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The Parent & Teen Toolbox

Apr 27, 2021

Are you having to deal with drug or alcohol misuse - either for yourself or someone close to you?

It’s a real challenge. I know - I have traveled that path.

In this episode, I chat with Victoria Seed who is a Family Recover Specialist. How I wish I had been able to chat with her when we were struggling as a...

Apr 20, 2021

As parents in this game of life, we are pretty much able to work out those behaviors & actions that work well for us and those that do not! We have the benefit of life experience - and many of us have learned our lessons through trial and error - ‘the hard way.

However, our kids are just starting on their journey -...

Apr 13, 2021

“Nonbinary kids are not broken by default. They are not an issue to overcome, fix or ‘deal with. Given the right environment, there is no reason they can’t thrive like anyone else.”

The most common issues trans+ people face are lack of acceptance and lack of understanding. By educating ourselves we have the...

Apr 6, 2021

It’s hard to determine whether your child’s ‘erratic behavior’ equates to a sensory processing issue or whether it’s just plain old acting out.


Either way - trying to ascertain what’s driving these behaviors can be really hard for parents to navigate.

In this episode I talk with Dana about how she dealt...