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Chiao Kee Lim

Today’s Parents – Three Common Mistakes Parents Make With Teenagers

Are you having difficulty getting through to your teens?

Do you feel that your teenagers are talking to you less and less? Perhaps you even feel disconnected from them?

On this week’s show, host Chiao Kee Lim speaks with Trudi Pavlovsky from The Dream Initiative about common mistakes parents make that make their teenagers disconnected from them. Listen in to learn:
• What Trudi’s survey of teenagers reveal about what they dislike in how their parents communicate with them;
• Common phrases parents use that turn their teenagers away from confiding in them and what to say instead;
• The difference between telling and feedback and how that affects your teens’ relationship with you;
• Why your teenagers need a role model that is not within the family; and more.
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To connect with Trudi Pavlovsky and get more tips, visit the website