Eps 339: Solo – Having the Courage to Let Go

Episode 339

Raising teenagers is HARD. This solo show explores the dynamic we create when we work to hold on to control and what come alive when we are willing to let go and give our kids the space they need to develop the skills that will serve them in the long term.

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Takeaways from the show

  • Moving from the drivers seat to the passenger seat to the back seat
  • Recognizing our need for structure
  • Allowing space for our teens to create their own structure
  • Unspoken messages we send when we are trying to control
  • Skills our teens need for life outside of the home
  • Why it’s hard to create space and let go
  • What we want most for them and where we get trapped
  • Tools and routines that help us stay connected while letting go
  • Considering what we want most

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Today and most days Joyful Courage means trusting the process, and trusting my kids. It means remembering that every challenge and every accomplishment is a thread in the tapestry of my kids lives.

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