Teen Life Coach Returns From Vacation; Learns Her Clients Don’t Need Her Anymore

While I was out of town for a few weeks, my teen life coach clients went back to school and started kicking ass. All of them. Every one. I wish you could be a fly on the wall for these sessions, to hear their descriptions of the ass-kicking. There’s the listing of each class, followed by the kid’s current grade: “ELA, A+.…

Teens, Learning and AP Classes: You’re Doing It All Wrong

Hey parents! Got a teen? A teen who’s drowning in anxiety? An anxious teen who’s taking a bunch of AP classes? We’ve gotta talk. Why parents seek help from a teen life coach When parents reach out to me for life coaching for their teen, they share what they perceive as their child’s greatest struggle. The number one concern: academics. The specifics…

What I Do As a Life Coach for Teens

What I Do as a Life Coach for Teens I’ve always been a great listener. I’ve always cared about kids. Before I trained to be a life coach for teens, I was that teacher who totally listened to my students. And they loved me for it. Then straightaway, when they were done talking, I told them exactly what to do. But they…

Social Media is a Bullying Terrordome. Here’s How to Help a Kid Escape.

Let’s say you’re in a dynamic where you know, you know, that everyone has banded together in dislike of you. Could be your job, your neighborhood, or wherever you’re stuck spending a ton of time. It’s clear they talk smack about you. They’re united in making fun of your looks, your voice, your clothes, your walk, your everything. But you don’t know why. And…

The Teen Life Coach’s 5-Step Fix for COVID School Failure

  You don’t have to be a teen life coach to know that the majority of teens are not geeks, driven to learn for learning’s sake; that they go to school for their own reasons. What the average parent might not know is that teens are developmentally driven to prioritize peer friendships …so the need met by school is strictly social. Enter…