Teen couch potato at your house? 5 Ideas to Ignite Their Future
👇 Podcast: Parenting Your "Nearly Grown" JUST. GOT. EASIER. 👇
5-Point Checklist to Get Them Excited/Prepared For Their Future
Is your sofa a bit too crowded? Or that smart phone glued to their hand?
It happens all across the fruited plain.
Does it need to be this way? No. Here are 5 ideas that will get your teen to see past their current world - and into their sooner than they think will arrive world. This list will ignite excitement and educate them on what the adult-world can and will look like when they get there.
Too often our kids just can't see beyond that next test, that next typical obligation that they've had for several years now. They know that upcoming "out the door" date is looming closer and that can be an overwhelmed feeling. Many just want to pull the cover over their eyes - because they haven't had a chance to "see" their future and get used to it.
In this podcast: This episode has 5 moves they can make (with your encouragement) to help them build a clearer crystal ball and help them see their potential. How? From exploring scholarships online to creating something unique that stands out on their resume (yes, examples included), to exploring how much apartments cost, they can see how they can build their future.
One of my favorite moments teaching students involves when they see how much their career might pay. Trust me, it is an eye-opener to most and you almost literally begin seeing them process what that means.
You've probably heard me say many times, "You Can Have Success in the Middle of it ALL, but that holds true for your child. So, let me rephrase it just a bit right here -
Your Teen CAN Have Success in the Middle of it ALL.
Pam Hardison, MBA, BBA in Finance and Business Education, has created and co-owned a national mail order catalog which at one point was the 21st fastest growing customer base in the nation. As a mom of two college-post college daughters, considers it a privilege and to meet other students and parents along the same road. After teaching high school and college students for years, her commitment to helping them with topics most schools can't cover is the light that drives her.
Holly Powers, Attorney-At-Law (Jameson & Powers, P.C.) has been actively practicing law since 1985 and is a shareholder with the law firm of Jameson & Powers, P.C. The firm specializes in transactional law, health care law, and general business law. Holly has taught students precepts concerning the legal world for over 10 years. With 4 children, she understands what teens need to know and has a passion to help others faced with teens and aging parents.
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