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Howard Glasser and Catherine Stafford will be joined by guests, Gail Anderson and Laura Bailey for this episode of the Nurtured Heart Approach podcast.
Gail has a Masters in Religion and Counseling; PhD in Educational Psychology and is an Advanced Trainer in the Nurtured Heart Approach. She has worked for 20 years as a school psychologist and recently began an early retirement. She is currently teaching and training schools, homes and church settings, helping parents, children and teachers to find freedomw and worthiness through NHA! She is also certiried as a Non-Violent Crisis Intervention trainer and a Pyramid trainer. She has been married for 37 years. Gail has 2 grown sons, one a family practice physician and the other an assistant district attorney. One is is married and has three children, ages 5, 4, and 2. She and her husband are thrilled to be grandparents
Laura is an LMFT and Advanced Trainer of the Nurtured Heart Approach and focuses her work on Children in foster care. Finding many simple ways to improve the quality of traumatized children's lives, givimg them hope, she was inspired to write the book, Courageous Love: Instructions for Creating Healing Circles for Children of Trauma, especially for grandparents raising grandchildren.
Our guest, Holly Strum, Coordinator of Government services for developmentally disabled (children and adults), in Cincinnati, Ohio, and a grandmother of two with another on the way. An interesting aspect of this relationship is the many opportunities it has provided both families with friendships that have become "family" and the inherent richness in learning about a different faith/culture from an inter-faith marriage.
Please join our conversation by sharing your views and asking questions. Call in during showtime at ( 646 ) 716 5232.
Lydia Harris is the author of Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting. As an author, Lydia's a contributor of recipes to Focus on the Family's Clubhouse magazines for children. Her recipes are developed and tested with her grandchildren. Join us as we talk about the joys of grandparenting during the summer months when grandparenting can bless the family and be a special opportunity to pour love and influence into our children's children.
This month, we will explore the special blessings and challenges grandparents experience and how we, as parents, can have a mutually supportive relationship.
My special guest will be Dr. Ruth Nemzoff, adjunct assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies at Bentley College in Massachusetts, and author of the book, Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with Your Adult Children.
Ruth and I will discuss topics such as: why grandparents and parents need to maintain a good relationship; how to deal with differing parenting philosophies; when to agree to babysit, and what to do if your adult children get angry when you can't; when grandparents should intervene in the parenting of their grandchildren; rights of grandparents in cases of divorce; and as always, your LIVE questions!
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Our guest, Naomi Berman, senior psychoanalyst, gestalt therapist, and grandmother of five, will talk about her experience as a grandmother, focusing on maintaining regular contact with grandchildren from a distance. As our world becomes increasingly global, grandparents must meet this challenge in order to reap the rewards of a gratifying relationship.
Please join our conversation by sharing your views and asking questions. Call in during showtime at (646) 716 5232
On Today's Noon EST The-American-Family.com time show, Duane Breijak starts us out by looking at Undergraduate BSW Education. According to the Council on Social Work Education there were nearly 58,000 students in baccalaureate social work programs in the United States in 2014.
In today's show Duane interviews two graduating BSW students, Toni Debose from Oakland University and Trevor Verrier from Wayne State University who give their advice for future BSW candidates, reflect on their education and field placement, and talk about challenges faced during the years as undergraduate students.
Next, Katherine Van Wormer presents a segment on Grand Parenting, both from her personal experience and from her professional research and writing.
The show closes out with a live segment feateature with Dr. D. continuing to talk about Emotions and Feelings, as he did on Monday's Raportee Show. You may call him live with your thougths and questions at 347-327-9168.
Full listening information is available at www.The-American-Family.com.
Today, we’re talking to Suzanne Stevenson from the Parenting Center about grand-parenting. Did you know that the average person becomes a first-time grandparent at 47? And some surveys show that as many as 15% of grandparents are the primary caregiver and/or are raising their grandchildren on a full-time basis.
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How many times have you heard a Christian who was raised in a non-Christian home explain his / her faith by saying, "I had a praying grandmother?"
Studies reveal the enormous influence grandparents have on their grandchildren. One study concludes that spending time wtih a grandparent is linked to more pro-social behavior and fewer behavior problems among adolescents. Other studies show that the stronger the ties with grandparents, the less likely children were to develop significant psychopathology in later life. Adults who have had strong relationships with grandparents tend to be much more positive to the value and importance of older citizens.
With that in mind, radio host Joyce Oglesby has written a novel about how grandparents can pass on values to grandchildren and how our choices can effect future generations. She'll chat about that on The River today. Don't miss it.
WELCOME TO THE RLS NETWORK – REAL LIFE SITUATIONS -- 2 shows on Tuesday
Show #1 -- "I Can RELATE To That" -- with Minister Tracy Curtis -- Provides a platform to respectively discuss various topics so that we can become stronger in mind, body and spirit.
Guest: Katina Bob-Collins discusses "Parenting With Purpose" (adoption, foster parenting, grandparenting)
Show #2 -- On "This is MAN-UP!" - w/Minister Paul Stidam - Provides Christ-centered solutions to real life situations so that men can be all they want to be.
Guest: Bishop R. L. Brazzle discusses "Witchcraft In the Church"
As AARP's Home & Family Expert, Amy Goyer provides expertise on a variety of issues, including family caregiving and aging in place, livable communities, grandparenting, parenting and other family relationships, multigenerational living and family history.
Amy’s book Juggling Work and Caregiving was published by AARP in October 2013. For more information, visit aarp.org/caregivingbook. Read her blog at http://blog.aarp.org/author/amygoyer/
Amy Goyer is a primary caregiver for her father. In 2009 she began spending most of her time in Arizona as a primary caregiver, while frequently returning to Washington, DC for work.
She writes a column on AARP.org, acts as an AARP media spokesperson and is a regular guest on AARP radio. Amy is the author of "Things to do now you're a Grandparent." She is also a winner of 2012 ALTY Best Blog Award in Caregiving category and Finalist in Seniorhomes.com Social Media Rockstar Award.
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"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, "What are you doing for others?" Marin Luther King