The One Crucial Ingredient For Parenting Teenagers That Experts Can’t Give You

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Table Talk Conversation: What do you feel is the one crucial ingredient for parenting teenagers? Your Family’s Table Talk “Talking Points” are in the Conclusion below. When you talk to different parenting “Experts” and ask them what they feel is the most important ingredient for parenting teens, you’ll hear many different answers. Here are just…

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How To Master Mental Imagery To Give Your Child A Competitive Edge

Mental Imagery Competitive Edge

The power of mental imagery for both adults and children is incredible in helping us reach our goals. Top athletes, Olympians, students and some of the most successful people in the world utilize this strategy to give themselves a competitive edge to win at whatever they do. Mental imagery to some may sound silly, but…

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How to Handle a Bully: Both In School (and at Work)

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How to handle a bully, is a question asked not only by kids, but also us adults who deal with bullies at work. With the unending talk in the media about school shootings, an increase in teen suicide and shows like 13 Reasons Why, bullying is a topic weighing on everyone’s minds these days. And…

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Teen Entrepreneurs: 5 Lessons on What It Takes to Be a Teen Boss

Teen entrepreneurs are on the rise. According to a recent Gallop poll, 43 percent of students in grades 5 to 12 want to be an entrepreneur. Some  are accidental teen entrepreneurs, like A Million Thanks founder Shauna Parisi. Other kids, like 8-year-old serial entrepreneur Neva Lee Recla, are following in their parents’ entrepreneurial footsteps. The…

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Should I Go to College? [A Parenting Coach Weighs In]

Should I go to college? It’s a question that plagues students every year. For a long time, a college degree was considered essential if you wanted a good job that paid well. And for many companies, that still is the case. But times, they are a-changin.’ As the cost of tuition goes up, students are…

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Teen Safety: What Every Parent Needs to Know (and How to Reduce Risk)

Teen safety? It is probably no surprise to you that teens and young adults take greater risks than any other age group. In fact, you may look back and cringe at your own adolescent risk-taking. And if you’re feeling a sense of dread about teen safety, you’re not alone. Dr. Jess P. Shatkin, MD, MPH, Vice Chair for…

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3 Reasons Jobs for Teenagers Are Good [A Billionaire’s Lesson]

Jobs for Teenagers….Yes or No? First jobs aren’t necessarily fun. And they definitely aren’t indicative of your future employment! Even billionaires have had to start off with menial jobs before they found success in the world. Warren Buffet’s first job was running his own newspaper delivery business at the age of 13. Oprah Winfrey’s first…

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The Winning Mindset: 4 Lessons Michael Jordan Can Teach Your Kids

The winning mindset that Michael Jordan possesses is something all our children can learn from. The famous Gatorade commercial from the early 90’s made the slogan “Be like Mike” widely popular around the world. Interesting fun fact: This catchy little jingle, that continues to spur new product lines today for both Gatorade and Nike (and…

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7 Strategies for Raising a Success Kid Who has Lifelong Success

So you want to raise a successful kid? Let me preface this post by saying that there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all parenting manual for success. All kids are different (which parents really begin to understand when they have kids who are completely different in personality). That said, we all know that school systems,…

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Win at Life [How to Slay Life If You’re a Tween or Teen]

Who doesn’t want to win at life? If you’re a teen reading this, you’ve got an amazing future in front of you filled with tons of kick-butt experiences that you’ll have with your friends, new friends to come and family. We want to see you slay life, so here are some strategies to start today,…

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