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How to Turn Generational Trauma into Recovery for Lifetime Transformation

In recovery as in the conscious parenting movement, we talk, we trust, we feel.

Help Teens Set Positive Intentions for the New School Year

We can best encourage teens to set positive intentions for the new school year by using conscious communication skills. 

The Top Three Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Teen Substance Abuse

The top three things parents can do to prevent teen substance abuse are, 1) connection, 2) conscious communication, 3) be present.

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How to Deal with Perceived “Back Talk” – A Conscious Parenting Perspective

How to Deal with Perceived “Back Talk” – A Conscious Parenting Perspective

Our teens bark back or try to get the last word for 2 reasons. 1) They don’t feel heard or honored. Teens get “defensive” with parents as a result. 2) They need to be different from us as parents in order to grow into independence. As parents, we can approach our teens with conscious communication. We can use I-Messages to communicate how disrespect feels and model how we would like to be spoken to.

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Laura Lyles Reagan, MS

Dr. Shefali Tsabary and Laura Lyles Reagan at Evolve

For more than 30 years, Sociologist Laura Lyles Reagan has worked in youth development and parent education. Her approach, called co-creation, helps teens and parents grow the skills they need for positive relationships. Seen here with Dr. Shefali Tsabary, author of The Conscious Parent and Oprah’s “favorite parenting expert,” who invited her to her annual event, Evolve. 

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