Power Your Parenting: Moms With Teens
By Colleen O'Grady LPC, LMFT, author, speaker
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Colleen has over 25 years of experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist, and is also the author of her newly published book Dial Down the Drama. Discover how to have a healthy authentic relationship with your teen and not get caught up in the daily drama. You'll also learn the latest in teen research and trends, and get practical parenting tips that you can apply right away.
||028 How Teens Can Get Parents to Hear Them||Do your teens need better communication skills—especially when they are wanting something from you? In this podcast I interview Laura Lyles Reagan who is a family sociologist with more than 30 years of experience in practical youth development and par||2/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||#027 How to Beat Anxiety||Do you feel like you worry about your teen 24/7? Does your son and daughter seem to always be stressed? Ready to dial down the worry and the stress! In this episode I interview Jodi Aman, who has been a psychotherapist for over 20 years. Jodi...||1/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||#026 Embodied Mom: Support your teen in being “body positive”||Has your daughter ever eaten a big bag of Cheetos and then fifteen minutes later run out of the room and screamed, “I’m so fat.” Monitoring teenage girls and their food choices can be tough for moms. You can tell your daughter is struggling with..||10/10/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#025 Why You Need A Long-Term Perspective||Why do you need a long-term perspective when parenting a teenager? The answer comes from the final Chapter in my book, Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter. It’s important to remember that we were once tee||8/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#024 How to be Your Daughter’s Dream Maker||“How to be your daughter’s (or son’s) dream maker” is a complicated question. Your daughter or son may not know what they want to be when they grow up. Your son is set to get a scholarship for baseball in college but he decides his...||7/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#023 How to Recapture Your Life||Have you ever felt like everyone in your family is driving your life? I had one mom tell me, “I feel like I’m my daughter’s personal assistant. I wish I had one!” This episode is the practical “how to’s” on how to recapture your life whic||7/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#22 What Your Teen Needs to Thrive||What does your son or daughter need to thrive? This is an important question for both you and your teen. The answer is sometimes personal to your own taste, but often it is applicable to all of us. This is especially true for teens. One...||7/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#21 How to Discipline Your Teen||“You can’t tell me what to do!” Let’s face it disciplining a defiant teen is challenging. Because parents often feel powerless when it’s two hours past curfew, we can be flooded with a whole array of emotions.||5/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#20 How Good Moms Become Drama Mamas||How Good Moms Become Drama Mamas is the title of Chapter 8 in my book Dial Down the Drama: Reducing Conflict and Reconnecting with Your Teenage Daughter. In the previous podcast (which comes from Chapter 7) I discuss why teens are hardwired for drama.||5/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||#019 Getting Ready for Finals With Neha Gupta||It’s easy to see why moms and teens can fight more during the month of May. Neha Gupta, Founder of Elite Private Tutors, gives us tips and tricks on surviving the month of May with our overwhelmed, stressed out teens with finals and how to...||4/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Helpful and encouraging
Uplifting and helpful advice on parenting teen girls. I appreciate the different approach she takes to parenting.
One of the best Parenting Podcasts!
MrPodcasts reviewed your show in episode 10 of "The Best Podcasts Reviewed". I have 3 boys between 14 and 22. They are all a challenge and your interview in episode 5 on tudors was enlightening to say the least. Thank you so much!