008 Parenting On Empty – Bickering

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In this episode, David and Tamara talk about the subject of bickering.  Sure it drives you crazy when the kids start to bicker and fight, but is there a creative way to deal with this issue?  Listen in and tell us what you think.  We’d love to hear your creative input when dealing with this area of parenting.

007 Parenting On Empty – Managing The Activity Calendar

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In this episode we talk about the pressures to “do it all.”  David and Tamara talk about how they deal with a full calendar of activity.  Where do you find the time to just relax and enjoy the family?  Let us know what you think.  What are your creative ideas for keeping a handle on a busy lifestyle?

004 Parenting On Empty – Relating To Empty Nesters

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In this episode, David has a visit with his sister, Kathleen and his brother in law, Carl. Kathleen and Carl are “Empty Nesters.” Their children are grown. David discusses when Kathleen and Carl issues that come up when parents with kids get together with empty nesters.

002 Parenting On Empty – Maintaining A Healthy Relationship

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POE Fellow1David and Tamara talk about the importance of taking time for yourself.  They talk about the struggle to balance your time as a parent, and devoting your time and energy to your children, and your time as a husband or wife, and devoting time and energy to maintaining your relationship with each other.

001 Parenting On Empty – Balancing Family and Career

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POE FellowDavid and Tamara discuss the issues surrounding the challenge that parents face when both parents have full time jobs and you’re raising a family.  What decisions do you need to make?  What sacrifices do you need to make?  What are the obstacles you must overcome?  Is there a formula for success?