Rank #1: What Are Boys Made Of?
What Are Boys Made of? Michael Gurian and Tim Wright turn their attention to boys and some high level insights into what makes your son tick.
Rank #2: Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 1: Words and Play
Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 1: Words and Play. Michael Gurian and Tim Wright begin a multi-part looks at the different ways in which moms and dad parent…and how important both parenting styles are.
Rank #3: Anxiety and Your Child
Rank #4: Boys, Boy Behavior, and Preschool
The listener shares that her 2 year old son has been getting in trouble for acting like a boy at his day care. Michael looks at both preschool systems and families systems, along with developmental and brain science research, offering practical strategies for schools and families for helping boys thrive.
Rank #5: Building a Thriving Marriage While Raising Kids
Michael and Tim share practical insights into keeping a marriage strong and vital while raising kids.
Rank #6: Listener Question: Toddlers and Tantrums
Rank #7: Listener Question: The Defiant, Impulsive Son
Michael and Tim respond to a mom worn out by her challenging son.
Rank #8: Body Knowledge: How to Read Your Children
Michael and Tim chat with special guest, Dr. Lori Baudino, about how to recognize what your child is saying to you through his/her body along with the power of movement and mindfulness.
Rank #9: Listener Question: The Prek Child With Big Emotions
A mom writes in about her son who tends to push back with deep crying and other emotional behaviors. Michael and Tim look at the brain science behind it and some strategies, including boundary setting.
Rank #10: Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 3: Tough and Tender
Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 3: Tough and Tender. Michael Gurian and Tim Wright focus on this unique difference between mom’s style of parenting and dad’s style.
Rank #11: Listener Question: Hyperactivity, ADHD, or Bad Behavior
Listener Question: Hyperactivity, ADHD, or Bad Behavior. A mom wants to know how to tell the difference between hyperactivity and ADHD and if her child is simply behaving badly.
Rank #12: Are You Raising A Toxic Son?
Is masculinity toxic? Should you raise the masculinity out of your son? Tim asks Michael to talk about the nature of masculinity and the current ideology behind the term, toxic masculinity.
Rank #13: Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 2: Protect or Risk
Moms and Dads Parent Differently Part 2: Protect or Risk. Michael Gurian and Tim Wright continue their look at the differences in parenting styles between moms and dads and how to harness the power of both parenting styles.
Rank #14: Listener Question-Boys, Rules, and Boundaries
A listener from London shares the story of her son and the challenges of having rules that other families don’t necessarily observe. Tim asks Michael to offer some insights for parents of boys and girls on how to work through family boundaries.
Rank #15: Listener Question— To helicopter parent or not to helicopter parent
Michael and Tim look at the brain science behind free range play, nurturing the nature of our kids, and over scheduling our kids.
Rank #16: Listener Question— When Acting Out is a Red Flag
Michael and Tim answer a question from a listener concerned that the child’s behavior may indicate something deeper going on.
Rank #17: Depression and your Child
Depression and your Child. Tim talks with guest Dr. Gregg Jantz of The Center: A Place of Hope on how to identify depression in kids and strategies to help them.
Rank #18: Listener Question: The Child Who Talks Too Much
Michael and Tim answer a question from a mom concerned about her overly talkative child who seems to be disrupting the class.
Rank #19: Listener Question: Cotton Ballers and Free Range Play
Michael and Tim respond to a question from a mom in Australia who wants to see her child free to engage in play, but feeling outside pressure that seems to say certain types of play are off limits.