The subject is a tough one. It is filled with lots of damage and darkness, and has touched the lives of most Americans – in some way – directly or indirectly. We are going to shine a light on the subject, and give hope and encouragement for the future. Toxic Parenting usually involves some sort of abuse, which is more widespread than we have realized. Can you think of someone who has experienced toxic parenting? Maybe yourself, or someone in your circle of family and friends. Rick Johnson helps us with this delicate, yet powerful subject. He is the author of 12 books on parenting, family issues, and marriage. He is a nationally-known speaker and conference leader, and has delivered helpful and hopeful messages to tens of thousands of people all across America.
How would you complete that sentence? It’s hard to be happy and free in the midst of disorder. Is your home, living space, desk, or office area neat and organized? Do you wish your life and stuff was more organized, but just can’t seem to get a handle on it? Now, what about transition? The “moment of truth” in the area of organization comes when we have to move. Do you or an aging loved one need to downsize, or move to a senior residence community? What about all the accumulation? You’ll hear plenty of insights on this show about transition and organization.
The various stages of memory loss can be devastating for families. Once a loved one begins to show signs, life will never be the same. What can the family do? What are the resources? How can we prepare for what’s ahead? Hear answers to these questions, including the 10 Warning Signs. It’s never too early to start paying attention to these illnesses that will ultimately take our loved one away from us, and will change everything for our family.
Significant changes in our modern culture have had a major impact on our family structure and function. Family disruption and financial struggles have affected the Boomers in a big way, and have changed our relationships with our kids and grandkids. Some Boomers are called upon to provide daycare more than they thought they would, some have their kids and grandkids living with them, and a surprising number of Boomers are actually raising their grandkids. Talk about a surprise! Here are some thoughts on what’s happening, and what you can do if it is happening to you.
There is something we have the opportunity – even the obligation – to do for our family. And you can be assured that those we leave behind will never forget how we manage this particular matter. You have one chance to get it right. What is this thing, and how can you get it right? This show spells it all out for you.