Parenting Conversations

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Articles-News, Research, Interviews, Blogs:

Why Teenagers Become 'Allergic' to Their Parents (The New York Times, April, 2018)

Can You Be Selfless in Your Relationships? (Greater Good Science Center, 2018)

The Best Way to Fight With Your Teenager (The New York Times, March, 2018)

Moving Past Perfection  (Live Happy, 2015)

Parenting Resources for Raising Caring, Ethical Children (Making Caring Common, Harvard Graduate School of Education)

19 Practical, Powerful Ways to Build Social-Emotional Intelligence in Kids & Teens (Hey Sigmund)

‘Just Show Up’: Sheryl Sandberg On How To Help Someone Who’s Grieving (NPR, April 25, 2017, interview). Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant’s new book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy (2017)

Effective Communication and Teenagers-Reachout Parents (ReachOut Austrialia 2018)

Tips for Communicating With Your Teen Keeping Parent-Child Relationship Strong During This Tricky Time (Child Mind Institute)

5 Simple Tips To Help You Have A Real Conversation With A Teen (Ideas.Ted.Com, January 2018)

Embracing the Whole Child (Edutopia, 2018)

How To Communicate With and Listen to Your Teen (HealthyChildren.org, 2015)

How To Avoid Parental Burnout This Holiday Season (Washington Post, November 28, 2017)

Why We Should Embrace Mistakes In School (Greater Good Science, November 28, 2017)

I Made A Big Mistake, Now What? Teaching Children How to Handle Mistakes Well (Mindset Works blog)

What Adolescents Really Need from Parents, by Jill Suttie (May 25, 2016) (Interview with Ron Dahl for Greater Good Science Center)

How To Really Be the Change from Positively Positive

I Made A Big Mistake, Now What? Teaching Children How to Handle Mistakes Well (Mindset Works blog)

Recruiting Tip: Helicopter parents, lawnmower parents, and scouting director parents (USA Today, 2017)

What Do Teenagers Want? A Potted Plant For Parent by Lisa Damour (NYT, Dec. 14, 2016)

As Teens Push Away, What Can Parents Do To Support Them? (KQED News, 2015)

BOOKS:

Stuff That Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can (2017) by Ben Sedley. A short, easy read for parents, teens and anyone who sometimes struggles with being human.

Love that Boy: What Two Presidents, Eight Road Trips, and My Son Taught Me About a Parent’s Expectations (2016) by  Ron Fournier

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World (2017) by William H. McRaven 

Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem  by Kevin DeYoung (2013) “Valuable advice… Too busy to read this book? Then you really need to.” USA Today

Videos:

Turning Kids into Grown-Ups (TED Radio Hour Podcast, April, 2018) 

How to Raise Successful Kids — Without Over-Parenting (17:58) TED Talk by Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford

Buzz Feed Humor Switching roles- teens show what parents say to them Buzz Feed

Learning to Treat Each Other with Respect (2.35) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Iz8gQIJatA&feature=em-share_video_user

How to Raise Successful Kids — Without Over-Parenting (17:58) TED Talk by Julie Lythcott-Haims, former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford

 

Buzz Feed Humor Switching Roles- Teens Show What Parents Say To Them

Music Videos:

For 2:26 minutes of sweetness...

You've Got a Friend In Me - by 4-year-old Claire Ryann and her dad

For 3:11 minutes of pure joy...

Tonight You Belong to Me by Benjamin Ames and his 4-year-old daughter