Parents Rule

Parents Rule

  • Parents_Rule_3-27-2013

    Feb 13, 2014 | 51 min
    Parents Rule! Radio Show Parents Rule! radio is the best show for all parents—past, present, and future. In one place you can find the information you need, the advice you ask for, and the encouragement you crave. Join Pat and her remarkable guests in a show that is similar to chats around the kitchen table with grandma. This show is broadcast live on W4CY Radio (www.w4cy.com) part of Talk 4 Radio (http://www.talk4radio.com/) on the Talk 4 Media Network (http://www.talk4media.com/).
  • Parents Rule 04/11/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 51 min
    Single Parent Dating Single parent dating is fraught with difficult decisions and uncertainty. Pat is no stranger to the struggles of a single parent trying to date as she was a single parent for many years. Her guest today is nationally known coach Rosalind Sedacca. Roz and Pat talk about issues such as when to start dating and when to introduce the boyfriend or girlfriend to your kids. This is an important show all single parents.
  • Parents Rule 05/16/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 51 min
    Why It Is Important to Stay Involved in Your Kids’ Education A former teacher, a home schooling mom, and author of Founder’s Fables, Laurie Cockerell talks to Pat about why it is important that our children be taught our history and how that is being overlooked or shaded in schools today. This is a very important topic for you have to know where you come from before you know where you are going. Laurie tells parents how to teach history by incorporating the internet, genealogy, and your own memories, as well as from books.
  • Parents Rule 08/01/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 51 min
    The Greatest Country What do young people think of this wonderful country we call home? One child, the son of an immigrant has written a book for other children that outlines the benefits of being an American and why we should all be proud to call ourselves American. Abe and his dad are both interviewed—Abe as to why he wrote this book. His appreciation of living in the USA is apparent and will make you proud. Abe’s dad tells you how to support your kids’ dreams (like writing a book) and how to be a good cheerleader for them. This interview will remind of why America is an exceptional country and how blessed we are to live here.
  • Parents Rule 04/18/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 53 min
    Surviving the Boston Bombing and Other Tragedies as a Family Shortly after the Boston Marathon bombing, Pat discusses how to help your children when some tragedy such as this occurs. Pat consulted experts and included on the show a retired Army Chaplain in order to offer you the best information available on this subject. Discussed is how to make the kids feel safe again, what and how much to tell them, and who to turn to for help. Survivor guilt is also a major topic in the show.
  • Parents Rule 10/03/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 53 min
    Raising Kids Other People Like to Be Around Richard Greenberg has successfully raised four children and he shares his secret with you. It is SMART (set the example, make the rules, apply the rules, respect ourselves, and teach in all things). In his book Raising Kids Other People Like to Be Around, he outlines how to accomplish the SMART process. It is a fun, frank and informative discussion about child rearing. All parents will enjoy it as well as learn from it.
  • Parents Rule 08/15/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 24 min
    Raising Organized and Respectful Children Monica Ricci has long been a national expert on organization, appearing on radio, TV, and print media. She and Pat discuss how to raise organized kids. Monica tells parents how parents can minimize the chaos in their lives, how to simplify your life, and so much more. You don’t want to miss the important message that Monica shares with parents on this show.
  • Parents Rule 05/09/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 52 min
    Providing Aid and Comfort for Our Military Jo Ann Simmons is a therapist who has worked with military families to help them overcome tragedy, deployment, loss, and survivor’s guilt. Pat’s interview with her will give you greater insight into how best to be a friend or caring family member to military families.
  • Parents Rule 06/27/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 53 min
    Helping Your Child Cope with Your Divorce Monkey in the Middle is a book series for children of divorce. Pat and author Jontie Hays reveal how children feel during and after divorce and how to help them through it. Many parents forget how difficult this split is for their kids. Pat and Jontie offer tips to ease the process for the children. Helping Your Child Cope with Your Divorce 1. Most important thing to remember during divorce with children 2. How kids feel about divorce 3. Easing your child through divorce process 4. Making divorce as easy as possible for children 5. Resources/books to help kids cope with divorce 6. Tools for coping with divorce for children 7. Monkey in the Middle Div...
  • Parents Rule 10/17/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 49 min
    Self Defense Pat interviews Deva Hoffman, who with her husband Scott, founded and teach at The National Self Defense Company. They train not only law enforcement personnel but also individuals to defend themselves. This show will empower you and make you see the world a little differently as Deva tells you, among other things: 1. Her personal story of being attacked, 2. how to NOT be a victim, 3. what to do when confronted with someone who wants to do you harm, 4. what to do when you feel unsafe, 5. personal safety on social media,
  • Parents Rule 06/06/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 52 min
    Paying for College Edward Gordon who is a financial consultant with Edward Jones talks to Pat about the options that parents have to help with the costs of college. There are many opportunities and this in-depth discussion is a must for any parent who wants their child to go to college. They also talk about whether it is more important to save for your retirement or for your child’s college.
  • Parents Rule 07/25/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 50 min
    Teens—What They Can Teach Us Recently at a conference where she was a speaker, Pat met a Pediatrician whose book, Messengers in Denim: What Parents Can Learn from Teens, she enjoyed. Dr. Par (Parnell Donahue, MD) and Pat discuss good things about teens in an era when they are much maligned. Dr. Par recalls the incredible wisdom he found in his teen patients. Great show for everyone, not just parents.
  • Parents Rule 3/21/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 50 min
    Being the Parent of a Deployed Military Member At the time of this show, Pat had a stepson who was deployed in Afghanistan so she understands completely the pain and needs of a mom with a child deployed to foreign lands. Her guest, Jeannette Osborne has been through 4 deployments with her son and offers great advice on how to cope and what moms can do to help keep their “babies” safe.
  • Parents Rule 4/4/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 53 min
    Foster Kids Foster children are often misunderstood and desperately just want to be loved. This was the case in the heart wrenching true story by Lauretta Ali in Survival of the Fittest…One Child’s Life in the Foster Care System. Lauretta speaks candidly about the needs of foster children, not just for homes, but also for mentors. It will touch your heart to hear her story and see for yourself the wonderfully loving and kind woman she has become against all odds.
  • Parents Rule 08/22/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 50 min
    Conquering Anger From her life, her education and her popular radio show, Anger 911, Janet Pfeiffer, has learned much about anger—from what makes us angry to how to use it successfully. Pat’s interview with anger management expert Janet will make you look at yourself and evaluate your life. Moms have many reasons for anger in their lives, but we all want to channel it appropriately and not at our children. Janet and Pat talk about how to do that.
  • Parents Rule 05/02/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 53 min
    Competition “Competition makes the world go around,” according to Pat’s guest Ashley Merryman and her co-author Po Bronson in their book, Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing. Some of the topics discussed in this compelling and life changing interview are: 1. Why is competition good for your children? 2. Why are younger children more competitive than older siblings? 3. Best ways for parents to help kids meet competitive challenges. 4. How parents can help light competitive fires in their children. 5. What is your child’s competitive style? 6. Do boys and girls compete differently?
  • Parents Rule 08/08/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 53 min
    Children That Give Some people are just born to help others. Aidan Hornady is one of those people. Hear Pat’s interview with this teenager who started a website http://www.aidancares.com to help others when he was 8 years old. At 13, he has now raised more than $75,000 for charities. Pat also interviews his mom, Toran Anderson, who has nurtured this need her son was born with. You will not be the same after hearing this wonderful young man and his supportive mom.
  • Parents Rule 05/30/2013

    Nov 20, 2013 | 52 min
    Abandonment and Healing Pat discussed the serious issue of abandonment with Teresa Morrow, who was disowned by her family. The story of pain and triumph is chronicled in Teresa’s book, Disowned: A Journey of Transformation from Abandonment to Healing. Issues discussed are: 1. forms of abandonment, 2. learning to cope, 3. how and why to forgive, and 4. how to rise above it and have a happy, successful life.
  • Parents Rule Show 5

    Nov 19, 2013 | 49 min
    Self Defense Pat interviews Deva Hoffman, who with her husband Scott, founded and teach at The National Self Defense Company. They train not only law enforcement personnel but also individuals to defend themselves. This show will empower you and make you see the world a little differently as Deva tells you, among other things: 1. Her personal story of being attacked, 2. how to NOT be a victim, 3. what to do when confronted with someone who wants to do you harm, 4. what to do when you feel unsafe, 5. personal safety on social media

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