PSP 137: Talking About Drugs with our Anxious Kids with Tiffany Jenkins from Juggling the Jenkins

Av AT Parenting Survival Podcast: Parenting | Child Anxiety | Motherhood | Kids & Family

Avsnittet publicerades: 10/1/2019

Beskrivning

We many think my sweet, anxious child will never do drugs. In fact, how could she? She’s afraid of her own shadow! I am right there with you. But our young, anxious kids often turn into depressed, overwhelmed teens. The last thing we want is for them to self medicate. That’s why talking about drugs when they are young is so important. There comes a time when our kids think we “don’t get it.” Our kids lean on their peers for support. They think only other 16-year-olds get their pain (as scary as that might sound). We don’t want to wait until our window of opportunity is gone! That is why I am having some hard conversations with my anxious seven and nine-year-old. Their ears are open. They have lots of questions. I am pouring information that they are filing away for a later stage of life. Kids are wide open to talk about drugs at this age, but many of us worry about doing it. This week I invited the hysterical Tiffany Jenkins from Juggling the Jenkins, to the AT Parenting Podcast. She came on my radar after many parents in my audience kept sharing her hysterical videos on Facebook and Youtube. As I dived deeper into her work, I discovered a more serious side to Tiffany. She is a recovering drug addict. She has used her fame and platform to educate others on the dangers of drugs. In her memoir, High Achiever to shares the inner workings of a person struggling to beat an addiction and all the turmoil it brings with it. In the podcast she shares her raw and real truth and with it gives parents a chance to make a difference in their children’s lives. Check out Tiffany’s Youtube channel, her Facebook page, her podcast, Take it or Leave it and her book, High Achiever. I couldn’t stop listening and binge listened to it in a few days (it’s on audible). *** This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace the guidance of a qualified professional. Visit my website at www.ATparentingSurvival.com Interested in my AT Parenting Community Membership? Click below to join us! http://www.atparentingcommunity.com Sign up for my weekly email newsletter: https://pages.convertkit.com/740ba8cd83/92109b7172 Take one of my online classes: To view the entire online school library, go to: http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com Classes include: How to Crush Social Anxiety http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/crush-social-anxiety Parenting Kids with OCD http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/child-ocd Crush Moral OCD in Kids http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/moral-ocd Teaching Kids to Crush Anxiety http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/crush-anxiety   Helping Kids with Anxiety or OCD Through Difficult Behaviors http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/difficult-behaviors Helping Kids Who are Scared to Sleep http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/scared-to-sleep Handling Sensory-Based Anxiety http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/sensory-anxiety Library of Live Anxiety and OCD Classes (20 hours of class replays) http://anxioustoddlers.teachable.com/p/library Ultimate list of helpful anxiety products: https://www.anxioustoddlers.com/reduce-child-anxiety/ To join my private Facebook group visit: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ATparentinganxiouskids/ For a list of my books visit: https://www.amazon.com/Natasha-Daniels/e/B011K5IIWA Join the fun on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/anxioustoddlers78 Other social places I hang out: http://www.facebook.com/anxioustoddlers http://www.pinterest.com/anxioustoddlers http://www.twitter.com/anxioustoddlers http://www.instagram.com/anxioustoddlers *** For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Om podcasten

The truth is we are all surviving parenting one day at a time. Add child anxiety or childhood OCD and it can be overwhelming! On The AT Parenting Survival Podcast your host Natasha Daniels will ride the Parental roller coaster with you. She will teach you parenting approaches to help child anxiety and OCD, she’ll give you a new perspective on common parenting problems and will re-invigorate your sparkle for parenting.