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Connect Better with Teens & Tweens in Your Life

Whether you’re a parent, caregiver, or professional who works with teens, connecting better starts by understanding the 4 distinct key milestones that every kid passes through in their tween & teen years.  

Watch a free video from Dr. Erin Watson that will help you understand each one so you can connect better with tweens & teens.

What Is The Expert Talk?

We are an ever-growing group of experts that are here to help you through the many issues you’re facing while raising or working with teens & tweens.  Our focus is 100% science- and research-based, so you know you’re always  getting the most current and effective insight and strategies.

Whether you’ve just levelled up to parenting a tween, or you’re already well into the teen years, The Expert Talk has what you need to survive this stage.  Get ready to banish parental guilt and to feel like you really ARE doing an amazing job.

As teens and tweens get more independent, friendships, social media, and peer pressure play a larger role in their lives – which can leave you feeling like you’re raising a stranger. We’re here to help you connect better with them so you can be their #1 again.

How We Can Help

Connection and science are at the core of everything we do.

Our experts bring you information based on the latest research and clinical studies available so you can be sure you’re always up to date and on the right path when it comes to connecting with the teens in your life.

Here is a sample of the topics our experts can help you with...

  • Body Image & Self-Esteem: One of the largest determiners of future success, a healthy body image is crucial.
  • Communication:  The backbone of all strong relationships, open communication lines are a game-changer.
  • Dating & Relationships: Raise a strong teen who knows their worth and won’t settle for treatment they don’t deserve.
  • Sexting & Technology: Understanding both the risks and the positives will help you set healthy boundaries
  • Social Media: With tech evolving faster than you can keep up with, setting boundaries they’ll respect is essential.
  • Boundaries: More effective than rigid rules, setting boundaries will result in a more peaceful family life.
  • Family Dynamics: Co-parenting, step-parenting, sibling fighting, in-laws... no matter your dynamic, we’re here to help.
  • Media Literacy: The more they understand about the media messages they see, the better decisions they’ll make.

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What Our Members Are Saying

I joined as a member … and it has helped tremendously in a short time. Completely changing the way I interact with my daughter.

Brad
Dad to daughter, 12 years old

I already feel like I’m failing at everything, so it’s nice to know I’m not alone. I finally feel like I CAN do this whole parenting thing.

Meaghan
Mom of two, 11 and 5 years old

Questions and Answers

How do I get my teen to open up?

This article by Dr. Erin Watson covers 5 ways to get them to open up, and 1 thing you should never say.

How do I help my daughter with body image when I'm not happy with my own?

You’re not alone.  Dr. Erin answers this common question for you in this video.

How can I monitor the sexy images my daughter sees?

This video from Dr. Erin explains exactly  why controlling what she sees isn’t a good idea.

All we do is argue. How do I make it stop?

Use the strategy from this article to set assertive boundaries that’ll lead to less pushing the limits by your teen.

How can I help them deal with their emotions?

Letting your teen feel their feelings and not stepping in immediately will make a huge difference. Read why here.

How do I stop feeling burnt out? I feel like I'm always angry with my kids and partner.

This video covers what self-care really is, how to do it, and how it’ll change your life.

I don't like their new girlfriend. What do I do?

Dr. Erin offers three crucial questions to ask before you intervene on anything with your teen in this video.

School is just killing us this year. How do I help my teen?

School is especially hard right now. This article explains how to keep them motivated and on track.

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Connect Better with Teens & Tweens in Your Life

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