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Therapist Jef Gazley willl be our special guest speaker on this rebroadcast show. His statement on Co-Dependency is this: The definition of co-dependence is the tendency to desperately attempt to take care of other people to such an extent that the needs of the caretaker are ignored. Codependency was first identified by working with alcoholic families in the early 1980’s while noticing how the mates of chemically dependent people parented their partners. Codependency was first thought to occur only as a reaction to someone in the family being addicted. It is now known that co-dependence also results from growing up in a dysfunctional family of any type. These families often emotionally abandon their children and shame them. These children react by trying to become perfect, control everything, and “fix” their parents and later their spouse and children in the hope that they will be loved and gain approval. His website is www.asktheinternettherapist.com
When adult children with aging loved ones start working the family on planning for the future they comment, “On, this will be interesting because my family does not get along”. This is a red flag that this family maybe dealing with dysfunction from their earlier years. There may have been the presence of alcohol, emotional distance, unclear boundaries and a lack of communication. As a friend explained her childhood, “It was like walking on eggshells.”
A functional family can more easily address the decline of their parent because they were raised to solve problems a group. They communicate well, that does not mean they can place their parent in an assisted living without emotions.
This radio segment will delve into the traits of functional and dysfunctional families along with solutions for families caring for their senior.
Listen in at http://tobtr.com/s/6305645 on May 28th at 10am MDT.
Amy from Thrive Homeschooling shares this 5-part series to address factors many families address when considering homeschooling.
Be sure to head over to ThriveHomeschooling.com for tips, resources, and a free ecourse: 3 Secrets to Teaching Your Child Anything
children from fatherless homes are more likely to be poor, become involved in drug and alcohol abuse, drop out of school, and suffer from health and emotional problems. Boys are more likely to become involved in crime, and girls are more likely to become pregnant as teens.
– Children in father-absent homes are almost four times more likely to be poor. In 2011, 12 percent of children in married-couple families were living in poverty, compared to 44 percent of children in mother-only families.
There is significantly more drug use among children who do not live with their mother and father.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services states, “Fatherless children are at a dramatically greater risk of drug and alcohol abuse.”
Data from three waves of the Fragile Families Study (N= 2,111) was used to examine the prevalence and effects of mothers’ relationship changes between birth and age 3 on their children’s well being. Children born to single mothers show higher levels of aggressive behavior than children born to married mothers. Living in a single-mother household is equivalent to experiencing 5.25 partnership transitions.
Children in grades 7-12 who have lived with at least one biological parent, youth that experienced divorce, separation, or nonFather involvement in schools is associated with the higher likelihood of a student getting mostly A’s. This was true for fathers in biological parent families, for stepfathers, and for fathers heading single-parent families.union birth reported lower grade point averages than those who have always lived with both biological parents.
Father involvement in schools is associated with the higher likelihood of a student getting mostly A’s. This was true for fathers in biological parent families, for stepfathers, and for fathers heading single-parent families.
Today for our 4th Friday 'lunch break study' - Truth Has Fallen in the Streets. Who will stand (contend) for the Lord? (Ps. 94:16). Our world, nation, families and personal lives are under attack as never before, and we need the wisdom, strength and encouragement of the Truth of God's Word in order to stand strong in the face of today's challenges, including persecution. That is what the Belt in God's Armor is for.
ife drama, children, blended families, culture issues, community concerns, creative people, social concerns, relationships, spirituality, cooking, traveling, dreaming out loud, entrepreneurship, baby mama drama, baby daddy drama, self-esteem, self-worth, teen drama, self-respect, character building, racism, sports, interactive, stinking thinking, mindsets, role models, mentors, bullying, peer pressure, neighborhoods, creative thinking, mental illness, impaired thinking, poor impulses, profiling, social conscience , sense of right and wrong, family dynamics, environments, social justice, moving forward, positive people, integrity, honor, home associations, economy, education, we the consumers, child development, stages of life, liberty, empowerment, embracing life challenges, keep life moving, self-evaluations, assessments, political red tape, it's who you know not what you know
James Talmage Stevens, aka Doctor Prepper, has lived a preparedness lifestyle for more than 41 years and has taught generations of families the skills of preparing for both the certain--and uncertain--future. Doctor Prepper has been a life-long prepper and a professional practitioner in the preparedness industry since his international best-selling book, Making the Best of Basics - Family Preparedness Handbook was self-published in 1974. Now in its 13th edition and with more than 30 printings, Basics... book has sold more than 800,000 print copies worldwide, thousands of CD's, DVD's, and digital downloads in 46 countries.
Rich Fleetwood is co-host and a long-time, consummate prepper. He is owner of the largest collection of online preparedness information ever amassed. Rich and Doctor Prepper discuss the many facets of prepping, including living Preparedness Principles, General Prepping skills, new Preparedness Products, and how to practice Urban, Suburban, and/or Ex-Urban Homesteading. They have informative interviews with preparedness Authors and active Preppers about reasonable Prepper Resources.
No hype, no histrionics, and no hysteria––just trying to enlighten, not frighten! Great information and meaningful dialog. Helping America prepare––one family at a time!
Freedomizers can get a 50% discount on the all-time, best-selling preparedness handbook ever @ www.MakingtheBestofBasics.com. Just type present in the Coupon Code box at check-out.
American history is thievery, greed, control and racism. America was stolen from Indians. White men migrated to America for new lives. Wealthy White men owned their mothers, their sisters, all people, places and things. Labor to build America was the results of White men stealing Africans from Africa and bringing them to America to work for no wages. The use of Africans became an industry and the greed of wealthy White men resulted in breeding of Africans as cattle was breeded to meet the demands for food and labor. In order to control Africans, wealthy White men hired poor overseers to stand watch by night and day. Overseers were given full control over Africans, as long as the life of the African wasn't taken without say so of the wealthy White man. Africans were sold on auction blocks, splitting up families. Africans were killed by Whites and it was less of a crime than killing an animal. Africans never gave up hope of freedom, and when government freed Africans, Black code laws were created so wealthy White men could keep free labor. Lock up Africans for any reason and have them serve time on plantations for no pay for years. Racism became the will of White men as a tool to hold back Blacks.
Jean Busby, is an active community organizer, working for ActionNC, a nonprofit social justice organization throughout the State of NC. Jean is a motivational speaker and published author with the focus of encouraging and inspiring women and youth to start and maintain their own businesses along with encouraging low-income individuals and families to maintain their physical and mental health.
Jean has mobilize people and I built relationships with NC residents; especially those living in low to moderate income communities. Encouraging the community to become involved in direct actions that would bring about changes for community improvements. Collectively approaching local banks, Mayor’s and Senator’s making demands for better schools, community safety and beautification, the creation of jobs for youths, and higher wages.
Action NC’s mission is to confront and reduce the root causes of poverty, underdevelopment, and social and economic inequality through grassroots education, training, organization and mobilization. Organize in poor and working-income communities full of talented and committed people looking for an opportunity to work together to build a stronger and more secure future. We reach out to them in a variety of ways to offer them the opportunity to join, organize, fight, and win.
Campaigns we are currently organizing target improvements in affordable housing and tenant rights, public education, health care access, immigrant rights, consumer justice, employment opportunities, tax and revenue policy, and more.
704-625-4050 * www.actionnc.org * email@example.com
Stillwater, MN – The decision to give up the lifestyle of addiction and enter recovery can be tremendously fearful and isolating, like moving away from home and never speaking to anyone again. Everyone has their own path to recovery, but with the help of a recovery coach, you can develop strategies to successfully navigate the transition to sobriety
A recovery coach is a certified non-clinical professional that supports you as you begin a new life without substance abuse. Jill Orhn is a recovery coach and the founder of Jill Orhn Recovery Coaching, where she helps women who are considering treatment or have recently left treatment to build a new vision for their lives. Jill supports women in transition who feel lost or hopeless or believe they don’t have anyone to support them.
“A recovery coach helps to keep you on the path to stay sober by teaching day-to-day skills and establishing new routines,” says Jill. “We take away the shame and the stigma of being alcoholic or an addict and the idea that this is who you are for life.
Jill helps her clients to recognize what areas in their life they need to find balance and how to recognize the negative thinking and triggers that can compromise sobriety.
“I’m there to help them take that next step, whatever that step may be, and that applies to recovery or any kind of transition,” says Jill.
Jill understands where her clients have been but also serves as a living example that life can get better and will. She and her clients work together to develop an action plan to start your recovery and help keep you in recovery.
“Let’s take away the stigma and help people get sober in a way that works for them,” says Jill.
For more information on Jill Orhn Recovery Coaching, visit http://www.gethelprecoverycoach.c
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Carol J. Matthews-Shifflett, MA
Executive Director of the Sojourner Group, Salt Lake City, Utah. Ms. Shifflett has a Bachelors Degree in Cultural Anthropology and earned her Masters Degree in Community Leadership. After returning to college as a non-traditional student, Carol has been a proponent of empowering women and encouraging them to reach their highest potential. As the former Volunteer Coordinator for the YWCA, Salt Lake City, her career interest took on the direction of advocating for women in violent relationships. For the past 15 years she has been drawn to personal conversations with marginalized women of the African and Black Diaspora who often suffer in silence due to lack of cultural understanding from mainstream service providers. Carol has since been zealous in working to ensuring that Black women in Utah find their voices. As an active community leader, she firmly believes that leadership is not an individual venture, but one that involves a collective group of persons and personalities with a common goal of working for the good of the cause. Her chief principles are respect, integrity, communication, and commitment. It is with these qualities that she believes we can all collectively serve marginalized populations who have been victimized by sexual assault and domestic violence, improve the quality of their lives, and assist them on the journey of healthier lifestyles and families.
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