Moms of Tweens and Teens

How To Prepare Your Teen For Life After High School / Interview with Josefine Borrmann

September 20, 2022 Episode 59
Moms of Tweens and Teens
How To Prepare Your Teen For Life After High School / Interview with Josefine Borrmann
Show Notes

Hi friend, Welcome to the show today! 

Before we launch into our awesome episode today, I want to make sure that you have signed up for our FREE 3-Day Workshop that kicks off next Tuesday, September 27th. The topic is - Escaping Entitlement: Raising Responsible, Respectful and Kind Teens in an Entitled Generation.

Moms have been begging me to talk about this topic.

If you have a tween or teen and you find yourself worrying about their future, or you’re dealing with disrespect or a lack of motivation, and you don’t know how to support them or you are burned out and need some encouragement and help - come.  I promise you will leave feeling so encouraged.

I’m going to share my personal story and experience, insights, and tools to empower your kids and improve your relationship.

To check it out, go to momsoftweensandteens.com/entitled and get signed up!

So let’s get on to the show.

My special guest is Josefine Borrmann is the founder of Strive To Learn, a tutoring and college prep service that provides students with 1:1 support from experts who foster accountability and teach them the skills they need to prepare for life outside of high school. 

In our interview today, Josefine shines a light on what our teens need from us when preparing to leave the nest, the importance of mentoring versus monitoring so our kids will learn the skills they need while still at home, and so much more! 

Let’s dive in!

What you will learn:

  • The difference between mentoring and monitoring and how parents can shift to mentoring their teens and tweens instead of monitoring them. 
  • How having too many rules for your teen may actually backfire on you. 
  • Letting go in stages so our kids can learn skills that will serve them well when they leave the house. 
  • The benefits of rephrasing the word “mistake” into “growth opportunity.”
  • Why you should find another adult who isn't your teen's parent to be a mentor for them.
  • What does it sound like for our teens when we ask them, "What were you thinking?"
  • The benefits of an improved relationship with your teen when they have a tutor. 
  • What to look for in a tutor. 
  • What should you not say to a child with a learning difference? 
  • How do you know if your kid is ready for college or not ready for college? 
  • The benefits of a gap year.

Where to find Josefine:

Website: https://www.strivetolearn.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/strivetolearntutoring

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/strivetolearntutoring/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPvDW2_80pZLsnY25n6uXMw

Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/mindful-admissions/id1578052180