2020 has been quite a year. Families have been faced with brand-new challenges. Other families have had existing issues exacerbated by the pandemic. Despite the different experiences we've all encountered this year, one thing remained constant: we all learned something.
This year, I answered some important and challenging questions related to family life and raising teenagers. Many families have found benefit in the solutions I provided. This week, I've rounded up the top 10 episodes of 2020. This is a great recap if you've been listening all year or an opportunity for listeners to catch up. I hope you find these episodes beneficial as so many others have.
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1. Natural Consequences or Parental Action
As a parent, how do you know when you should intervene or allow your child to learn the consequences of their actions? I provide solutions to help you determine the best approach for your teen.
2. Mom HELP – I Need Limits!
What do you do when your teen, with who you once had a close relationship, is suddenly exhibiting poor behavior and nothing you do works? It’s time to set limits. I have solutions that can work for you.
3. Am I Too Controlling?
Every parent has their own parenting strategy. But how do you know if you’re crossing the line between constructive criticism and controlling behavior?
4. Fixing A Toxic Mother/Son Relationship
Being stuck in a Control Battle with your young adult child is difficult, even more so during these profound times. Wondering how you can address and resolve it? This episode will help you.
5. Your Son Has Been In Decline For Too Long
How can you help your teen who seems to have been in a decline for 2 years? You’re likely feeling frustrated, but there are solutions. Learn how you can stand your ground with your teen.
6. My Son Is A Junk Food Junkie
Nutrition is no joke and needs to be taken seriously. If you’re struggling with a teen who is exhibiting poor eating habits, use my strategies to help get your child on the right track.
7. Your Control Battle Is In Your DNA
Are you in a Control Battle with your teen and nothing you’ve tried has worked? I have a solution that can help you find resolve, once and for all.
8. Can A Crisis Make Our Family Better?
Families are facing unprecedented challenges in the home right now. Instead of anger and frustration, could this be a time to make a lasting change? Learn how you could use this time to make everyone in the family feel empowered and valued.
9. Does Everything Have To Be An Argument?
We’d like for our kids to do what we say but when that transforms into a Control Battle, these situations can create a toxic emotional environment. Let’s move from defiance to collaboration.
10. Don’t Give Your Daughter Any Advice
Offering advice can be a slippery slope. There is a way to do it so that your thoughts are well-received. Learn how you can do that in this episode.
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