Fearlessly Facing Fifty™

EP 70: Parenting through a pandemic with Dr. John Duffy

October 29, 2020 Amy Schmidt / Dr. Duffy Season 2 Episode 70
Fearlessly Facing Fifty™
EP 70: Parenting through a pandemic with Dr. John Duffy
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Fearlessly Facing Fifty™
EP 70: Parenting through a pandemic with Dr. John Duffy
Oct 29, 2020 Season 2 Episode 70
Amy Schmidt / Dr. Duffy

Parenting has never been more difficult and complicated than now. As we are facing uncertain times, new challenges and struggles have emerged both for parents and their children. 

Many parents are wondering how to best deal with the immense change in routine and environment , and how to support their children the best way possible.

If you’re unsure about how to navigate the complexities of parenting this pandemic has brought, I encourage you to listen to this episode as Dr. John Duffy shares his wisdom and insight!

He is a clinical psychologist, speaker, author,  podcaster specializing in relationships, parenting, teens and families, a parenting guru and the author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

Dr. Duffy will walk us through some of the new challenges parents are facing during this pandemic. He’ll share tips on how to help your kids deal with anxiety and what kind of conversations you should be having with them!

Episode Highlights:

  • What Dr. Duffy is seeing amongst teenager nowadays and struggles parents are facing
  • How parents can navigate conversations with their teen
  • Why parents should be listening to what their kids are saying
  • Mental health talks amongst teenagers and young people
  • The importance of being transparent to your kids
  • How you should approach your kids when it comes to games and their social engagement
  • What parents can do to stay positive even in tough times
  • The type of conversations parents should be having with their young adult kids to  encourage and uplift them

Connect with Dr. Duffy:

More about Dr. Duffy:

Dr. Duffy is a highly sought-after clinical psychologist, best-selling author, certified life coach, parenting and relationship expert, and proud husband and father. He has been working with individuals, couples, teens, and families for nearly twenty years. Dr. Duffy’s refreshing and unique approach has provided the critical intervention and support needed to help thousands of individuals and families find their footing.

Along with his clinical work, Dr. Duffy is the author of the number-one best-selling The Available Parent (Viva Editions, second edition released 2014) as well as a frequent media presence. He is the regular parenting and relationship expert on Steve Harvey. He also appears frequently on other national and local television and radio outlets, and is cited frequently in national print and online publications. These include the Today show, Fox News, Fox Good Day Chicago, WGN-TV, NPR, WGN Radio, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Redbook, Time, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Health, Chicago Parent, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Wired, Parenting, Your Teen, Parents, Family Circle, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and Real Simple magazine.

Subscribe to the Fearlessly Facing Fifty Podcast

Listen to Amy's TEDx talk here: What does it mean to cannonball with confidence?

Show Notes

Parenting has never been more difficult and complicated than now. As we are facing uncertain times, new challenges and struggles have emerged both for parents and their children. 

Many parents are wondering how to best deal with the immense change in routine and environment , and how to support their children the best way possible.

If you’re unsure about how to navigate the complexities of parenting this pandemic has brought, I encourage you to listen to this episode as Dr. John Duffy shares his wisdom and insight!

He is a clinical psychologist, speaker, author,  podcaster specializing in relationships, parenting, teens and families, a parenting guru and the author of Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

Dr. Duffy will walk us through some of the new challenges parents are facing during this pandemic. He’ll share tips on how to help your kids deal with anxiety and what kind of conversations you should be having with them!

Episode Highlights:

  • What Dr. Duffy is seeing amongst teenager nowadays and struggles parents are facing
  • How parents can navigate conversations with their teen
  • Why parents should be listening to what their kids are saying
  • Mental health talks amongst teenagers and young people
  • The importance of being transparent to your kids
  • How you should approach your kids when it comes to games and their social engagement
  • What parents can do to stay positive even in tough times
  • The type of conversations parents should be having with their young adult kids to  encourage and uplift them

Connect with Dr. Duffy:

More about Dr. Duffy:

Dr. Duffy is a highly sought-after clinical psychologist, best-selling author, certified life coach, parenting and relationship expert, and proud husband and father. He has been working with individuals, couples, teens, and families for nearly twenty years. Dr. Duffy’s refreshing and unique approach has provided the critical intervention and support needed to help thousands of individuals and families find their footing.

Along with his clinical work, Dr. Duffy is the author of the number-one best-selling The Available Parent (Viva Editions, second edition released 2014) as well as a frequent media presence. He is the regular parenting and relationship expert on Steve Harvey. He also appears frequently on other national and local television and radio outlets, and is cited frequently in national print and online publications. These include the Today show, Fox News, Fox Good Day Chicago, WGN-TV, NPR, WGN Radio, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Redbook, Time, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Health, Chicago Parent, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Wired, Parenting, Your Teen, Parents, Family Circle, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and Real Simple magazine.

Subscribe to the Fearlessly Facing Fifty Podcast

Listen to Amy's TEDx talk here: What does it mean to cannonball with confidence?