Certified career and executive coach Wynn Burkett discusses her indispensable guide, The Power of Mindful Parenting: A Guide to More Connection and Less Conflict with Your Teen.
The Power of Mindful Parenting is an essential guide to help stressed-out parents stay calm and connected while navigating the rocky tween and teen years with confidence.
Are you baffled by the surly tween who has replaced your sweet loving child? Are you wondering how you're going to guide your teen safely to young adulthood? Are you not sure you'll survive the teen years--with all the eye rolling, attitude, and arguing? Do you find yourself raising your voice more but being heard less? You're not alone. Parenting teenagers is hard work.
The Power of Mindful Parenting offers concrete strategies to stay calm in the face of challenging teen behavior. Successful parenting workshop leader Wynn Burkett explores the stages of teen development to explain why they act the way they do. (Spoiler alert: it's not because you're a bad parent!) She teaches simple mindfulness skills, meditation exercises, and practical tools to help parents take a more positive approach that reduces conflict and improves communication. This book will help you feel more optimistic about your relationship with your teen and result in more love, compassion, and connection at home.