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Taking Care of Yourself is a Gift to Your Teenager family enrichment Jul 19, 2022

Question: What is it that you really want for your children?

 

Most parents will answer this question with a list of accomplishments.

 

  •  Do well in school
  •  Get into a good college
  •  Have a good group of friends
  •  Get a good job

 

When you extend this line of...

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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 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 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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The Power of Family Dinners connecting with your teenager family enrichment Apr 20, 2022

With today’s busy schedules, the family dinner for many has been replaced with a trip through the drive-thru after soccer practice or a piece of leftover pizza eaten in separate rooms by each member of the family. Today I am offering a challenge to you: Develop a plan for having a family...

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The Power of a Spiritual Perspective family enrichment Mar 30, 2022

Think about all the ways you can interpret the actions of your spouse, your children, your parents, or any other family member. Your child’s cry in the middle of the night is attributed to a fear of the dark. Your spouse’s verbal outburst is considered an attack on the way you are...

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An Introduction to the Family Enrichment Academy family enrichment Mar 09, 2022

My name is Jim White. I am an author, a coach, and founder of the Family Enrichment Academy.  

 

I have spent the last forty years studying the topics of personal development, marriage, and parenting. I have also spent those forty years applying these lessons and living my life as...

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Faith—The Bridge Between Fear and Love family enrichment Mar 03, 2022

As always, my intention is to help individuals and their families experience more peace, joy, warmth, happiness, and love. It seems that our lives are full of events and circumstances that get in the way of this objective. From the way we are being treated at work, to concerns about how our...

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You don’t have to attend every argument your teenager invites you to family enrichment Feb 24, 2022

There are two primary reasons to choose not to argue with your teenager. 

 

First, when you engage in an argument, you will be experiencing anger and frustration, which are clear indications that your mindset is fear based. When you act out of anger or frustration there is no...

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Your teenager may never say it, but they like it when you write them notes. connecting with your teenager family enrichment Nov 22, 2021

One of the most effective ays to build connection and empower your teenager is to hand write a note—although many people fail to see the importance of this in our digital age. This can be done as a way to heal your relationship after an argument or as a way to communicate how much you love...

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Knowledge vs Wisdom family enrichment Nov 21, 2021

It may seem like the difference between knowledge and wisdom is relatively small, but I would assert that when it comes to the impact love can have within your family bridging this gap is where miracles happen. Think of it this way: When you learn about a topic you are gathering information. You...

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