Someone wrote an ode to children who only ate bread on Thanksgiving...and it perfectly describes host Lindsay Aerts' Thanksgiving trying to feed her 2 year-old daughter. (Ode credit to MomNewsDaily.com).
Whether you're trying to build relationships with your step-kids, figure out parental boundaries as a stepmom, accept that your kids now have a new step-parent, or you're just trying to work on your new marriage relationship while being a stepmom; this episode has you covered. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with therapist Kristin Hodgson of The Healing Group in Midvale about the often complicated world of step-relationships.
In a rush to get out of the house one morning, Host Lindsay Aerts didn't put socks on her daughter. Instead of perceiving it as a "mom fail" when her daughter asked the sitter to wipe off her wet (sweaty) feet, hear how Lindsay chose to not beat herself up about that perceived motherhood shortcoming.
Letting your kids, especially your daughters, get into the dating world can be scary for any parent. Host Lindsay Aerts talks with Rusty Keys of FM100.3 about how he navigated the tricky waters of teenage dating as a father of two girls.
We've all been there, we've all snapped at our kids. Maybe we've asked them a million times to pick something up, told them a million times that it's time to go or they're grabbing for every item off the shelves at the grocery store. Host Lindsay Aerts and Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy talk about some of the reasons behind why we snap and some tips for reducing its frequency.
If you've decided it's time to do your own immediate family traditions for the holiday's, the conversation can be difficult to have with extended family. Dr. Julie Hanks of Wasatch Family Therapy walks us through how to broach the subject, and how to deal with awkwardness or hurt feelings that may arise.