Because I Said So! Podcast

John's radio show on parenting, "Because I Said So!" aired on American Family Radio until July 2018. Archived episodes can be found here.

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John Rosemond is the nation’s leading parenting expert and provides common-sense advice for raising your children. John is a nationally syndicated columnist, author and public speaker, delivering over 200 presentations annually to parents, teachers and professional groups. His audiences are left feeling empowered, educated and entertained.

A family psychologist by license, John points out to all his audiences that “psychology has caused more problems than it has solved for American parents.” John’s mission is to be a counter-weight to the psychological parenting paradigm that was sold to America in the late 1960s/early 1970s, restore commonsense to the raising of children, and give parents the guidance needed to raise happy, well-mannered children who will, as adults, contribute value to culture and society.

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Because I Said So! 1.30.2016


[This episode originally aired 1.30.2016]

  • John talks about the bragging match that parents have gotten into over their kids, as evidenced by bumper stickers that declare the accomplishments of one's child: honor roll, star athlete, etc.
  • John talks about the Psychological Parenting Revolution of the late 1960s and early 1970s and some of the actual scientific tests that were being conducted at that time which proved that certain discipline techniques actually work
  • John discusses an article from the Washington Post entitled, "Replacing Parental Dictatorship with Discussion." John covers a lot of what this article brings up in his book, "Parenting by the Book" available at

Books by John Rosemond mentioned in this podcast:

Parenting By The Book, Grandma Was Right After All!

More about John Rosemond at

Categories | Misc Discipline Problems | Parent Leadership/Authority


Filetype: MP3 - Size: 22.07MB - Duration: 48:13 m (64 kbps 24000 Hz)

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