Why Teens Push Parents Away

Why Teens Push Parents Away

On a daily basis, parents all over the world ask me what seems to be the million-dollar question, “How can I connect with my defiant and hormonal teenager?”

Instead of providing them with a cookie cutter answer, instead, I ask them what their biggest fear is as a parent.

The collective answer always boils down to this...

What We Fear Could Be True: We're F*cking Up Our Kids

What We Fear Could Be True: We're F*cking Up Our Kids

Not too many people have the guts to tell you this, but I have no problem dropping some truth your way. Now that I’ve triggered you, can we all please address the excruciatingly uncomfortable pink elephant in the room – our ego!

If you’re still reading this, hang on to your seat! I promise to not stomp on your heart, but I will poke it a few times to help wake you up.

Isn't it about time we stopped getting offended at the slightest remark and began getting in touch with ourselves a little deeper? We've gotten too comfortable living on the surface and it's no longer serving us or our children.

Your Parenting Style And How It Affects Children

Your Parenting Style And How It Affects Children

Have you ever thought about your parenting style? How about your partner’s? What does it mean? And how does it affect your relationship with your teen? 

Click HERE to take the parenting style quiz and find out how you may be affecting your teen's behavior.

Understanding the manner in which you parent offers insight to understanding the roots behind why you parent in the way you do, as well as insight to your child’s behavior on how to improve your relationship with your them

Do you parent with an iron first? Or are you more lenient?  Or do you find yourself somewhere in the middle? 

The Effects Of Shaming, Spanking, And Yelling At Your Children

The Effects Of Shaming, Spanking, And Yelling At Your Children

Why do so many parents still believe that yelling and spanking a child is a form of discipline? I can understand how some parents may have a hard time agreeing with me, if they, themselves were spanked and never taught otherwise – one does to one's child...