Parent-teen researcher Andy Earle talks with various experts about the art and science of parenting teenagers. Find more at www.talkingtoteens.com
Ep 108: Prepare Your Teen for Police Encounters
Jonathan Cristall, author of What They Don’t Teach Teens and a career prosecutor, gives Andy the insider scoop on what teens should know to stay calm and collected during any police or criminal encounter. Does your teen know their rights?
Ep 107: Only 7% of Parents Do This...
Megan Maas, PhD, award-winning researcher at Michigan State University, leads us through the latest reports on pornography use among adolescents. Andy learns only 7% of parents have talked to their teens about porn.
Ep 106: Teen Brain Hacks
Malin Gutestam, author of Brain Tools for Teens, shares what she has learned from decades of working in education. There are a few simple tactics that every teen can employ to make their brain work for them--and Malin tells us what parents can do to help.
Ep 105: The Hormones Behind Bonding, Relationships, and Sex
Dr. Larry J. Young, author of The Chemistry Between Us and researcher at Emory, joins Andy to discuss the hormones that drive humans (and animals!) to form deep bonds with each other. Plus, how increasing your teen’s oxytocin could be the key to creating a sociable adult.
Ep 104: A Good Relationship is Key to Raising a Good Teen
Dr. Richard Lerner, author of The Good Teen and academic at Tufts University, shares his research on “good” teens and “bad” teens. The key to raising a good one? Strong, nurturing, and trusting relationships. Richard shows us how!
Ep 103: How Risk-Taking is Hardwired in Adolescent Brains
Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers, authors of the new book Wildhood (and bestseller Zoobiquity), explain the four needs of every adolescent as they transition to healthy adults. Plus, the surprising biology behind teen risk-taking behavior, particularly in groups!
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Your bff when parenting teens
Discovered this podcast a few weeks ago and it has become my morning run buddy. Thank you for the amazing line up of guests and their practical advice. A must-listen for every parent of teens, and the earlier you start the better. Forewarned is forearmed 😉
Love love love it!
I love every episode. I’ve learned so much over the last few months listening to this podcast and it has helped me communicate better with my almost 15-year old. I love the interview style and the practical tips I get from every episode. Thanks!!!
What great content! I wish I heard about this years ago. I sent this around to my private podcast club, and all the parents loved it so far. Keep up the great work!