Parenting pre-teens and teens is a challenging undertaking! This is a stage of emerging independence and “push back” against parental involvement.Parents want their children to succeed, and their definition of success may differ from their pre-teens and teens, increasing overwhelm and anxiety for those with ADHD and executive function challenges.
Shifting to a coaching mindset can help both parents and their children to communicate more effectively and with less stress.In this session, Jodi Sleeper-Triplett will share basic coaching skills, including acknowledgment, active listening, powerful questioning, and brainstorming to improve your communication with your teens.
Learn how to breathe deeply and give your teens the space to learn, make choices, experience disappointment, and then bounce back to discover options and opportunities.Shifting to a coaching mindset takes practice, strategies, and patience. Jodi will teach us how to have a better relationship with your teen.