037: How to Prepare Your 5 Year Old for College – Part II

The qualities discussed in this podcast are ones I hope all girls leave home with at age 18. Some of which include taking risks and challenging themselves, grit, mindfulness, experiencing flow, street smarts, and self-love. This podcast gives 7 more practical tips on how to parent young girls so they can achieve a life of contentment, fulfillment, happiness, and success. … [Read more...]

036: How to Prepare Your 5 Year Old for College – Part I

Stop pushing your daughters to follow the unhealthy prescribed path of gaining admittance into top tier colleges and making lots of money. Here are 5 tips on how to parent girls for a life of contentment, fulfillment, happiness, and success.   Coming soon! Heart2Heart: A new, safe and secure online community for teen and tween girls that provides educational videos, support, … [Read more...]

035: Self Compassion

Self-compassion is THE best tool to redirect negative self-talk and self-hatred in girls. Learn how to teach girls this skill in this episode of Raising Daughters. Coming soon! Heart2Heart: A new, safe and secure online community for teen and tween girls that provides educational videos, support, inspiration, and connection. Click here for … [Read more...]

034: Texting and Sexting: Teen Girls Speak Out on Technology

Don’t miss this fascinating discussion with four 18 year old women sharing candidly about the good, the bad, and the ugly of technology and social media. Coming soon! Heart2Heart: A new, safe and secure online community for teen and tween girls that provides educational videos, support, inspiration, and connection. Click here for … [Read more...]

PODCAST 033: Why the Rise in Drama and Mean Girl Behaviors?

In this podcast Dr. Jordan will describe the many reasons why relationship aggression amongst girls has risen. This will include: Pressures on girls today The role of the female brain Not enough quiet time to know what they are feeling nor having healthy ways to express emotions Effects of an angry, disrespectful culture Boys Social media and technology Coming from this … [Read more...]

032: No Phones at Camp! The need for breaks from technology

Spending on average 9 hours a day using technology costs girls in many ways. This podcasts lays out those costs, including lacking a sense of community. Dr. Jordan will use the example of girls being unplugged at his summer camps as well as research to back up the need for breaks from technology for girls and their parents. … [Read more...]

031: Girls Who Want More: What Belle, Moana, and a Frog Have in Common

Fairy tale heroines weren't looking for a prince to marry. Rather, as Ariel, Belle, and Moana all sang, “I want more!” They longed for more adventure, to get out of their comfort zone in order to fully grow into their magnificence, take risks and overcome challenges, and to experience the world beyond their own back yard. In this podcast, listeners will learn: ŸHow girls may lose their … [Read more...]

030: Hookups, Drinking, Drugs, and Fads: Parents Should Stop Being Hypocrites!

  Included in this week's podcast: Parents have been worried about teen behavior since the dawn of womankind, and teens in the 1960’s and 1970’s, i.e. today’s parents and grandparents, were wilder than the current crop. This podcast will provide a fascinating history of teen behaviors that have scared parents over the past 200 years as well as the influences that created these actions. … [Read more...]

029: Parents Should be Seen, Not Heard

Included in this week's podcast: Kids are always watching us: how we treat our spouse, our friends, and ourselves; and how we live our lives. They learn more from what we do vs. what we say. This podcast has several poignant stories about me, Queen Elizabeth, Robert E. Lee, Bobby Orr, and Malala’s father to bring this lesson home. … [Read more...]

028: Should Girls be Allowed to Wear Sexy Outfits? Yes and No

In this week's podcast, listeners will learn: ŸThe different ways parents judge girl’s outfits ŸUnderstand why girls wear revealing clothes ŸWhy girls feel powerless to stop harassment from boys ŸPractical advice on how to handle this issue without power struggles … [Read more...]