DiscoverTalking To Teens: Expert Tips for Parenting TeenagersEp 117: The Warrior Challenge For Kinder, More Courageous Teens
Ep 117: The Warrior Challenge For Kinder, More Courageous Teens

Ep 117: The Warrior Challenge For Kinder, More Courageous Teens

Update: 2020-12-20
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When your kids have moved out and are facing the world every day on their own, you won’t be there to tell them how to act–they’ll have to rely on their values. As a parent, leaving your kid with principles to live by can be a critical part of raising decent, self sufficient individuals!  If we can help kids prioritize kindness, respect, responsibility and honesty, we give them the key to a bright future.
But how do we teach values to our kids in a way that sticks? Even when we know what exactly  we want to teach to them, how can we get them to listen? Teens might not want to hear your opinion, and even if they do, it can be difficult to really show them how positive values create a better life. When it really comes down to it, imparting the right principles on kids feels just about as hard as making it to the top of Mount Everest!
Luckily, today we’re talking to somebody who has made it to the top of Everest. He’s also been struck by lightning, swam with great white sharks, survived an attack from a five foot iguana...and has a lot of insight when it comes to raising resilient teens with strong values. His name is John Beede, and he’s the author of The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up With Kindness, Courage and Grit.  
John speaks to share how his character and values have allowed him to accomplish amazing things–and teach how teens that they can do the same. In our interview we’re talking about how teenagers can be  more comfortable being vulnerable, shed toxic friendships in favor of healthy ones, and harness the power of grit to accomplish anything they set their minds to...

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Ep 117: The Warrior Challenge For Kinder, More Courageous Teens

Ep 117: The Warrior Challenge For Kinder, More Courageous Teens

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