Friday, December 30, 2022 Season 2: Episode 46 Happily Ever After? Divorce and Your Adult Children

Listener requested!  The wedding is over.  Grandchildren have arrived, but now there is trouble in paradise.  Your Adult Child is Getting a Divorce. W...

Friday, December 16, 2022 Season 2 Episode 45 Bonus Rewind: The Holidays and Your Adult Children with Jane Isay

Today we are rewinding and sharing a holiday episode we loved.  We interview Jane Isay. She is the author of the book Walking on Eggshells, Navigating...

Friday, December 2, 2022 Season 2 Episode 44 Should We Really be Biting our Tongues?

Don't Bite Your Tongue -- that is what today's guest says!  "Silence does not build intimacy."  Today Denise and Ellen interview D...

Friday, November 18, 2022 Season 2 Episode 43 Meet Katie Couric's Daughters: Learn about their NEW PODCAST and SIBLING RELATIONSHIPS

Today Ellen and Denise are talking to Ellie and Carrie Monahan.  They are sisters and as some of you might know they are the daughters of Katie Couric...

Friday, November 4, 2022 Season 2 Episode 42 Step-Parenting: One of the Hardest and Most Rewarding Jobs

Adult step children --  today you will hear from a step-parenting author and expert and -- to round things out --  some adult step children.  Our gues...

Friday, October 21, 2022 Season 2 Episode 41 Reconciling Past Hurt: Estrangement and Beyond

What is the biggest regret of most parents today? Our guest today, one of the foremost experts who studies how individuals and families develop and ch...

Friday, October 7, 2022 Season 2 Episode 40 Want a Good Night's Sleep? Listen Now.

We made you wait for this one!  Why you may have trouble sleeping as you age and what you can do about.  Do you happen to know what the "on-off&q...

Friday, September 23, 2022 Season 2 Episode 39 Bonus Rewind Mental Health and Why it Matters so Much

This is such an important episode and one that we hope all listeners will enjoy this second time around.For parents of adult children, mental health d...

Friday, September 9, 2022 Season 2 Episode 38 Bonus Rewind Dr. Susan Heitler Talk the Talk

Another listener favorite.  So many listeners wrote about how they put Dr. Heitler's suggestions to good use!Join us for a conversation with Dr. ...

Friday, August 26, 2022 Season 2 Episode 37 BONUS REWIND Millennial Therapist Gives us the Inside Scoop (Season 2, Episode 26)

This is the episode we've gotten the most mail about!  Listeners loved it!Today Ellen and Denise  welcome Tess Brigham, a licensed psychotherapis...

Friday, August 12, 2022 Season 2 Episode 36 Bonus Rewind When They're Grown, the Real Pain Begins

This is one funny episode.  That's why we are doing a special EPISODE REWIND.  Today we interview Susan Engel, a professor of psychology at Willi...

Friday, July 29, 2022 Season 2 Episode 35 Bonus Rewind Why Emerging Adults are Much like Preschoolers

The emerging adult - now recognized as “the third stage of life.” Our guest today says that studying the emerging adult years (about age 19-29) is muc...

About The Show

Did you ever expect being the parent of an adult child would be so difficult? Introducing "Bite Your Tongue," a look at exploring that next chapter in parenting: building healthy relationships with adult children. From money and finance to relationships and sibling rivalry, we cover it all. Even when to bite your tongue! Join me, Denise Gorant  as I bring together experts, parents and even young adults to discuss this next phase of parenting. We will chat, have some fun and learn about ourselves and our kids along the way!

on 9/24/2021

Love the guests and the hosts
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on 9/5/2021

Loved the grandparentimg podcast. I get great delight from my grandsons. Just to see the look on my two-year-old’s face when he arrives at our apartment and sees us is precious. Both grandsons love to sit and dunk a cookie in Granny’s tea. Hope they remember those times when they’re older.
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on 5/17/2021

This podcast with Denise and Dr. Ellen is inspiring for anyone who is a parent, has adult children and beyond. It can be a tricky landscape to be a parent at any age and the episodes enlighten you. Kudos for taking the brave step to have constructive conversations.
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