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Today’s guest is Kim Muench. She is a JAI Institute for Parenting certified parenting coach who works with moms of preteens and teenagers. She is the mother of 5 kids ages 13-31. She writes about conscious parenting, provides one on one coaching and workshops to help support moms towards intentional parenting. We are discussing detaching from the outcome. Join us!
"I want to help shift the consciousness of the way that we’re parenting, especially our teenagers.”
“We want to give them opportunities and choices. But you absolutely have to have some boundaries and structure in place.”
“What do we stand for? What do we value? What do we try to instill in our kids?”
“You cannot give what you do not have.”
“These bumps is where we grow character.”
“You can be right or you can be in relationship."
What you’ll hear in this episode:
-When children arrive at adolescence
- The balance of boundaries and relationship building with our teens
- Choosing your battles
- Defining your family values
- Setting an example for your kids
- Defining non-negotiables
- Ways to offer choices to your teenager
- Detaching from the outcome
- Prioritizing personal care and personal development
- The illusion of control
- Individuation and what that can look like
- Supporting our kids in making better choices with alcohol
- Being okay with kids failing or things taking longer
- Trusting vs hovering - learning to detach
- Taking a long view to your relationship with your kids
What does Joyful Courage mean to you?
Joyful Courage means to me enthusiastically embracing and supporting the journey of our sons and daughters that have come into the world to live out their journey. Supporting and encouraging them with enthusiasm. And I love the two words together, I think it’s fantastic.
Episode 82: Tweens and Smart Phones
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