Most parents worry at least occasionally: “What if these kids don’t find good jobs and become independent adults? What if they want to lie around on my couch until they’re 30?”
Join me, Jeannie Burlowski, for episode 6 of the Launch Your Teens podcast, and you’ll learn the one sentence that savvy parents cheerfully drop into casual conversation, here and there, during the years their kids are ages 12–26. It’ll make you laugh—and it’ll create a firm boundary that just might save you later.
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Remember, creating boundaries that encourage kids to take action for themselves is only a small part of the picture when it comes to getting kids through college debt-free.
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What is the Launch Your Teens podcast?
At Launch Your Teens, parents of kids ages 12–26 learn how to set their kids up to graduate college completely debt-free, ready to jump directly into careers they excel at and love—even if they don’t get a single scholarship. If you’re new to Launch Your Teens, be sure to listen to all of episode 1 as soon as you can. It’s just 23 minutes long, and it gives you all the most important foundation you need for this journey.
Who is Jeannie Burlowski?
Jeannie is a full-time academic strategist, podcast host, and sought-after speaker for students ages 12–26 and their parents and grandparents. Her writing, speaking, and podcasting help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free and move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, NerdWallet, and US News and World Report, and on CBS News.
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