Parenting

Adult Kids Living At Home

June 1, 2016

In a May 24, 2016 article, PEW Research writes: “In 2014, for the first time in more than 130 years, adults ages 18 to 34 were slightly more likely to be living in their parents’ home than they were to be living with a spouse or partner in their own household”. This has led various […]

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Parenting Tips – Can you be a friend and disciplinarian?

November 13, 2014

During my interview on WWL-AM/FM host Tommy Tucker asked me to share key parenting tips. The topic addressed included: can you be a friend and a disciplinarian? If this topic is of interest, provided is the interview which took place on 11/12/14. If you desire additional practical parenting techniques/tips for having a healthy parent-child relationship, […]

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Teenagers Dating Older Men – What’s Your Opinion?

May 1, 2014

WWL AM/FM radio The Tommy Tucker Show called upon my parenting expertise to shed some light on the topic of: Teenagers Dating Older Men. Okay? Not okay? What’s the age “line” to where your teen is with someone too young or too old? Is there a right or wrong here? I invite you to listen […]

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Stay Together For The Kids? No Fault Divorce – A Family Therapist’s Perspective

March 11, 2013

A proposed bill making it more difficult for couples seeking divorce, making no fault divorces illegal in Iowa, is what prompted this Family Therapist and Parenting Expert to be requested as the guest expert on WWL – AM/FM Radio. Although the outcome is that the divorce bill will not advance in the legislature this year, this […]

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The Palin Radio Update With Dr. Karen Ruskin- Parenting Advice In The Aftermath Of The Connecticut Massacre

December 24, 2012

Dr. Karen Ruskin is on The Palin Radio Update with host Kevin Scholla. As a Psychotherapist and Family Therapist I provided my expertise during a LIVE interview to assist parents in the aftermath of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre. I shared on air, concrete tips for how parents can talk to their kids about this painful reality as […]

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Does Culture Create A Killer? The Kuhner Report With Dr. Karen Ruskin

December 17, 2012

How much did culture, movies, video games play in the Newton Connecticut shooting? Does culture create a killer? Was the mother of Adam Lanza in denial? Can parenting have prevented this tragedy? What role does divorce play in all of this? The Kuhner Report on WRKO- AM had on their program this Psychotherapist guest expert; Dr. Karen […]

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Talk To Your Kids About Sex & What Wives Want In Bed

July 15, 2012

Talking to your kids about sex, as well as what wives want in bed sexually from their husbands are the two main topics this parenting and relationship expert discussed on 96.9 Boston Talks: The Joe Ligotti Show on July 7th 2012. What prompted these two topics? The importance of talking to your children about sex […]

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Holiday Pain Resolution for The Single Parent – Single Mom Talk Radio

November 22, 2011

Whether you are divorced or your spouse has passed away- if you find yourself stressed out, depressed, angry . . . especially during the holiday time, you are not alone. Yet, you do not have to continue to suffer as there are methods to help you to make a mental shift and thereby a mental […]

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Doug Meehan Show With Dr. Karen Ruskin: Penn State Scandal

November 11, 2011

This morning 11/11/11 the Doug Meehan Show called upon their go-to mental health expert Dr. Karen Ruskin to discuss the Penn State Scandal LIVE on 96.9 Boston Talks. I am so glad  I had the opportunity to touch the lives of others by sharing my insights regarding sexual abuse. Among the many key points discussed […]

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Teens and Parenting Talk w/ Francesca WXBR 1460am/Boston

August 9, 2011

Teens and parenting, such an important topic! Dr. Karen Ruskin will be on Talk With Francesca WXBR 1460am Radio Boston on Wednesday August 10th, live on the air promptly at 11am for the first half of this program. Any and all parenting topics that the listeners have questions about will be answered in Dr. Karen’s […]

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