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…

Ready To Grow Up? Fostering Independence in our Teens | E29

Most parents say their teens aren’t ready for the real world. That’s what a study from the University of Michigan found. And parents may be to blame. What can we do better? How can we help our kids be ready to be on their own? This week we talk about some things you can do…

Episode 13: Teen Suicide

An alarming study is out that says teen suicide attempts are on the rise. It caught our attention and it should catch yours. This week we talk with one of the study co-Author about what they found, what it means and what parents can do.