Best TED talks to Watch with Your Tweens and Teens

Are you looking for fun ways to connect and start conversations with your adolescent?


Would you like to teach values to your kids but don’t know how without them tuning you out and having them say, “Oh Mom, not another lecture!”


I’ve found TED talks to be a great way to open the door to meaningful conversations with my kids.


Here are the best TED talks to watch with your tween or teen.


I tested them with my daughter who oftentimes rolls her eyes at me making these suggestions. She couldn’t help herself when I was watching “Own Your Face,” by Robert Hoge and actually sat down next to me captivated (priceless message in such an image obsessed world).


I believe these videos will catch your tween and teens attention, make you both think and create some interesting conversations (however brief they might be).


Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator



How Schools Kill Creativity by Ken Robinson



Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are by Amy Cuddy



Own Your Face by Robert Hoge



How to Triple Your Memory By Using This Trick by Ricardo Lieuw



The Fear of Fat – The Real Elephant in the Room by Kelli Jean Drinkwater



The Power of Introverts by Susan Cain



To This Day … For the Bullied and Beautiful by Shane Koyczan



My Philosophy for A Happy Life by Sam Berns



How do you define yourself? by Lizzie Velasquez



Girl Up: The Secrets to an Extraordinary Life by Courtney Ferrell



I’d love to hear if you have found any TED talks that your tween or teens have loved and I will add them to the list!


As always, you’re doing a great job Mom! Let’s keep making this parenting tweens and teens things as fun as we can and love the heck out of them as hard as that might be sometimes! 🙂


Love, Sheryl

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