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Family Confidential: Secrets of Successful Parenting is a biweekly podcast that focuses on 21st century parenting challenges and solutions. Hosted by Annie Fox and produced by Electric Eggplant, Family Confidential brings you practical parenting advice through in-depth conversations with authors, educators and therapists. If you're a parent of a tween or teen, this series is for you. In fact, you can become part of the series by sending in your parenting questions and getting direct answers. ...
 
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How to Raise a Confident, Capable, Resilient Adult This podcast will focus on the downfalls of overparenting and how to step back to allow children the room to step up and become confident, capable, resilient adults. A troubling trend has taken over which has created parents who micromanage, overprotect and over-direct children’s childhoods. Childr…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction Inoculation This podcast focuses on the conversations that need to occur around drugs and alcohol, substance abuse and addiction inoculation. How can we raise healthy kids in a culture of dependence? Dr. Robyn Silverman speaks with educator, Jess Lahey, about what makes the difference- and how …
 
How to Help Young Kids Cope with Tempers and Tantrums This podcast focuses on young children and what to do when they experience “feelings overload,” won’t listen or are having a physical tantrum. Dr. Lynne Kenney discusses how to deal with the “I won’ts” and “I can’ts” so that everyone stays more calm and connected even when emotions run hot. Pare…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Asian-American Violence & Racism This podcast focuses on how to talk to kids about the uptick in Asian-American violence over the last year, culminating in the Atlanta shooting on March 16, 2021 in which 8 died, including 6 women of Asian descent. Dr. Robyn Silverman and Christine Koh discuss the source of this racism as w…
 
How to Talk to Girls about Drama-Free Friendships It’s Women’s History Month- a great time to discuss relationships between girls. The podcast provides information about girls and their friendships. What does it mean to have a great friend? What does it mean to be a good friend? And what can we do to help girls when their friendships get complicate…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Thriving in an Uncertain World This podcast focuses on how to help kids thrive in an uncertain world. Have you ever noticed that even when all the odds are stacked against some kids, somehow certain kids rise above and thrive? These kids are the thrivers! They have skills, traits and practices that allow them to shine whil…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Positive Internal Strengths This podcast will focus on the core abilities that help kids thrive. Instead of focusing on external motivators like grades and punishments- we talk about the internal compass that children can refer to when making choices. By focusing on curiosity, creativity, integrity, resourcefulness and the…
 
How to Raise Confident, Happy Teen Girls This podcast will focus on how to Raise Confident, Happy Teen Girls by delving into (1) the challenges teen girls face, (2) how key adults can inspire girls and (3) how girls can deconstruct media, see themselves as more than just “bodies” and gain confidence through competence. Confidence and self worth, bo…
 
How to Raise Resilient, Self-Reliant, and Secure Kids in an Age of Anxiety This podcast focuses on how to raise resilient, self-reliant and secure kids in an age of anxiety. The most common health disorders among children are mental health disorders. That’s 17 million children! We must help children cope with stress and learn from their mistakes—an…
 
How to Talk to Kids About Outsmarting Worry This podcast focuses on talking to kids about outsmarting worry. Special Guest: Dawn Huebner, PhD Do your children or young teens get nervous? Scared? Jittery? Uneasy? Agitated? Stressed out? Well, everyone gets worried sometimes. Some people are able to move through worry fairly easily while others find …
 
Special guest: Jason B. Allen: It is no secret that many of our black and brown boys are marginalized, mistreated and made to feel inferior in today’s world. You’ve heard leaders call for systemic change- but that only happens when the people within our systems, help them to change. We need advocates, educators and activists to help do this importa…
 
Special guest: Mona Delahooke, PhD. A kindergartener whose father pinches her on the arm at night- once for every time her teacher wrote the girl’s name on the behavior chart at school that day. A three year old in foster care who was found sitting in a car by the side of the road with his mother, who was passed out at the wheel. His daycare-center…
 
Special Guest: Rachel Simmons Rachel Simmons is a bestselling author, educator and consultant helping girls and women be more authentic, assertive and resilient. Her latest release, Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy and Fulfilling Lives, due out today from HarperCollins. Her previ…
 
Dr. Robyn Silverman does a solocast on setting goals for 2021 with empathy, hope and a little surrender in mind. How can you set goals using empathy? How can we use this time to talk to kids about household contributions and life skills development? How can we use this time to talk about tough topics and how do you bring it up anyway? Dr. Robyn sit…
 
Special Guest: Amy Morin Amy Morin a psychotherapist and the international bestselling author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do. Her forthcoming book, 13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don’t Do, goes on sale September 19. Amy also teaches at Northeastern University and she’s a regular contributor to Forbes, Inc., Verywell, and Psychology…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Middle School This podcast is about how to help ourselves and our children navigate middle school successfully. Dr. Robyn Silverman interviews Judith Warner, author of “And Then They Stopped Talking to Me,” about middle school friendship, relationships, emotions, frustrations, screen-time and more. Guest Expert: Judith War…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Differently-Wired Children This podcast is about “differently-wired” children and how to talk to these neuro-diverse children about their diagnoses, strengths and challenges. Debbie Reber, author of the forth-coming “Differently Wired,” provides tips and scripts to best help us understand and support exceptional children t…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Celebrity Culture, Influence & Imperfections This podcast is about celebrities and the impact they have on our children through social media, movies, TV shows and more. How do celebrities get such a hold on people? Why does what they do and say influence what our children do, say and believe? Dr. Robyn Silverman interviews…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Transgender Youth This podcast is aimed to help parents and educators understand how to knowledgably and compassionately talk about transgender youth and gender expression with children. Especially when many people have their own preconceived notions about gender, it can be hard to speak about the spectrum of gender expres…
 
How to Parent without Perfection This podcast is about how to parent without perfection. While we may have pictured smiling, complaint-free kids frolicking in meadows, taking out the trash without prompting and feeling a carefree ease as we baked cookies in a clean and organized home before we had kids- this is not reality. Kids are not perfect and…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Impulsivity & ADHD This podcast will focus on talking to kids about ADHD, their unique challenges and strengths, and how to help them succeed not in spite of their brain wiring—but because of it. Special Guest: Dr. Dehra Harris Children who are differently wired, and in particular, children with ADHD, can often feel like s…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Fears & Phobias This podcast focuses on talking to kids about fears and phobias. What is the difference between fears and phobias? What do we do (and what do we NOT do) when our child is showing signs of a phobia? What do we say when our child has a phobia—and what can we teach our child to say to him or herself to get thr…
 
How to Talk to Kids about Bullying This podcast will focus on what bullying is vs normal social conflict as well as what to do and say when your child tells you that s/he is being bullied. What is a true friend? How can we help? What message can we send to bystanders and how can the consequence to bullying be restorative rather than just punitive? …
 
Special Guest: Caroline Knorr Ever see an ad for a toy, movie, TV show or book and wonder, is that right for my child? Wish you had knew from a completely unbiased, well-researched, independent child-focused organization how to pick the best apps, best websites and best educational videos for your kids at the most optimal ages possible? And speakin…
 
Kara Kinney Cartwright - This podcast will focus on teaching boys to recognize the humanness in everyone—to be kind and to NOT be an assh*le. How can we teach our sons to have positive interactions, make good decisions and recognize when they are being jerkfaces? We talk about all of it on the How to Talk to Kids about Anything podcast with guest a…
 
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