August 22, 2021
Arguments & Defiance, Connection & Persuasion, Identity Development, Sex & Dating, Stress & Anxiety
Jessica Lahey, author of The Addiction Inoculation and The Gift of Failure, joins us for a second time to talk about her latest book and the power of inoculation theory to help teens say no to alcohol, drugs, and other risky behaviors.
May 16, 2021
Connection & Persuasion, Gender Issues, Identity Development, Rules & Limits, Sex & Dating
Dr. Cara Natterson, author of Decoding Boys, shares her insights into the unique issues around raising boys. From silent phases, to gaming, to late bloomers, to body image issues, as a pediatrician Cara has seen it all!
January 10, 2021
Connection & Persuasion, Rules & Limits, Social Media, Success & Motivation
Nir Eyal, author of Indistractable and Hooked and former lecturer at Stanford University, offers new insight into why teens get so “addicted” to technology. Nir suggests the problem might not be as insurmountable as we thought and has a method for how to become indistractable.
June 16, 2018
Arguments & Defiance, Discipline & Chores, Identity Development, Risky Behaviors, Rules & Limits, School & Grades
Neal Thompson, author of Kickflip Boys, discusses the drama of raising rebellious and defiant teenagers. He reveals some of the strategies he found that worked for getting through to his kids in the end and talks about how he coped with the rebellious years.