When our children enter their teenage years, it seems as if our sweet mama-loving babies are replaced with borderline psychotic monsters. Sometimes as parents, we turn into monsters ourselves as we try to navigate their developing brains. Parenting teenagers is hard, for everyone. If you’re here today, you are taking the right step in order to find the proper tools and resources.
Joining us today on The Zen(ish) Mommy Podcast is the incredible parenting coach, Maureen Spielman. She will be talking us through parenting teens because all parents fall victim to erratic teenage behavior. In this episode, we discuss why we have to learn how to parent again. How teenagers trigger us as parents, and how to combat those triggers. Listeners will hear why our children experience more anxiety than we did growing up and the challenges social media has presented for teenagers today.
Maureen will explain what is considered ‘normal teenage behavior’ and how to handle it, also how to identify concerning behaviors. As parents, we want to equip our children with the tools and knowledge on how to live a life full of abundance and peace. But with that, we need to also figure out how to let them explore their risk-taking side. Maureen shares how we can do this while also protecting them from real danger in this world.
Emphasizing on how important it is to hold space for your teen by giving them choices and listening. Truly listening. Maureen shares how we can connect with them, combat triggering behaviors, and acknowledging their needs. This episode is a can’t-miss if you have pre-teens or teens.
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