children

Parents of teen alcoholics and addicts – Episode 254

How can you detach from your teen alcoholic? What is your real responsibility when your child is an addict? How can Al-Anon help? Mary and Ellen talk about their experiences as parents of teenage alcoholics and addicts. They share what they learned, and how they navigated their difficulties, fears, and hopes. Our discussion was grounded…

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Recovery with Young Children – Episode 243

How do you talk to your children about recovery? What have they asked you? Spencer talks with Megan about how she talks to her children about recovery. We are joined by shares from several listeners. Our conversation was wide-ranging, touching on topics from the list below. What questions have your children asked you about Alcoholism/addiction?…

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God – a meditation

    But now I know this: I know that God exists. I held her in my arms. I never knew I was able to ever feel this strong. Blue October — The Worry List   I have never felt more connected to God and the universe than when I first held my children in…

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Father – a meditation

  My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me. — Jim Valvano I am a father. When my children were young, I tried to shape their values and their beliefs, in the hope that they would become people I could be proud of. As they grew, they…

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