Were the "good old days" really so good? Was parenting easier back in the day or is that just an illusion? What about being a kid? Was it better then...or now? That's what I'm on a mission to find out in my new podcast, Parenting Then and Now. I've raised kids in four different decades: 80's, 90's, 00's and the 10's and boy, have things changed. Join me on this long strange trip, won't you?


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Episode 20 - Family Ties

Julie Cole knows all about parenting.

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.

In this episode of the PTAN podcast, Julie discusses  her childhood, how it affected her, the importance of treating your children as individuals and so much more.





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