parenting teens

You’re A Better Parent Than You Think

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 229 · Duration: 00:29:07 In this episode Neil along with his co-host Robin, respond to questions from a mom about her teenagers’ anger towards their parents. Today we’re hearing from Rebecca from Minnesota, the land of 10,000 Lakes.  Rebecca writes:  Dear Neil,  1st Question My husband and I think the […]

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Will Someone Please Help Our Family!!

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 210 · Duration: 00:16:12 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast, Will Someone Please Help Our Family!! Today we’re hearing from Joelle from Sacramento, CA and Joelle writes: Dear Neil, We’ve been struggling with our daughter (15) for several years.  She’s been diagnosed with […]

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Guilt Or Resentment – Choose Your Poison

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 199 · Duration: 00:20:17 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast, Guilt Or Resentment-Choose Your Poison. Today we’re hearing from Jenny from Thousand Oaks, California and Jenny writes: Dear Neil, I feel like my daughter puts me in a no-win situation.  She’s ridden horses […]

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Should I Help or Leave My Husband?

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 194 · Duration: 00:21:11 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more in this week’s podcast:  Should I help or Leave My Husband? Today we’re hearing from Sharon of Effingham, England and Sharon writes: Hi Neil, I love your show and listen to it often, sometimes by myself and […]

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A Misuse of Diagnosis

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 193 · Duration: 00:12:34 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more in this week’s podcast:  A Misuse of Diagnosis. Today we’re hearing from Dorothy from Plano, Texas and Dorothy writes: Dear Neil, My 14-year-old daughter has recently been diagnosed with Level 1 Autism. She has had a rough […]

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Do I Let My Teen Fail?

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 191 · Duration: 00:10:49 What do you do when you know your teenager is going to want to go to college, but they aren’t responsible enough yet to do the work to get there? Especially when you know they will need a scholarship to afford it. We’ll talk about this […]

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Am I Holding My Special Needs Kid Back?

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 187 · Duration: 00:18:43 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast,  Am I Holding My Special Needs Kid Back? Today we’re hearing from Brenda from The Big Apple and Brenda writes: Dear Mr. Brown, My 14-year-old son is not easy to instruct, with his […]

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My Son Can’t Get Motivated

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 186 · Duration: 00:17:33 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast, My Son Can’t Get Motivated. Today we’re hearing from Max of Elk Grove California and Max writes: My 16-year-old son is depressed and really struggling.  He’s been online learning all year and his […]

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They Turned Mom Into The Family Sheriff

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 184 · Duration: 00:21:09 We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast:  They Turned Mom Into The Family Sheriff.  Today we’re hearing from Maggie from Massachusetts and Maggie writes: I have 2 sons left at home, a 19 freshman at college and 17 Jr. in […]

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Is Our Parenting All Wrong?

The Healthy Family Connections Podcast Episode 183 · Duration: 00:20:56 Do ancient cultures know more than we do about raising happy healthy kids?  We’ll talk about this and a whole lot more on this week’s podcast:  Is Our Parenting All Wrong? Today I’d like to share with you some of what I learning from a book […]

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