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Tag: parenting

The Wisdom Of Your Heart – an interview with Marc Schelske

There comes a point when the emotional tools we have no longer get the job done. Working with at-risk teens we often see kids who survive trauma using coping mechanisms but as they get older, these same things… Read More

Help, My daughter won’t make a decision

I recently received a question via email – Chuck@projectpatch.org – and as I was answering it, I though maybe there are other parents who are struggling with the same thing. A bit of context – I had spent five days in… Read More

Life After Lust – A Conversation with Forest Benedict

I love my job. I get the chance to talk to people and hear their stories. Forest Benedict has a story. His includes many painful moments and some destructive detours.  Yet. . . what I love about his… Read More

What’s Going On With My Kid?

As parents we ask some important question.  A good one is, “Where are my keys?”  We also ask obvious questions like, “Who drank all the milk and put the carton back in the fridge?”  One that I hear from… Read More

The Counter Culture Mom: Meet Tina Griffin

Tina Griffin has a ton of energy and is passionate about helping teens.  I met her several years ago at a conference and we chatted long enough to know we needed to talk more.  The only problem was… Read More

Living Forward as a Parent: Interviewing Daniel Harkavy

My guest for this episode is Daniel Harkavy, founder, CEO and executive Coach at Building Champions.  Daniel has authored several books including his most recent, “Living Forward: A Proven Plan to Stop Drifting and Get the Life You… Read More

Raising Porn Free Kids with Matt Dobschuetz – Part 2

This is the second part of an interview of Matt Dobshuetz, coach and podcaster of the very popular and impactful podcast pornfreeradio.com In the last episode Matt shared his story and what was really clear as he shared is that freedom… Read More

Raising Porn Free Kids with Matt Dobschuetz – Part 1

Pornography isn’t easy to talk about.  For several years I’ve been focused on helping parents face the tech invasion of pornography, addicting video games and some threats from social media. I’ve been frustrated as I look for resources because… Read More

Surviving the Holidays – When Your In-laws Are As Crazy As Your Parents

This is a repost of something I wrote in October 2013.  I dusted it off again for this year. Tis the season of hurt feelings, tra-la, la, la, la… I love the holiday season in which I cram too many… Read More

Getting Your Marriage Unstuck – An Interview With Dr. Barry Ham

There are few things more lonely than being stuck in a loveless marriage. I meet couples who probably wouldn’t be together if it wasn’t for the kids. Their relationships aren’t abusive and typically both are well meaning wonderful people…. Read More