Parent-teen researcher Andy Earle talks with various experts about the art and science of parenting teenagers. Find more at www.talkingtoteens.com
Ep 142: Good Troublemakers
Dr. Charlan Nemeth, author of In Defense of Troublemakers, shares her decades of research on underdogs and dissenters with Andy. Turns out troublemakers have hidden superpowers that can make them top-notch critical thinkers and persuaders!
Ep 141: Getting Comfortable with Anxiety
Ellen Hendriksen, author of How to Be Yourself, clues us in on what might be triggering your teen’s anxiety and perfectionism--and what you can do to help them overcome those and feel comfortable being themselves!
Ep 140: Helping Teens Thrive
Dr. Michele Borba, author of Thrivers and Unselfie, offers up research-based ways to help teens thrive. We’ll delve into some of the seven key traits parents can teach their teen to set them up for success.
Ep 139: Lessons on Living Justly from Malcolm X
Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz, author of The Awakening of Malcolm X, joins us for a talk on race, history, and the power of learning. Teaching our teens to live justly starts with a strong family foundation.
Ep 138: Decoding Boys
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!
Ep 137: A Different Way to Talk About Puberty
Michelle Mitchell, author of A Girl’s Guide to Puberty and A Guy’s Guide to Puberty, shares her top tips preparing young people for puberty. Rather than cringing at the awkwardness, Michelle suggests we can embrace body changes as the beautiful part of life they are!
A must if you’re raising a teenager
Wow! I am so thankful I found your podcast. I am having a tough time with my son as he is going through puberty. This podcast has opened up so many avenues for communication and understanding what he is going through. So much great advice and knowledge. Currently binging all the episodes 😜Thanks a million 🙏🙏🙏
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!!!