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    Connecting to your Child through Reflective Listening

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    We frequently discuss listening and communication. We have talked to you about our experiences and knowledge about children that have come from being mental health counselors trained in play therapy and as credentialed play therapists. In this episode we will talk about what the most important listening skill: Reflection and why it is helpful and necessary for creating remarkable relationships with your children. We will also give you an insider’s perspective of making reflections part of your listening on a day to day basis, improving ALL your relationships. We know how difficult it can be to connect even your own children; we believe we can help. With over 25 years combined clinical experience with children we can help you, help your child. In this show will cover several strategies that can help you help your children to become Freakishly Well Behaved kids. This episode will focus on Reflective Listening.
    Author, Professor, Mental Health Counselor, Play Therapist, International Speaker, & Mom-- Dr. Mullen has learned from the thousands of children she has worked with insights and actions necessary for parenting that will lead to the behavior and attitude changes you are looking for with your children. 
    If you are willing to learn, listen, grow, and work hard at this, your results will be nothing short of miraculous! You can have Freakishly Well Behaved Kids too! Remember to check out NAUGHTY NO MORE an activity book to help kids make better decisions. When kids feel good, they behave that way!

  • 00:38

    What Does It Mean To Be a Mother?

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    In observance of Mother's Day we will talk about what it means to be a mother, including how this meaning is changing over time, or is it really? Dr. Annie Abram will be interviewed by Rondi Charleston.  Dr. Abram is a psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, and holds a PhD in clinical social work. Her practice is in Norwalk, CT.
    Rondi Charleston, a Juilliard graduate, is an award winning jazz singer/lyricist/composer whose work has appeared in film, TV and on stage throughout the U.S. and Europe.
    Her most recent album, Signs of Life, climbed the Jazz Week charts for ten consecutive weeks and has critics raving; Jazz Times proclaims: “she is a songwriter whose poetic, narrative, and compositional skills are comparable to such modern masters as Joni Mitchell and Paul Simon.” Touring in support of Signs of Life, Rondi and her all-star band have given sold out performances from coast to coast – from Yoshi’s in San Francisco, to Mayne Stage in Chicago, to Joe’s Pub in New York. Along the way, Rondi has appeared as a featured guest on such prestigious television – PBS Chicago Tonight, Entertainment Tonight, and ABC Windy City Live. Prior to her jazz career Rondi worked at ABC News as a journalist. She received an Emmy and Peabody Award as a television journalist and investigative reporter for Primetime Live.

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    Puberty and Periods: Talking with your teens and tweens

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    Special guests from Dot Girl First Period Products and HEALTHYedudynamics share helpful tips for having those important talks with tweens and teens about puberty, periods, and hormones, and the products they've created to make it easier on parents and kids.

  • 00:16

    The Reason Your Kids Are Screwed Up is You! (Intro by Fire!)

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    You are a bad parent, now start doing something to fix it.
    08/07/2016 Assignment: 
    What is the one thing that if accomplished would have the greatest impact on your life?
    My One Thing is . . .
    Name three simple action items that you can take to start the process of acheiving this one thing.
    1)  ________________________________________________________
    2) ________________________________________________________
    3) ________________________________________________________
    *Each day for the next 7 days, write down three simple (acheivable) easy action items that you want to complete each day.
    TIP:  Buy a cheap spiral bound student notebook to record your goals and action items.

  • 00:27

    The Hot Topic - Is Preschool Necessary - with Debi and Elissa on Productive Play

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    A hot topic in the parenting world is - Is Preschool Necessary - and Debi Dutton and Elissa Sungar talk about the great debate here on this segment of Productive Play as #WoMMarch continues here on #WoMRadio.
    With their website Not You, Who.org, Debi and Elissa share over 300 activities geared to making sure your child is ready for kindergarten; here in this conversation, they are tackling that question of the necessity of preschool...yes or no. As parents, I am sure each of us have our own views on this - so let's see what the experts have to say.
    WoMRadio is sponsored by Safety...its in the Bag! Today's Productive Play show is sponsored by Everything Family.net. Meet them and all of our sponsors in our Mompreneur Marketplace.
    Please take a moment to connect with us on Facebook and Twitter and email dori@wordofmomradio.com with your questions and comments.
    WoMRadio - the show for #mompreneurs - the new business woman!

  • 00:46

    true story about Chistopher Columbus

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    Come and listen to the true story about Chistopher Columbus and his kids and his life growning up and him traveling the world in his 3 boats. On October 12,1492 Christopher Columbus set foot on the white sand of an island in the Bahamas,unfurled the spanish royal standard and claimed the territory for King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.

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    Shawntel Speaks The Science of the Time Out Child

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    Shawntel Speaks The Science of the Time Out Child Shawntel Green will be discussing the Science of the Time Out Child and her latest series of books available on Amazon.com The 2 Minute Textbook: The Science of the Time Out Child. Green authors this book from a very personal place rearing an active child with a kinesthetic learning style.
    Key discussions will include:
    Logic Behind the Behavior of Children Pathway of the Time Out Child Positve Intervention Strategies To Support The Time Out Child Understanding the impact of learning styles as it relates to behavior Wisdom TIPS More information on this subject please visit www.tipstoclass.com and take the course for credit. Also you can become a member of TIPS for Child Care Institute for no more than $25 a year for up to 120 Clock Hours.

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    What's Going On With Millennials?

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    We will explore the world of Millennials regarding the challenges of balancing family, children and careers. Several guests will share their perspective about the fulfillment of personal/professional goals while maintaining familiy, children and careers. Stay tuned! 

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    Special Parents Confidential 45 Soledad O'Brien

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    Soledad O’Brien Interview.
    A few months ago, while in a doctor’s office for a checkup, reading the usual magazines, my wife happened to see an article about Soledad O’Brien. She talked about her son Jackson, who was having issues in school with behavior and not understanding instructions from the teacher. Finally, Jackson was diagnosed with 80% hearing loss and is now receiving special support help in school. The interview detailed much of the work that Soledad does, not only for her own children’s education, but also her charity, The Starfish Foundation, which helps support education for middle to low income girls in school.
    The article inspired us to get in contact with Soledad’s production company to ask if she would be willing to talk about some of the work she does and the issues that matter to her most about education and special education in America, and around the world. We’re pleased to say that she graciously agreed and this is episode is the resulting interview.
    A Great Advocate For Education
    As you listen to hear speak, it’s clear that Soledad O’Brien is not only a great advocate for education, but she stresses the importance of all parents being involved in their children’s education, whether the child is in special education or general ed. She is also passionate about the need for proper funding for public education and special education. As she says in the interview, “…the amount of money that it takes to keep people in prison could pay for them to go to Harvard.”

  • 00:27

    Dr. Amber Brooks DAN Professional

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    Join me as I interview a DAN- Defeat Autism Now doctor Amber Brooks. 

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    Yadira en el Reino Feliz!!!

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    Bienvenidos a nuestro primer show ... Yadira en el Reino feliz!
    Hoy vamos a presentar los objetivos, las normas y los sueños.
    Nuestro tema principal: Transparencia, Honestidad desde una perspectiva de los padres
     Se discutirá el ying y el yang de la vida desde nuestra perspectiva
    ¡Un poco sobre mí!
    Yadira V. Calderón, oriunda de Puerto Rico, come, respira, sueña, desafia y acepta el autismo en los últimos cinco años. Ella es una guerrera dedicada directora de cortometrajes y autora del libro pronto será publicado Autismo: El reino feliz. Tiene una Maestria en Relaciones Internacionales y Diplomacia, habla tres idiomas y ha vivido en seis países, después de haber viajado a otro veintisiete. Sus amigos saben que ella es determinada, persistente, positiva, creativa, de mente abierta y realista, y cree que estos atributos y los descubiertos recientemente, la han preparado para convertirse en la madre de  Thomais, de ocho años de edad.
    Yadira ha trabajado como editora de Publicaciones para la industria de alimentos; Logística - Industria del Cemento; Profesora a tiempo parcial en China - Liaoning Normal Univ / MO State Univ .; y Asistente de Maestro en 3 escuelas medias - aulas de educacion especial. En la actualidad, ofrece apoyo a los adultos con necesidades especiales.
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/autismhappykingdom/
    Yadira en el Reino feliz! se puede disfrutar en:   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/yadirareinofeliz
    Preguntas: Envíenos un correo electrónico: autismhappykingdom@gmail.com