Parenting Teens with Dr. Cam
Inspiring teen leadership with Todd Nesloney

Inspiring teen leadership with Todd Nesloney

September 23, 2021

Today I’m talking with Todd Nesloney (@toddnesloney), award-winning teacher, principal, and author of numerous books including Kids Deserve It!, Stories From Webb, Sparks in the Dark, and his newest book When Kids Lead.

Todd is the Director of Culture and Strategic Leadership for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA). He hosts the podcast #TellYourStory and has created two online courses about building Campus & Classroom Culture. Todd has been working his entire career to help grow students into leaders and world-changers.

Todd and I are talking about:

  • How parents can nurture their teen’s leadership skills
  • What teens need most from us to succeed

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Parenting teens without shame and fear with Ben Pugh

Parenting teens without shame and fear with Ben Pugh

September 21, 2021

Today I’m talking with THE MOST Freaking amazing life coach for parents of teens Ben Pugh. He told me to say that, but I agree he’s pretty awesome.

Ben is a former teenage knucklehead who accidentally lit his school bus on fire. All the adults in his life told him he ruined his life. He went on to become a teacher, turn around high school principal for 5 years, a foster parent for 10 years, and is now changing the lives of parents and teens all over as the go-to life coach for parents of teens.

Ben and I are talking about:

  • The role of shame and fear in parenting and how to overcome it.
  • The magic of leading by example and how to do it.

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Inside the Teen Brain with Dr. Ian Chen

Inside the Teen Brain with Dr. Ian Chen

September 16, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Cam talks with Dr. Ian Chen (@chenmedimo), an adolescent medicine expert and researcher. 

Dr. Chen’s research combines psychology, medicine, neuroscience and mathematical modelling together in order to understand the development of the adolescent brain and to help young people become more resilient. He continues to research brain maturation using EEG and brain imaging techniques as part of the research and development at the new mental health institution that he is heading, Chen Medimo Corp.

Dr. Chen and Dr. Cam talk about:

  1. What brain imaging technologies show us about brain maturation
  2. The difference between mental health and mental performance 
  3. The impact of technology on the developing brain and its social ramifications.
  4. How to use this information to build resilience and detect warning signs. 

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How to communicate effectively with your teen with Jesse Giunta Rafeh

How to communicate effectively with your teen with Jesse Giunta Rafeh

September 14, 2021

In this episode, Dr. Cam talks with Jesse Giunta Rafeh, international best-selling author of Life Launch: A Roadmap to an Extraordinary Adulthood.

Jesse is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and certified success coach. She opened her private practice 15 years ago at age 26 working primarily young adults. Giunta is also a TEDx speaker. Her book, Life Launch, is a 360-degree guide to transitioning successfully into adulthood. It includes profound yet practical strategies for coping with anxiety and depression, creating an ideal career, and sustaining healthy relationships.

Jesse and Dr. Cam about:

  1. How to be strategic about the timing of conversations.
  2. How to speak logically and succinctly.
  3. How to make it a negotiation not an ultimatum.

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How to make life with your teen more joyful with Susan Borison

How to make life with your teen more joyful with Susan Borison

September 9, 2021

Today I’m talking with Susan Borison, the founder and editor of Your Teen Media (@YourTeen)

Susan went to law school to prepare herself for negotiating with five teenagers. In the process, she needed to bolster her skills, so she founded Your Teen Media. In the past 14 years, YTM has helped countless parents also searching for the tools and advice to be the best parent they can be.

Susan and I are talking about:

  • How to find joy with your teenagers 
  • How to develop more compassion for yourself
  • How to learn what's worth the fight and what's worth turning a blind eye

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How to help our teens go back into the classroom with Dr. Megan Sweet

How to help our teens go back into the classroom with Dr. Megan Sweet

September 7, 2021

Today I’m talking with author and leader in school reform, Dr. Megan Sweet (@Your3Eyes).

Dr. Sweet has almost 30 years of experience as a classroom teacher and school administer and for the past 15 years has been a leader in system-wide school reform. Her book is “An Education Guide for Using Your 3 Eyes.” Dr. Sweet is also the cohost of the education-based podcast The Awakening Educator, which covers topics such as equity, trauma-informed approaches to instruction, school lunch programs, and more. 

Dr. Sweet and I are talking about:

  • How to address our worry about academics and grades
  • How to help our teens process the constant changes
  • How to help our teens thrive in the changing school environment

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Why teens make bad choices with Deborah Ann Davis

Why teens make bad choices with Deborah Ann Davis

September 2, 2021

In this epsidode, Dr. Cam talks with Parenting Life Coach Deborah Ann Davis (@mommeetupforconfidentgirls)

Deborah is also an author, certified personal trainer, teacher, and mother. Her job is to help you recognize what you’re doing right as a parent, and then add supplemental strategies. Here books, “How To Keep Your Daughter From Slamming the Door” and “How To Get Your Happy On,” are available everywhere. 

Deborah and Dr. Cam talk about:

  • How the teenage brain differs from an adult brain. 
  • Why your teenage kids make the bad choices they do, and why we made bad choices when we were their age.
  • How to deal with The Inevitables and The Non-Negotiables when parenting a teenage brain.

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  • Get a free digital copy of “How To Get Your Happy On” at www.DeborahAnnDavis.com
  • Grab my free guide “7 Secrets to Motivating Teens” at www.askdrcam.com/motivateteens

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Preparing teens to go back in the classroom with Wendy Weinberger

Preparing teens to go back in the classroom with Wendy Weinberger

August 31, 2021

In this epsidoe, Dr. Cam talks with Wendy Weinberger, President & Co-founder of Illuminos Academic Coaching & Tutoring (@IlluminosCoaching)

Illuminos is a passion project born from Wendy’s experiences growing up with numerous family members with ADHD. When a child close to her received the same diagnosis, she not only worked hard to help him overcome the many challenges but decided to bring her cousin Evan’s academic coaching business to the DC area to help students in her community with similar struggles.  

Wendy and Dr. Cam talk about:

  • How to help our teens prepare for the school year
  • What executive functioning skills teens need to succeed
  • How to help them establish healthy habits with minimal power struggles.

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Using hypnotherapy to stay mindful and calm with Jake Rubin

Using hypnotherapy to stay mindful and calm with Jake Rubin

August 26, 2021

Today I’m talking with Jake Rubin, Co-Founder of MamaZen 

Jake Y. Rubin, M.A, is a Board-Certified Hypnotherapist, a former university professor of psychology, and a recognized expert in hypnosis and hypnotherapy with degrees in Psychology from UCLA and the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. He is also the co-founder of the #1 Mindful Parenting app, MamaZen which he created to empower moms all over the world to be CALMER, HAPPIER & HEALTHIER and raise happier kids!

Jake and I are talking about:

  • The importance of staying mindful and calm as a parent.
  • How to use hypnotherapy to stay mindful and calm.
  • How to use hypnotherapy to calm our teens.

 

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Tapping into your parenting power with Christian de la Huerta

Tapping into your parenting power with Christian de la Huerta

August 24, 2021

Today I’m talking with Personal Transformation Coach and author of the “Calling All Heroes” series, Christian de la Huerta.
With 30 years of experience, Christian is a sought-after spiritual teacher and leading voice in the breathwork community. He has traveled the world offering inspiring and transformational retreats combining psychological and spiritual teachings with lasting and life-changing effects. An award-winning, critically acclaimed author, he has spoken at numerous universities and conferences and on the TEDx stage. His new book, Awakening the Soul of Power, was described by multiple Grammy Award–winner Gloria Estefan as “a balm for the soul of anyone searching for truth and answers to life’s difficult questions.”

Christian and I are talking about:

  • The difference between egoic power (control) and soulful power (guidance).
  • How we can use our power to connect with our teens and avoid power struggles.
  • How to use our power to communicate more effectively with our teens 

 

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