How To Make Your Teen’s Consequence ‘fit the crime’

The difference between consequences and punishment can be the difference between involuntary cooperation and apocolypse now. Involuntary cooperation looks a lot like a teen who is clearly frustrated, not talking, irritated and rolling their eyes back into their head; however, they are cooperating and within control. Apocolypse now looks like a teen who has flipped … Continue reading How To Make Your Teen’s Consequence ‘fit the crime’

Re-Opening Schools for 20-21 & The Mental Health Impact

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/15350687/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Jax and Renae discuss their reactions to area school district decisions, school options, and the media coverage of COVID-19 related science. Links: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/reopening-schools.html https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/p0723-new-resources-tools-schools.html https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/testing/testing-positivity https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/education-k-12/news/2020/07/16/487756/3-principles-reopening-schools-safely-covid-19-pandemic/ https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/community-mitigation.html   Find Jax and Renae on social media by engaging with them in their facebook group for Moms … Continue reading Re-Opening Schools for 20-21 & The Mental Health Impact

Special Episode – COVID-19

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13662269/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] COVID-19 & Quaranteenagers   We recorded a special episode of Raise A Little Hell Podcast to help you talk to your teen during this pandemic.   Teens are restless and understandably so, they may be driving you crazy by this point and we feel … Continue reading Special Episode – COVID-19

Sex Trafficking – What You Need To Know Part 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13454297/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Jenny Jamison, APSW joins us for our Part 2 discussion on sex trafficking and your teen - what you need to know.   Jenny Jamison has extensive experience working with victims who have been sex trafficked; and in this episode she shares her valuable knowledge, experience … Continue reading Sex Trafficking – What You Need To Know Part 2

Sex Trafficking – What You Need To Know Part 1

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13260002/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Season 1, Episode 7 Sex Trafficking - What You Need To Know Part 1 In this episode Renae and Jax answer questions they intend to ask Jenny Jamison in episode 8.  Jenny is an advanced practice social working on her clinical licensure at A Beautiful … Continue reading Sex Trafficking – What You Need To Know Part 1

How To Talk Your Teen Through Sexual Trauma

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13167797/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Season 1, Episode 6 How To Talk Your Teen Through Sexual Trauma *TRIGGER WARNING* episode includes conversation regarding sexual assault and rape.   Jax and Renae discuss how to talk to your teen who has experienced sexual trauma either as a teen or as a child.  … Continue reading How To Talk Your Teen Through Sexual Trauma

So Your Teen Is Sexually Active

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/13080488/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Season 1 Episode 6 Jax and Renae discuss life with a sexually active teen.  The biggest point to take away from this episode is KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING!   How do you handle sleep overs, questions, relationships and on and on.  Keep talking to your kids, … Continue reading So Your Teen Is Sexually Active

How to Know Your Teen Wants To Have Sex

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12905699/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Season 1: Episode 4 "Oh S*%#! My Teen wants to have SEX! We know it is scary, uncomfortable, and weird, but you have to talk to your teen about sex waaaaay before they are interested. We tackle the signs your kids might show when they … Continue reading How to Know Your Teen Wants To Have Sex

Nudes & Sexting – Is Your Teen Doing It?

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12884102/height/100/width//thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/1779083/custom-color/fdad06" height="100" width="100%" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Do you want to know who is sexting?  Your kids and/or their peers most likely are.  As of 2010-2011, 69% of teens have sexted with people they know offline.  Imagine what that number is now.  What do you need to know about your teen and … Continue reading Nudes & Sexting – Is Your Teen Doing It?

Healthy Relationships for Teens: Hollywood vs. Reality

  Do you remember your teen years? What kind of ideas did you have? Jax and I both found that our understanding of how to be an individual in relationships came from tv, music videos, and movies. Who was your relationship imprint? Oh, Judd Nelson!!! Who do you think your teen's relationship imprints are? These … Continue reading Healthy Relationships for Teens: Hollywood vs. Reality