Ep 229: The Blame Game

Denis Murphy, author of The Blame Game, joins us to discuss the ways we often blame ourselves or our kids for things we can’t control. We also discuss the importance of staying in touch with our emotions and practicing self-honesty.

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Ep 228: Repairing Relationships

Terry Real, author of Us, comes on the show to discuss the importance of healthy conflict in family relationships. We also talk about why parents should encourage boys to be in touch with their emotions and debate the dangers of protecting kids’ feelings.

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Ep 227: Are We Too Hard on Our Kids?

Ron Fournier, author of Love That Boy joins us to discuss the impact of parents’ expectations. We also break down why parents can become concerned with kids’ popularity, and discuss what Ron learned about fatherhood from American Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama.

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Ep 226: Making Better Decisions

Decision-making expert Eric J Johnson, author of The Elements of Choice, joins us to discuss how our choices are often influenced by external forces without our knowledge. He also describes different kinds of decision-making and explains how memory affects our choices.

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Ep 225: The Hidden Benefits of Joy and Fun

Catherine defines the true meaning of fun, explains why we tend to undervalue it, and gives practical tips for how we can bring more fun to ourselves and our families.

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Ep 224: The Power of Peer Influence

Justin Blaney, author of Relationshift, joins us to discuss the power that peer influence has over teens. Plus, how teens can find great mentors and how the right friends always encourage teens to expand their worldview.

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Preparing For College: Advice On Choosing A Major And Picking A School

As a recent high school graduate, you have probably been flooded with emails from university admissions departments, wondering which college is the best match for you. In this blog post, we will provide some advice curated by Griffin Ainsworth on choosing a major and picking a school before going off to college.

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Encouraging Communication between Parents and Teen

Dennis Bonnen shares tips for bettering parent-teen relationships through communication. So read on to learn more about effective communication methods!

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Ep 223: Mastering Work/Life Balance

Yael Shornbrun, author of Work, Parent, Thrive, joins us to talk about how working parents can make the most of their busy lives. We discuss the surprising benefits of working and parenting simultaneously, and explain how we can model a healthy work/life balance for their teens.

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Ep 222: Demystifying Sex

Benjamin Dunks, author of Intimacy, comes on the show to demystify common concerns and misconceptions teens have a about sex. We discuss how parents can rethink the sex talk, why teens might be insecure about intimacy, and cover tricky topics like orgasms and even penis size.

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