wife won the trip through her involvement with a health and wellness company. One hundred and fifty people plus a guest were treated to an awesome 4-day getaway to the Hilton Los Cabos Beach...

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How Do I Get My Teenager to Try Harder In School? empowering your teenager family enrichment May 18, 2022

Declining or poor grades can become a source of conflict during the high school years. Especially if your teenager has always been a good student. Let’s say that up until eighth or ninth grade your son or daughter always was eager to go to school. They focused on their homework and breezed...

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What Do You Want for Your Teenager? empowering your teenager Mar 23, 2022

One of the first questions I ask parents when they join the Family Enrichment Academy community is “What would be a big step forward for your teenager or your family?” The goal is to get a sense of where they are at the moment and, more importantly, what they believe is...

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Empowering Your Teenager to Overcome Mean-Spirited Comments empowering your teenager Feb 08, 2022

Question from a concerned parent:

 

What do I do when my daughter comes home upset because other kids are saying mean things to her?

 

Unfortunately, meanness is a growing issue within our schools and on social media. With daughters, these comments are often directed at appearance. One...

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