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141. "How Do I Hold the Line with my Teen?" Strategies For Standing Your Ground With Your Children

Join host Tess Connolly, LCSW, in a thought-provoking solo podcast about holding the line with your teen. In this episode, Tess explores strategies for setting boundaries, enforcing rules, and maintaining a strong connection with your teenager. Learn how to understand your teen's perspective, set clear expectations, communicate effectively, and build trust.

⭐ Tess explains how adolescence involves significant physical, cognitive, and emotional changes.

⭐ Learn how to listen to your teen, validate their feelings, and see things from their point of view.

⭐Tess explores the importance of discussing rules and expectations with your teen, and introduces the Tech Reset Agreement for managing screen time and device use.

⭐ Discover why consistency is key and how to maintain it in agreements on screentime, homework, bedtimes, chores, etc.

⭐ Tess shows us how to keep lines of communication open and practice active listening without judgment.

⭐ Learn how trust forms the foundation of a healthy parent-child relationship, and how to be honest and consistent in your words and actions.

 

⭐Get Tess’ Tech Reset Agreement here 👉Mindful Kids and Families

⭐️Join the Family and get the Mindful Kids and Family Journal here:  https://www.mindfulkidsandfamilies.com/join-the-family (Get ready for lessons, podcast leads, offers for parents, and ways to win free parent coaching or masterclasses)

📧Connect with Therese (Tess) Connolly, LCSW, CCC here👇: [email protected]

Website: www.mindfulkidsandfamilies.com

Need 1:1 Support?  Book right here to connect with Tess for a 30-minute FREE “Parent Reset” session : https://calendly.com/mindfulkidsandfamilies/30min