ParentingMontana.org Tools for Your 18-Year-Old

ParentingMontana.org Tools for Your 18-Year-Old

Your eighteen-year-old is legally an adult, but your relationship with them is just as important as ever. Your conversations won’t end when they graduate; they will change. Allowing teens to make decisions now while parents and those in a parenting role are able to offer support, will make them more successful when they leave home. Now is the time to make the most of conversations you have with your teen. Being the parent you want to be for your teen is not easy. There are numerous things parents and those in a parenting role can work on today to encourage a strong relationship with their teen. This relationship will allow you to support your teen in managing their own behavior, solving problems, and making healthy choices. ParentingMontana.org gives parents and those in a parenting role the chance to cultivate their skills while utilizing a process and tools to engage their teens in meaningful conversations. This podcast shares resources from the website that will teach you to support your teen in developing crucial social and emotional skills. Raising a teenager comes with excitement and anxiety as they grow their independence. Parents and those in a parenting role will benefit from the process and tools that ParentingMontana.org provides to support their teens’ growth during this significant time of development and change. The Montana Department of Health and Human Services joined forces with the Center for Health and Safety Culture at Montana State University to encourage healthy mental, emotional, and behavioral growth through ParentingMontana.org. These tools were initially developed for parents and those in a parenting role in Montana. However, the tools are relevant and applicable to parents everywhere. Through this podcast you will learn a five-step process: Gain Input, Teach, Practice, Support, and Recognize. Making the most of your daily interactions with your teen using this process helps them to understand themselves and solve problems while growing a trusting relationship with you. You and your teen will gain confidence using the process and will be prepared to navigate challenges today and in years to come. Preparing your teen to face struggles and build life skills requires respectful communication and a healthy relationship. The tools available for parenting your eighteen-year-old include: Anger, Back Talk, Bullying, Chores, Confidence, Conflict, Discipline, Establishing Rules About Alcohol, Friends, Homework, Listening, Lying, Mixed Messages About Alcohol, Peer Pressure, Reading, Routines, and Stress. Listen now to make the most of the time you have with your eighteen-year-old!

  • Stress for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Stress for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Routines for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Routines for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Reading for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Reading for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Peer Pressure for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Peer Pressure for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Mixed Messages About Alcohol for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Mixed Messages About Alcohol for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Lying for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Lying for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Listening for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Listening for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Homework for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Homework for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Guidance and Discipline for Skill Building for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Guidance and Discipline for Skill Building for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Friends for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Friends for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Establishing Rules About Alcohol for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Establishing Rules About Alcohol for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Conflict for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Conflict for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Confidence for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Confidence for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Chores for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Chores for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Bullying for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Bullying for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Back Talk for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Back Talk for Your 18-Year-Old

  • Anger for Your 18-Year-Old

    May 19, 2021

    Anger for Your 18-Year-Old

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