The Blended Family Podcast is a weekly show with a strong focus on strategies and methods to help your family thrive. Blended Families face many difficulties and challenges which can sometimes drive families apart. The goal of this podcast is is to help your family grow together through these challenges and create the peaceful and loving home you desire. Your host, Melissa, understands these struggles because she has a blended family of her own. When you listen to this podcast, you will see that the family life you have always dreamed of is completely attainable!
Habits that could be hurting your blended family!
Blended families are challenging! Developing some healthy habits early on can help your blended family grow in great ways. There are also some very unhealthy habits that blended families adopt that have an adverse effect on the blended family growth. Unfortunately, the unhealthy habits are often the ones that stick, and many do not realize this until excess damage has been done. In this show we will explore some of these negative habits so that you can become aware of them, and change them!
Time To Fly, with author Eileen Robertson Hamra
Reality, as Eileen Robertson Hamra perceived it, instantaneously altered the moment authorities confirmed that the plane her husband was piloting had crashed, and he had not survived. Between the valleys of grief and the peaks of hope, she discovered that keeping promises to those that have left this world is a lifelong act. Her book, Time to Fly, shares her story, her insights and more.
The Addicted Child, with author Richard Capriola
Richard Capriola has been a mental mental health and addictions counselor for over two decades. He has been licensed in Illinois and Texas. He recently retired from Menninger Clinic in Houston Texas where for over a decade he worked as an addictions counselor for adults and adolescents diagnosed with mental health and substance abuse issues. He is the author of The Addicted Child: A Parent's Guide to Adolescent Substance Abuse.
Valentines Special-How to grow together in your relationship
The previous year has been filled with challenges, but also tremendous growth! People have taken great strides this year in business, relationships, self work, and spiritually just to name a few. In relationships, it’s important to nurture one another through these growth processes to ensure a lasting relationship. I’ll share some tips to make sure you and your partner remain strong, no matter what life is throwing at you!
Anxiety and the brain, with psychologist Sharyn Kennedy
Sharyn Kennedy is a practicing psychologist in the UAE, who has taught thousands of clients how to successfully manage anxiety, stress and depression. She teaches her clients psychological skills based on neuroscience findings that will quickly and effectively reduce anxiety and help them manage difficult emotions. Her ultimate goal is to teach people how to stay calm, capable and confident even in the face of fear and confusion, chaos and problems.
Healing with Essential Oils, with Dr. Eric Zielinski
ERIC ZIELINSKI is the author of the national bestseller The Healing Power of Essential Oils and The Essential Oils Diet. Dr. Z has pioneered natural living and biblical health education since 2003. Trained as an aromatherapist, public health researcher, and chiropractor, Dr. Z started NaturalLivingFamily.com in 2014 with his wife to help people learn how to use natural remedies like essential oils safely and effectively.