Connection Not Perfection with The Ish Girl


Do you long to connect with your teens on a deeper level? Yearn to be there for them in their life-is-too-big moments? Want to share life lessons with them – without sounding like an afterschool special?
Then you’re in the right place! Join The Ish Girl (aka Amy Kelly) as she uses Young Adult books to tackle important issues facing teens today. Using fiction, Amy will give you parenting tools to broach a variety of hot topics, and lay a foundation of trust and communication with your teen.
From body image to bullying, academic pressure to addiction, learn to build bridges using the stories your teen is already reading.


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Title: Developmentally Appropriate - 5 Ways to Show Up as the Grown Up

Developmentally Appropriate - 5 Ways to Show Up as the Grown Up

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DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE TEENS I talk a lot about what’s developmentally appropriate in teens. I’ve done a couple of Episodes on it, I did a 5-part… Go to Episode

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