Like toddlerhood, teenagehood is often misunderstood and looked down upon. Today’s conversation with Elise who’s dedicated to helping families navigate this wonderful and yes sometimes challenging time sheds light on how we can best prepare and stay connected to our teenagers.
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What We Talked About
- The importance of whole family unit
- Being connected to ourselves is critical for our children
- What challenges our teenagers are up against
- Learning to listen with an open mind and without judgment
- How to best prepared ourselves for what is to come
Things to Remember
“Repair is always more important than the rupture.”
“The pain of social rejection is the same as physical pain for a teenager. They’re not being ‘too dramatic’.”
– Elise Knox
“To form meaningful connections with others, we must first connect with ourselves.” – Brené Brown
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Now, Elise and I want to know from you!
Are you craving a deeper connection with your teenager? Or maybe worried about entering this phase of parenting? Listen in as Elise Knox shares her wisdom working with teenagers.
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More About my Guest
Elise is a life and wellness coach, yoga teacher, and former middle school teacher who works with moms and teens.
She is fascinated by brain development and the nervous system and believes that understanding these two things can make teen years so much easier for mamas and teens.
Elise offers mama centered and teen-centered coaching packages. Her mission is to bring enjoyment back into family relationships by helping her clients connect with themselves so that they can stay connected to their loved ones
This episode of The Art of Parenting is sponsored by The Parenting School. Raising curious resilient children while minimizing the overwhelm. Click here to learn more and enroll today.