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: Are You On the Team? 6 Ways to Show Up for Your Teens

Stress in Your Classroom? How to Navigate Negative Teen Behavior

November 6th, 2020

STRESS, STRESS, AND DID I MENTION STRESS? I don’t know about you guys, but this has been a week full of stress. If I never saw another political add… Go to Episode

Connection in Your Classroom: 5 Must-Have Ingredients

October 30th, 2020

THE CONNECTION CHALLENGE Right now, I know from the friends I have who are spread across the globe, that school looks different for everyone. But one… Go to Episode

Are You On the Team? 6 Ways to Show Up for Your Teens

October 23rd, 2020

THE IN THE MIDDLE OF IT TEAM “WHY” Every so often, I like to circle back to why I created this podcast and everything that Team In the Middle of It… Go to Episode

The Messy Middle of It

October 16th, 2020

THIS MESSY LIFE Lately, I’ve thought a lot about what I’m trying to teach my own teens. About life, about decision-making, about relationships, about… Go to Episode