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  • 00:31

    More on becoming Perfectly-whelmed: Downsize your to-do list

    in Parents

    Our honest informed conversation will focus on becoming perfectly-whelmed through un- overwhelming ourselves. We may even discuss how to apply some Freakishly Well-Behaved Kids principles to self. Leave the constant hustle behind and pause with us for 30minutes.
    I am joined by Faye Swett again to get more indepth with becoming PERFECTLY-WHELMED. Faye is a full-time marketing professional with more side hustles than she can count, including her lifestyle & beauty blog, RipCurrent (@ripcurrentblog). Her perspective as a 20-something year old in a fast-paced society will serve to reinforce our conversation around normalizing rather than pathologizing.
    We're talking about: to-do’s that can wait, removing the pressure to get everything done, prioritizing your mental health, under-committing, and Parents- that includes to your children. 
    Author, Professor, Mental Health Counselor, Play Therapist, International Speaker, & Mom-- Dr. Mullen has learned from the thousands of children she has worked with insights and actions necessary for parenting that will lead to the behavior and attitude changes you are looking for with your children. 
    You can have Freakishly Well Behaved Kids too, for more practical and thought-provoking ideas check out  Raising Freakishly Well Behaved Kids: 20 principles for being the parent your child needs  (for the ebook click here) Remember to check out NAUGHTY NO MORE an activity book to help kids make better decisions. When kids feel good, they behave that way!

  • 01:02

    Has Your Narcissistic Ex Alienated You From Your Children? with Randi Fine

    in Family

    Today Narcissistic Abuse Expert Randi Fine will be discussing the topic, PARENTAL ALIENATION.
    Are you the adult child of Parental Alienation Syndrome or has your narcissistic ex has alienated you from your children? Randi Fine is live on the air, waiting to take your calls and answer your questions. 
    It is FREE ADVICE FRIDAY, and you are encouraged to call into the show with questions and comments.
    The number to call to connect with the show is 424-220-1801
    You can also email questions and commentsin advance to LOVEYOURLIFE@RANDIFINE.COM

  • 01:58

    Has Dog Rescue Become Retail Rescue in the USA? Time To Take A Closer Look.

    in Pets

     Please join us for a full 2 hours of conversation about what is happening in the world of animal (canine) rescue.  We would love to hear your input.  
    We also will be discussing the underground dog trafficking operations that are popping up everywhere in the USA.  Family members dogs are ending up dead or never to be seen from again.  This is happening daily.  Hear one woman's account on how her dog is still missing since May of this year. Listen and learn about what type of characters have infiltrated into the world of rescue.  And not in a GOOD way! 
    How can we alert the general public in doing a thorough background check on those that transport their 4 legged family member/members across State lines?  This is where Inspector Bark can help.
    There are rules & regulations to follow, of which the underground dog trafficking bunch do not adhere to.  
    Special guest on the show is Lynn Gerber from Boulder Colorado.   Lynn is a true animal advocate companion who is the voice for the voiceless. Lynn wil be discussing how the State of Colorado is paving the way for stricter laws to protect our animals.  Lynn will go into greater detail on what is Retail Rescue.
    Tune in live by clicking on this episode.  This Thursday. Check your local time listing.  EST 4-6pm. CST-3-5pm, MST- 2-4pm, PST 1-3pm.
    If you wish to call into the show with any questions, concerns or thoughts, please do so. 
    The number is 563-999-3599.
    Thank you, 
    Inspector Bark,  (Darcy Butkus)
    President of Inspector Bark Agency- Georgia #PDC002887
    Licensed Private Detective-  Georgia #PDE051724

  • 00:33

    Close Up Radio Spotlights Amanda Carrara of Cultivating Connections

    in Parents

    Hugo, MN – Amanda Carrara is the founder of Cultivating Connections, dedicated to helping parents cultivate the parenting methods, tools, strategies, and rhythms that fit their families’ specific needs.
    Cultivating Connections was born out of Amanda’s personal experience as a parent.
    “I always wanted to be a mother. I thought I would ease right into it naturally. Of course, that is not how the story goes,” admits Amanda. “I was often impatient. I would explode with them. My children didn't know which version of me they would get. I carried a lot of guilt and shame for years, but nothing really helped me make a shift in my parenting style.”
    Always looking for answers and solutions to create that change, Amanda took a parent coaching course for herself.
    Amanda says parent coaching changed the trajectory of her entire life.
    “I was trying to make my children what I thought they should be instead of edifying the unique person they actually are,” says Amanda.
    Amanda has many offerings, from one-on-one coaching to couples and group classes, with a wide variety of parenting topics. She created a groundbreaking course called Parenting from Within, which begins with centering personal and family values.
    “We are parenting our children with the end in mind,” says Amanda. “What traits or characteristics do you want to see in your children in 10 or 20 years? Confidence, critical thinking, compassion, wholeness? We need to begin to allow our children to practice those traits in our home now. My goal is to empower parents to empower their own kids.”
    For more information, visit

  • 00:30

    Ep 2-190: Gaining a New Perspective on Adoption and Abortion

    in Family

    Birth Mother Matters in Adoption Episode 2-190 Gaining a New Perspective on Adoption and Abortion (With Kelly's Brother Michael)
    Listen to the perspective of a biological sibling view's on abortion; listen to how the perspective can change when education and experience come into play.
    Listen.  Learn.  Love.

  • 00:38

    Samantha Busch - Fighting Infertility

    in Family

    Samantha Busch is the author of Fighting Infertility - Finding My Inner Warrior through Trying to Conceive, IVF and Miscarriage
    As Samantha and Kyle's public lives grew more visible, their private life was being torn apart. The fear, shame, and uncertainty of their fertility problems took its toll on them as individuals and as a couple. The stigma and lack of a safe place to speak publicly about their challenges created a cyclone of emotions that threatened everything they held dear. Through this strife, they learned how to build a stronger relationship, a deeper faith, to find the humor behind the tears, and discovered a passion for helping people to access fertility treatments. Breaking the silence and overcoming the stigma, Samantha Busch reveals her battle with infertility, the birth of her son, and her public miscarriage after IVF. She shares practical advice and inspiring stories of her infertility-driven life. Miscarriage can be devastating, and miscarriage after IVF is a pain so many couples bear in silence. But by sharing the pain and grief, we can find community, acceptance, and—if we are lucky—peace.
    Samantha Busch is the co-owner of Kyle Busch Motorsports, a lifestyle blogger, and influencer. Samantha has built her own community of girlfriends and infertility warriors on her social media pages by sharing her struggles with infertility with the world.
    Visit: for more information.

  • 01:00

    The American Allegiance Show

    in Youth

    Donovan Larkins joins us to discuss his child innocence campaign.

  • 01:02

    Chicken Soup’s My Hilarious, Heroic, Human Dog with Amy Newmark

    in Moms and Family

    Ever wonder how do dogs do it? They somehow magically brighten our days, act as our therapists, and become our best friends without saying a word. They’re frequently hilarious, often heroic, and surprisingly human, too. Especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, they rose to the occasion and transformed that stay-at-home experience.
    Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Hilarious, Heroic, Human Dog will have dog lovers laughing, tearing up, and nodding their heads in recognition as they dive into 101 heartwarming stories about all the ways in which dogs enrich our lives, bond our families, and make us better people.
    We learn so much from our canine companions, and along the way they keep us company, provide unconditional love, and share in the ups and downs of our lives. If we rescued them, they rescue us back. If we’re sad, they comfort us. If we need to have more fun, they show us how. They are our protectors, our role models, and full family members. And when they’re mischievous? Well, they can get away with just about anything when they look at us that certain way.
    Chicken Soup for the Soul is donating royalties from this book to American Humane. This effort is part of the company’s widespread support for animal shelters and pet adoption, including the donation of Chicken Soup for the Soul pet food to shelters across the country.
    Join Amy Newmark and me on Tuesday, Sept 7, 10-11 A.M. CT U.S. We will have a conversation about how dogs help us improve our relationships, acted as natural therapists, show us how to overcome challenges, and how to be better people.

  • 01:15

    "Straight to the Point" with Prophetess Dr. Delores T. Henderson

    in Family

    Prophetess Henderson is the Founder & President of the Survivors’ Global Ministry (SGM, Founder & President of Virtue Consulting Company, as well as “Straight to the Point”, a radio and “The Right Now Word” television broadcast, Founder of SGM & School of the Prophets and Author, her books are on AMAZON: : delores t henderson, books She served as a Business Consultant and Advisor to the International Alliance Ministry of Servants (IAMS). 
    Prophetess Henderson has earned credits towards a Doctorate of Education in Organizational Leadership Degree; holds a Doctorate of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies (MTS), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and a Bachelor of Science (BSBA) in Business Administration degrees, Ambassador to the Nations as well as hold a Chaplaincy License.
    Prophetess Henderson was Ordained as a Prophet in the Lord’s Church on July 24, 2010. She has served on several outreach ministries under the leadership of Dr. Deborah Nelson. She has traveled to international countries; Belgium, London, Birmingham, United Kingdom in Europe and Kenya, East Africa.  To the Glory of the Lord!!

  • 00:30

    Families Raising Children (Today/Any Day)

    in Family

    Today we will discuss the task of raising children. The good and the bad. The easy and the difficult. What challenges exist today that didn't exist years ago?

  • 00:32

    Will Power - A Good Dad Leaves an Inheritance in Honor of Meyers Ephraim

    in Family

    Let's be remembered for the love and wisdom given, shown, prepped and left behind..
    Join us at 6:30 PM EST as we continue the discussion on the importance of being a father, leader, parent, child who blesses their legacy by preparing stability before they pass for after they pass

About Family

Like the TV show, modern families come in all shapes and sizes. Many children are a product of divorce, are in touch with both their biological and adopted parents, have two moms or two dads (or both), or are being raised by their grandparents. No matter how atypical the face of today's family, the values stay the same: love and support. Moms and dads will find plenty of support in BlogTalkRadio's parenting shows, especially those about time-management topics that fit both stay-at-home and working parents: organizing kids' activity schedules, decluttering, reducing the workweek, managing stress, making quick meals and more. We've also got shows about friendship – you know, your family of choice rather than family of origin. Just remember: everyone's family seems dysfunctional in its own way. And family may irritate you, but more often than not, you can always count on family to pick you up from the airport.

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