Parenting Teenagers, Happier Homes

#882 Parenting Teens When Life Sucks

Published: 25 Oct 2023
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Raising teenagers can be hard even at the best of times. Trying to support our teens when they are struggling can feel like a dead-end street. Dr Jo Prendergast shares the most important thing you can do that will make a difference for your teen when life just sucks.

Topics in this episode:

  • When Life Sucks - Jo's new book
  • Parents and self-regulation
  • Emotions are contagious
  • Deep breathing
  • Being self-aware of your own triggers
  • 'Ghosts in the nursery'
  • Neurodiversity
  • When does life suck for teens?
  • 'The Three Rs of Great Parenting'
  • Connected interactions

Learn more about The Teenage Brain in our FREE Happy Families Article.

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