The Aware Parenting Podcast

In this week's episode we talk all about raising teenagers and the edges they may explore as well the edges we may need to feel into in raising them. We look at how our own imprints in our teenage years can affect how we parent and what teenagers are asking for as they grow.

[2.20] How raising teens can ask us to look deeply into our own stories

[5.25] The cultural lens around teenagers

[8:50] Teenagers finding their purpose

[10.42] What are your fears around raising teens?

[13.35] What did you need as a teen and can you give that to your children?

[17.04] Raising children who have tools to navigate life

[20.00] Having difficult conversations around sex and drugs

[22.00] Are we placing expectations on our children?

[26.40] Trusting teenagers' autonomy and timing

[29.40] How do you want you teenager to feel about you and your support?

[31.10] Taking a pause when we don’t know how to navigate things

[33.00] Our base guide for raising teens

This week’s invitation:

1. Do you have a charged phrase around your teen and would you like to listen into where that comes from?

2. What did you need when you were a teen and can you bring that to yourself and your teen?


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Sending you much love, compassion and grace in your parenting journey.


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