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  • STEPMOM, STEPDAD, OR MOMMY OR DADDY

    in Entertainment

    Tonight we will be discussing the duties of stepparents.  Do you allow the stepparents to discipline your children?  What are the rolls that you expect a stepparent to fulfill?  Should a stepparent be called mommy or daddy or by their first name?  Do you have a problem with your child calling a stepparent mom or dad?  Tonight we will jump into the subject of extended or blended families and the pros and cons of being a stepparent.  Tune in from 7pm to 9pm and call in at 347-308-8813 to join in the conversation.

  • 00:24

    7 Tips for Blended Families

    in Family

    Raising a blended family comes with its share of hurdles. In the United States, approximately one-third of all households are blended. With patience and a optimistic outlook, the blended family can be one filled with affection, respect, and appreciation.


    It isn’t easy for the children when parents remarry. They are trapped in the middle of a situation that can cause immediate feelings of frustration and sadness.


    It can be particularly hard to find the right balance when you’re a stepparent. Many adults try to blend their families with high expectations. Many think it will be similar to their previous marriage in terms of time spent with their spouse and the attentiveness they’ll be able to give the relationship. Unfortunately, this may not match your reality.


    Every family has a different dynamic. The trick to making a blended family work is finding a new, combined dynamic that includes time spent together, discipline, and rules BOTH parties can live with.


    Let’s look at 7 tips for creating a great blended family.


    Register for the seminar: Family: Putting the Pieces Back Together Saturday October 11, 2014  http://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-putting-the-pieces-back-together-tickets-11728338777


    [Season 3, Episode 01]

  • 01:44

    Anointed Wives:

    in Family

    Marriage Coach and Author of "Two Paths, One World," Lakiesha Townsel, joins hosts Gen Duenas and Elle Jones to talk about blended families, and her passion to share pratical tools to have a successful marriage.


    Mrs. Lakiesha Townsel is passionate about motivating women, encouraging them to be confident and to pursue Gods plan for their lives.  She believes that confidence and great faith will have a tremendous impact on their families and home life first, as this is where true ministry is birthed.  Whether speaking to single women about preparation for marriage, or to married women about being the best that God called them in to be in their gender purpose as a wife, she desires to change the lives of each woman she encounters. 

  • 01:12

    LNB Passage to Empowerment - Lydia, Nina and Brenda telling all

    in Lifestyle

    Lydia, Brenda and I will be aswering questions about ourselves, if you have any. We will be telling you things about ourself's that you may or may not know already. We could bore you or enlighten you all depends on your propective. We want you all to get to know us better and understand where we are coming from.


    Sharing some more of our personal lives with all of you. Please call in or send us your questions via our email or blog.


    lnb.p2e@gmail.com


    lnbp2e.com

  • 00:30

    Mindful Parenting with Vanessa Gobes

    in Self Help

    Raising children can be a challenge…and a joy! Join Cloris Kylie as she interviews meditation teacher Vanessa Gobes. Vanessa will provide guidance on how to bring happiness and fulfillment into our family life.


    About Vanessa:


    Columnist, meditation teacher, and coach Vanessa Gobes is the mother of four (five if you count her husband).  She has exquisite understanding of the complexities of blended families and offers gentle guidance to parents and children, stepparents and stepchildren through the lens of a dedicated meditator.  Vanessa writes her way to awakening with humor and honesty on her blog Bringing Up Buddhas and invites you along for the ride.


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    Visit Cloris’s Blog: www.cloriskylie.com


    Follow Cloris on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cloriskylie

  • 02:03

    Art Imitates Life - Interview with Gerald McCauley

    in Culture

    Join host Tanya M. Dixon for another exciting week on ART Imitates LIFE Radio Show with special guest—musician, producer, arranger, and author GERALD McCAULEY! As author of the book/DVD “Down The Rhodes:  The Fender Rhodes Story”, Gerald will speak about how the story is told from some of the biggest musicians of all times such as George Duke, Quincy Jones, George Benson, Stanley Clarke and Chick Corea.  


    We’ll have an update on the “Art Imitates Life GET FIT Challenge” and the “5 Minute Workout with Fitness Mike”!


    The 2nd hour of the show will feature "The Living Room" segment which will highlight the topic, "They Have Kids: Marriage and Relationships with the ‘Ready-made’ Family". Special guests in “The Living Room” will be entrepreneur, celebrity stylist, philantropist and owner of Bouncin Behavin Salon Lesa Almond-Hollingsworth; actor, director, model and host Kal Cauthen; singer, songwriter and winner of 2012 GA Music Awards Hip Hop Artist of the Year King Malachi.


    Feel free to call into the show to weigh in on the topic! Tune in and call us at (347) 945-7191!
     


    Special Thanks to Leighala J Management & Entertainment!

  • 00:16

    How to Control the Ex

    in Women


    We have certainly talked about how out of control we all may feel as we live our stepfamily life.  You know what I mean.  Everyone else is making decisions and doing whatever they want and we're nowhere! 


    I'm going to take a wild stab and say that many stepmothers have blamed the ex for their unhappiness or the instability in their lives.  If you have ever done that, this show is for you.  If you think you may be planning on doing that, this show is for you.


    In this show, I give you the formula for getting control back into your life.  I also explain how it all works.


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: 


    http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: 


    http://bit.ly/135aHAx


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com


    READ THE BOOK: 

    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamiles Who Want to Love and Laugh

    AMAZON:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE

    FINALLY!  The book that tells me exactly what to do is here!  What took you so long?     ~Jill N.

     

  • 00:06

    I Have a Dream for Stepmoms

    in Women


    This week, the world is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's, "I Have a Dream" speech.  The speech changed the world and still brings tears to my eyes.


    Awhile back, while thinking about this speech, I jotted down a speech of my own, dedicated to the devoted stepparents who walk this earth.  It is a quick thought that I thought you may enjoy.


    As always, you can find me or my book at:


    As always, I thank you for listening and if you ever want to talk further, you can find me at:
     


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: 


    http://bit.ly/lBKSwP
     


    Like us on Facebook:


    https://www.facebook.com/TheEvilStepMotherSpeaks?ref=hl


     


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: 


    http://bit.ly/135aHAx
     


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com
     


    READ THE BOOK: 

    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamiles Who Want to Love and Laugh

    AMAZON:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE
     

  • 00:13

    A Soft Place to Land

    in Women


    Today's show is called A Soft Place to Land.  Have you ever wondered where you fit in your family?  Or, have you wondered how you fit into your family?  It is really hard to know what role stepparents fill?  (Or, if we fill any role at all!)  If you have ever had that thought, this show is for you.


    I'd love to know what you think!  Feel free to connect with me at:


    The Evil Stepmother Speaks: 


    http://bit.ly/lBKSwP


    Tweet me @StepmomSpeaks: 


    http://bit.ly/135aHAx
     


    Email me:  Barb@TheEvilStepmotherSpeaks.com
     


    READ THE BOOK: 

    This is the fairy tale you really want to read.  It is a quick read that will change your life.  Promise.

    THE EVIL STEPMOTHER SPEAKS:  The Guide for Stepfamiles Who Want to Love and Laugh

    AMAZON:  http://amzn.to/17VMKPE

    ON MY SITE WHERE YOU GET FREEBIES!

    http://bit.ly/lBKSwP
     

  • 00:34

    Challenges and rewards of parenting a LGBTQ child

    in Parents

    Unconditional love and acceptance is the best recipe for a child’s well being in all areas of life: happiness, learning, healthy relationships with peers, parents, ability to problem solve, etc. How does a parent foster this secure attachment when a child’s development veers far from the norm? Dr. Denise Ajeto will talk about the importance of empathy in parenting typically developing children as well as those whose development is atypical. In honor of June’s Gay Pride month, Dr. Ajeto will talk about her fraternal twins: a lesbian and female to male transgendered son.
    Denise M. Ajeto, EdD earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2008 from Seattle University.  Her dissertation, From wounded child to empathic mother: A heuristic inquiry into the experience of parenting sexual minority children, was an examination into the meaning of her experience coming to accept her children’s sexual and gender identities. Her research into empathic parenting explored the relationship between parental empathy and secure attachment and the role these concepts play in healthy identity development in children, particularly lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) children. Dr. Ajeto also holds a Master of Arts degree in Existential Phenomenological Psychology from Seattle University and a Bachelor of Arts degree with an emphasis in Psychology from City University. Dr. Ajeto’s book, A Soul Has No Gender: Lessons on love and acceptance through the eyes of a mother of sexual and gender minority children, was published in 2009 through Sense Publishers. Dr. Ajeto resides in Arlington, WA with her husband, Renato. They are the proud parents and stepparents of five grown children and doting grandparents to seven grandchildren.

  • 00:36

    A Theory of Parenting Presents Michele Sfakianos

    in Family

    Michele Sfakianos is the Author of The 411 on Step Parenting!
    Step parenting can be stressful and may be a difficult role to fulfill. Step families, also referred to as blended families, are more of the norm now more than ever. When families "blend" to create step families, things rarely progress smoothly. A few children may resist the changes occurring, while parents may become frustrated or disappointed when the new family does not appear to function like their previous family. Sample Chapters:  
    Children First Relationship Building & Roles Financial Concerns Family Rules & Discipline When Step Children Visit Problem Children Teenagers: What to Expect The Extended Family Cross-Cultural Stepfamilies