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EMPOWER Your Teens To Make Healthy Decisions

Updated: Dec 13, 2018

Our job as parents is to "prepare your child for the path, not try to prepare the path for your child." This is a great philosophy coach Brad McCoy said this was the philosophy he and his wife used to raise their kids. Brooklyn Raney quoted Coach McCoy in our interview on how to EMPOWER your kids. Brook is an inspirational speaker and founder of GIRLS LEADERSHIP who has been working with teens for over a decade. In this series with Brook she offers powerful and simple guideposts along the path of helping our sons and daughters make healthy choices that serve and empower them.


SURROUND SOUND & "SUPPOSED TO" SYNDROME

Teens are bombarded with messages from parents to coaches to teachers and friends. We want to help them filter the bad and find the empowering messages out there. How can we do this? CLICK HERE to watch Part One of our interview with Brooklyn Raney


HOW TO BEST APPROACH CONVERSATIONS WITH TEENS

As parents we want to keep the lines of communication open. It seems like they are not interested...here is how to engage them. CLICK HERE or image above to see Part Two of our interview with Brook Raney.


YOU CATCH YOUR CHILD WATCHING PORN


Kids are seeing porn earlier and earlier. An innocent search for "boobs" can get them to a hard core porn site in just a few clicks. What do you say when you find that they have found porn? Do not fret, Brook Raney has some great advice. CLICK HERE or image above to watch Part Three of our interview with Brooklyn Raney.


LET THEM KNOW WHY YOU CARE


Teens are bombarded with messages from parents to coaches to teachers and friends. Sometimes they just want to shut us out. Here is a simple motto to share with your kids to help them understand where you are coming from. CLICK HERE or image above to watch Part Three of our interview with Brooklyn Raney.


LONG TERM EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA

We do not know what social media will do to our kids, long term. But it is important we are vigilent in talking about the down sides so teens can be conscious consumers. CLICK HERE or image above to hear Part Four of our interview with Brooklyn Raney.


ENGAGEMENT TRUMPS EXCITEMENT


If you wonder what your kid prefers hanging with you or doing something super cool...listen to this story. CLICK HERE or image above to hear Part Five of our interview with Brook Raney.

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