Parent Teen Mindset Show

Parent Teen Mindset Show

Parent Teen Mindset Show podcast supports parents who struggle with teens & young adults. We cover topics to help parents with practical approaches to communicating and raising their teenager in our challenging post-Covid world. Topics include: depression & anxiety, conscious parenting, mindset for teens, self care for parents and teens, impacts of cell phones and social media, video game addiction, drug and alcohol abuse, health and wellness, trauma and abuse, youth wellness, grief, and many more.


June 28, 2021 52 mins

In this episode we interview the prolific and inspirational teen entrepreneur and podcaster, Chase Guelette!

This is the first time we've interviewed a teen on our podcast.  Chase is 16 years old at the time of this recording and Beau and I were absolutely blown away.

If you're a parent who wants to find inspiration for your teenager, than look no further than this episode!

Chase is the host of the Young Entrepreneurs Rebellion pod...

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In this interview with "Matt" we have help from an inside, high level source (his full identity and staff position are private for professional reasons) on how sexual predators groom teenagers and trap them into horrific situations that are every parents worst nightmare. 

We were extremely shocked to find out how prevalent these teen sex predators are, and how quick and cunning their tactics can be. 

If you son or daughter has a ce...

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In Episode 19 of the Parent Teen Mindset Show we interview Tim Ware. 

Mr. Ware is a former professional athlete, and currently the Coordinator for School Safety and Security for the San Diego County Office of Education. 

After Mr. Ware retired from professional football, he started in the criminal justice system as a deputy probation officer.  He was then hired to bring his expertise to the schools to work with the youth. 

Mr. Ware...

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In this episode of the Parent Teen Mindset Show, Forrest and Beau interview licensed mental health counselor, Margarita Donies, on the subject of SELF WORTH.

As we all know, a low sense of self-worth at minimum will prevent our teens from being more outgoing, trying new things, meeting new people, and will make them feel "less" in school and in life.  At its worst, a low self worth can cause teens to fall to peer pressure, become v...

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In today's episode we speak with Richard Capriola, author of the book, "The Addicted Child - A Parents Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse".

We cover addiction topics such as:

  • How accessible are drugs to your teen
  • How drugs work within your child's brain
  • The warning signs your teen may be hiding their drug or alcohol use
  • Is there treatment available?
  • What is the social stigma involved with drug and alcohol substance abuse disor...
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In this episode, Erica Rood, founder of Inspire Balance Coaching, walks us through the 3 most common challenges teen girls face and how parents can best support. 

If you have a daughter of a teen (or tween) then prepare to take notes!

Erica covers in depth the following 3 challenges:

1) Self Confidence

2) Social Media

3) School Motivation

Wouldn't you agree that if you could get a handle on these 3 challenges, your teen would be mu...

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WARNING - Parents please heed this urgent message.  

Your teen doesn't need to be a drug user to be killed by Fentanyl.

 It's now "hidden" in sleeping pills, anxiety pills, laced into cannabis, and is VERY easy to obtain through "friends" on Snapchat and other social media. 

FACT -  Fentanyl is a DEADLY and powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent.

In this episode, Lisa Garc...

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In one of our most eye-opening episodes ever we dive into how critical and vital it is for our teens to have a holistic education. 

Marissa Fogelman doesn't just talk about it, she lives it, and instills it in the teens she works with. 

Specifically she encourages parents to help their teens by adopting the mindset of the 5 building blocks which are:

1) Mental Power

2) Emotional Intelligence

3) Social Skills

4) Physical Well-Being


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In Episode 13, Rish Tandapany, brings a high-level, global view to the problems we face as a society and in our education system today. 

What are the strengths and weaknesses in the West, and in the East?

Rish gets us to think deeply about the relationships we have, our need for more communication, and how we can bridge the gap to create a more cohesive future for our children and teens. 


Rish Tandapany is ...

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In today's episode, Teen Motivation Coach, Rahz Slaughter, gives us all 7 steps in his new book, Student Success Secrets!

Rahz gives us a deep-dive overview of his first 5 steps, and then continues on to overview the final 2 steps...this book is a MUST for parents with teens in middle school and high school. 



Rahz “The Motivator" Slaughter is a motivational speaker who has sp...

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We interview our very own co-host of the Parent Teen Mindset Show, CEO of Connective Human, Beau Blouin, to learn about how he's impacting communities by connecting companies and corporations to non-profits to impact communities. 

Beau takes us on his personal journey from troubled teen to marine to community impact machine!

For more on Connective Human visit:

To stay up to date on the awesome murals, ar...

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In today's episode of the Parent Teen Mindset Show we have Mary Ann Massolio giving a very SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!

The FIRST school in America for children with cancer!

This is an INCREDIBLE milestone for the quality of lives for kids and families that have to go through the unimaginable. 

Please share this episode with friends and family that need to hear this message!

Our Guest, Mary Ann Massolio is the founder of 1 Voice Foundatio...

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March 18, 2021 56 mins

In this episode, Matt Gil, breaks down why we are in a dysfunctional state of communication with our teens, and what we may be perceiving as anger underneath it has hurt, fear, and a mountain of other emotions. 

Matt takes us step-by-step on a journey helping us to understand what it means to create a safe space for dialogue to occur, and how we as parents can empathize and create new agreements of love and understanding with our t...

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Are your teens prepared to succeed in a post-pandemic world?   What are the ways that you can optimized your teens chances for success?   If you want your teens to have the edge in life, don't miss our interview with entrepreneur and visionary, Chris Jaeb!   Chris created wealth and success by selling his creation to Yahoo! and partnering with people like Mark Cuban (Shark Tank) and many others!   His many successes include...

Are you a dad who's had some setbacks, seen hard times, dealt with loss?

It's necessary that as dads, we work on ourselves and have daily rituals, mindset patterns, and life strategies for being our best.

When we can show up as our best, our teens will learn through our examples.

Learn HOW to set the best example for your teen in this podcast episode, and share it with the amazing dads you know!

To find out more about Dr. Andreas B...

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February 25, 2021 62 mins

Forrest and Beau review the book, The Conscious Parent, by Dr. Shefali Tsabary. 


Thank-you for listening to the Parent Teen Mindset Show!

Please join our private Facebook group for more support with your teen here: Parents of Awesome Teens with Anxiety, Depression, and Low Self-Esteem

If you need help or coaching for your teen, go here: https://www.parentteenmindset...

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Topic: Raising Teens in a Divided World   **We go LIVE on Facebook from Forrest Folen's page on Wednesday, Feb. 17th at 6:30 pm PST / 8:30 CST / 9:30 EST.**   As we've all seen this year, division was IN OUR FACES. It's a confusing time for everyone, especially for our teens and young adults.   Anthony Steel will be joining us to openly discuss issues surrounding DIVISION in race, religion, politics, and how we can be role m...

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Suicide Attempt, Trauma, and Living the Warrior Code a Personal Story with Scott McDermott   Tonight at 5pm on "Forrest & Beau LIVE" on Facebook LIVE, featuring special guest, UltraMan Athlete and award-winning documentary film star, Scott McDermott.   TOPIC: The Warrior Code Mindset - How to Develop a Mindset of Success in the Teenage Years and Beyond.   We'll go LIVE at 5pm PST, see you then! We'll also be answering YOUR q...

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In our teens we see moodiness, attitude, lack of respect, laziness...BUT won't we DON'T see are the ways their brain processes information, stress, overwhelm, anxiety, trauma, fear, grief, loss, depression, addiction, screen time, hormones.   That's why Beau and I are sooooo excited to interview Shelly Munoz LIVE on Facebook (from Forrest Folen's FB page) on Wednesday, Feb. 3rd at 6:30pm PST who will take us INSIDE THE TEENAGE B...

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In this episode we have the hard conversation of grief and loss when it comes to our teens.  Your hosts, Beau Blouin and Forrest Folen, interview Elta Ampadu, and we discover more on the topic of loss than we ever thought we could. 

For parents to be able to support their teens and young adults during periods of loss or grief, we need to build awareness around the issue.  When we talk about the mindset of success for teens, it real...

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