The Things that Teens wish their Parents knew by DrStem Mahlatini
July 30, 2013
Hosted by Dr. Stem
Many teenagers are convinced that their parents have a running list of all the ways they can embarrass them in front of their friends, trick them into doing more chores or make their curfew earlier. One problem that teens have consistently complained about is parenting books are written by adults and not teens themselves. So I decided to write two books released last month June 2013 to give both the parents and teenagers a forum to bridge the gap between them. Today I will share with you what the Teens wish parents knew from my book 471/2 Things To say to Your Teen and How to say them and then Next time I will share with you what the parents wish their teens knew from my book 471/2 Things Teens Need to Know About Getting Along with Their Parents.
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Given enough information people will be more aware of how to better parent their teens, and manage their lives better. Promoting positive self-images, success tips and inner strength for teens will allow them to gain personal respect, and success in school, work and the community. Everyone wants to be heard and understood. Understanding and embracing our differences makes us unique and united. Guest Experts from all walks of life are essential to connect with and learn from. Our show will have a commitment to adding value to lives through continuous improvement that ensures adequate inspiration, motivation and empowerment. By focusing on teen-parent –teacher empowerment we will allow you to have readily available resources and interviews to ease the challenges faced by teens.
My name is Dr. Sithembile Stem Mahlatini, a compassionate and result oriented personal and organizational development Professional Speaker with a vision since 2007. I am a messenger and champion of Hope, better known as the Voice of Hope. I am the President and Founder of Global Counseling & Coaching Services, Inc. and Founder of Women and Youth Empowerment Seminars. I hold a B.A. degree in Liberal Arts, a Master of Social Work, MSW degree and Ed. D degree in Organizational Leadership.
I am originally from Harare Zimbabwe in Africa. I have been a resident of the USA for 26 years. After obtaining my degrees, I was licensed as a Psychotherapist and became certified as a professional speaker, author, career and life coach. My work is primarily with adolescents and families. I have conducted extensive adolescents work with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and in my private practice. My work has also included extensive grief work, crisis stabilization and employee assistance (EAP).
I am certified as a speaker, trainer, and coach through both the John C. Maxwell Team and the Susan Jeffers “Feel the Fear and Do it anyway” team. My goal is to empower, educate, and engage others so that they believe and achieve more in life than they ever thought possible. I have authored four books, including my memoir “Beyond the Tears-A story of Hope and Encouragement, and co-authored seven books with the Professional Woman Network.