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I'm Summer!  ADHD Parenting Coach & Podcaster

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Tamu Lewis is a parent support coach, mental health advocate and founder of the non profit, Lee Thompson Young Foundation. She founded the LTY Foundation after losing her brother to suicide in 2013. Her brother struggled in silence with Bipolar Disorder, never sharing with his friends or coworkers. This has strongly influenced her passion for […]

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Helping Teens With Mental Health Challenges

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Dr. Molly Oshea is a pediatrician and parenting coach helping parents approach their child’s challenges with new eyes.  Giving your child the chance to have a say in their treatment and allowing opportunities for failure and growth, will set you up for a well connected partnership and empower them to make decisions independently and find […]

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Empowering Our Kids To Be Independent

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There is always more than one way to see your parenting.  We can get stuck in the “should” of how to parent ADHD.  The truth is, your parenting approach for a neurodiverse child can require an unorthodox view.  Today, Stacey Sellar and I discuss the important opportunities Conscious Parenting allows us to have with our […]

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EPISODE 22: Positive Psychology and Conscious Parenting | Guest Stacy Sellar

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Join me today as I talk about the lessons I’ve learned about conflict during COVID-19.  Learn how to be okay with unresolved conflict, how discomfort can actually serve us, and how to have the conversation when you and your partner disagree about the quarantine/pandemic.

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EPISODE 21: Partner Conflict Resolution with COVID-19

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The symptoms of Bipolar Disorder can often be overlooked because of their similarities to ADHD.  Studies show that thirty percent of people diagnosed with ADHD will have a depressive episode or have a mood disorder in their lifetime.  I have always been fascinated with this association because of my own anxiety and depression disorders and […]

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EPISODE 20: Bipolar Disorder & Mental Health

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Today is an interview with Dr. Sharon Saline.  She teaches us how to communicate and negotiate with our kids and teens by using Reflective Listening and giving them a sense of autonomy through Directed Free Choice.  We discuss how to get on the same page as your partner and meet in the middle with struggles […]

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EPISODE 19: Conflict Resolution with Kids During Quarantine

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Join me today for an EXCELLENT interview with David Kozlowski.  David is not only a licensed therapist but is host of my favorite parenting podcast, Light the Fight!  David and Heidi Swapp produce a parenting podcast to learn his relationship philosophy and how to develop a true partnership of trust with their teenagers. In this episode […]

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EPISODE 18: Running Your Family Like a Successful Business

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Today I interview Elli Kennedy of my FAVE digital journaling app, Day One!  Journaling has always been an outlet for me to destress and organize my life.  It gives me an opportunity for self connection and clarity. Day One has over 10 MILLION downloads and a 4.8 rating on the Apple Store!  They have also […]

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EPISODE 17: Day One Digital Journaling App

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Join us today for an interview with Molly Bice Jackson, a keynote speaker and Child Loss Survivor.  She shares her story of the loss of her sweet daughter, Lucy and how the power of human connection got her through the most tragic experience of her life.

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Episode 16: Human Connection

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Today I interview Dr. Sharon Saline, a licensed clinical psychologist.  She helps families navigate through the confusing maze of diagnoses and conflict to successful interventions and connections.  She is also an author, lecturer, and workshop facilitator.  I had the privilege of meeting Sharon at the CHADD conference in St. Louis in 2018 after the presentation […]

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EPISODE 15: What Your ADHD Kid Wishes You Knew

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