Dr. Laura Call of the Day | 2020 Nominee • 15th Annual Podcast Awards - Kids & Family Category As one of the most popular talk show hosts in radio history, Dr. Laura Schlessinger offers no-nonsense advice infused with a strong sense of ethics, accountability, and personal responsibility; she's been doing it successfully for more than 40 years, reaching millions of listeners weekly. Her internationally syndicated radio program is heard exclusively on SiriusXM's Triumph 111, and is streamed on ...
Jenny lost 150 pounds, escaped an abusive relationship and is dating a good guy, but she's still searching for something...
Patti's husband has advanced Alzheimer's disease, but she isn't ready to place him in a care facility.
22-year-old Tirin was a teen father who ran away from his responsibility, but now he's taking on the task of protecting and raising three children.
Debbie's good friend tries to tell her what to do about her teenage daughter, even though Debbie hasn't asked for her help.
Lottie has spent years caring for sick and frail family members at the expense of her marriage.
Sandy's alcoholic and addicted brother recently cut her out of his life, and she's depressed without him.
Julie lacks confidence and feels like she doesn't fit in at work or in social circles.
Heather's mom raised her to believe that men were untrustworthy, and now she has serious relationship fears.
Valerie fears her father will choose to stay home with her mom who has dementia rather than attend Thanksgiving dinner at Valerie's house.
Amanda was a working mom of three until late last year, and she says staying home has made an incredible difference in their family life.
20-year-old Jack is hurt and not sure how to act around the girlfriend who just broke up with him.
Jen's daughter Julie wants to know why her parents are divorced, but Jen is embarrassed to tell the full story.
New mom, Dawn, was diagnosed with lymphoma, and she worries that she will be a burden to her family.
Jill finally left her cheating husband, but now he has come down with Parkinson's, and she wonders if “in sickness and health” still applies.
Nicolet was crippled by a hit-and-run accident and wakes up in a panic re-living it every morning.
Dr. Laura asks listeners to call in and talk about a time they chickened out and why they wish they hadn't.
9-year-old Chloe's mom is in and out of her life and treats her badly when she is around.
Will's brother demands money from their parents and threatens self-harm, and Will is caught in the middle.
In part two of this call-of-the-day, Jill and Curtis worry that their son could be manipulative and dangerous.
Jill and Curtis fear their 18-year-old son is using his mental illness as an excuse for his poor choices and behavior.
Cathy's mom didn't protect her from being molested by her father, and they fight about it every few years.
9-year-old Cora believes her friend is prettier, smarter and gets more than she does.
Sandy is struggling with the fact that her best friend is battling cancer.
Elaine is a recovering alcoholic and fears she is too broken to be happily married.
Dr. Laura invites listeners to call in with something important they have learned from the show.
Jenny had a baby during the Coronavirus shutdown and feels angry and irritable all the time.
Jim says he wants to buy a second home, but he never follows through on his extensive research and planning.
Not only did Dr. Laura's advice help Judy solve the friend problem she originally called in about, it led to a realization about her relationship with her mother.
17-year-old Collin has been sneaking out of the house to hang out with friends because he doesn't like his parents' rules.
Tammy's mother died the day before her 60th wedding anniversary. Now Tammy is worried about her father.
Kim has a baby with a man she only knew 6 months before getting pregnant, and they have no interest in getting married.
Nikki has been married three times, has three young children and is still looking for a man.
After reading just a couple chapters of “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands,” Rebecca and her husband have reconnected in a powerful way.
Keri suffered childhood trauma and she feels re-traumatized by her unfaithful husband, even though it was 13 years ago.
Kayla's failure to demand respect has led to a shack-up relationship.
Amber has let her mom control her and now she feels stuck in the middle of her parents' dispute.
In part 2 of this call of the day, Dr. Laura takes listeners' favorite comebacks to people who wonder why Kathy ever became a special education teacher.
Kathy wants a comeback for people who belittle her job and wonder why she ever became a special education teacher.
Mary doesn't want to marry her boyfriend even though they have a 4-year-old son together.
Valerie and her mom, Alice, call in to discuss why Alice's new husband doesn't deserve the title of grandpa.
Valerie's mom is remarried and wants her grandchildren to call her new guy grandpa.
8-year-old Niko is having nightmares about zombies and werewolves.
Lorrie is about 30 pounds overweight, and she can't get motivated to lose it.
Tina has never viewed her mother as competent or strong and is frustrated by her actions and behaviors.
David's daughter kicked her drug-addicted boyfriend out of her home and started reading Dr. Laura's “10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives.” After only a few chapters, she is starting to see the light.
Nicole has cheated in the past and finds herself tempted again.
For three generations, the daughters in Kristi's family have hated their mothers, and Kristi would like to break that pattern.
Alexandra's husband says she is too negative, and she'd really like to change.
Someone is trying to come between 11-year-old Levi and his best friend.
Allison is a new stay-at-home mom to her three children and is missing the autonomy and money she had when she was working full time.