How to Communicate Effectively with Your Teens

with Eirene Heidelberger

Are you shocked that your sweet happy baby has turned into grunting, one-word answer teenager? How do you keep a connection with this new character in your family? How do you keep the lines of communication open in order to help them navigate school, dating, and peer pressure? Nationally renowned parenting coach, Eirene Heidelberger, will provide practical tips and advice on how to keep the lines of communication open with your teenager so you can continue to support them through their life journey.

  • Room: Room 3
  • Time: 5:15PM - 5:45PM


Eirene (pronounced “air-REEN”) is a nationally-renowned parenting expert and founder of GIT Mom (Get It Together, Mom!). Through GIT Mom’s 7-step method, Eirene empowers mothers and mothers-to-be by teaching a “mom-first” parenting approach. She is the only parenting coach in the country who advocates parenting techniques that puts the mother’s needs center stage. The GIT Mom Method has been featured nationally on the Today Show, WGN-TV, Sirius XM, NBC, and Eirene has been a regular contributor to Chicago television morning show Fox 32 Chicago and WCIU-TV. Her funny, honest and straightforward approach shines through in her articles for Huffington Post, TODAY Parenting, Red Tricycle and Motherly. Eirene is a mom motivator, parenting champion and all-round expert.