grief

Coaching Episode: A Season of Grief and Loss Reveals the Seeds of Hope, with Leah

Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Coaching Episode: A Season of Grief and Loss Reveals the Seeds of Hope, with Leah
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ABOUT THE EPISODE: We all have more going on in our lives than just kids who are misusing substances. But Leah is currently facing an overload of grief and loss including caring for her father-in-law through in-home hospice, the loss of her first grandchild as a newborn, and now caring in-home for her mother and […]

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What the Chinese Farmer Teaches Us About Parenting Kids Using Substances, with Dina Cannizzaro

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
What the Chinese Farmer Teaches Us About Parenting Kids Using Substances, with Dina Cannizzaro
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:In this episode, Stream advisor Dina Cannizzaro is back with me to discuss the profound lessons in the story of the Chinese farmer.  The parable applies to everyone’s lives, but it is especially relevant for those going through difficult times, as many parents in the Hopestream Community are.  Take it from two moms

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A Tribute To Bill Guy, A Role Model For Parents Who Love A Child Struggling With Drugs and Alcohol

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
A Tribute To Bill Guy, A Role Model For Parents Who Love A Child Struggling With Drugs and Alcohol
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:It's a very special Hopestream episode today in memory of a dear friend and host of The Woods Community, Bill Guy. Bill passed away June 2nd and he leaves a big gap in the world – we were fortunate to have had him as a generous and brave leader for our community in

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Letting Go of Expectations and Dealing with Grief When Your Child is Misusing Drugs or Alcohol, with Cathy Cioth

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
Letting Go of Expectations and Dealing with Grief When Your Child is Misusing Drugs or Alcohol, with Cathy Cioth
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:In this episode with my right-hand woman, business partner, and all-around inspiring mom Cathy Cioth, we dive into the harsh reality that life with a child who's experimenting with or actively addicted to substances doesn't look like the pictures we had in mind when they were little. As parents, we do a disservice

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The Importance of Grief and Grieving, And Why We Get It Wrong Most Of The Time, with Leslie Barber

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
The Importance of Grief and Grieving, And Why We Get It Wrong Most Of The Time, with Leslie Barber
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Grief is right up there with politics, sex & religion as "things not to talk about" for a lot of people. And grief doesn't only apply to the impact of someone dying, it's much broader and impacts every single one of us…so why is it so taboo in our culture? Leslie Barber knows

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When Addiction Takes Over: Grieving Your Living Child and Normal Life with Brenda Zane

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Hopestream for parenting kids through drug use and addiction
When Addiction Takes Over: Grieving Your Living Child and Normal Life with Brenda Zane
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ABOUT THE EPISODE:Parents with kids in active addiction often find themselves grieving and mourning the loss of what could and should have been – the life that was robbed by drugs or alcohol. But it's a unique kind of grief because your child is still technically alive, their body is with you but the child

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