Anatomy of Family Connections, Pt. 2 (Episode 132)

Hold On To Your Kids by Neufeld & Mate

Hold On To Your Kids by Neufeld & Mate

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe continue their talk with Dr. Gordon Neufeld, author of Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need To Matter More Than Peers, about how parents can help their kids to reach their potential while avoiding behaviour problems.

  • How can parents help their kids to become resilient so they can deal with difficult situations?
  • How do connections with caring adults help kids have trouble adapting?
  • How do time-outs and other forms of discipline affect parent-child connections?

Find out what Dr. Neufeld thinks this week!

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Dr. Neufeld is coming to the Ottawa area in February 2012. You can find his speaking schedule here. Hold On To Your Kids is available at online and brick-and-mortar bookstores. Leave us a comment, or you can e-mail suggestions or questions to We can also forward questions to Dr. Neufeld. 

Note: Posts on Family Anatomy are for education only, and are not intended to replace professional or medical advice. If you need to talk to someone about family or mental health issues, you can get a referral from your family doctor. Doctor Brian and Giuseppe discussed kids in general in this episode, but every child is unique; your experience may vary from those discussed in this episode.