Talking To Teens: Expert Tips for Parenting Teenagers

Talking To Teens: Expert Tips for Parenting T...

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Ep 280: The Surprising Power of Hanging Out

Sheila Liming, author of Hanging Out: The Radical Power of Killing Time, explores the underestimated value of unstructured social time for teens, discussing why it's essential for developing negotiation skills, setting boundaries, and fostering creativity.Bonfire Digital Wellness ...  Show more

Ep 279: "What Were You Thinking?" - Inside the Teenage Brain

John Coleman, author of The Psychology of the Teenage Brain, joins us to explain why the biology of the adolescent brain leads to risk taking and emotional ups and downs, and how parents can provide support during this temporary period of development.Bonfire Digital Wellness has ...  Show more

Ep 278: The New Faces of Teen Addiction

David Magee, author of Things Have Changed, joins us to explain today's teen addiction crisis involving social media, potent synthetic drugs and vulnerable mental health.Bonfire Digital Wellness has a diverse team of seasoned, compassionate school counselors, ready to coach your ...  Show more

Ep 277: Understanding Our Kids' Online World

Michael Rich, author of The Mediatrician’s Guide, joins us to explain why we must move beyond fear of “screen time” to have more nuanced conversations with teens about finding balance, meaning and ethics in their digital lives.Bonfire Digital Wellness has a diverse team of season ...  Show more

Ep 276: Your Teen's Bullsh*t Brain

Lance Burdett, author of Dark Side of the Brain, explains why teens generate unhelpful thoughts and how we can reframe anxious thinking by getting comfortable with discomfort.Bonfire Digital Wellness has a diverse team of seasoned, compassionate school counselors, ready to coach ...  Show more