“Like mother, like daughter” is not always necessarily the case. So says Molly Jong-Fast on this episode of the Parenting Then and Now Podcast.Read More
Growing up in Trinidad until the age of 18, Renee-Sylvestre Williams had a solid grounding and appreciation for family. She revelled in the company of her various “aunties,” her uncles, her cousins and her neighbours, who lived in her community and who would keep an eye out on her and the other kids – whether they liked it or not.
Raised in the 70's and 80's, this mother of six who has taken the wise words and advice of her Irish Catholic grandmother and used this knowledge to become the amazing parent that she is today.
Julie's childhood was largely influenced by not only her grandmother, but her parents, her siblings and her close-knit family structure that informed how she would one day become Superwoman extraordinaire.Read More
Precious Chong knows all about how to talk to kids about drugs. After all, her dad - famous cannabis-culture hero Tommy Chong - was a leader and supporter of legalization and use of marijuana before it became cool to do so.
With pot becoming legal in Canada in 2018, and many U.S. states considering the prospect of doing so as well, many parents are stressed about how to broach this sensitive subject with their kids. Precious breaks it down and speaks to Sam about her own experiences growing up with her dad, and what it taught her about being open to discussions about this and other topics.Read More