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1 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
2

Toilet Training

The secret to success is how we begin.... 7-min interview with Jamie and Rebecca West - CHML
3

Co-Parenting Through Separation

Tips for managing the process.... 15 minute interview with John Gormley - CKOM
4

Settling Parenting Disputes

A 10 minute interview discussing alternatives to court...
5

Rewarding Your Child's School Success

an 8.5 minute interview with Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML
6

Managing Troubled Teens

A 9 minute discussion between Gary Direnfeld and Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML radio.
7

Robin Williams and Understanding Depression and Treatment Options

17 minute interview of Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW by Bill Kelly of CHML
8

Caring Influenced by the Media

15 minute chat with Anthony Urciuoli of CHML
9

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
10

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...
11

Talking about Robin Williams and depression...

10-minute chat with Jamie and Rebecca West of CHML
12

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.
13

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.
14 Happy Child

The secret to raising a happy child!

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

15 In-Laws

If a pain, then....

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

16 Women in Politics

Are there gender issues?

(14-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

17 Sarcasm

Is this a form of bullying?

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

18 Cyberbullying at University now!

How nice - brat kids get older....

(9-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

19 Kids Failing at University?

Parents, it may be time to bring them back!

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

20 Parents First, Kids Second

Why is investing in your partner good for your kids?

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

21 Kids, Poverty and Mental Health

Whats the connection? 

(12-minutes interview with Jamie West - CHML)

22 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)

23 Better Marriage? Watch a Movie

Can watching romantic movies improve your marriage?

(12-min interview with Bill Kelly, CHML)

24 Allowances

How much and how to get one!

(12-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

25 Screen-time

Cute chat about a serious issue - kids and screens

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

26 Missing School

Parents fined for taking kids for holiday!

(11-min interview with Scott Thompson, CHML)

27 Mental Health

Let's talk about it.

(4-min interview with Ted Yates, CKOC)

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

Seprated parents: Do you need a parenting Ref?

(10-min interview with Andrew Lawton - AM980)

30 Adventure?

Thrill Seeking vs Risk Taking

(21-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

31 Police Suicide

Depression at Christmas - Deadly combination

(12 min interview with Matt Holmes - CHML)

32 Coddled Kids

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

(21-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

33 Teens and Alcohol

Really - you give your teen alcohol???

(14-min interview with Scott Thompson, CHML)

34 Don't Hit Me

The spanking debate continues...

(16-min interview with Scott Thompson, CHML)

35 Abortion Protest

Is it right to protest near an elementary school?

(6-min discussion with Scott Thompson - CHML)

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

How/Why???

(10 min interview with Scott THompson - CHML)

38 Autistic Complaint

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

(11 min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

39 Back to School

First time or returning parent...

(9 minutes interview with Larry Fedoruk - CKTB)

40 CYBERBULLYING Parents, please be vigilant!
41 Marriage Monday Talking about improving your marriage with Mark Halvorsen of WWIB - Wisconsin - 43 minutes.
42 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)

43 Soccer Brewhaha

Parents duke it out over ref's call - crazyyyy

(16 min interview with Bill Kelly - CHML)

44 Prom Safety!

How do we keep our kids safe?

(15 min interview with Jamie West, CHML)

45 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)

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

51 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)

52 Boomers' Money and Boomerang Kids

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

responsibility for adult children's finances.

53 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)

54 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)

55 Marriage Rescue 16 minute interview with Karen Gordon - CBC Radio
56 Rape-Bullied-Suicide

Teen raped, later bullied, then suicide..

(10 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

57 Rape and Social Media

Two teens convicted of rape, caught with social media!

(15 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

58 Marriage Rescue

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

(18 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

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

Which bathroom at school?

(13 minute chat with Bell Kelly - CHML)

62 Baby yes, Relationship no How about a single dad making a deal with a woman to share a baby?
63 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
64 Major Depression Explained

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

(14 minute chat with SCott Thompson - CHML)

65 Mental Health and the Workplace

Are employers doing enough? Do they get it?

(8 minute chat with Bell Kelly - CHML)

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

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

(20 minute chat with Bell Kelly - CHML)

68 Bullying normal?

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

(15 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

69 Gun Violence and Video Games

Is there a connection?

(7 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

70 School Strike

What do we tell our kids?

(5 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

71 Christmas Issues

Separated parents, alcohol, money...

(30 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

72 Remembering Sid Leon

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

(10 minute chat with Bill Kelly - CHML)

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

Gun control or mental health services?

(30 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

75 Sperm Donor

Should the offspring get to meet the donor?

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

76 Gay Man Sues Over Conversion Therapy

Should he win this lawsuit?

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

77 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)

78 Bullied to death

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

 

79 Mom On Strike! Does going on strike change kids' behaviour?
80 In the Wake of Bullying What to do?
81 Thanksgiving

Perhaps this will help you manage your family!

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

82 Gay Teen Counselling

California bans this form of counseling!

(12 minute chat with Scott Thompson - CHML)

83 Changing Families What the Canadian family now looks like...
84 Childless by Choice

Is it selfish?

(18 min discussion with Bill Kelly - CHML)

85 Parenting

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

(17 min interview with Jamie west - CHML)

86 Managing Kids' Behaviour

How do you go about it?

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

87 Cohabiting? Know your partner first!
88 Gender Nonconformity and Abuse Abuse at home for being different contributes to adult dysfunction...
89 Alcohol at Home

Should parents allow young teens to drink at home?

(10 minute talk with Jamie West on CHML)

90 January Marital Meltdown Divorce rises in January. What's up with that?
91 January Divorce

Let's talk divorce and marital therapy...

(17 minutes with Scott Thompson on CHML)

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

Do Toronto City Counselors need Counselling?

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

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

What is it and what to do about it.

(17 min discussion with Bill Kelly - CHML)

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

Marie Osmond marries old flame - Will it last?

(10-min chat with Jamie West - CHML)

109 Childcare Spaces The politics of funding....
110 Still At home

But at age 30???

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

111 3 Year Glitch It used to be the 7 year itch....
112 Bath time? At what age are the kids not invited?
113 Celebrity Custody Battle Put the kids first. No really, put the kids first.
114 No-Fault Divorce Stay or go, good or bad?
115 Asian Parenting Is there a difference?
116 Raising Kids Today Tips for Parents
117 Cohabitation and Growing up Are they linked... or not?
118 Bullying Awareness

What is it and what to do about it. 

(A 40 minute discussion with Bill Kelly, CHML)

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

To maintain your marriage, start with time together 

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

122 Thanksgiving

Managing the stress with challenging family

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

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

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

(10-min interview with Scott Thompson - CHML)

125 Newlywed, Nearly Dead 6-minute interview with Kristy Scott - FM 93, about my show
126 Parenting Differences Do parenting differences lead to divorce or make divorce more challenging?
127 13 Going On 30 Parenting Teens!
128 Separate Beds

Solving or creating or indicative of problems

(A 20 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

129 Separate Beds

Solving or creating or indicative of problems

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

130 Only Child? Is this really an issue?
131 13 Going On 30 How is your parenting?
132 13 Going on 30

Teens pushing the limits?

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

133 Father's Day

What does it take to be a dad?

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

135 Filial Law Can a parent sue a child for support? 
136 Teen Drivers

Car crashes and what parents should do

(12-minute interview - CBC Radio Moncton NB)

137 Al and Tipper How marriage is changing....
138 Al and Tipper 

When long-time married people divorce...

(Newstalk 1010 - 4-minute interview)

139 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)

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

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

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

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

Did it work for you?

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

150 Drug Testing Your Teen 

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

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

151 Be My Valentine

Go big? Go small? Go meaningful...

(3-minute discussion with John Moore - CFRB)

152 Affair and Politics

...not a good idea 

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

153 Teen Texting It's more than just text messages their sending. Now it's private photos and videos too...
154 Spank? Do you believe research?
155 Family Law Reform - Ontario Will it be helpful?
156 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)

157 Tiger Affair

 

Tiger's indiscretions grows....s 

(A 9 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

 

158 Tiger Affair What was he thinking...
159 H1N1

How to talk with your kids 

(A 5 minute discussion with Shiona Thompson - CHML)

160 H1N1 - Fear

Why we worry and what we can do. 

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

161 Child Pornography

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

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

162 Underage Drinking Do you facilitate underage drinking in your home?
163 Rudeness Where have basic manners gone?
164 Hazing

Good ol' fun... or assault? 

(CHML morning show - 4 min)

165 18 and Counting The Dugger's are expecting their 19th. What do you think?
166 Stress

What is it and how do you handle it? 

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

167 Hearing Loss If your boomer age hubby isn't listening, it may be hearing loss...
168 Birth Order Does it determine personality?
169 Safety From Abduction Many parents worry...
170 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)
171 Michael Jackson

So, who gets the kids? 

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

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

Are they doomed?

(CHML morning show - 9 min)

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

A nice chat on CHML's early morning show 

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

181 Hearing Loss Are you a boomer? Had your hearing checked yet? Know the signs?
182 Hearing Loss

It affects relationships and may be preventable! 

(CHML radio with Bill Kelly - 19 minutes)

183 Launching the Kids

When your kids go off to college...

(CHML AM 900 radio with Ben Guyatt)

184 Loss of a Pet

It's OK to grieve...

(CHML AM 900 radio with Ben Guyatt)

185 Discussing Child Abduction

What do we tell our kids...

(CHML AM 900 radio with Ben Guyatt)

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

How about more social supports!

(CHML Radio with Bill Kelly)

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

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

(8 minute discussion - CHML radio)

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

198 Video Game Addiction

Issues and answers

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

199 Divorce - Recession Tough economic times call for creative solutions
200 Christmas and Family How do you manage the difficult relationships at Christmas time?
201 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)
202 Teen Drug Testing Buy the kit or go to the doctor?
203 Christmas - Recession - Children Santa asked me to deliver this message...
204 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)

205 Video Game Addiction More about the warning signs and action to take...
206 Video Game Addiction Warning signs and issues...
207 Sexy Halloween Costumes

What will your children be wearing?

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

208 Video Game Addiction

Is your child hooked?

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

209 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)

210 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)

211 Birth Order

Science or hokum?

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

212 Recession Affair Does a recession increase the likelihood of an affair?
213 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)

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

Parents need to monitor use...

(CHML Radio with Bill Kelly)

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

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

 (radio interview with Charles Adler)

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

Is there something underneath Britney's behaviour?

 (radio interview)

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

Intervention begins with a meeting 

between counselor and parents...

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

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

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

(Sexual Media Diet)

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

Holiday Access (680 News Radio)

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

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

Kids Helpline - Canada

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

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

 

308 Affairs

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

313 Violence at Home How parents behave matters most.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

319 Self Esteem Tips to healthy self-esteem

 

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How do parents protect their children from internet porn?

 

321 Bullying What is it and what can you do?

 

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

 

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

 

324 Inter-Faith Marriage Do kids chose religion?

 

325 Social work is Just what do social workers do?

 

 

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