• 00:34

    Table Talk: Caring for a Brother

    in Caregiving

    Katherine Flannery Dering, author of Shot in the Head: A Sister's Memoir, A Brother's Struggle, shares her story of caring for her brother, Paul, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 16.


    About Katherine:


    Katherine Flannery Dering, author of Shot in the Head: A Sister’s Memoir, A Brother’s Struggle (Bridgeross Communications; 2014) is the second of ten children. Her younger brother, Paul, was diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 16. Busy with her own family and career, she helped with his care only intermittently for many years, but took on a more intense role after her parents death and especially after he developed physical ailments, as well as the psychological ones. She found herself very moved by the experience and writes about caring for her brother in hopes that it will enlighten the public on the role of caregivers. Katherine holds an MFA from Manhattanville College, a BA from Le Moyne College, an MA from the University of Buffalo and a MBA from the University of Minnesota at Duluth. Her poetry and essays have appeared in Inkwell Magazine, as well as The Bedford Record Review, Northwords Press, Sensations Magazine, Pandaloon Press, Poetry Motel and Pink Elephant Magazine. A narrative non-fiction piece, which later became a chapter of Shot in the Head, was included in Stories from the Couch, an anthology of essays about coping with mental illness. Dering taught Spanish briefly and is a former CFO at a community bank in New York. She currently serves on the board of directors of a startup bank and actively volunteers with the League of Women Voters and the Northern Westchester Community Center. For more information please visit http://www.shotintheheadbook.com and find Katherine on Facebook and Twitter

  • 01:01

    Kindness and Caring- New World For 2015

    in Spirituality

    WOW!!!!
    WHAT AN OPENER FOR 2015
    Annette McCoy and Liam Phillips
     
    Kindness and Caring
    HOW does it happen for U
    WHAT kindness and caring do U do


    Let Liam open your eyes to what is possible when we are kind and caring
    to OURSELVES and OTHERS.......and planet Earth


    There is always fun and usually surprises with Annette and Liam


    JOIN US and discover how wonderfilled life can BE


    HOW DOES IT GET ANY BETTER THAN THAT!

  • 01:50

    MMSRS #16 - Do you have "RANK" as a Military Spouse?

    in Military

    Do you have RANK as a military spouse? We all know of some wives who think they do, but, should they? Should you? Let's get thge debate going and figure this out!

    Live call-in show for and by Male Military Husbands - our wives get transfered all the time, sometimes every year, where do we find meaningful employement that can follow her where she goes? We will field ALL callers, who may get caustic in thier frustration, but, we do NOT censor the show - speak your mind! Host Dave Etter will run this for a half hour, and, after the show is over, will edit down a version that is family friendly for podcast download - fair enuff? Ok, guys, bring it on!

  • 01:57

    Relationship Woes: JJC Spouse Vs Landed Spouse Living Together.

    in Relationships

    Well Happy New Year Folks!!!! We're back! New Show Day/Time, make sure to join us on Tuesdays now @ 8pm Central Time! 


     


    To the topic at hand, so....


    You've been married for a few years while working on your spouse's paperwork to join join you in "obodo oyinbo". Finally your boo thang has come but, s/he is not who you thought they were or used to be. Y'all are not getting along, you have changed and so has s/he. Doesn't help with house chores or help with the kids or bills, switches on all the lights in broad day light like they still in Nigeria etc.


    We would be talking on these woes and how to deal with them in a proper manner. Join the crew as we swap tales.


     


    914 338 0831 to listen or join the convo ??

  • 00:11

    Tips On Caring For Your Retired Horse

    in Pets

    In this episode Kim will share some tips on caring for your retired horse. Retirement doesn't mean the end of the road as many horses can go on to do other things that will bring joy to people.

  • 00:30

    You WANT to be loved...but are YOU loveable?

    in Family

    Love is a funny thing...actually its an awesome thing! Love is action. Listen in as we discuss tips and insight on having a loving personality, attitude and outlook on life and how it relates to receving love from those around you.

  • 02:00

    Fantasy Vs Reality: My Spouse Is Now Fat!!! Doesn't Dress Well Either!

    in Relationships

    Reality Check Folks!!! 


    So y'all have been married for a while now and you notice these changes in your Spouse, you've spoken to them about how you feel yet no changes. How do you go about encouraging them to go back to their initial weight when you just met them? How do you let them know you enjoy seeing them in appealing and fashionable apparel without hurting their feelings or stompin on their self esteem?


    These and more questions with solutions on our New Show Day and Time, join us live on Tuesday at 8pm Central Time. 


    Lets swap tales ????

  • 00:31

    She's Just Not that Into YOU!

    in Family

    This episode is focused on our single men...listen in to get tips and insight from a woman's perspective on how to determine when your lady isn't interested.
     

  • 00:31

    Caring For Your Babies When They Come Home

    in Moms and Family

    Hosted by Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy and Erin Castro Mothers’ of Triplets discuss daily life of raising multiples. How to adjust to having a new born at home or having more than one new born at home. How to find time for the rest of the family and your significant other. Tips to helping you get quality sleep, efficient ways to feed more than one baby and how to get a little me time.
     

  • 2015 Relationship Resolutions

    in Family

    Happy New Years to our 5YAS listeners!


    Each year people make resolutions....goals about their health, finances and careers. But what about our relationships? During today's conversation we will talk about the importance of Relationship Resolutions and share some simple ways to build up your love life!

  • 02:00

    MMSRS #28 - What does the MCRMC report of proposed changes mean to you?

    in Military

    The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission (MCRMC) on Jan. 29 publicly unveiled 15 major recommendations to Congress. Host Dave Etter will field all callers on whether this spells doom and gloom or dances of joy to the military families we struggle daily to keep afloat. Number to call in: (516) 453-9167 and voice your opinions!


    MMSRS is a weekly 2-hour web-based radio show, hosted by Dave Etter, focusing on the needs of men married to serving military members, both men and women. Male Military Spouses are a small niche of military spouses, comprising of only 7%-8% of all military spouses. We feel left out, usually, at support functions - especially those designed with the spouses being identified as "wives"! We get cajoled at playgrounds where our kids play, from the mommies there who think we don't belong. We are proud SAHDs, who gave up our careers to follow our spouses as they dedicate thier lives to defend our country! Here, on this show, we come together and share beer recipes, diaper changing techniques, financial discoveries - manly things, for men! Airs Fridays at Noon CT, rated R for the cussing that can occur, and available for download (podcast) immediately following each show.

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