Latest Episodes

Breaking The Loops We Jump Through

This week Greg reviews the anxious/avoidant trap and introduces what he calls the Critical Loop that relationships so often find themselves locked in. – a breakdown in communication, followed by…

When the Honeymoon is Over

Today Greg talks about what happens as a relationship goes from fun, to foundational to formal, and the erosion of emotional connectedness that can occur over time. Whether it wasn’t…

First Comes Love

Greg and Stacy move beyond the conversation of kids to discuss the importance of connection and communication in marriage and partnerships. So many relationships fall apart when each person’s baggage…

Relational Trauma is Very Relatable

Today Greg goes further into depth about relational trauma resulting from ruptured attachment. He explains more why it means and talks how it can relate to everyone, regardless of age….

Autonomy 101

Today Greg talks about the importance of nurturing autonomy in preteens and teens. He talks about how most parents struggle with this; out of fear of losing control, out of…

Bowling with Bumpers

Today Greg expanded more on the topic of Family Contracts. Less for rules, regulations and consequences, and more as a co-authored manual for mutual respect among ALL family members; Family…

Stuck in the Middle

Today Greg and Stacy go back to middle school to explore the tumultuous years between ages 10 and 14. Greg offers ideas for how to navigate the onslaught of hormones,…

Good Grief This is Hard

Greg and Stacy talk about college admissions season and how best to handle the inevitable roller coaster of emotions that comes with the process. Greg points out that being rejected…

Feel First, Not Fix First

Today Greg continues the conversation about how to stay connected with our children at any age or stage. He and Stacy talk extensively about parent’s natural inclination to want to…

It’s Never too Late!

Today Greg reassures listeners that it’s never too late to make a connection with your kids. He and Stacy talk about the importance of encouraging autonomy for your kids early…