Parenting Through Childhood Anxiety and Depression with Susan Thomas

Welcome to 'Parenting Uncovered' with hosts Dave & Ashley Willis and special guest Susan Thomas. In this episode, we tackle the vital topic of 'Parenting Through Childhood Anxiety and Depression.' Join us as we explore practical strategies, expert insights, and empathetic approaches to help parents navigate and support their children facing anxiety and depression challenges. Tune in for valuable tips and tools to empower both parents and kids on this critical journey." ------------------- For all links mentioned in the episode and more: ------------------- Chapters 00:00 Recognizing anxiety and depression in children 03:21 Personal experience with anxiety and depression in a child 10:05 Addressing the root causes of anxiety and depression 12:29 Leading children to the one who can heal them 15:11 Creating a safe space for children to express their emotions 17:00 The impact of screen time on mental health 19:20 The role of phones in triggering anxiety and depression 21:46 Balancing pushing children to excel without causing anxiety 23:43 Examining our own behaviors and emotions as parents 25:59 The controversial practice of eating the placenta Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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Parenting isn’t easy and every stage brings another challenge. Are we good parents? What should we be teaching our kids? Is it too late? Every week, Dave & Ashley Willis break down parenting's big questions and uncover the secrets of raising great kids! If you're seeking regular guidance, practical tips, and encouragement, tune in as we peel back the layers of parenting. Plus, each episode will end with a dad joke from Dave and a fascinating parenting fact from Ashley. Dave & Ashley Willis, hosts of the wildly popular Naked Marriage Podcast, are excited to announce their new parenting podcast, Parenting Uncovered. With four kids ranging from elementary school to college, they have a wealth of experience to share. The podcast will feature interviews, practical content, and biblical truth about parenting. Each episode will end with a dad joke from Dave and a fascinating parenting fact from Ashley.  Dave & Ashley’s marriage-related books, blogs, podcast, speaking events and media resources have reached millions of couples around the world making Dave and Ashley one of the most recognized and trusted couples in marriage ministry. They partnered with XO Marriage, the nation’s largest marriage-focused ministry, in 2018. The Willis family includes four sons ranging in age from elementary school to college and a rescue dog named “Chi Chi.” When Dave and Ashley aren’t writing and speaking, they love hanging out with their family, watching movies and going on long walks where they develop many of their content ideas.