Parenting and the Empty Nest with Dr. Jim Burns

Today’s show is an interview with Dr. Jim Burns, the president of Homeword.  I am excited to bring you this episode of the Love Your Life Show. We dive into parenting teens, young adults, and preparing for the empty nest and empty nest syndrome.

Dr. Burns speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has more than 2 million resources in print. HomeWord company’s values are strong marriages, confident parents, empowered kids, and healthy leaders.

Who is Jim Burns:

Jim Burns is the president of HomeWord. He speaks to thousands of people around the world each year. He has more than 2 million resources in print in 20 languages.Some of his most popular books are: Doing Life with Your Adult Children. Creating an Intimate Marriage, and Finding Joy in the Empty Nest. Jim and his wife, Cathy, live in Southern California, have three grown daughters, three sons-in-law, and four grandchildren.

If you’re a parent and on Instagram, you’ve likely learned some great things from his posts. And I’m so excited to bring him on the show.

Listen in to learn about:

  • Best practices for you if you’re a parent of a preteen or teen
  • How to set our teenagers up for a successful launch
  • What we can do to support ourselves and our marriages while our kids are still at home
  • Why it’s time to land the helicopter (and how to do it)
  • Specific actions for you to take that allow your teenagers and young adults to become more resilient and confident
  • Why this is the perfect time for them to make mistakes
  • How to support yourself as your child moves out of the house
  • Why this time feels so hard to our mom hearts
  • How do boundaries help us when our kids are home for college vacations and beyond?
  • And much much more


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