Parenting Tweens and Teens

Do you dread parenting tweens and teens? Do you want to keep your kids little forever or go back to that sweet stage when they were still in footy pajamas? Listen to this fantastic interview with Dr. Ken Ginsburg to help you embrace paretning tweens and teens during the wonderful years between 11 and 20. Dr. Ginsburg is the Co-Founder and Director of Programs at the Center for Parent and Teen Communication and Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He is the author of 5 award-winning books including: Building Resilience in Children and Teens: Giving Kids Roots and Wings.

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Dr. Ken Ginsburg, Co-Founder and Director of Programs at the Center for Parent and Teen Communication and Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, travels the world speaking to parent, professional, and youth audiences and is the author of 5 award-winning parenting books, as well as a multimedia, interdisciplinary professional toolkit on “Reaching Teens.”

  • How does puberty impact how our children think and behave?
  • What is happening in the brain when kids reach adolescence?
  • How does our parenting need to change as our children reach adolescence?
  • What is the strength-based philosophy and resilience-building model you encourage parents to follow for tweens and teens?
  • How to communicate with teens?
  • How to discipline teens?
  • How can we build character in our adolescent?
  • How can we build resilience in our youth?
  • What is the role of parents as their children move towards adulthood?
  • How does being adopted or being a foster child impact a child’s sense of identity during the tween and teen years?
  • How can adoptive or foster parents best support their children as they get ready to launch into college and beyond?

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Music Credit: Michael Ashworth

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