Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

Podcast 17: Rhonda Moskowitz: Parenting is Hard

No one knows this more than parenting coach Rhonda Moskowitz of Columbus, Ohio. She says, “We have to remember that it’s about us, the parents; if it were about the kids, it would be called kidding.” In this podcast interview, Rhonda tells us the four things about which parents most often seek her advice: Drugs [More...]

Share:

    0 comments | Read the full article »

    Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

    Podcast 16: Jason Warnick: 3 Surprising Traits High School Graduates Need

    Jason Warnick has spent 15 years interviewing kids and families interested in Hyde School. He has seen teens as they begin their freshman, sophomore, or junior year, and he has watched them as they have come to gain confidence in who they are and where they are going in their lives. He’s observed three – [More...]

    Share:

      0 comments | Read the full article »

      Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

      Podcast 15: Donna Dubinsky: What Teens Don’t Know About Technology

      Most parents think their teens know everything about technology, and in fact are ahead of us, the parents. But Donna Dubinsky, head of technology at Hyde School, shares some fascinating information about what teens don’t know in this area. What does a private account on face book really mean? Does it mean complete privacy? Will [More...]

      Share:

        0 comments | Read the full article »

        Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

        Podcast 14: Cyber Wise: Raising Teens in the Digital Age

        Do you ever wonder if you’ll ever be as savvy on those devices as your kids? And what about the amount of time they spend “plugged in?”  Do you worry about a proper balance in their lives? Diana Graber and Cynthia Liebermann, who run an organization called Cyber Wise: No Grownup Left Behind, met in [More...]

        Share:

          0 comments | Read the full article »

          Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

          Podcast 13: Ben and Bonita Davis: Taking a Risk By Letting Go

          If you’ve noticed a theme in some of our podcasts about letting go, that’s probably because most parents struggle with it – a lot! In this podcast, former and current parents – one son has graduated and a second son is going into his senior year – Ben and Bonita Davis, share candidly about how [More...]

          Share:

            0 comments | Read the full article »

            Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

            Podcast 12: Barbara Leventhal: “What Your Child Needs to Be Happy”

            “Every parent has a dream for their child; what is your dream?” This is the question educational consultant, Barbara Leventhal, asks parents the first time she meets with them. “The most universal answer,” she says, “is, ‘I just want my child to be happy.’” “It’s usually in middle school when parents come to me, realizing [More...]

            Share:

              0 comments | Read the full article »

              Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

              Podcast 11: Holly White: “A Blended Family & Boarding School”

              School is for kids but Hyde is for families. Holly White, former Hyde parent, has a blended family that all benefited from Hyde School, although only her youngest child attended the school. She talks candidly about getting past the disappointment of not having your child at home with you for high school, the financial burden [More...]

              Share:

                0 comments | Read the full article »

                Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

                Podcast 10: Vicki Hoefle: “Duct Tape Parenting”

                “What would it be like if parenting was fun and exciting and life with your kids was full of peace, harmony, cooperation, and respect?” This is a question early in Vicki Hoefle’s book, Duct Tape Parenting.  Consistent with the Biggest Job philosophy, Vicki teaches parents that the true job of parenting is what our kids [More...]

                Share:

                  0 comments | Read the full article »

                  Podcast: Paul Tough: “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why”

                  Paul Tough’s book, his third, is great! Although focused on disadvantaged populations of kids and families, there are many ideas, interventions, and strategies that apply to all populations. These include: the idea (and proof) that external rewards for kids don’t work – as proven by research that Paul presents; the need for more student autonomy [More...]

                  Share:

                    0 comments | Read the full article »

                    Parenting Teens Podcast cover art

                    Podcast 09: Claire Grant: “Parenting Today vs. 20 Years Ago”

                    Is parenting different today than it was 20 years ago? How much does fear of a more unsettled world affect parenting today? Why do parents protect their children more these days? Is the world really less safe? Is the job of parenting different? Children today, especially teens, don’t really know what it means to “grow [More...]

                    Share:

                      0 comments | Read the full article »