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The Parent & Teen Toolbox Podcast

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EP 00 – About The Parent Toolbox Podcast

This podcast is for those of us who are parenting teenagers.

Cai Graham’s straight-talking insights and tools & techniques are designed to equip parents (and teenagers) with the tools for navigating adolescence.

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EP 15 – The Importance of Sleep

In this episode, I talk about the importance of sleep. How teenagers have a different sleep cycle than parents and why it’s important for us to adjust to this.

EP 14 – How to Create a Brighter Future

In this episode, I talk about the importance of taking responsibility and planning your own future. It might feel as though the future looks dreary – but only if you let it!

EP 13 – How to Talk to your Child about Racism

There is so much unrest at the moment following the death of George Floyd – a black man who died from asphyxiation whilst in police custody because a white police officer knelt on his neck for 9 minutes.

EP 12 – How to Communicate with an Uncommunicative Teen

In this episode, I talk about how to communicate with a teenager who doesn’t really want to talk to you.
When teenagers are in the home – communication suddenly takes on a different form!

EP 11 – Your Teen Knows Best

In this episode I explain why it’s important to stop Managing your Teenager and start Mentoring them.
Teenagers’ brains are under construction – and with this comes chaos and overwhelm.

EP 10 – 5 Tips to Beat Negative Thinking

In this episode, I give you 5 techniques that will help you to start to think more positively.

This current pandemic has created some very worrying times for many of us.

EP 09 – 12 Tips to Combat Sibling Rivalry

In this episode, I am giving you some pointers on how to Combat Sibling Rivalry.
You’ll never be able to stop the quarrels and the arguments between the kids – and nor should you. Sibling Rivalry is a natural way for your child to learn what is acceptable behavior (and what’s not) – and how best to connect with people.

EP 08 – Managing Your Anxiety Levels

We find ourselves in strange times at the minute. Parenting is very different.

EP 07 – Finding a Work-Life Balance

In this episode, I am providing pointers for those parents who are needing to work from home.

EP 06 – The 10 Golden Rules of Parenting ( Part 2 )

In this episode, I am going back to basics.

I am reminding you of the importance of self-care whilst parenting through The Coronavirus.

EP 05 – The 10 Golden Rules of Parenting ( Part 1 )

In this episode, I am going back to basics.

I am reminding you of the importance of self-care whilst parenting through The Coronavirus.

EP 04 – Looking After You

This episode is reminding you of the importance of self care whilst parenting through The Coronavirus.

EP 03 – Supporting an Elderly Relative

This episode is for those of us who are Supporting Elderly Relatives during The Coronavirus. 

EP 02 – How to Talk to Your Child About the Coronavirus

This episode is for those of us who are ‘stuck’ at home with the kids. Parenting is very different at the moment.

EP 01 – Living under the Same Roof as your Teenager

We find ourselves in strange times at the minute. Parenting is very different.

Globally, many countries are in lockdown, in a bid to ‘Beat The Coronavirus’.

I have decided to start this podcast with a COVID-19 Series where I support parents throughout this time. This episode helps you if you are raising teenagers.