Category Archives: adolescence

The Secret Sauce of Success

“Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome.” unofficial motto of the United States Marine Corps Monday, 7:30 a.m. Boulder, CO In just twenty-five years Henry Ford went from Nowheresville to being the wealthiest man in America. How did he do it? He responded … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Raising a “TOUGH TEEN”

“Uncertainty, change, and stress are far more deeply woven into the fabric of today’s life than was the case a generation ago.” — Jim Loher, Ed.D. Monday, 8:19 a.m. Boulder, CO Eighteen years can feel like an eternity. ¬†Yet, it … Continue reading

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Having Trouble With Your Teen? Watch Other Parents

“I will persist and develop my a skills as a mariner develops his, by learning to ride out the wrath of each storm. I will persist until I succeed.” – Og Mandino Thursday, 8:20 a.m. Boulder, CO Have you ever … Continue reading

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The Biggest Secret About Parenting You Were Never Told

“The road to success is always under construction.” — Lily Tomlin Thursday, 8:10 a.m. Boulder, CO Here’s the biggest secret you’re seldom told: It is possible to do everything right as a parent and still have bad things happen. That’s … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Grow Emotional Intelligence

“Good habits are the key to all success. Bad habits are the unlocked door to failure.” – Og Mandino Thursday, 7:35 a.m. Boulder, CO Bullying is a serious problem. Many of us probably have been bullied at least once in … Continue reading

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How to be a highly effective parent

“What you are shouts so loudly in my ears I cannot hear what you say.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Monday, 8:17 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, Today’s post is about the importance of having your ducks in a row. Would you … Continue reading

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Want to control your teen’s behavior, today?

“Do not let allow negative thoughts to enter your mind for they are the weeds that strangle confidence.” Bruce Lee Friday, 8:15 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, Today’s post is about how to start controlling your teen’s behavior, right now. … Continue reading

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You may be destroying your teen’s self-confidence and not even know it.

“The way that parents influence their children most deeply, however, is by example.” Harville Hendrix Thursday, 8:21 a.m. Boulder, CO Good morning, As powerful as your words can be in influencing your teens behavior, how you act carries even more … Continue reading

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Do you or your teen have a mistaken identity?

Just as irresponsible kids can become locked into a single pattern of behavior, ineffective parents can become locked into a single parenting role. It doesn’t matter if it is an ineffective or effective parenting role. Whenever our approach is one dimensional we struggle to get the results we want.
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Having trouble with your teen? One-size-fits-all parenting style may be to blame

Although still developing, each child has a unique personality and way of relating to the world. The skillful and effective parent does not use a one-size-fits-all parenting style. He or she adjusts her parenting style to most effectively relate to each child. Continue reading

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