PPR Teen2Parent Talk Series - “Turning Negative Obstacles into Positive Opportunities” (Show #69)

February 28, 2018

Carlos M. Hernandez, our 19-year-old guest, was born into an immigrant family in the city of Paramount. His parents divorced when he was about 2. He saw the amazing efforts of his mother working multiple jobs to ensure he had a bright future.

Carlos began his first entrepreneurial venture at the age of 14. He later Read the rest of this entry »


Children’s Passion vs Parental Fears (Show #68)

February 21, 2018

  • How can you help your children cultivate their passion?
  • When do we push or not push?
  • How do we let them explore paths that we disagree with?

Our expert guest, Dayne Gingrich, and I will be answering these questions and more.   He is a former professional athlete. He quickly learned that success wasn't based on physical talent alone, but rather the ability to mentally prepare Read the rest of this entry »


Finding Purpose - Moving From Lost to Found (Show #67)

February 14, 2018

  • Why are SO many people still stuck? 
  • Why is having a purpose important?
  • What are some differences between youth & adults in regards to finding their purpose?

Our expert guest, Gretchen Downey, will share the answers today on our show. She is a Prevention Expert in Children & Teen Health, Conscious Parenting, Human Potential& Purpose Education; Two-time Best-Selling Author and Speaker; Read the rest of this entry »


Autism: Uncovering Its Strengths & Possibilities (Show #66)

February 7, 2018

  • About 1 in 68 children has been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) according to estimates from CDC
  • In the 1970s and 1980s, about one out of every 2,000 children had autism. Today, the CDC estimates that one in 150 8-year-olds in the U.S. has an autism-spectrum disorder or ASD.

Our guest today is Steve Andrews. He is an Autism Advocate, Speaker, and Author. After discovering his own Autism at the age of 33, he dedicated his life to Read the rest of this entry »


E.F.T. – A Simple Tool For Teens to Release Stress” (Show #65)

January 31, 2018

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) also known as “Tapping” has been shown to switch off 6 genes associated with the stress response. 

  1. What is EFT?
  2. How can this simple tool help parents and teens?

Our guest today, Dr. Peta Stapleton, has 22 years experience as a registered Clinical & Health Psychologist in the State of Queensland, Australia and has completed Read the rest of this entry »


3 Tips On How to End Yelling, Demands and Disrespect (Show 64)

January 24, 2018

Our guest today, Mary Dravis-Parrish, has equipped hundreds of parents and children with her simple strategies that have empowered families to thrive, have less chaos and more confidence. Applying her BE YOU parenting strategies, training, and tools, she facilitates change in people's lives, so they have more confidence, awareness, joy, and fun in all areas of living.  Read the rest of this entry »


Does Your Family History Affect Your Ability to Earn A Good Living? (Show 63)

January 17, 2018

  • What is a money story?
  • How can parents know if their money habits could be sabotaging their child’s future?
  • Is it possible to stop hidden sabotages so they won’t affect our children?

Tune in and find out from our guest, Luci McMonagle. She is a Transformational Mystic Wealth Creator, Women Entrepreneur Mentor, host of the Wealthy Wednesday Show, and an international best-selling author. Read the rest of this entry »


Are You Ready for Winter Illnesses? (Show 62)

January 10, 2018

  1. More than 200 different viruses can cause colds
  2. Young children get lots of colds, some as many as 8 to 10 each year before they turn 2 years old.
  3. 200,000-- Average number of Americans hospitalized each year because of problems with winter illness.

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Celebrating Moms & Lessons Learned (Show 61)

January 3, 2018

Happy New Year 2018

Our 1st guest, Violet Takacs, is a massage therapist, an essential oil specialist and mom to her 26-year-old daughter whom she raised as a single mom. She and her fiancée now own and operate Back In Action, a chiropractic and wellness center in Torrance, California. During her free time she enjoys making hand-painted gourmet cookies as gifts. Read the rest of this entry »


Jacqueline’s Journey From Refugee to Renaissance Woman (Show 60)

December 20, 2017

Our Guest Jacqueline T.D. Huynh came to the United States in 1975 as a refugee from Vietnam at 8 years old with her 4 younger sisters, her parents and 2 cousins. They had the clothes on their back, the hope of an American dream and a commitment to succeed. Read the rest of this entry »


A Father’s Journey of Self-Discovery and Transformation (Show 59)

December 13, 2017

Kevin Huhn started his youth failing high school, dropped out of college, got fired from 2 jobs, got divorced and then fell on financial hardship. And more importantly, received hundreds of rejection letters from teams for nearly 20 years. Read the rest of this entry »


Daycare Decisions: A Mother’s Cautionary Tale (Show #58)

December 6, 2017

Join us to hear from a mother who experienced the unimaginable when her baby suffered Shaken Baby Syndrome while at daycare, what transpired with DCFS and Children’s court, and how she continues to share her stories including her own health scare to educate and inspire others.

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How to Save More Money on the Right Kind of Tutoring (Show #57)

November 29, 2017

  • How do you save more money on tutoring?
  • What makes an effective tutor?
  • How should an effective tutoring session be structured?

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Bikers Against Child Abuse: Helping End the Hidden Epidemic (Show #56)

November 15, 2017

There’s a hidden epidemic going on with our children. They are suffering from child abuse (emotional, physical & sexual), neglect (emotional & physical) and household dysfunction.

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“The Tax Savings & Unlimited Income Potential of Creating a Family Business” (Show #55)

November 8, 2017

  • Do you want to know the tax savings of having your children work in your business?
  • Do you want to learn how you can use the business tax code to your benefit without having to quit your JOB?
  • Do you want to leave a multi-generational wealth to your family?

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PPR Teen2Parent Talk Series — “Perseverance: Re- Inventing Life as a Single Mom College Student” (Show #54)

November 1, 2017

Our guest today, Melissa Diaz, is an undergraduate at Cal State Dominguez Hills. She is majoring in Ecology and Environmental Biology and minor in photography.   She is also an Instructor Student at El Camino Community College and a student assistant at Enterprise Middle School in the Compton Toro Academy program.

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Peace Over Violence: Ending Abuse & Bullying (Show #53)

October 25, 2017

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence is best understood as a pattern of abusive behaviors–used to gain, maintain, or regain power and control in the relationship. Batterers use a range of tactics to frighten, terrorize, manipulate, hurt, humiliate, blame, often injure, and sometimes kill a current or former intimate partner. 

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College Financial Aid Availabilities (Show #52)

October 18, 2017

According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2016–2017 school year was $33,480 at private colleges, $9,650 for state residents at public colleges, and $24,930 for out-of-state residents attending public universities.

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Building Resilience: Incredible Odyssey of A Single Mom (Show #51)

October 11, 2017

Our guest, Tiffany Simpson is a successful entrepreneur from Belize. She now lives in the United States. Her life voyage and quest has been marked by many struggles, challenges, and fortune, which has lead her to confidence, faith, and success.

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Help Your Teen Get into Their Dream College” (Show #50)

October 4, 2017

  • How does a student differentiate himself/herself from the other college applicants?
  • What are some mistakes students make that can cause their application to be put in the “no” pile?
  • What are some good topics to write about in the personal statement?

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