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261: Extreme Language Around Emotions
17 Apr

261: Extreme Language Around Emotions

Beautifully Complex Podcast: I tackle why our kids and teens might use extreme language to express their emotions.

260: Navigating Life Challenges with Purpose and Progress, with Shari Leid
10 Apr

260: Navigating Life Challenges with Purpose and Progress, with Shari Leid

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Shari Leid talks about purposeful living and parenting and celebrating gradual progress over the pursuit of perfection.

258: What to Do When Your Kid Isn’t Listening
27 Mar

258: What to Do When Your Kid Isn’t Listening

Beautifully Complex Podcast: I talk about what to do when your kid isn't listening, including how to engage them, provide written instructions, and be mindful of their needs.

257: The Control Trap
20 Mar

257: The Control Trap

Beautifully Complex Podcast: I explore the detrimental effects of trying to control kids, emphasizing the importance of a humanistic approach to behavior.

256: Breaking Down Motivation: Helping Teens and Young Adults Find Their Path, with Melanie McNally, Psy.D.
13 Mar

256: Breaking Down Motivation: Helping Teens and Young Adults Find Their Path, with Melanie McNally, Psy.D.

Beautifully Complex Podcast: Dr. Melanie McNally explores the struggles that many young adults face in finding motivation and direction.

255: 7 Steps to Help Kids & Teens with Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria
06 Mar

255: 7 Steps to Help Kids & Teens with Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

Beautifully Complex Podcast: I tackle the topic of rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD) and provide 7 essential steps to help kids and teens facing this challenge.

Hello!

I'm Penny.

I empower stuck and struggling parents to dial down the chaos and intensity and help their neurodivergent kid thrive. You'll parent with purpose and create the family life you crave.

Through my podcast, award-winning books, parent training programs, parent coaching, and parenting summits, I’ve helped thousands of parents raising kids with ADHD, autism, and/or anxiety improve their lives.

I'd be honored to help you, too.

Catch my appearances on other podcasts too.

HELPING NEURODIVERGENT YOUTH THRIVE

Confident Teen Podcast

SUPPORTING NEURODIVERGENT TEENS

Learn Podcast with Dr. Emily

PARENTING THE KID YOU HAVE

Learn Smarter Podcast with Rachel & Steph

EMBRACE THE JOYS & CHALLENGES OF RAISING NEURODIVERSE KIDS

The Better Behavior Show with Dr. Nicole Beurkens

MANAGING OUR PARENTAL MINDSET

ADHD Essentials with Brendan Mahan, M.Ed.

RAISING COMPLEX CHILDREN

Learn Smarter Podcast with Rachel & Steph

PARENTING ADHD AND AUTISM

The Dad Edge Podcast with Larry Hagner

PARENTING KIDS WITH ADHD AND AUTISM

The PakMag Parents Podcast with Bree James

ADHD AND AUTISM PARENTING SUCCESS STORY: A LIVED EXPERIENCE

Attention Talk Radio with Jeff Copper, PCAC, PCC

PARENTING ADHD & AUTISTIC CHILDREN

Corebrain Journal Podcast with Dr. Charles Parker

HEARING YOUR ADHD CHILD’S TRUTH

Attention Talk Radio with Jeff Copper, PCAC, PCC

PARENTING A CHILD WITH ADHD

Parenting in the Rain with Jackie Flynn, MPA, EdS, LMHC

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