Dad, You’re Stressing Me Out | E52

Yes, we just want to help. We want our kids to realize things aren’t as bad as they think. We have so much more experience… if they would only listen. It’s something we think often and it’s making us struggle in connecting with your kids. And then the older our kids get, the less effective…

#MeToo & Middle School – An Encore Episode | E47

Sexual harassment is real and it’s happening earlier in life than you think. A recent study says more that 40% of middle school students said they’ve been victims of sexual harassment. That along with the #MeToo movement prompted children’s author Barbara Dee to write a novel called Maybe He Just Likes You. She takes a look at harassment and #metoo through…

Teens & Depression: How Parents Can Notice and Help | E44

Teen suicide attempts are going up. We did a podcast on it earlier this year. Would you know if your child was depressed or considering suicide? A new study from C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at the University of Michigan says most parents think they’d know and yet they still have some uncertainty. We talked with…

#MeToo & Middle School – A Conversation with Author Barbara Dee | E35

Sexual harassment is real and it’s happening earlier in life than you think. A recent study says more that 40% of middle school students said they’ve been victims of sexual harassment. That along with the #MeToo movement prompted children’s author Barbara Dee to write a novel called Maybe He Just Likes You. She takes a look at…

Middle School Matters | E33

Middle School is such an interesting time for kids. Often it means a new school, first time using a locker, first time having different teachers for each subject, new friends and social dynamics and more. It turns out a middle schoolers growth in EQ may be more important than IQ. This week we talk with…