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  • 00:29

    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.

  • 00:18

    Tricks In Being a Good Manager and Parent - Drew and Summer Hornbeck

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    Involve the children in the business as much as is appropriate for their age is the suggestion of Drew and Summer Hornbeck, Co-Founders of New Vision Wilderness to Lon November 1, 2015.  For example, they insist a commuter marriage is poor for children so when the possibility of moving from their program in Wisconsin to their program in Oregon this last year, it was fully discussed with the children and the decision to move was a unanimous decision by the Hornbecks and their two children.  Listen to the Hornbecks describe the principles they followed and how they implemented them to build family unity and remove the possibility of work and parenting be at odds with each other.
    Contact: Drew Hornbeck: 414-801-9791 DHornbeck@NewVisionWilderness.com www.NewVisionWilderness.com
    Summer Hornbeck: 414-737-0400 SHornbeck@NewVisionWilderness.com www.NewVisionWilderness.com
    Lon Woodbury 208-267-7717 lonwoodbury@gmail.com www.strugglingteens.com
    This is one of a series of short interviews about new developments in the network of private, parent-choice residential schools and programs helping struggling teens and young adults. The guests are innovative leaders in this network.  To hear other interviews in this series, click on "Follow" above, or click on  The Woodbury Report  or www.strugglingteens.com

  • 00:25

    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.

  • 00:58

    Brighton Center Interview with the Expert

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    Join us as we explore the field of speech-language pathology and discuss social pragmatic language.

  • 00:35

    "The Clean Home vs The Dirty Home"

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    It's been said that it's better to worry about your children more than a dirty home because you'll never get that time back. On the other hand, It's also been said that children need a clean, organized home and thrive in a structured environment...that a clean home can literally have a positive, physiological affect on parents.  We invite you to weigh in and vote on which you think is better and why!
    Julie Hatch is and international family mentor and advocate.  She loves to help parents bridge the gap with their children and get off of the hamster wheel of fatigue, frustration and fear-based parenting.  To learn more about Julie and her services, visit OllinConnections.com or schedule a FREE discovery session on her online planner:  Calendly.com/Julie-connector.

  • 02:50

    "Pimping & Pampers? A parent's nightmare!

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    "Pimping N' Pampers?"A parent's nightmare! A new trend among teenagers in this era of media influenced watchdogging of parents. Among hypocrisy, lies and deception of the ones who have been place and given our approval to sit on appointment, and oversee that equal justice and it's opportunity are available to every man woman and child be granted. The issues of parental rights and responsibilities have taken a turn, thus by, in hearing the pleas of parents of uncontrollable youths have another growing concern. Teenage boys getting girls pregnant and leading them into giving them money and all if government assisted aid that they receive to the (father of child) influential and sometimes abusive young men they have bore children. Theses young men are smooth talking, usually not reprimanded by parents or any adult supervision some nomadic and very charming. The argument of who is rearing the children is now debatable, but when it comes to financial responsibility the courts don't ask questions as to who will be prosecuted, penalized and even made to stand trial to the allegations of whatever law officials claim said youth committed. And surprising in homes amid the rich and the poor, kids are having babies and collecting state funded money and food stamps which actually is not even enough to raise a child in the current economic downgrade. Unemployment at a high for young black males in all cities arc roads the board, in California ranking 5 cities, are within the top ten of most unemployed in United States. Realistically with these statistics we need to talk with our kids about sex, marriage, financial responsibilities and the cost of raising children in an economically uncertain future of the new currency and choosing a productive career choices and objectives. Is the American Dream"16 and pregnant"the reality show what we really need to spin off our kids success at life?(347)327-9517

  • 01:43

    Helping Kids Heal from the Rejection of an Absent Parent

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    Raising children is a beautiful process that stretches and grows you in more ways than one. The journey involves spiritual, mental, and physical growth. Children bring to our lives a reflection of our inner selves. They show us our beliefs, our fears, and areas we can use some strength. The journey requires continuous support. Raising children alone can deplete the spirit of both the child and the parent raising the child. The child may have feelings of rejection and feel resentment toward the present parent and the absent parent. These feelings need to be expressed. So how do we allow children to vent in a way that is healthy without taking on feelings guilt as the parent that is around and active? Additionally, when the absent parent decides to return how do we allow the parent to return in a way that considers the child’s feelings and the longevity of the return? The wonderful Coach and Mediator Laura Richardson is returning to our show to share with us some practical tips and technique we can use to help us during the challenging strength building exercise of single parenthood. 

  • 00:45

    Beyond Codependency

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    Do you know the actual definition of codependent? No? That’s okay, because no one does. It’s a term that was created by treatment professionals in the 80’s. In the early 80’s when treatment centers became overrun with people abusing and addicted to alcohol and drugs, clinicians attempted to lump them all together and find one label to cover the myriad of phases of addiction their clients were showing up in (read: diagnoses were becoming more and more difficult to make, and were often wrong). This led to a change in the terminology from “alcoholism” and “addicted” to “chemical dependency”. On tonight's podcast we'll discuss where the term "codependent" came from, and whether or not it actually applies to you.

  • 00:39

    Look back

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    The Mitchell Family is looking back at there reality show where grown from from to the top. Show what is your thoughts about The Mitchell Family Reality Show give us comments call and tell us what you think we would like to hear from you all fans 

  • 00:09

    Thomas Edison State College - Features Marquel Green in Applause

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    Hello,
    welcome to a theory of parenting on blogtalkradio.com
    my name is tammi joyner
    i am your host for the show
    today we are proud to feature our Co-Creator Marquel Green!
    Marquel is featured in the TESC Magazine for his 3 years of service to btr!
    His feature also includes his graduation!
    Tammi Joyner AA ’08 Tammi Joyner and her son, Marquel Green, are celebrating their third anniversary at “A Theory of Parenting” on Blogtalkradio.com. Joyner has also released a new book, A Theory ofJewels 3 – Landmarks Series. The book is filled with a collection of photographs of landmarks throughout both New York and New Jersey, taken by Joyner and her son. The cover of the book celebrates Green’s graduation from Neptune High School in Neptune, N.J. The book is available through Amazon.com