Ep 29: Ned’s Wife Gets Real About His ADHD

On a recent afternoon at The Hallowell Center in NYC, Dr. Hallowell sat down with his wife Sue for a heartwarming conversation about his own ADHD and their marriage. Sue doesn’t hold back and gives listeners a clear picture of what it’s like to be the only one in their house without ADHD. (Their 3 kids also have ADHD!) She shares her insights and tips for living with and loving someone who has ADHD.

Ned and Sue’s Book, Married to Distractionhttp://www.drhallowell.com/books/married_to_distraction/


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Mini #25: Robert Putnam on Why You Should Care About Other People’s Kids

Best-selling author and Harvard professor Robert Putnam speaks with Ned about the growing opportunity gap between the rich and poor and the effects it has on all of us.

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Jacob Riis, How The Other Half Lives: http://www.authentichistory.com/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/index.html



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Ep 13 – The Father’s Day Special: Why Dads Matter

In honor of Father’s Day, Ned explores fatherhood in the age of distraction. We hear from Kyle Pruett, an internationally known child psychiatrist, who shares what dads bring to the table that moms don’t, and Ned has a conversation with writer, Mark Greene, of The Good Men Project about how and why dads can develop deep emotional connections with their kids. Grab your dad and give this show a listen!

Learn more about Kyle Pruett: http://kylepruettmd.com/

Mark Greene’s project, Remaking Manhood: www.remakingmanhood.com

The Good Men Project:  http://goodmenproject.com/



MINI DISTRACTION #7: How to Deal with Difficult People

Ned gives practical tips for handling the challenging people in your life, whether it’€™s your boss, teacher or relative. (Come on, we all have at least one!) Ned shares a story from his own past about a difficult person he dealt with in medical school.

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MINI #6: What’s Your Lake Doolittle, and Why Do You Need One?

In this episode, Dr. Hallowell stresses the importance of connecting with family in a distraction-free and interruption-free environment. Listen in as he reminisces with his son Tucker about family memories of their annual family trip to Lake Doolittle. The conversation covers themes essential to the power of connection, like determining what’s important in your life and taking the time to grow lifelong memories that foster strong family bonds.

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Ep 5: The Effect of Technology on Our Kids

The effect of technology on kids, a topic that keeps parents, educators, and many of us up at night. Ned hears from the pros, kids, parents and a special guest as he explores screen-time, online dangers, setting limits, and the latest apps parents should be concerned about. He also talks to a security expert and former FBI agent posing undercover online as a 13-year-old girl about these internet risks.

Dr. Susan Linn, co-founder of the campaign for a commercial-free childhood joins Ned in this episode to explain the effects of media on youth and offer tips for setting limits.

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Additional Resources:

Kids-Parent Contract

Teen-Parent Contract


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