Attention Parents of Teens and Tweens!
Resilience-Based Parenting: The Toolkit for Raising Teens and Tweens (and Loving It!)

Start Building Great Relationships with Your Tweens and Teens! 

Raising teens and tweens doesn't have to be miserable. In fact, it can be fun! For less than $7 a week, you can learn skills (and teach them to your kids) that allow you to love spending time together.

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Tweens and teens have a bad reputation for a reason: They can be rude, moody know-it-alls.

And there are times when it seems like EVERYTHING has to turn into an argument. No matter what we say, our tween and teen kids will contradict us. It can be hard to have even the simplest pleasant interaction. 

It's heartbreaking. We look back on when our kids were six, seven and eight, and we think: Where did my sweet little kid go? Is this normal? Why isn't my child talking to me anymore? Is something wrong? 

But it doesn't have to be this way. Resilience-Based Parenting™ is a toolkit for raising teens and tweens ... and loving it!  

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Weekly Audio Lessons

Our short audio skills allow you to listen while walking the dog or doing errands. Learn how to respond when your teens and tweens are rude, sullen, or withdrawn. Plus, learn how to navigate conversations about drugs and alcohol, respond to lies, talk to teens about sex, and much, much more. 

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Weekly Activities

Receive weekly activities that help you set boundaries, overcome resistance, and even get your kids to do chores (willingly and politely!). But most of all, you will increase the positive interactions you have with your teens and tweens, and you will enjoy each other's company more. 

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The skills taught in Resilience-Based Parenting™ have been validated in four studies with The Duke Clinical Research Institute and used by Navy SEALs, first responders, hospitals, corporate executives, schools ... and by other parents who want to love raising teens and tweens!

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Not quite ready to enroll? Join our mailing list, and you will receive a free skill, plus tons of resources for improving your relationship with your teens and tweens. 

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Hi, I'm Kristin MacDermott, a licensed marriage and family therapist, creator of the MacDermott Method, and an expert in teaching resilience to teenagers.

My resilience-training programs have been validated in four studies (including two randomized-controlled trials) with researchers from The Duke Clinical Research Institute, published in peer-review journals, and proven to promote clinically significant improvement in key mental health and resilience measures, including distress, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and self-efficacy.

Over the past two decades, I have developed resilience-training programs for some of the highest performing people on the planet, including Navy SEALS, the Los Angeles Police Department, and healthcare providers at 20 hospitals across the country, including the Duke Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health. I have created programs for cancer patients, caregivers, divorcing families, parents, athletes, coaches, students and for mentors and at-risk youth.

My passion is helping tweens and teens (and their parents) learn skills for being self-aware, showing up as the best version of themselves, and developing self-esteem and self-efficacy. All of us will face obstacles. There's no preventing it. But when we teach children resilience skills, we open the doors for them to move past these obstacles quickly and access their best-feeling lives. We give them the tools to choose good-feeling relationships, to pursue their dreams, and to grow into self-confident, compassionate, solution-focused adults.

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When you join our mailing list, you will receive a free skill, plus, we will send you Self-Care Sunday, our free newsletter for learning the resilience and self-care skills that everyone should have been taught in school.

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