Success Story of Mom Listening to Teen Daughter and Feeling Close Again

  Listening Builds Connection Mom Builds Bridges of Understanding With Her Teen Daughter   Recently I started working privately with a mom who was struggling with getting into frequent arguments with her teenage daughter. The closeness they used to share was evaporating. She arrived to her second session very upset and feeling hopeless that the…

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Great Parent-Daughter classes at the Girls Leadership Insititue

The Girls Leadership Institute has classes for parents and daughters in the Bay Area as well as in Colorado, New Hersey and New York city. Here is their link http://www.girlsleadershipinstitute.org/programs/sf-bay-area See below for details and links for class registration California Programs August Parent-Daughter Workshops Portola Valley – 7th & 8th Grade Weekend Workshop – Friday,…

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Learn Empathetic Responses to Keep Your Teen Sharing

Teens are at the developmental stage where their life focus is moving away from their family of origin to creating their own family in the future. Their prefrontal cortex, their thinking and analyzing brain, won’t be fully developed until the mid-20’s. So, as parents, we watch this process with often feelings of concern, fear, and…

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