Moms of Tweens and Teens

Building Resilience in Our Teens and Tweens / Interview with Dr. Robyne Hanley-Defoe

May 17, 2022 Episode 46
Moms of Tweens and Teens
Building Resilience in Our Teens and Tweens / Interview with Dr. Robyne Hanley-Defoe
Show Notes

My guest today is Dr. Robyne Hanley-Defoe. Dr. Robyne is a psychology and education instructor who specializes in resiliency, navigating stress, and change. Today, we talk about how to help foster resiliency in our teens and tweens. So many teens are hurting and this interview will help you meet your tweens and teens where they are. You’ll find this interview very powerful. Let’s dive in!

What you will learn:

  • How kids from solid, good families can end up losing their way as teenagers.
  • How we can use the "Five Pillars of Resilience" to help our tweens and teens.
  • The difference between fitting in and belonging and why belonging is so crucial for our teens.
  • Roadblocks that get in the way of our kids developing resilience.
  • The difference between supporting our kids or constantly rescuing them?
  • Identifying our kid’s strengths and the interpersonal dynamics in a family.
  • Why connection before correction is so vital for healthy relationships.
  • Why you should let your child pull away from a hug first.

Where to find Dr. Robyne Hanley-Defoe:

Website
Twitter:
@RHanleyDafoe
Instagram:
@dr_robynehd
LinkedIn:
ca.linkedin.com/in/drrobynehd
Book:
The Calm Within the Storm: A Pathway to Everyday Resiliency

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