Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting

Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting


Ask Lisa: The Psychology of Parenting

Welcome to Ask Lisa!

Thu, 14 Oct 2021

Raising kids can be a bumpy, stressful, and uncertain process – which is why Lisa’s podcast brings her sane, informed, and practical perspective to your timely and timeless parenting questions. Cohost Reena Ninan, a world-class journalist who has covered the White House while packing a breast pump, makes sure to get you the answers you need.


GOT A PARENTING QUESTION YOU’D LIKE US TO TACKLE?


Send it to me at asklisa@drlisadamour.com – I’d love to hear from you.




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51: I Hate Nagging My Kids. What Else Works?

Tue, 12 Oct 2021

At what age should kids be expected to manage their responsibilities without constant reminders? Dr. Lisa explains how parents can help kids remember to do things on their own. What else works besides nagging? Reena asks for strategies to help parents at home. Lisa introduces us to psychologist Haim Ginott who offers the perfect phrasing for motivating kids. 


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50: How Do I Build My Kid’s Confidence and Self-Esteem?

Tue, 05 Oct 2021

Where do confidence and self-esteem come from? What contributes to kids' highs and lows and how can parents help kids build a sturdy sense of self-esteem? Dr. Lisa describes the age at which self-esteem tends to drop off and the impact of gender. Reena asks how culture and race can affect self-esteem and confidence. Dr. Lisa explains what psychologists mean when they talk about "unconditional positive regard."


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49: Should My Teen Socialize With Unvaccinated Friends?

Tue, 28 Sep 2021

A Mom writes in from the deep South with concerns about whether to allow her daughter to socialize with a good friend who is unvaccinated. Dr. Lisa discusses the importance of framing the issue around the child’s safety while allowing the kid to guide the conversation. Reena asks how parents can weigh the mental health risks of not being socially active against the possibility of catching Covid. Dr. Lisa explains how parents can help their children assess these risks. Should the Mom reach out to the other family? Dr. Lisa talks about when a parent should make that call. 


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48: How Often Should I Be in Touch with My College Freshman?

Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Getting into college is hard work. So how do you raise kids who will thrive once they get there? Dr. Lisa explains how parents can prepare their kids to succeed when they become independent (hint: it's not about academics). When should a parent be concerned about a child who does not communicate with them? Is there such a thing as providing too much long-distance emotional support?

Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn @AskLisaPodcast, @LDamour, @ReenaNinan

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