Dr. Dan joyfully welcomes Annie Fox, M.Ed. to discuss friendship, feelings, and the social world with compassion and empathy. Annie is an educator with over thirty years of experience — specializing in working with tweens and teens. Since 1997, she’s received email questions from tweens, teens and parents and Annie’s books The Teen Survival Guide to Dating and Relating, Too Stressed to Think? And the Middle School Confidential Series™ and Teaching Kids to Be Good People have helped countless kids and parents navigate modern parenting challenges. Her work in the area of relationships, friendships, and feelings will teach parents how to help their own children figure out the complexity of social situations and define what is a good friendship and friend.
Today’s show will teach everyone how to navigate friendship challenges and emphasizes how parents model their own challenges will help their children.
Annie Fox hosts her own popular podcast, “Family Confidential: Secrets of Successful Parenting” that focuses on 21st century parenting challenges and solutions. Her show and work is a gift to parents of tweens and teens. Find more information about Annie and her podcast and books http://www.AnnieFox.com and http://familyconfidential.com/.
The show ends with Annie’s sweet and moving story about her Parent Footprint Moment with her own daughter and how she managed to learn a life lesson one morning getting ready for school. It leaves parents with a very important message about how we see ourselves, our children, and about acceptance.