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Join mother-daughter duo Simone and 17-year-old Journey as they share laughs, love and life experience during honest—and sometimes uncomfortable—conversations about everyday issues that girls face as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. It’s a must listen for moms interested in building or strengthening your relationship with your daughter, looking for advice on how to start uncomfortable conversations, or learning more about what you can do to prepare your daughter for the teen years.

Location:

United States

Description:

Join mother-daughter duo Simone and 17-year-old Journey as they share laughs, love and life experience during honest—and sometimes uncomfortable—conversations about everyday issues that girls face as they transition from adolescence to adulthood. It’s a must listen for moms interested in building or strengthening your relationship with your daughter, looking for advice on how to start uncomfortable conversations, or learning more about what you can do to prepare your daughter for the teen years.

Language:

English

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3016868341


Episodes
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A Beautiful Journey – The Final Episode

7/10/2024
We've spent the last five years sharing our joys, struggles, and growth, reflecting on childhood memories, navigating the challenges of adolescence, and embracing the journey to adulthood. Join us as we close this chapter, celebrating the bond we've strengthened and the lessons we've learned together. In this heartfelt final episode, we reflect on our beautiful adventure and our unbreakable connection.

Duration:00:20:10

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Common Conflicts Between Teens and Parents

5/22/2024
From household chores to curfews to managing screen time, parents and teens don’t always see eye to eye. In this episode, we debate some of the most common conflicts between teens and parents.

Duration:00:31:30

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Navigating The Transition to College

5/1/2024
Transitioning from high school to college is an exciting yet daunting experience for both students and parents. And if they are moving out of state, it can be even more stressful. In this episode we are joined by The College Psychologist, Dr. Bianca Busch to give us some guidance on successfully navigating the transition to college.

Duration:00:34:16

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Preparing Your Teen To Manage Their Healthcare

4/17/2024
The transition from adolescence to adulthood comes with more responsibility and that includes managing their healthcare. From common illnesses to unexpected emergencies, understanding the signs and symptoms can be crucial to empowering your teen in making informed healthcare decisions. In this episode we are joined by Dr. Christina Council to discuss practical guidelines to help your teen determine when to seek professional medical care and preparing them to manage their healthcare.

Duration:00:18:18

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The Balance Between Holding On And Letting Go

3/27/2024
One of the greatest challenges we face as parents is learning how to walk the line between wanting to control everything and encouraging independence. In this episode, we discuss the delicate balance between holding on and letting go as your teen transitions into adulthood.

Duration:00:20:56

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How I Built A Strong Relationship With My Daughter

3/13/2024
We all know that raising kids is hard, and raising teens is even harder. Staying connected while they are testing boundaries and flexing independence is not easy, but it is possible. In this episode, we’re talking about how I built a strong relationship with my daughter.

Duration:00:23:46

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6 Things that Parents Need to Stop Doing

2/28/2024
As parents we all have the best intentions when it comes to raising our kids. And while it’s natural to make mistakes along the way, some mistakes can do more damage than others. In this episode, we discuss 6 things that parents need to stop doing.

Duration:00:19:15

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Adulting

2/14/2024
Whether you have a teen heading off to college or a recent graduate stepping into the real world, navigating the transition can be a challenge. From managing financial responsibility to cultivating healthy habits and relationships, this episode shares the do’s and don’ts of adulting with practical tips to help your teen thrive on their own.

Duration:00:36:30

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Ways To Support Your Teen During The College Admissions Process

1/31/2024
The college admissions process can be a rollercoaster of emotions for both parents and teens alike, filled with excitement, anxiety, and stress. But with your guidance, support, and encouragement, you can help them smoothly navigate this path. In this episode, we’ll share ways you can support your teen during the college admissions process.

Duration:00:36:13

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6 Ways To Help Your Teen Balance Their Time This Summer

6/14/2023
The school year is just about over, and your teen is probably ready to eat, sleep and scroll the summer away. While it’s important that they spending relaxing, it’s also important that they spend time being productive. In this episode, we share 6 ways to help your teen balance their time this summer and still have fun.

Duration:00:16:49

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The Girl Code and Other Unwritten Rules of Friendship

5/31/2023
While each friendship has its own set of unsaid rules, there are some morals and ethics that all girls follow in the name of sisterhood. In this episode, we break down the girl code and other unwritten rules of friendship.

Duration:00:31:56

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6 Ways To Connect With Your Teen Every Day

5/10/2023
Between work, school, activities, and other obligations, getting some quality face time with your teen is not always easy. Despite the obstacles that make it challenging, spending time with your teen can help them develop better social skills and higher self-esteem. In this episode, we share 6 ways to connect with your teen every day.

Duration:00:13:45

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10 Things Your Teen Needs To Hear From You

4/26/2023
Your teen is listening to you. Even though they are determined to make you think otherwise. How you speak to them can build them up or tear them down. And sometimes, the things you don’t say have the most significant impact. In this episode, we share 10 things your teen needs to hear from you.

Duration:00:21:40

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Fact or Fiction

4/12/2023
One of the best ways to learn more about your teen is to share something interesting about yourself that they don’t know. In this episode we play a fun game of fact or fiction to see if we know each other as well as we think we do.

Duration:00:17:29

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8 Things I've Learned From My Teen

3/29/2023
Your role as a parent Is to teach your child how navigate the world. That includes teaching them values, morals, basic life skills and so much more. And as they get older and develop these skills and their personality, they can influence you just as much as you influence them. In this episode we discuss 8 things I’ve learned from my teen.

Duration:00:25:21

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9 Things Your Teen Might Be Hiding From You

3/8/2023
You’ve probably hid something from your parents at one time or another. And your teen is no different. But what they are hiding varies from teen to teen. In this episode we are talking about 9 things your teen might be hiding from you and how to handle it.

Duration:00:33:38

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Important Social Skills Your Teen Needs To Know

2/23/2023
As an adult, you’ve had years to fine tune your social skills. But with smart phones and social media becoming such a big part of our culture, today’s teens haven’t had as many opportunities to practice them. While social interaction is evolving, there are some core social skills that you need to teach your teen. In this episode, we discuss important social skills your teens need to know.

Duration:00:37:23

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How To Help Your Teen Deal With Peer Pressure

2/8/2023
We’ve all had the desire to be liked and fit in by our peers. It’s normal behavior for teens to pull away from their parent’s influence as their friends’ opinions becomes more important to them. it’s important for them to understand the difference between peer pressure that can have a positive influence and negative pressure that can cause them to engage in risky behavior. In this episode we discuss how to help your teen deal with peer pressure and balancing the act of encouraging their independence while keeping them safe.

Duration:00:24:19

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Why You Should Let Your Teen Do Hard Things

1/25/2023
Most parents would like their teens to have it easier than they did growing up. But interfering with their growth and independence by solving their problems can do more harm than good. And as they become more dependent on us, they are less likely to take risks and try new things. In this episode, we discuss why you should let your teen do hard things and some of the valuable life lessons they will learn along the way.

Duration:00:29:58

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How Well Do You Know Me?

5/25/2022
Every mother thinks she knows her child better than anyone else, even better than they know themselves. And with all the time teens spend with their parents, living under the same roof, they think they know you pretty well too. But just how much do we actually know? In this episode, we test our mother-daughter knowledge to see how well we really know each other.

Duration:00:24:45