Teen Talk Tuesdays ~ Just Keep Talking

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Coaching With Corby, Corby's Healthy Living Guide For A Fit, Empowerment, Family, Kids, Teen Life Strategist, Teen Tuesdays, Thankful Thursdays | 1 comment

Ok, Teens Keep Talking Please and most importantly keep the lines of communication open. The bottom line is … Talk to your parents. Talk to your pastor. Talk to your mentors. Talk to your Coaches. Talk to your teachers. Talk to those that you know you can trust to give you sound Godly wisdom,  Everyone has advice and everyone has an opinion.  But the important thing is who are you getting your advice and wisdom from.  Ask and seek guidance from those you know have greater wisdom than you do and those who...

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Teen Talk Tuesdays ~ Keep Talking

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014 in Care of Body and Soul, Coaching With Corby, Teen Tuesdays | 0 comments

Ok, Teens Keep Talking Please and most importantly keep the lines of communication open. The bottom line is … Talk to your parents. Talk to your pastor. Talk to your mentors. Talk to your Coaches. Talk to your teachers. Talk to those that you know you can trust to give you sound Godly wisdom,  Everyone has advice and everyone has an opinion.  But the important thing is who are you getting your advice and wisdom from.  Ask and seek guidance from those you know have greater wisdom than you do and those who...

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Teen Talk Tuesdays ~ Creative Ways To Find Common Ground

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Care of Body and Soul, Coaching With Corby, Empowerment, Teen Tuesdays | 0 comments

Parents can be wrong.  Yes, I did just say that and I mean it. It is not always easy for parents to admit when we have been wrong.   However, whether we have accidentally hurt  our child’s feelings or blatantly messed up, it is important for parents to say “I’m sorry.”  If we were wrong then we must admit it. A year or so ago the Eldest SON, who is fifteen, and I had a disagreement.  It was pretty huge over something that seemed not to be a huge deal, but it became one.  After trying...

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Teen Talk Tuesdays ~ When Teens Share Wisdom

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014 in Care of Body and Soul, Pure EmPowerment, Teen Life Strategist, Teen Tuesdays | 0 comments

Years and years ago when the eldest SON was  in preschool there was a MOM of one of his little classmates that was just not crazy about me.  I mean it, we just really didn’t click. I tried everything to befriend her. But it still did not click at all.   To be honest I wanted her to like me but it was obvious it was not going to happen. One day I sad about it after I had seen her at the preschool.  I was lamenting about in and how much it bothered me when The eldest SON who was about 4 years old happened...

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Teens Talk Tuesdays~Listening To Your Teens Can Be Life Changing~Encore’

Posted by on Mar 11, 2014 in Coaching With Corby, Empowerment, Teen Life Strategist, Teen Tuesdays | 0 comments

Sometimes it’s easy to dismiss what our tweens and teens say because we are tempted to think, they’re “just kids.” Trust your teen’s instincts and yours as well. Listen to them and if they rarely if ever cry wolf then you need to trust them when they think something isn’t quite right. Last week a tween thought something  just wasn’t right, 10 year old, Danny DiPietro was coming home from Lacrcoss practice with his dad when he saw something out of the corner of his eye. He...

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Teen Talk Tuesday ~ Be What You Want To Be

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in Inspiration, Teen Life Strategist, Teen Tuesdays | 2 comments

If you want to be treated like an adult you have to act like an adult. This is a statement we often say around the Winters house.  That statement was said by a dear friend and counselor we know and needless to say, I love it. But think about it, how true is this statement, not only for tweens and teens striving to become independent but frankly for all of us. In order to gain independence and trust we have to demonstrate that we are independent and trustworthy.  That is a fact of life no matter our age.  So I...

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