Healthy Relationships for Teens: Hollywood vs. Reality

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12775727/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 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 … Continue reading Healthy Relationships for Teens: Hollywood vs. Reality

The Birds & The Bees – It’s More Than Sex

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12655490/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]Episode 1 Season 1: The Birds and the Bees it is more is just Sex.   What are we going to talk about?   Jax and Renae delve into the forbidden of talking about sex with your tweens teens. Guess what?!? Research does NOT support … Continue reading The Birds & The Bees – It’s More Than Sex

Raise A Little Hell Podcast – Introduction

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12622835/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]Raise a Little Hell Podcast   Two licensed mental health professionals taking on the taboo topics of raising tweens & teens.  Real talk, honest and authentic with the intention of adding value to the lives of parents and tweens & teens.  We believe in the … Continue reading Raise A Little Hell Podcast – Introduction

How To Have A Stress Free Holiday – Step 2

Be Unapologetically YourSELF Embrace your SELF, your weirdness, your flaws, your dreams…the things that make you who you are. Don't know who YOU are? That's okay! You don't have to 'fake it' or be something you think others want you to be. I give you permission to simply be your confused self. Don't know what … Continue reading How To Have A Stress Free Holiday – Step 2

How To Help Your Teen Through Traumatic Experiences

Trauma is in the eye of the beholder. What is traumatic to one person may not be to another. Thanks to neuro science, we know what the human brain is developmentally likely to effectively process at certain ages and what it isn't. Typically, the younger a person is, the less likely they are able to … Continue reading How To Help Your Teen Through Traumatic Experiences

How to Survive A Wisconsin Winter

It's October 12th and Wisconsin received it's first fxcking snow fall. I'm eternally grateful I was absent for this early snowpocalyptic moment. I'm currently enjoying the warmth of Atlanta, GA where the locals think I'm crazy sitting outside in the cold 77 degree weather. Seeing my friends back in Wisconsin happily post to their social … Continue reading How to Survive A Wisconsin Winter

Stop Saying ‘Get Over It’

You've said it to others, "You just have to get over it". You've thought it to yourself, "Why can't I just get over this?. You've also judged or criticized yourself and others for not getting over it. The honest truth about the get over it mentality is that we don't get over it, we get … Continue reading Stop Saying ‘Get Over It’

3 Ways to Help Your Teen Manage ‘Burn Out’

It's usually when I least expect it. I convince myself I'm doing a great job managing and balancing stress and relaxation; until the fateful day comes when I go to bed at 5pm and can't get out of bed the next morning because I'm so tired. And thinking about going to work makes me want … Continue reading 3 Ways to Help Your Teen Manage ‘Burn Out’