Tray and Melody sit down with Jessica Thompson to discuss her seventh book, How to Help Your Anxious Teen: Discovering the Surprising Sources of Their Worries and Fears. She stresses how many of our societal norms can actually exacerbate anxiety in teens and how parents can approach their children to discuss and manage anxiety. Jessica is the author of several books and is a frequent conference speaker. Her heart is to see women, families, and children freed from the bondage of moralism.
Tray and Melody bring Alice Churnock into the studio to discuss the importance of understanding eating disorders. Alice specializes in counseling adolescents, women, and parents in areas relating to eating disorders, body image, and depression, as well as stress and anger management. She stresses that eating disorders go far beyond that of anorexia and bulimia, and that it is pivotal to understand the root issues that lead to these disorders.
1 in 5 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Most of these victims know their attacker, so parental involvement is critical. Today’s guest, Justin Holcomb, discusses the importance of helping children get comfortable with their bodies in order to help protect them from sexual abuse.
Educate and Empower Kids’ Dina Alexander shares wisdom and insight for parents on media literacy, body image, positive self-talk, living in an image-based culture, and becoming a trusted resource for your children on the topic of sex and sexuality.