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Parenting on Autopilot: Being in the Moment With Your Teen

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Raelynn Maloney, Ph.D., Susan M. Heim

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Be present, stay connected, be available to your teen. Sounds obvious, but many parents are on autopilot with their children and need some guidance on being a more mindful parent. In this segment we discuss the problems of distracted parenting and look at how to move toward being more present and aware with your teen.

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Stressed out Teens and Parents: How to Relieve the Pressure

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Vicki Abeles, Amy McCready

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Our definition of a good education and what it means to prepare our kids to be successful has placed enormous pressures on teens and parents. According to our guests, it's time to recalibrate our thinking, values and definition of how to prepare teens for life.

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Changing Our Paradigm for Educating Teens

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Joel Barker and Ugo Uche

pic Our guest says that to adapt to the changes taking place in the world parents need to change the way we think about educating our teens. In this segment we discuss three areas where we need to completely shift our thinking.
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Dating: Why Teen Relationships Turn Violent

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Mike Domitrz, Kathryn Stamoulis, Ph.D.

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Teens are dating at younger and younger ages, but without the benefit of solid guidelines. Regretfully, many teens are getting misguided relationship cues from television or peers. Often, the result is verbal or physical violence. This segment looks at what parents need to know to get their children on the right relationship path.

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Engaging Girls and Other Underrepresented Groups in STEM Education

Dr. Regina Rei Lamourelle with Mary Kirchhoff, Anthony Cody

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If science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the keys to a bright future; some of our nation's teens are woefully behind the curve. In this segment we look at why some groups are profoundly underrepresented in STEM and what we can do about it.

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