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Understanding the Upstairs and Downstairs Brain: A Guide for Parents on Teen Mental Health

As parents, understanding the complexities of your teen's brain development can be ...
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Navigating the Storm Within: Understanding the Stages of Overcoming Grief and Trauma for Teens and Children

In the aftermath of traumatic events, adolescents and children face unique challenges ...
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Growing Pains: Mental Hurdles in Adolescent Development

As parents, it's crucial to comprehend the intricate journey of adolescence that ...

 Tools for Your Teen’s Transformation Are Here!

Hands down, this is one of the most powerful tools I teach ...

The Teenage Myth: Debunking the Notion that Parenting a Teen is Inherently Hard

Parenting is a journey filled with challenges, triumphs, and a myriad of ...
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Unraveling the Biology of Fear: The Impact of Stressful Environments on Adolescent Development

Fear is a fundamental aspect of the human experience, crucial for survival ...

Cracking the Code of Teen Behavior: The Role of Social Learning and Isolation

The adolescent years are a period of immense growth and development, both ...

Navigating the Teen Mind: Understanding Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Parenting through the adolescent years can be both rewarding and challenging. As ...
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Play Beyond Borders: Lessons from Teen Travel Adventures

Traveling as a young teen can be a transformative experience that teaches ...
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Navigating the Emotional Rollercoaster: Understanding Emotional Dysregulation in Teenagers

Adolescence is a tumultuous period marked by significant emotional and mental growth ...
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Journey of Discovery: Unleashing the Power of Travel as an Educational Tool for Kids and Teens

Traveling is more than just a leisurely pursuit; it is a transformative ...
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Embracing Model Parenting: Nurturing Independence in Your Teen

As your child transitions into the teenage years, the dynamic between parent ...

Navigating Transformation: Exploring the Teen Mentorship Experience – Month II

Over the last 8 weeks, Lainie has been leading me and a ...
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The Power of Play: Nurturing Teen Mental Health for a Flourishing Adulthood

Learning through play is a dynamic and immersive process that transcends age ...
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The World Awaits: A Letter From One Teen to Another

For the Teens, I understand that this phase of life can often ...
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Helping Your Teen Navigate the Challenges of Growing Up

The late stages of the teenage years can be an incredibly challenging ...
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The Social Learning Theory: Isolation’s Battle with the Teenage Brain

The teenage years are a period of rapid growth and development, both ...
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Understanding and Addressing the Rising Rates of Teen Suicide and Mental Health Diagnoses

In recent years, there has been growing concern about the frightening rise ...
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Navigating the Teenage Minefield: A Journey through Mental Health and Partnership Parenting

The teenage years are often regarded as a time of excitement, self-discovery, ...
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Adventure as Education: Maturing the Prefrontal Cortex with the Power of Travel for Better Decision-Making

Adolescence is a pivotal stage in human development characterized by numerous physical, ...
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Lost Childhood, Lost Opportunities: Addressing the Impact of Childism

Childhood is a crucial stage of human development, during which individuals form ...
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Shaping the Future: Nurturing Core Beliefs and Values in Teens

Along the intricate path of human existence, core beliefs and values serve ...

The Adolescent Brain: Plasticity, Environment, and the Impact on Mental Health

The human brain is a remarkable organ, capable of adapting and evolving ...

Navigating Transformation: Exploring the Teen Mentorship Experience.

When I first signed up to join Lainie’s Transformative Mentoring for Teens ...
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Nurturing Lasting Connections: The Power of Model Parenting in Adolescence

Parenting is a lifelong journey filled with challenges, joys, and the constant ...

Challenging Misconceptions: Parenting Teens and Nurturing Strong Relationships

Parenting a teenager is often perceived as a daunting challenge. The stereotype ...
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Breaking Free from Schooling: The Path to Unschooling and My Rekindled Passion for Writing

In a world where traditional education has been the norm for generations, ...
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Unplugging the Misconception: The Truth About Teens and Digital Addiction

The 21st-century teen often seems surgically attached to their smartphone or computer, ...

The Teenage Brain: Wired for Risk and the Biology of Decision-Making

When you recall your teenage years, you may often remember the whirlwind ...

The Art of Parenting Without Rules and Punishments: Why Ditching Traditional Rules Can Empower Your Teen

Parenting is a complex endeavor, navigating this journey often leads to moments ...

Unlocking Open Conversations: How Parents Can Be a Safe Space for Their Kids

Navigating the maze of early adulthood comes with its fair share of ...
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The Backfire Effect: When Parents Try to Live Vicariously Through Their Kids

Many parents dream of seeing their children excel, whether in academics, sports, ...
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Rethinking the Mini-Me Ideal: Parenting in the Age of Individuality

From the moment a child is born, many parents entertain visions of ...

Judging the Book by Its Cover: The Impact of Cultural Stigmas on Teen Mental Health

Growing up has never been an easy task, but for today's teens, ...
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The Accelerated Timeline: The Emotional and Psychological Impact on Teens Pressured to “Grow Up” Fast

Teenagers often feel enormous pressure to "grow up" quickly in today's fast-paced ...

Stretch zone: Habits formed in the panic zone and learning how to move past them.

For the past four years, I've been an avid Kartsport racer, competing ...

Debunking the Myth: Understanding the Complexity of Teenagers’ Maturity

Here in New Zealand, we're just over six weeks away from the ...

33 Ways to Support Teens!

I often get asked what are the best ways to support my ...

🤔Got Teens? Is this true for you? 😩Parents want connection with their teens. 🙄Teens want autonomy.

Are you exhausted from trying to talk to your teen, but all ...

💪🏾Powerful Support for Parents of Tweens, Teens & Young Adults!! ⏰ – Time Sensitive

Hello Warriors (Parents of Teens)! It’s been a while since I sent ...

5 Tips, Tools & Reminders to Help You Connect with your Teens & Tweens

1. Listen - Really actually listen - what does it mean to ...

Peek Into Our 12 Week Transformative Mentoring for Teens Course

Do you know a teen or young person who could benefit from ...

5 FREE tools you can use today to support your teens!

Looking for ways to support your teen? https://youtu.be/BmlhPkOMAw4 This video is offering ...

🍕 Jimothy In The Pizza With Oxen🍕

🧑‍🎤So today, during our teen hang out, we did a "mad-lib" to ...

5 🙏🏻Tools🙏🏻 to Help Your Teen Deal With Change This Coming Fall

2020 Shall Forever Be Known as the Year of Changes and Transitions ...

Awesome Teen Made TicToc Video!

Check out this amazing video Kaylin made for us! She will be ...

Helping Parents Helping Teens with the Big Feelings of Hopelessness About Current Events

I recently received this message from a concerned parent of a teen: ...

Lainie Liberti interviewed on LA Talk Radio

Interview Jessica Rodriguez, host of the internet show called The Polished Woman, ...

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