Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting

By Dr. Lisa Damour/Good Trouble Productions

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Episodes: 161

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Raising kids can be a bumpy, stressful, and uncertain process – which is why Dr. Lisa Damour is here to help. The author of bestsellers Untangled, Under Pressure, and The Emotional Lives of Teenagers brings her sane, informed, and practical perspective to your timely and timeless parenting questions. Co-host and journalist Reena Ninan, a former White House and foreign correspondent, gets the answers parents need. In each episode, Dr. Lisa and Reena blend expert knowledge with their experience and struggles as parents themselves to tackle real-life questions sent in by listeners.

Episode Date
158: Practical Optimism with Dr. Sue Varma
Feb 20, 2024
157: My Kid Has Diagnosed Herself on TikTok. What Should I Do?
Feb 13, 2024
156: Is There a Gentle Way to Drop a Friend?
Feb 06, 2024
155: Should I Be Worried that My Son Is Obsessed with Weightlifting?
Jan 30, 2024
154: The 5 Principles of Parenting: with Dr. Aliza Pressman
Jan 23, 2024
153: Encore: How Do We Help Kids Through Divorce?
Jan 16, 2024
152: Will Social Media Harm My Kid?
Jan 09, 2024
151: How Do I Find Balance in 2024?
Jan 02, 2024
150: Encore: How Do I Get My Son to Stop Picking On His Little Sister?
Dec 26, 2023
149: Encore: Should I Bribe My Kid?
Dec 19, 2023
148: What Should I Do With Dicey Information About Other People’s Kids?
Dec 12, 2023
147: Girls Are Harassing My Son. What Should I Do?
Dec 05, 2023
146: What's the Best Way to Help a Kid with ADHD?
Nov 28, 2023
145: Encore: My Kids Lose it When They Make Sports Mistakes. How Can I Help?
Nov 21, 2023
144: How Much Should I Share About My Kids?
Nov 14, 2023
143: How Do I Raise A Compassionate Child? With Dr. Traci Baxley
Nov 07, 2023
142: Should My Teen Be In Cars with New Drivers?
Oct 31, 2023
141: How Do Stop Riding My Kid's Emotional Roller Coaster?
Oct 24, 2023
140: Can I Talk My Teen Out of a Toxic Romance?
Oct 17, 2023
139: This Is So Awkward: Modern Puberty Explained with Dr. Cara Natterson and Vanessa Bennett
Oct 10, 2023
138: Should Our Teen Stay Home Alone When We Leave Town?
Oct 03, 2023
137: How Do I Parent a Teen with a Chronic Health Condition?
Sep 26, 2023
136: Should I Allow My Tween To Wear Crop Tops?
Sep 19, 2023
135: How Do I Combat My Kid's Perfectionism?
Sep 12, 2023
134: My Son and His Friends Use Slurs. Can I Stop This?
Sep 05, 2023
133: A Conversation with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy
Aug 29, 2023
132: Never Enough: Confronting Toxic Achievement Culture (with author Jennifer Wallace)
Aug 22, 2023
131: Encore: How Do I Help My Disorganized High School Kid?
Aug 15, 2023
130: Encore: Should I Kick my Kid Off TikTok?
Aug 08, 2023
129: Encore: My Kid Was Dumped by Her Friends. How Can I Help?
Aug 01, 2023
128: Encore: Should I Track my Teen's Location?
Jul 25, 2023
127: Encore: How Much Gaming is Too Much?
Jul 18, 2023
126: Encore: Raising an Athlete? Advice from an Olympic Mom
Jul 11, 2023
125: Encore: How Do We Talk to Kids About Justice? Special Guest Preet Bharara
Jul 04, 2023
124: Encore: How and When Do I Give My Kid a Phone?
Jun 23, 2023
123: Here's To Summer!
Jun 13, 2023
122: How Much Structure Should Kids Have in the Summer?
Jun 06, 2023
121: Encore: Should I Bribe My Kid?
May 30, 2023
120: My Teen Is Into Sports Betting. Help!
May 23, 2023
119: How Do I Get My Son to Stop Picking on His Little Sister?
May 16, 2023
118: My Daughter Is Cutting Herself. What Should I Do?
May 09, 2023
117: My College-Bound Kid Is "Soiling the Nest." Help!
May 02, 2023
116: Should I Kick My Kid Off TikTok?
Apr 25, 2023
115: How Do I Parent a Young Adult (and Deal with my Own Parents)? Guest: Laurence Steinberg, PhD
Apr 18, 2023
114: Should My Kid Take a Gap Year?
Apr 11, 2023
113: How Do I Help My Kid Deal with Unfairness?
Apr 04, 2023
112: How Much Gaming is Too Much?
Mar 28, 2023
111: What Kind of Therapy is Right for My Kid?
Mar 21, 2023
110: What Is Real Self-Care for Parents? Special Guest and Author: Pooja Lakshmin, MD
Mar 14, 2023
109: Encore: Why Are Our Kids So Mean To Us?
Mar 07, 2023
108: How Do I Help My Disorganized High School Kid?
Feb 28, 2023
107: Lisa's New Book! The Emotional Lives of Teenagers
Feb 21, 2023
106: Should I Give the Sex Talk if I Think I'm Already Too Late?
Feb 14, 2023
105: My Kid Complains Constantly. How Do I Get Him to Stop?
Feb 07, 2023
104: How Do I Support My LGBTQ+ Daughter?
Jan 31, 2023
103: How Do I Talk My Teen Out of Vaping?
Jan 24, 2023
102: Encore: My Son Messed Up. Can I Keep Him from Being Canceled?
Jan 17, 2023
101: How Do I Get My Teen Sons to Talk to Me?
Jan 10, 2023
100: How Can Parents Find Joy and Energy in the New Year?
Jan 03, 2023
99: Encore: How Do I Keep My Kids Grounded in a Materialistic World?
Dec 27, 2022
98: My Friends' Kids Are Excluding My Kid. What Should I Do?
Dec 13, 2022
97: Should I Track My Teen's Location?
Dec 06, 2022
96: How Do I Raise Financially Responsible Kids? Special Guest Bobbi Rebell
Nov 29, 2022
95: Encore: Happy Holidays? Dealing with Difficult Relatives
Nov 22, 2022
94: My Clingy Teen Hates Going to School. How Do I Help?
Nov 15, 2022
93: Should I Monitor My Kid’s Grades Online?
Nov 08, 2022
92: I’m Not Ready for My Kid to Be in Love. Help!
Nov 01, 2022
91: My Kid Hates Being A Late Bloomer. How Can I Help?
Oct 25, 2022
90: Should My Kid Play Violent Video Games?
Oct 18, 2022
89: How Do I Get My Teen To Take Charge of Her Life?
Oct 11, 2022
88: How Do I Get My Son to Give Up Pot?
Oct 04, 2022
87: Do I Really Have to Send My Tween to Sleepovers?
Sep 27, 2022
86: How Do I Pay For College Without Going Broke? Special Guest: Author Ron Lieber
Sep 20, 2022
85: My Kids Lose it When They Make Sports Mistakes. How Can I Help?
Sep 13, 2022
84: How Do I Encourage My Tween to Drop a Bad Friendship?
Sep 06, 2022
83: How Do I Get My Teen to Take School Seriously?
Aug 30, 2022
The Danger Zone on Insta
Jun 21, 2022
Summer Instagram Lives!
Jun 07, 2022
82: How Should Kids Spend Summer 2022?
May 24, 2022
81: Why Is Our Kid Being So Mean to Us?
May 17, 2022
80: Should I Push My Child Out of the Nest?
May 10, 2022
79: What Do Parents Need to Know about Suicide?
May 03, 2022
78: My Daughter’s Nude Selfie Got Out. What Do We Do Now?
Apr 26, 2022
77 Encore: I Hate Nagging My Kids. What Else Works?
Apr 19, 2022
76: How and When Do I Tell My Kids Their Grandma is Dying?
Apr 12, 2022
75: How Do I Help My Teen Deal With College Rejections?
Apr 05, 2022
74: My Son Messed Up. Can I Keep Him from Being Canceled?
Mar 29, 2022
73: I Saw My Daughter’s Shocking Texts. Should I Confront Her?
Mar 22, 2022
72: How Do We Talk to Kids About Justice? Advice from Preet Bharara
Mar 15, 2022
71: My Kid Was Dumped by Her Friends. How Can I Help?
Mar 08, 2022
70: Do I Tell My Daughter She’s Beautiful?
Mar 01, 2022
69 Encore: Lying, Sneaking, Cheating. What Keeps Kids from Being Honest?
Feb 22, 2022
68: How Should Step-Parents Fit In?
Feb 15, 2022
67: Should My Teen Go to a Sleepover with Her Boyfriend?
Feb 08, 2022
66: Should I Bribe My Kid?
Feb 01, 2022
65: My Depressed Teen Refuses Therapy. How Do I Help?
Jan 25, 2022
64: How Do I Build My Kids' Confidence and Self-Esteem?
Jan 18, 2022
63: Raising an Athlete? Advice from an Olympic Mom.
Jan 11, 2022
62: How Do I Boost Mental Health in 2022?
Jan 04, 2022
61: Encore: My Kid Looked at Porn. What Should I Do?
Dec 28, 2021
60: How Do We Help Kids Through Divorce?
Dec 14, 2021
59: My Daughter Is the Mean Girl. What Do I Do?
Dec 07, 2021
58: Does My Child Have OCD?
Nov 30, 2021
57: Happy Holidays? Dealing with Difficult Relatives.
Nov 23, 2021
56: Encore - My Child is Turning Into a Teenager. How Do I Handle It?
Nov 16, 2021
55: How Do I Keep My Kids Grounded in a Materialistic World?
Nov 09, 2021
54: How and When Do I Give My Kid a Phone?
Nov 02, 2021
53: Should I Comment on My Child’s Weight?
Oct 26, 2021
52: What Do Parents Need to Know About Edibles?
Oct 19, 2021
Welcome to Ask Lisa!
Oct 14, 2021
51: I Hate Nagging My Kids. What Else Works?
Oct 12, 2021
50: How Do I Build My Kid’s Confidence and Self-Esteem?
Oct 05, 2021
49: Should My Teen Socialize With Unvaccinated Friends?
Sep 28, 2021
48: How Often Should I Be in Touch with My College Freshman?
Sep 21, 2021
47: Should Teens Be Allowed to Drink at Home?
Sep 14, 2021
46: How Do You Help a Kid Who Shuts You Out?
Sep 07, 2021
45: I Don't Like My Kid's Friends. What Do I Do?
Aug 31, 2021
44: Seriously?! How Do I Face Back-to-School 2021?
Aug 24, 2021
43: What Should My Kids Do This Summer?
Jun 08, 2021
42: How Do I Talk to My Child About Racism? With Special Guest: Emmanuel Acho
Jun 01, 2021
41: How Do I Help My Kid Find Friends Again?
May 25, 2021
40: My Kid’s Room Is a Hot Mess. What Should I Do?
May 18, 2021
39: How Do I Get My Kids to Stop Fighting?
May 11, 2021
38: How Do I Teach My Kids About Consent?
May 04, 2021
37: How Do I Know If My Child Has an Eating Disorder?
Apr 27, 2021
36: Helping Kids Manage Grief and Loss
Apr 20, 2021
35: Sexy Social Media. Where Should Parents Draw the Line?
Apr 13, 2021
34: How to Raise an Adult
Apr 06, 2021
33: Encore Podcast: Toolbox for Terrible Times
Mar 30, 2021
32: Lying, Sneaking, Cheating. What Keeps Kids From Being Honest?
Mar 23, 2021
31: My Kid Looked at Porn. What Should I Do?
Mar 16, 2021
30: My Kids & I Have Hit a Wall. How Do We Keep Going?
Mar 09, 2021
29: How Do I Get My Kid Into Mindfulness?
Mar 02, 2021
28: Bored, Sad, & Smoking Weed: How Do We Talk to Kids About Drug Use?
Feb 23, 2021
27: What Do I Do When Friends and Family Don't Share Our Covid Rules?
Feb 16, 2021
26: My Child is Turning Into a Teenager. How Do I Handle It?
Feb 09, 2021
25: How Do I Get My Smelly Teen to Shower?
Feb 02, 2021
24: My Daughter Is Questioning Her Gender. What Do I Do?
Jan 26, 2021
23: I Can’t Make Sense of America. What Do I Tell My Kids?
Jan 19, 2021
22: My Kid Hates Remote Learning. What Do I Do?
Jan 12, 2021
21: How Do I Hit the Reset Button for 2021?
Jan 05, 2021
20: Kids & Covid: Pediatrician & Covid-19 Expert Dr. Cara Natterson Answers Your Questions
Dec 22, 2020
19: How Will the Pandemic Affect my Child Long-term?
Dec 15, 2020
18: Can Online Socializing Go Too Far?
Dec 08, 2020
17: How Do I Get My Kid To Open Up?
Dec 01, 2020
16: How Do You Handle Holidays in a Pandemic?
Nov 24, 2020
15: How Has the Pandemic Changed College Admissions?
Nov 17, 2020
14: Dads & Daughters, Mothers & Sons: How Does Gender Shape Parenting?
Nov 10, 2020
13: How Do I Motivate My Kid to Do Homework?
Nov 03, 2020
12: What Can Kids Learn from a Tense Election?
Oct 27, 2020
11: Where's the Line Between Being Healthy and Having an Eating Disorder?
Oct 20, 2020
10: How Do I Parent When I Feel Like I’m Drowning?
Oct 13, 2020
9: What to Do When Kids Don’t Listen: Advice for Threenagers to Teenagers
Oct 06, 2020
8: Apathetic, Cranky, Frustrated: Dealing with Kids' Distress About School
Sep 29, 2020
7: When Is Anxiety a Disorder? When Does Sadness Become Depression?
Sep 22, 2020
6: Will the Pandemic Disrupt My Kid’s Social Development?
Sep 15, 2020
5: Toolbox for Terrible Times: Managing Helplessness and Hopelessness
Sep 08, 2020
4: Helping Kids Eat Well and Stay Active Under Covid-19
Sep 01, 2020
3: How to Deal with Conflict While Stuck at Home
Aug 28, 2020
1: Parenting During a Pandemic
Aug 24, 2020
2: Back to School During Coronavirus
Aug 24, 2020