A Royally Dysfunctional Family

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 181 · Duration: 00:16:37 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast, A Royally Dysfunctional Family. This week Meghan and Harry’s interview with Oprah made me stop and think, not so much about the Monarchy, which I could care more or less nothing about, or […]

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Help Your Teen Grow Their Executive Function

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 180 · Duration: 00:32:01 What can a parent do when they struggle to get their teenager to manage their basic responsibilities?  We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast, Help Your Teen Grow Their Executive Function. This podcast features an interview with psychologist, ADHD and […]

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I’m Tired Of Micromanaging My Teenager

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 179 · Duration: 00:17:01 What can a parent do when they have to micromanage their 16 year old for them to get anything done? We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast, I’m Tired Of Micromanaging My Teenager. Today we’re answering a question from Susan […]

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How Do You Set Limits With A Depressed Teenager?

In this episode Neil responds to a therapist working with a family with a depressed, non-compliant teenager. The therapist is using Neil’s Parenting Course and wants guidance for how to conduct The Talk when the teenager’s world is so limited. What can they take away when he needs everything for school and even a minimal social life?

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Essential Steps To Prevent or Cure Destructive Teen Behavior

In this episode Neil reviews a blog post where a Mom shares her story of turning her painful relationship with her teen daughter around. Neil appreciates her approach yet recognizes that 1) It can be harder than it sounds and why, and 2) Often, destructive teen behavior has to be called out and immediately addressed. Neil explains that like the Mom in the story ending her Control Battle, calling out destructive behavior must be done in a way that is outside of and is part of ending a Parent-Teen Control Battle. Neil shares his powerful method for doing just that.

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Is Better Good Enough?

You’ve done great work with your teen and they’ve shown growth. But there are still some areas that improvement. How can you continue to help them and lead them on the right path? Learn how in this episode.

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