Three Common Mistakes Parents Make With Teenagers

March 25, 2013

Are you having difficulty getting through to your teens?

Do you feel that your teenagers are talking to you less and less? Perhaps you even feel disconnected from them?

On this week’s show, host Chiao Kee Lim speaks with Trudi Pavlovsky from The Dream Initiative about common mistakes parents make that make their teenagers disconnected from them. Listen in to learn:
• What Trudi’s survey of teenagers reveal about what they dislike in how their parents communicate with them;
• Common phrases parents use that turn their teenagers away from confiding in them and what to say instead;
• The difference between telling and feedback and how that affects your teens’ relationship with you;
• Why your teenagers need a role model that is not within the family; and more.

Go HERE to listen to the show.

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About The Guest

Coming from difficult teenage years of her own, Trudi Pavlovsky founded the Dream Initiative to provide kids with the tools she so desperately needed in her teenage years. She has a keen intuition and skill of knowing exactly what the kids of today need to hear to become engaged towards creating a successful future. Trudi holds certifications as a Master Practitioner of NLP, NLP Trainer, Performance Coach, Certificate 4 in coaching and is an accomplished professional presenter with an entertaining and inspiring style. Having been trained by world experts such as Chris Howard and Benjamin J Harvey. Her conversational style and storytelling is highly engaging and enticing and is designed to propel your teen into a compelling future.

To find out more about Trudi and the Dream Initiative, go to




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