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ChatGPT 4 + Summer Bucket List

ChatGPT + Summer Bucket List | 161

Get our fun summer bucket list for teens and families to create lasting memories together! Also listen for an update on teen terms and ChatGPT.

Fake Social Media + Spiritual Disciplines 160

Fake Social Media + Spiritual Disciplines | Ep. 160

Learn more about spiritual disciplines to help teens build a personal relationship with God. Plus, what to know about fake and satire social media accounts.

Graduation Gifts + Learning Differences 159

Graduation Gift Ideas + Learning Differences | 159

Learn more about why learning differences can make school more challenging for some students. Plus, get our sure-fire list of great graduation gift ideas.

Don’t Panic about Snapchat

Don’t Panic about Snapchat

Snapchat is an app that has caused great anxiety for adults and especially the parents of teenagers. In this episode, Chris and Karlie discuss the phenomenon of Snapchat, the pros and cons of the app, and how to have beneficial conversations with teenagers about Snapchat. Don’t panic about Snapchat, we’ve done our research and are here to help!

Don’t Panic about Preparing Teens for the Future with David Fraze

Don’t Panic about Preparing Teens for the Future with David Fraze

We have some bad news…your teen is going to grow up and become an adult. A scary thought, we know! But in this episode, join the conversation with Dr. David Fraze about what this transition looks like and how we can better prepare teenagers to emerge as functioning, responsible adults. Your teen will eventually leave you, but don’t panic – you’ve got this!

Don’t Panic about Same-Sex Attraction with Sally Gary

Don’t Panic about Same-Sex Attraction with Sally Gary

In this episode, Sally Gary, author of Loves God, Likes Girls, joins us to talk about same-sex attraction. You’ll get to hear her own coming-out story and advice on how to better have conversations with teenagers about homosexuality. Don’t panic about same-sex attraction – positive, beneficial conversation can happen!

Don’t Panic about Talking to Your Teen

Don’t Panic about Talking to Your Teen

Holding conversations with teenagers where they actually open up and share about their personal life can be difficult. In this episode, Chris and Karlie share some practical advice for talking to teenagers (and getting them to talk back). Instead of panicking about what they aren’t telling you, learn to start asking better questions!

Don’t Panic About Self-Harm with Shannon Herman

Don’t Panic About Self-Harm with Shannon Herman

In this episode, we talk to Shannon Herman, a Licensed Professional Counselor, about self-harm, how to recognize the signs and how to respond to a teen who self-injures. While this can be a heavy and sometimes upsetting topic, we need to be able to have conversations about self-harm to better equip teenagers with different coping skills. Take a deep breath and don’t panic about self-harm…you’ve got this!