“In my world, there are no bad kids, just impressionable, conflicted young people wrestling with emotions and impulses, trying to communicate their feelings and needs the only way they know how.” @janetlansbury Yes!
This week on the blog: Book review of Switch on Your Brain: The Key to Peak Happiness, Thinking and Health. A guest post by Leslie Seidner. Link in profile. http://sunshine-parenting.com/2017/11/15/book-review-switch-brain-key-peak-happiness-thinking-health/
Today begins my final year of having a teenage daughter. This girl - 19 years old today - has brought so much fun and joy to my life. For those of you still in the throes of raising a teen daughter, perhaps this post of mine from a few years ago will provide some encouragement. Teen daughters are amazing. Link to post in profile. http://sunshine-parenting.com/2014/02/17/enjoy-your-teen-daughter/
In Episode 17 of my podcast, learn about the great work Rebecca Gogel and her staff are doing at Corona del Mar Middle School to help students unplug and connect face-to-face! Link to podcast in profile. http://sunshine-parenting.com/2017/11/07/ep-17-unplugged-lunch/
Such a fun, engaged group of parents from the English for Fun preschool and English enrichment programs in Madrid, Spain. So many great questions and some good laughs, too. Video of the session - Positive Parenting: Strategies for Raising Great Kids — on my Facebook page.
Want an Independent, Self Confident, Resilient Kid? Summer Camp Can Help! Link to post in profile. https://buff.ly/2yhPXQM
Together with my husband, in-laws, and second-oldest daughter, I am working my way through Germany into Switzerland - it’s been quite chilly and windy, so our pictures look mostly like this. 😂#glamour
Born to be wild: why teens take risks and how we can help keep them safe by Dr. Jess P Shatkin -this week on the Sunshine Parenting Podcast - Episode 16 Link in profile http://sunshine-parenting.com/2017/10/23/ep-16-born-wild-dr-jess-p-shatkin/