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Dating
Kristen Duke

Teenage Dating Rules

Parents often don’t think they need to think about teenage dating rules until it happens.  But as with most instances, if you don’t decide in advance, you might make a stressed out making last minute decisions.

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Other
Kristen Duke

Superiority and Comparison in Teens

One little tip that I encourage my kids as well as myself is that if you start to feel a little bit of insecurity or competition when you see somebody posting something that makes you feel inferior, leave a positive comment, an action that may be “fake it til you make it” but I believe it starts to retrain the brain to feel less inferior. TRY IT!!

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Teen confidence
Kristen Duke

Admit Mistakes

It’s hard for any of us to admit when we are wrong. We can guide our kids with these 5 steps, and teach them while young that it’s a part of life, and the sooner we realize that, the better.

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Connecting with your teens
Kristen Duke

Is TikTok Safe?

The TikTok app is another social media platform that is hot on the scene and a lot of parents want to know, is TikTok safe? 

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social media
Kristen Duke

Teens and Social Media

Teens and Social Media are always a hot topic! Here are some best practices on how to help teens navigate social media appropriately.

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Communication
Kristen Duke

Talking to your Teen about Sex

Talking to your Teen about Sex is no longer just once, it should be an ongoing discussion with 1,000 1 minute conversations throughout child and teen years.

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Other
Kristen Duke

Setting Boundaries

Helping our teens with Setting boundaries about what they are ok with in a dating relationship is important. Continue reading for abuse prevention tips and conversation starters.

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Dating
Kristen Duke

#93 Ruby Franke of 8 Passengers on Teens & Dating

Many parents are either fearful of their teens dating or wishing they’d get out and be social. We discussed this very topic all week in our Instagram Community, and I’m delighted to have Ruby Franke from 8 Passengers on the podcast today sharing some gems!

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Teens and Eating Disorders
Communication
Kristen Duke

Teens and Eating Disorders

If you are concerned about Teens and Eating Disorders, we want to help.  Listen to this podcast episode, read the transcript, or at the list print off the free resources shared below. I interviewed Laura from Remarkable Now about her 15 year eating disorder, and her insights are recorded here.

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Connecting with your teens
Kristen Duke

We Were All Teenagers Once

Yes, raising teens can be gut wrenching, isolating, stressful, even overwhelming at times. But if we simply brace for impact during the teen years it will be very scary for all of us! We will miss out on gems if we are just watching for the problems. Self-fulfilling prophecy again! 

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