A Talk show focused on relationships, parenting, and life issues. Our goal is to help you get the most out of life, and laugh along the way. Try us out!
"High School: The Inside Scoop"29/10/2013 Duración: 01h01min
This week Tom Stevens, LPC-S will interview high school sophomores Emily Fredrickson and Elizabeth Gwyn, to find out what's hardest about high school, and what parents can do to make high school a better experience for their child. High School can be one of the most stressful times in life, and it can also be one of the most fun. Don't miss this chance to call in at (347)838-9737 and ask your question or give your comment about high school and how hard it is.
Children In Sports: How Much Pressure Is There?"01/10/2013 Duración: 01h01min
Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S tackles a controversial topic in today's world, "Are parents creating too much stress for their children in sports?" Children are growing up with more pressure, and parents feel more obligation to help them make it to the next level. Whether it's practice all the time, the risk of injury, being compared to other athletes, the pressure to make it to the next level, or so many other potential stressors, children and parents have to work harder than ever to stay balanced and healthy. This is your chance to weigh in on the topic of children and sports pressure. Call (347)838-9737 with your comment or question.
"Public, Private, or Home School: Which One Is Best?"20/08/2013 Duración: 01h02min
On one side is a homeschooler named Skye Peck. On the other side is a private school student named Heather Murrill. And on still a third side is a public school student named Michael Walther. If you had to vote on which type of schooling is best, what would your vote be? Now is your chance to weigh in on what type of schooling is best! Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S will dedicate this show to the actual students that attend these different types of schools. Each student will "Battle It Out" to see which type of school is best. Call in to give your opinion or ask your question about what their daily life is like. Parents, get your students to listen and get involved in this fun and exciting show. Call (347)838-9737 and listen from your cell phone or talk to our guests. Don't you miss it and SHARE this with everyone you know!
"Infidelity: What To Do When It Happens To You"30/07/2013 Duración: 01h02min
A topic nobody likes to talk about, but it’s happening more and more in today’s world. Kate Walker, Ph.D. is a psychologist and will be our featured guest on this special show about “Infidelity”. Kate specializes in this area and is here to help you know what steps to take to begin the recovery process. When Infidelity happens it’s important to know where to go and what to do, as soon as possible, so the healing can begin. . Call in to (347)838-9737 and listen from your cell phone as Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S gets to the bottom of “What to do when infidelity happens to you”.
"Medication: Is It Right For Children To take It Or Not?"23/07/2013 Duración: 01h01min
In a world where we are looking for a label to put on everyone, medication has become prescribed more and more, especially for children. Robbie Wright, M.D. will be our featured guest to address this controversial topic. Dr. Wright is a child psychiatrist and will discuss when to get your child evaluated for medication, as well as the harm medication can bring when not prescribed and monitored correctly. If you’ve ever wondered about “why” children could benefit from medication, or want to weigh in on your feelings about children taking medication, this is the show for you. Call in to (347)838-9737 and listen from your cell phone as Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S gets to the bottom of “when children should take medication”.
"Addiction: It's All Around Us And It's Real"16/07/2013 Duración: 01h00s
"Addiction" is a word people don’t like talking about, but it’s very real in today’s world. Whether you have been addicted, or you know someone who is currently addicted, this is the show you NEED to listen to. Parents of teenagers, this show will help you understand the WARNING SIGNS for trouble, and what you can to help your child. Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S will have special guests on the show who are currently in recovery from addiction and in a 12 step program. Don’t miss this chance to call in as ask them a question, or offer a comment. You can call (347)838-9737 to listen from your cell phone.
"Parents Beware: Dangerous Teenager Trends"02/07/2013 Duración: 01h00s
Parents of teenagers, do you know where your children are…and who they are with…and what they are doing? You would be surprised at the latest in dangerous trends teenagers have been practicing. Chat Roulette, Inhaling Nutmeg, and Drinking Sanitizer are just a few of the latest trends, but there are many more that teenagers are trying out without fear of the consequences. Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S will educate you on many of these trends.
"ADHD: Is It For Real?"27/06/2013 Duración: 31min
The creator of ADHD says he had no proof that ADHD was for real, so does that mean it doesn't really exist? Join Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S as he discusses the difference between a "symptom" and a full blown "disorder". Call in to (347)838-9737 and listen from your phone or ask your question about this topic.
"The Narcissistic Parent: How You Can Survive"25/06/2013 Duración: 01h01min
Have you ever lived with a self absorbed person, or someone who feels like life is all about them? You might be describing someone who is narcissistic and if you grew up with a parent like this, then you know how hard life can be. Special guest Tina Fuller, author of 'It's My Turn" will be the featured guest on the show to answer your questions, and give you tips on how to live life with a narcissistic person. You don't want to miss this show so tune in and call in at (347)838-9737.
"When Do Children Need Psychological Testing?"18/06/2013 Duración: 01h02min
Psychologist Susana Rosin, Ph.D will be on the show tonight to discuss "When Children Need Psychological Testing", because she spends every day working with families who want to make life better for their children. Whether it's anxiety, ADHD, depression, poor school performance, or something else that keeps them from reaching their full potential in life...she is the one that can answer the question about whether your child coould benefit from psychological or developmental teting. Tune in tonight and ask her your questions LIVE!
"Grandparents: How Their Roles Have Changed"13/06/2013 Duración: 01h00s
Should grandparents raise or spoil their grandchildren? Are grandparents in touch with the modern world in 2013? Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S will discuss ways grandparents are invaluable in today's world, and also the things grandparents can do to stay current with technology and advances in 2013. Don't miss this chance to call in and give you comment or ask your question at (347)838-9737.
"Understanding Children's Dreams"11/06/2013 Duración: 01h01min
Parents aren't always sure how to talk to their children about dreams, and children aren't always sure about how to describe their dreams. Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S is excited to welcome authors Kelly Bulkeley and Patricia M Bulkley to the show, to talk about the findings in their book titled "Children's Dreams". Their book introduces readers to the basic psychology and neuroscience of dreaming, then offers practical advice on understanding dreams from early childhood through adolescence. Don't miss your chance to call in and ask a question about a dream your child has had, and how you can talk with them about their dreams. Call in at (347)838-9737 or go online to www.blogtalkradio.com/tomstevenslpc
"From Beditme to Mealtime: What to Do When Children Resist"06/06/2013 Duración: 59min
All parents have experienced those moments of frustration, concern, and confusion. "How do I handle this situation?...will this harm my child?...should I make them do this or not?" Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S is here to give you tips to handle even the toughest questions about routines, rituals, and the pushbacks children can give. It's a CAN'T MISS show where you can call in to ask your question and give your advice about what has worked for you. Parents were never given a manual, but now is your chance to get a "cheat sheet" of advice to the parenting situations you aren't sure how to handle. Call in at (347)838-9737 and talk to Tom!
"Blended Families: The Blessings and Challenges"04/06/2013 Duración: 01h01min
There are more divorces, more single parent homes, and definitely more blended families than ever before. Tom Stevens, LPC-S, RPT-S is going to talk about how difficult it is to make a blended family successful, and how these homes CAN be successful if EVERYONE pulls together. Tom will go over the statististics of families today, as well as the picture of the modern american family in 2013. If you are in a blended family or are contemplating starting a blended family, this is a show you don't want to miss. Call in to give your comment or experience at (347)838-9737.
The Importance of a Consistent Bedtime Routine17/12/2012 Duración: 15min
This show will help you understand what consistency in the bedtime routine will do for your child. Whether it seems like a big deal or not, it is. Sometimes it's hard to see what an impact regular bedtime routines can have, until it's been done for a while. Try this show out and see if it can help you!