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1 Domestic Violence: Definitions and Views in Ontario  20 minute discussion with Scott Thompson of CHML
2 Family Time and Teen Behavior  15 minute interview with Scott Thompson of CHML discussing how spending time with parents can improve teen behavior...
3 When Child Stars Grow Up and Suicide....  15 minute interview with Barb DiGuilio of NewsTalk 1010
4 Abuse and the NFL What do we make of domestic violene and child abuse; Where does it come from; What is the role of hte NFL? A 16-minute interview with Scott thompson of CHML
5

Toilet Training

The secret to success is how we begin.... 7-min interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML
6

Co-Parenting Through Separation

Tips for managing the process.... 15 minute interview with John Gormley - CKOM
7

Settling Parenting Disputes

A 10 minute interview discussing alternatives to court...
8

Rewarding Your Child's School Success

an 8.5 minute interview with Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML
9

Managing Troubled Teens

A 9 minute discussion between Gary Direnfeld and Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML radio.
10

Robin Williams and Understanding Depression and Treatment Options

17 minute interview of Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW by Bill Kelly of CHML
11

Caring Influenced by the Media

15 minute chat with Anthony Urciuoli of CHML
12

Heading Off To School

Kindergarden, High School or College, heading off to school can be a challenge. 10-minute chat with Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML
13

Estate Planning with Aging Parents

How to open up and have challenging conversations about money and death. A 10-minute interview with Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML...
14

Talking about Robin Williams and depression...

10-minute chat with Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML
15

What's underneath an 18 year old killing a 14 year old?

12-minute discussion with Scott Thompson of CHML, in the wake of a recent murder.
16

Teaching Accountability to Kids

This discussion was prompted by an incident at a mall where a security gourd was assaulted by young persons. How do we help kids be responsible is the question here. This is a 16 minute interview with Scott Thompson of CHML.
17 Happy Child

The secret to raising a happy child!

(8-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML)

18 In-Laws

If a pain, then....

(9-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML)

19 Women in Politics

Are there gender issues?

(14-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

20 Sarcasm

Is this a form of bullying?

(8-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML)

21 Cyberbullying at University now!

How nice - brat kids get older....

(9-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

22 Kids Failing at University?

Parents, it may be time to bring them back!

(10-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML)

23 Parents First, Kids Second

Why is investing in your partner good for your kids?

(10-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML)

24 Kids, Poverty and Mental Health

Whats the connection? 

(12-minutes interview with Jamie West - CHML)

25 Youngest Grow up Fastest

Why does our youngest seem to grow up faster that the older kids?

(10-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML)

26 Better Marriage? Watch a Movie

Can watching romantic movies improve your marriage?

(12-min interview with Bill Kelly, CHML)

27 Allowances

How much and how to get one!

(12-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

28 Screen-time

Cute chat about a serious issue - kids and screens

(9-minutes interview with Jamie and Rebecca - CHML)

29 Missing School

Parents fined for taking kids for holiday!

(11-min interview with Scott Thompson, CHML)

30 Mental Health

Let's talk about it.

(4-min interview with Ted Yates, CKOC)

31 After the interview Andrew Lawton continues talking about me and Parenting Coordination (4-min)
32 Parenting Coordination

Seprated parents: Do you need a parenting Ref?

(10-min interview with Andrew Lawton - AM980)

33 Adventure?

Thrill Seeking vs Risk Taking

(21-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

34 Police Suicide

Depression at Christmas - Deadly combination

(12 min interview with Matt Holmes - CHML)

35 Coddled Kids

Want happy kids? Learn the secret at the end of the discussion.

(21-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

36 Teens and Alcohol

Really - you give your teen alcohol???

(14-min interview with Scott Thompson, CHML)

37 Don't Hit Me

The spanking debate continues...

(16-min interview with Scott Thompson, CHML)

38 Abortion Protest

Is it right to protest near an elementary school?

(6-min discussion with Scott Thompson - CHML)

39 Parents and their cell phone use Hey guys, maybe it's your cell phne use interfereing with the kdis? 
40 Child Murderers

How/Why???

(10 min interview with Scott THompson - CHML)

41 Autistic Complaint

One parent sends a nasty letter compaling about a neighbours autistic child. VENONOUS

(11 min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

42 Back to School

First time or returning parent...

(9 minutes interview with Larry Fedoruk - CKTB)

43 CYBERBULLYING Parents, please be vigilant!
44 Marriage Monday Talking about improving your marriage with Mark Halvorsen of WWIB - Wisconsin - 43 minutes.
45 Boomers, Boomeranges and Your Money

TD Canada Trust poll says boomers' may be taking on too much responsibility for adult children's finances. (6 minutes on Global Morning Show)

46 Soccer Brewhaha

Parents duke it out over ref's call - crazyyyy

(16 min interview with Bill Kelly - CHML)

47 Prom Safety!

How do we keep our kids safe?

(15 min interview with Jamie West, CHML)

48 Coping with extreme grief

From murder to acts of God: 

How do we cope? What can we expect? 

(19 minute interivew with SCott Thompson - CHML)

49 Bullied child - Bodyguard mother! Should mom really be going to school with her duaghter?
50 Tim Bosma Grief - 12 minute interview with Scott Thompson, CHML
51 Marriage Rescue 9 min interview with Clay Mick, KORN-107, Mitchel, S.D
52 Children's Mental Health These tips improve children's mental health (10 minute interview wth Jamie West - CHML)
53 Boomers' Money and Boomerang Kids

TD Canada Trust poll says boomers' may be taking on too much 

responsibility for adult children's finances.

(12 min interview with Tyler McLean, 91.9 Moncton NB)

54 Boomers' Money and Boomerang Kids

TD Canada Trust poll says boomers' may be taking on too much 

responsibility for adult children's finances.

(9 min interview with Todd Veinotte, news 88.9FM - Atlantic Canada)

55 Boomers' Money and Boomerang Kids

TD Canada Trust poll says boomers' may be taking on too much 

responsibility for adult children's finances.

56 Boomer's Money and Boomerang Kids

TD Canada Trust poll says boomers' may be taking on too much 

responsibility for adult children's finances.

(12 min interview with Bill Good, CKNW Vancouver)

57 Boomers' Money and Boomerang Kids

TD Canada Trust poll says boomers' may be taking on too much 

responsibility for adult children's finances.

(15 min interview with Dave Rutherford, Newstalk 770 Calgary)

58 Marriage Rescue 16 minute interview with Karen Gordon - CBC Radio
59 Rape-Bullied-Suicide

Teen raped, later bullied, then suicide..

(10 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

60 Rape and Social Media

Two teens convicted of rape, caught with social media!

(15 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

62 Marriage Rescue

Talking about the release of my book, couple counsleing and parental separation

(18 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

63 Living Apart Together Do you identify as being a couple although not cohabiting?
64 Transgendered Child

Which bathroom at school?

(13 minute chat with Bell Kelly - CHML)

65 Baby yes, Relationship no How about a single dad making a deal with a woman to share a baby?
66 Parenting Workshop  If you want some answers to common parenting questions and have an hour, you can watch my workshop provided for the Halton Catholic Board of Education
67 Major Depression Explained

Rebecca Marino breaks from tennis due to depression - what's wrong?

(14 minute chat with SCott Thompson - CHML)

68 Mental Health and the Workplace

Are employers doing enough? Do they get it?

(8 minute chat with Bell Kelly - CHML)

69 Aging Parent Loses Support Is there an obligation in law to support your parents?
70 Co-parenting

Separated/divorced with kids. Need insights for getting along?

(20 minute chat with Bell Kelly - CHML)

71 Bullying normal?

25% of teens believe bullying is normal, so what's the issue?

(15 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

72 Gun Violence and Video Games

Is there a connection?

(7 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

73 School Strike

What do we tell our kids?

(5 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

74 Christmas Issues

Separated parents, alcohol, money...

(30 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

75 Remembering Sid Leon

Just a nice guy and staunch supporter of his home town, Hamilton

(10 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

76 Settling the Christmas Access Dispute Strategies and tips for creating peace at Christmas...
77 Sandy Hook - in the aftermath

Gun control or mental health services?

(30 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

78 Sperm Donor

Should the offspring get to meet the donor?

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

79 Gay Man Sues Over Conversion Therapy

Should he win this lawsuit?

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

80 Media and Suicide Copycat

Should Amanda's video be used as a tool for anti-bullying. 

Will it inadvertanly promote suicide?

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

81 Bullied to death

In the wake of a BC teen's death, what to do about bullying?

 

82 Mom On Strike! Does going on strike change kids' behaviour?
83 In the Wake of Bullying What to do?
84 Thanksgiving

Perhaps this will help you manage your family!

(11 minute chat with Mary Ito - CBC radio Toronto)

85 Gay Teen Counselling

California bans this form of counseling!

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

86 Changing Families What the Canadian family now looks like...
87 Childless by Choice

Is it selfish?

(18 min discussion with Bill Kelly - CHML)

88 Parenting

Quantity of time is also an indicator of quality of time...

(17 min interview with Jamie west - CHML)

89 Managing Kids' Behaviour

How do you go about it?

(10 minute chat with Rick, sitiing in for Scott Thompson - CHML)

90 Cohabiting? Know your partner first!
91 Gender Nonconformity and Abuse Abuse at home for being different contributes to adult dysfunction...
92 Alcohol at Home

Should parents allow young teens to drink at home?

(10 minute talk with Jamie West on CHML)

93 January Marital Meltdown Divorce rises in January. What's up with that?
94 January Divorce

Let's talk divorce and marital therapy...

(17 minutes with Scott Thompson on CHML)

95 Manly Men Are you pining for the old days, when men were men?
96 YouTube Kids Should you [put your kids on YouTube without their permission?
97 Bullying/Assault Addressing bullying, teen suicide and gender/sexual identity in teens
98 What Women Want Based on the book: "The Secret Lives of Wives"
99 Counselling the Counselors

Do Toronto City Counselors need Counselling?

(13 minute chat with Jerry Agar of 1010 Talk Radio)

100 Days of Significance What special days does your school board single out? Would you believe....
101 Drugs/Alcohol Would you even know if your son or daughter was using?
102 Issues of Bullying

What is it and what to do about it.

(17 min discussion with Bill Kelly - CHML)

103 Physical Intimacy Is it right to sue for lack of sex in a marriage?
104 Kids 'n Money Do they under5stand value, money? At what age?
105 Homework How much is realistic / too much? What's the value?
106 Changing Families Marriage, No Marriage, Divorce at latter ages....
107 Apology - After the riot Should this vandal still be held accountable?
108 Stay or Go Bad marriage? Should you stay together for the sake of the children?
109 Early Marriage Is the solution to better lasting marriages to get married earlier?
110 Wrist Band Controversial wrist band - I Love Boobies!
111 Old Flame

Marie Osmond marries old flame - Will it last?

(10-min chat with Jamie West - CHML)

112 Childcare Spaces The politics of funding....
113 Still At home

But at age 30???

(K-Lite FM - 5-minute chat with Sunny and Hayes) 

114 3 Year Glitch It used to be the 7 year itch....
115 Bath time? At what age are the kids not invited?
116 Celebrity Custody Battle Put the kids first. No really, put the kids first.
117 No-Fault Divorce Stay or go, good or bad?
118 Asian Parenting Is there a difference?
119 Raising Kids Today Tips for Parents
120 Cohabitation and Growing up Are they linked... or not?
121 Bullying Awareness

What is it and what to do about it. 

(A 40 minute discussion with Bill Kelly, CHML)

122 Marriage and Men Does marriage really socialize men. Look out for claims parading as research...
123 Student Drug Use What do parents really know?
124 Marriage Maintenance

To maintain your marriage, start with time together 

(4 minute interview with Sunny Genesco and Matt Hayes K-Lite)

125 Thanksgiving

Managing the stress with challenging family

(4 minute interview with Sunny Genesco and Matt Hayes K-Lite)

126 Is this sexual assault? On-line dater poses as single and gets sued for sexual assault.
127 Affair: tell?

Should a child expose a cheating parent to the other parent?

(10-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

128 Newlywed, Nearly Dead 6-minute interview with Kristy Scott - FM 93, about my show
129 Parenting Differences Do parenting differences lead to divorce or make divorce more challenging?
130 13 Going On 30 Parenting Teens!
131 Separate Beds

Solving or creating or indicative of problems

(A 20 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

132 Separate Beds

Solving or creating or indicative of problems

(5-minute interview with Leslie Robertson, Talk 1010)

133 Only Child? Is this really an issue?
135 13 Going On 30 How is your parenting?
136 13 Going on 30

Teens pushing the limits?

(A 15 minute discussion with Mike Nabuurs - Talk 820.)

137 Father's Day

What does it take to be a dad?

(a 45-minute discussion with live phone-in, hosted by Christine Williams)

138 Filial Law Can a parent sue a child for support? 
139 Teen Drivers

Car crashes and what parents should do

(12-minute interview - CBC Radio Moncton NB)

140 Al and Tipper How marriage is changing....
141 Al and Tipper 

When long-time married people divorce...

(Newstalk 1010 - 4-minute interview)

142 Sadistic Abuse in the Workplace

Criminal behavior should be treated as such for the well being of the victim/survivors

(A 5 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

143 After the break-up How does life carry on?
144 Teens in Abusive Relationships 30-minute live phone-in with Rita Celli - Ontario Today - CBC Radio One
145 Teens and Parents Parents must go out of their way to make the relationship work...
146 Teen Offenders Teens are found developing and trading in pornography...
147 Chexting

Is it cheating if you use your cell-phone to carry on a relationship?

(A 13 minute discussion with Mike Nabuurs - Talk 820.)

148 Financial Infidelity Spending without sharing with your spouse?
149 Can Do Better Imagine a website that let's you vote on compatibility on looks alone...
150 The In-Laws How to manage the tough ones...
151 50 Dangerous Things Shouldn't we let our kids experiment?
152 Tiger's Apology

Did it work for you?

(A 4 minute discussion with Mike Nabuurs - Talk 820.)

153 Drug Testing Your Teen 

Deal with drug and alcohol issues before they Leave for college...

(A 6 minute discussion with Mike Nabuurs - Talk 820.)

154 Be My Valentine

Go big? Go small? Go meaningful...

(3-minute discussion with John Moore - CFRB)

155 Affair and Politics

...not a good idea 

(6-min. discussion, CBC Radio Robin Brown)

156 Teen Texting It's more than just text messages their sending. Now it's private photos and videos too...
157 Spank? Do you believe research?
158 Family Law Reform - Ontario Will it be helpful?
159 Holiday Time and Family Troubles

Tips for working out the biggest of issues.

(a 45-minute discussion with live phone-in, hosted by Christine Williams)

160 Tiger Affair

 

Tiger's indiscretions grows....s 

(A 9 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

 

161 Tiger Affair What was he thinking...
162 H1N1

How to talk with your kids 

(A 5 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

163 H1N1 - Fear

Why we worry and what we can do. 

(A 20 minute discussion with Mike Nabuurs - Talk 820.)

164 Child Pornography

How does this happen and what can be done about it?

(A 20 minute discussion with Mike Nabuurs - Talk 820.)

165 Underage Drinking Do you facilitate underage drinking in your home?
166 Rudeness Where have basic manners gone?
167 Hazing

Good ol' fun... or assault? 

(CHML morning show - 4 min)

168 18 and Counting The Dugger's are expecting their 19th. What do you think?
169 Stress

What is it and how do you handle it? 

(a 20 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)

170 Hearing Loss If your boomer age hubby isn't listening, it may be hearing loss...
171 Birth Order Does it determine personality?
172 Safety From Abduction Many parents worry...
173 Internet Safety and Separated Parents Do you know what your child is doing on the Internet: does your former partner agree with what's happening? (a 20 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)
174 Michael Jackson

So, who gets the kids? 

(5-minute interview with Jeff Allen - 570 news)

175 Hearing Loss CTV interview with Monica Matys - 4 min
176 Hearing Loss 680 News interview - 1 min
177 Fining parents Britain is looking at fining parents for the behaviour of their children. Is that right? (CHML with Bill Kelly - 10 min)
178 Celebrity Children

Are they doomed?

(CHML morning show - 9 min)

179 Multi-generational Families Should you invite your parents to move in with you?
180 Hearing and relationships It may not be couple counselling you need, but really... a hearing test!
181 Newlywed, Nearly Dead Interview about the new season of the show (FLY 93.3 FM 4-min)
182 Hearing Loss Discussion with John Biggs of CHAM (10 min)
183 Newlywed Show... Hearing Loss

A nice chat on CHML's early morning show 

about my TV show and then hearing loss (7-min)

184 Hearing Loss Are you a boomer? Had your hearing checked yet? Know the signs?
185 Hearing Loss

It affects relationships and may be preventable! 

(CHML radio with Bill Kelly - 19 minutes)

186 Launching the Kids

When your kids go off to college...

(CHML AM 900 radio with Ben Guyatt)

187 Loss of a Pet

It's OK to grieve...

(CHML AM 900 radio with Ben Guyatt)

188 Discussing Child Abduction

What do we tell our kids...

(CHML AM 900 radio with Ben Guyatt)

189 Should We Tell The Kids Do we tell them about the affair?
190 Legislate Curfews for Youths?

How about more social supports!

(CHML Radio with Bill Kelly)

191 Prom Season Are you scaling back this year?
192 Positive Parenting Tips for managing the 2 - 5 year old
193 Parent Alienation Syndrome Undermining a child's relationship with the other parent hurts the child.
194 Bullying  (A 45 minute discussion with Gary Direnfeld, hosted by Christine Williams of CTS)
195 Common-Law vs. Marriage Any difference in outcomes for the children?
196 Surviving the Recession

How do you manage marriage and children in view of a layoff?

(8 minute discussion - CHML radio)

197 Video Game Addiction A Fifth Estate Documentary (42 min.)
198 Surviving Job Losses As a community, we must open our hearts, our homes, our wallets and our pantries...
199 Internet Safety and Teens Parental intrusion versus monitoring.... 
200 Teens, connecting and behaviour

Connect with your teen to maintain or improve behaviour...

(A 45 minute discussion with Gary Direnfeld and Prof. Michael Unger, hosted by Christine Williams of CTS)

201 Video Game Addiction

Issues and answers

(14-minute radio interview with with Bill Kelly, CHML Radio )

202 Divorce - Recession Tough economic times call for creative solutions
203 Christmas and Family How do you manage the difficult relationships at Christmas time?
204 Christmas Blues Many issues can lead to distress at Christmas. Here are some issues and solutions. (a 17 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)
205 Teen Drug Testing Buy the kit or go to the doctor?
206 Christmas - Recession - Children Santa asked me to deliver this message...
207 Family gift giving at Christmas during a recession

How do parents manage their guilt against the kids gimmees and arrive at a good solution for a tight Christmas?

(A 10 minute radio discussion with CHAM Radio talk show host, John Biggs)

208 Video Game Addiction More about the warning signs and action to take...
209 Video Game Addiction Warning signs and issues...
210 Sexy Halloween Costumes

What will your children be wearing?

(a 3 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)

211 Video Game Addiction

Is your child hooked?

(a 17 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)

212 Newlyweds and The Holidays (US) How's your boundaries with your parents?

(A 19 minute radio discussion with Indianapolis, WIBC Radio talk show host, Carol Juergensen Sheets)

213 Newlyweds and The Holidays

Chose what is good for the marriage as your first priority

(A 19 minute radio discussion with CHAM Radio talk show host, John Biggs)

214 Birth Order

Science or hokum?

(a 16 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)

215 Recession Affair Does a recession increase the likelihood of an affair?
216 Drugs...  Do you tell you children?

When they ask, what will you say? 

(a 19 minute discussion with CHAM radio talk show host, Mike Nabuurs)

217 Separate Beds? A 4-minute radio interview on the subject.
218 Privacy Should you read your child's diary?
219 Bullying (revisited) a 40-minute discussion hosted by Christine Williams with viewer phone calls
220 Off to College Can the parents let go?
221 Teen Independence  How do you foster healthy independence and appropriate activities/
222 Raising Kids Are we spoiling them with too much concern?
223 Kids or No Kids Which do you chose and why?
224 Celebrity Divorce Robin Williams goes for Collaborative Divorce
225 Wedding Etiquette How to handle separated parents or guests...
226 Miley's photo - Vanity Fare What does this say to tweens and teens? (CHML radio with Shiona Thompson and Bob Bratina)
227 Teen cell phone use at school

Parents need to monitor use...

(CHML Radio with Bill Kelly)

228 Teen Cell Phone Use Sending nude pictures between friends!
229 Involuntary Treatment for Drug Abuse  Where in Canada can you lock up your teen?
230 Teen Discipline Issues Teen is restricted from attending friend's birthday party - right or wrong?
231 Drinking Age Should this be raised in Ontario from 19 to 21?
232 Physical Intervention Is it ok to physically redirect your child when non-compliant?
233 Infidelity Who cheats more, men or women?
234 The Prostitute Affair! Does seeing a prostitute, constitute an affair?
235 Power-Spray child abuse No way to treat a child!
236 Housework Foreplay

When he cleans house, does she get... well, you know

 (radio interview with Charles Adler)

237 Teen Driving issues Safety! (Radio interview with Zack Spencer 45 min.)
238 Who Lies Best Which gender makes the better liar! (CHML Radio with Bill Kelly)
239 Parenting Today Do we bubble-wrap our kids?
240 Star Problems

Is there something underneath Britney's behaviour?

 (radio interview)

241 Teens and Youth Centres Conversation with Bill Kelly - CHML
242 Divorce and Kids a 40-minute discussion hosted by Christine Williams (excellent discussion)
243 Divorce after Christmas Can't hang in any longer.... (radio interview)
244 Teen driver? Shocking news about driver education....
245 Teens and Drugs

Intervention begins with a meeting 

between counselor and parents...

246 Spanking Debate Whew - this one's a doosey
247 Drop Dead! Ever think this about your spouse. You may be surprised how many may think, but not speak this...
248 TV violence and child aggression How much is too much. Listen to this 10-minute radio interview...
249 Bullying a 40-minute discussion hosted by Christine Williams
250 ADHD and Learning Disabilities How do you know and what do you do? 35-minute discussion....
251 Collaborative Law and Divorce  A radio discussion that also aired on cable TV
252 Parenting - From tweens to teens Are you sure you want to be your child's "friend"? How about being a parent first!
253 Issues in counselling Marital stress an affect your health, counselling can help, but who is responsible for what?
254 Parenting Coordinator Interview with Dick Gordon of "The Story", aired on National Public Radio, USA 
255 Teen delinquency radio interview with Bill Kelly - CHML
256 7 year itch radio interview with Bill Kelly - CHML
257 Marriage The numbers are in and marriages are down...
258 Back to School Issues and answers
259 Seeking Counselling Secular or Faith Based....
260 Spanking debate... again. Should the Canadian criminal code be changed to remove reasonable force as a shield from prosecution from parents who spank their kids.
261 Effects of Divorce on Children

Live, interactive webshow produced by TV-Ontario 

Hosted by Cheryl Jackson with 3 professional panel.

(Click on the play symbol when the screen appears)

261 Neglect Do you leave your kids unattended - and at what age...
262 Lower divorce rates and Marital Therapy Yes, the divorce rates are lower and here is what you should know about marital therapy.
263 Block Parent Do you know who your neighbours are and would they help your kids?
265 TV Ads - child abuse? Has political correctness gone to far in pulling this ad?
266 Boo Ban Would you ban booing at school sporting events?
267 Teen safety A 20 minute discussion on teen safety, backlash and responsibility!
268 Bubble-wrap Are we over-protective with our kids these days?
269 Child Safety Do you play Russian Roulette with your kids?
270 Custody Battle  Courts in Saskatchewan awarded custody to the adoptive parents over the natural father...
271 The challenge of parenting How do you discipline?
271 Couples Handling Finances Talk it through and plan to keep out of debt!
272 Power and control, abuse ... counselling A 15 minute discussion on an important subject...
273 Teen Truancy / Teen Drug Use How to keep kids in school... and does your teen drink alone?
274 Reporting Sexual Abuse What are the issues of the mother in reporting sexual abuse by the father?
275 Teen Stress A discussion on teen issues and solutions
276 Spanking Revisited Again! A hot debate!
277 Teen Depression An audio interview with slides discussion teen depression - 20 minutes
278 Bully! Do we admire bullies?
279 Web-Time Does time on the Internet take away from family time?
280 Language Tweens (10 - 14 year olds) are getting caught up using profanity and thinking it's OK. Do you?
281 Childhood Obesity Do we dare tell our kids when they are overweight?
282 Marriage Do you know the risk factors and protective factors for marriage? The research says...
283 Co-Parenting The key ingredients to successful co-parenting after separation are...
284 No! The key to developing frustration tolerance is telling your child "no".
285 Don't be held hostage Managing out of control youths at home.
286 Engaging Youth in School Making school attractive hooks kids in...
287 Rebuilding Rapport Teen out of control? Build rapport to enable influence...
288 Dysfunctional Family? A better way of thinking about this is...
289 Parental Influence Think your teen needs counselling... consider these issues...
290 Launching Pad Parental behaviour sets the launching pad for youth behaviour. The issue is determining direction...
291 Affluence vs. Poverty Affluence and poverty can both negatively affect youth... Here's the difference.
292 Hamilton Court takes action: Parent Alienation Syndrome June 2006 - Ontario Court of Appeal upholds a lower Court's decision to transfer custody of children to other parent...
293 Parent Alienation Syndrome When between separated parents, one parent brain washes the child against the other parent...
294 Early onset teen sex

Do you know what your teen's "SMD" is?

(Sexual Media Diet)

295 Teen Help What's a 12-year-old doing going to an all ages club late at night... 
296 Teen Rape This is a discussion of a teen rape in a local community. It is difficult for me to contain my feelings here...
297 Teen Sex When do you start discussing it!
298 For the Sake of the Kids Stay together or divorce...?
299 Prime Minister Harper as a Father What kind of dad is he?
300 Tough Love Would you turn your son in if you found him with a gun?
301 New Year Resolutions Do you know the Granddaddy of all resolutions?
302 Holiday Access (TV)

Holiday Access (680 News Radio)

Don't carve up the kids, carve up the time. Here are some strategies...
303 Spanking Revisited New data suggests that even when adjusting for culture, go past what is culturally accepted and run the risk of aggressive children...
304 Pot and Parenthood Does a mix of pot and parenthood lead to investigation by child protective services?...
305 Delaying Having Kids How long will you wait to have kids... Have you asked yourself these questions?
306 Online Counseling for Teens

Where do your teens go to for help... Online Counseling?

Kids Helpline - Canada

307 Child Protection Gone Wrong A child in care dies at age 6. What went wrong?
308 Reporting Suspected Child Abuse Will you report a case of suspected child abuse... Survey says...
309 Divorce Kids in the cross-fire... Does divorce hurt kids and are both parents important?
310 Peer Pressure

What parents fear... Yet parents are the most influential...

 

311 Affairs

Thinking of an affair? Think again. Here's why...

 

312 Leaving the Nest Eventually kids leave home. Here's how to make it work...

 

313 Stranger Danger How do we prepare our kids in case of strangers?

 

314 Kids Talking Back Does your son or daughter talk back?

 

315 Talking to Teens Even a 30 second conversation is a start...

 

316 Violence at Home How parents behave matters most.

 

317 Mediation Can't agree on a parenting plan? Consider mediation.

 

318 Step Families So, how long does it take until we all come together?

 

319 Spanking Please don't. Here's why.

 

320 Parental Monitoring Keeping an eye on your teens is a good thing.

 

321 Preference Why does a child chose one parent over another after divorce?

 

322 Self Esteem Tips to healthy self-esteem

 

323

Internet Porn 1

Internet Porn 2

How do parents protect their children from internet porn?

 

324 Bullying What is it and what can you do?

 

325 Chat-Line Safety Protecting kids from on-line predators

 

326 Keeping kids safe A discussion of serious safety concerns for young children

 

327 Inter-Faith Marriage Do kids chose religion?

 

328 Social work is Just what do social workers do?

 

 

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