Tune in to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070 this Saturday August 30 at 4pm PT.

5 things to discuss before they head off to college.

In her work with parents, psychiatrist Dr. Melissa Deuter found that while there are plenty of baby and pregancy books for dealing with the beginning, what do you do at the end of parenting? We’ll talk about why emerging adults get “stuck” and some of the things parents should discuss before their young adults head off to college or away from their family home.

Family Financial Literacy

Certified Financial Planner Dee Govang joins me with tips on how to make financial literacy a regular part of your family life. From planning for maternity leave to discussing financial matters with your kids to helping your teens know the basics to make it in the “real world,” Dee will share many of her money tips.

Call in with your questions during the show: 250-386-1161.

 

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Tune in this Saturday, August 23 at 4pm PT for Real Parenting on CFAX 1070!

My first guest is Vicki Hoefle, parent educator and author of Duct Tape Parenting: A less is more approach to raising respectful, responsible and resilient kids. We’re discussing the importance of family meetings. Vicki will tell us why to have them and how to facilitate them. Plus, Vicki will share her thoughts on why it’s good if you have a child who argues.

Dr. Allison ReesAllison Rees has been a parent educator for more than 20 years. Her local courses and seminars have been attended by more than 20,000 parents. She is a regular contributor of the “Cut it Out” section in Island Parent Magazine and is co-author of two books: Sidestepping the power struggle and The Parent Child Connection. Allison joins me to explain power struggles with our kids, what they look like and how we can avoid them.

Do you have a parenting question for these guests? Give us a call during the show at 250-386-1161.

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Mom panel featuring the VIDA doulas

August 16, 2014

TweetTune in this Saturday, August 16th at 4pm to the Real Parenting radio show on CFAX 1070. I’m so pleased to welcome a panel of moms to chat about several parenting issues and to share their personal stories. We’ll discuss the whole spectrum of parenting, from giving birth, to your child’s growing independence, then all [...]

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Bullying vs. bickering + Back to school spending + What if you dislike your kid?

August 9, 2014

TweetTune in to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, August 9 at 4pm PT. Bullying vs. Bickering, Back to school spending & The 3 R’s of Parenting Join me and my guest “Doctor G” as we discuss the difference between bullying and bickering in our kids. Plus we’ll talk about how to reign in [...]

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So your teen wants to go vegetarian? + KinderSpiel + Touch a truck

August 1, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live to the Real Parenting radio show on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, August 2 at 4pm. So your teen wants to go vegetarian? Maybe it’s a shock. Maybe it’s a delight. But in either case, if your teen decides to become a vegetarian, you’ll want to know how can you support [...]

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Don’t oversell the veggies + BC maternity care not delivering

July 26, 2014

TweetTune or stream live this Saturday, July 26 at 4pm PT to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070. Don’t oversell the veggies! Does presenting vegetables as healthy turn kids off of them? How do you get your kids to increase their veggie intake? Parenting educator and author Ann Douglas joins me to chat about getting kids [...]

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Playground Buddy app + Beyond Intelligence

July 8, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live this Saturday, July 12 at 4pm PT to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070. Playground Buddy app The Playground Buddy app helps parents find playgrounds where ever they are in the world. Tune in this week for my interview with Victoria-based parents and creators of the app, Christine Baghdassarian & Jeff Richards, [...]

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Raising financially fit kids + Mom Panel

July 5, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live to Real Parenting on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, July 5 at 4pm. Raising financially fit kids Although 75% of parents think that providing financial guidance for their kids is a moral imperative, only 36% report having any clarity on how to do that, says my guest Joline Godfrey. Joline is [...]

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The Green Mama + Victoria with kids

June 19, 2014

TweetTune in or stream live this Saturday, June 21 at 4pm for Real Parenting on CFAX 1070. The Green Mama Did you know that the air inside our homes and buildings can be two to five times more polluted than the outside air? Often it is the spaces our children frequent that are the most [...]

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Dad Panel: Father’s Day edition

June 13, 2014

TweetTune in to the Real Parenting radio show on CFAX 1070 this Saturday, June 14 at 4pm for the Dad Panel: Father’s Day edition! Three dads join me to talk fatherhood in the Dad Panel: Father’s Day edition. We’ll discuss Father’s Day, the difficulties in finding child care, creating resilient communities, the teacher’s strike, family [...]

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