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Parenting Through The Detour

A podcast for LDS parents with a child who has left the church. Giving you practical real-life help so that you will know what to do when it seems everything has gone wrong. Learn how to connect with your child in a new way so that you can strengthen the relationship and grow closer.

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Comparing Yourself to Others and Coming Up Short

#025– Comparing Yourself to Others and Coming Up Short It’s human nature to look around at other people and compare ourselves to them to see how we measure up. It’s also human nature for us to see how we fall short when we get stuck in comparison. The “compare and

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The Importance of Gratitude

#024 – The Importance of Gratitude – “Every day, think as you wake up, ‘I’m fortunate to be alive. I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it.’” Dalai Lama.  I’ve been reading “The Book of Joy” by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. I highly

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Allowing Your Child To Write Their Own Story

One of the hardest things to do is to let go of what you thought your child’s life was going to look like and allow them to take a different path, especially when the stakes feel really high. It feels like you’re living in the Twilight Zone because this was

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Show Up as Your Best Self During the Holidays

The holidays are coming, and that means lots of extra activities, entertaining, get-togethers, and lots of added stress. Emotions can get high when we factor in the added stress factor. You don’t need to let your emotions take over during this time of year, and you don’t need to let

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Expecting People to be Different Than They Are

The topic this week is one that gets all of us in trouble – when we expect other people to be different than they are. It can cause frustration, anger, resentment, and a whole lot of other emotions. Listen to this episode to find out the 3 reasons why you

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How to Have a Hard Conversation

Are you avoiding having important conversations with people you love because it feels too difficult? You don’t know how to say what you want to say, so you say nothing at all? Or maybe your words and what you want to say get all jumbled up and it comes out

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17 Why Your Thoughts are so important

Why Your Thoughts are So Important

So many parents want their child to do something different or be different than they are. They tell me they just don’t understand why their child has made some of the choices they have made. I tell them they are focusing on the wrong thing. The things you are focusing

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16 Unconditional Love

Showing Unconditional Love to Your Child

Micah is back for this episode where we talk about what unconditional love looks like for us. Micah is a natural at showing people love no matter where they are, so I knew he needed to be a participant in this discussion. People talk to us quite regularly about not

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25

Comparing Yourself to Others and Coming Up Short

#025– Comparing Yourself to Others and Coming Up Short It’s human nature to look around at other people and compare ourselves to them to see how we measure up. It’s also human nature for us to see how we fall short when we get stuck in comparison. The “compare and

Take A Listen >>
Podcast art

The Importance of Gratitude

#024 – The Importance of Gratitude – “Every day, think as you wake up, ‘I’m fortunate to be alive. I have a precious human life. I am not going to waste it.’” Dalai Lama.  I’ve been reading “The Book of Joy” by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. I highly

Take A Listen >>
Podcast art (1)

Allowing Your Child To Write Their Own Story

One of the hardest things to do is to let go of what you thought your child’s life was going to look like and allow them to take a different path, especially when the stakes feel really high. It feels like you’re living in the Twilight Zone because this was

Take A Listen >>
Podcast art

Show Up as Your Best Self During the Holidays

The holidays are coming, and that means lots of extra activities, entertaining, get-togethers, and lots of added stress. Emotions can get high when we factor in the added stress factor. You don’t need to let your emotions take over during this time of year, and you don’t need to let

Take A Listen >>
21

Expecting People to be Different Than They Are

The topic this week is one that gets all of us in trouble – when we expect other people to be different than they are. It can cause frustration, anger, resentment, and a whole lot of other emotions. Listen to this episode to find out the 3 reasons why you

Take A Listen >>
20

How to Have a Hard Conversation

Are you avoiding having important conversations with people you love because it feels too difficult? You don’t know how to say what you want to say, so you say nothing at all? Or maybe your words and what you want to say get all jumbled up and it comes out

Take A Listen >>
17 Why Your Thoughts are so important

Why Your Thoughts are So Important

So many parents want their child to do something different or be different than they are. They tell me they just don’t understand why their child has made some of the choices they have made. I tell them they are focusing on the wrong thing. The things you are focusing

Take A Listen >>
16 Unconditional Love

Showing Unconditional Love to Your Child

Micah is back for this episode where we talk about what unconditional love looks like for us. Micah is a natural at showing people love no matter where they are, so I knew he needed to be a participant in this discussion. People talk to us quite regularly about not

Take A Listen >>

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