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¡Get Smart! with Erin Moore! Parenting with a Recovery Mindset - Talking to Your Kids About Your Past

Recovery in the Middle Ages - Two Middle-Aged Suburban Dads Talk About Recovering From Addiction to Drugs & Alcohol.
1h 36min
This episode may contain explicit content.

RMA-Episode 41 Show Notes:

 

This week on Recovery in the Middle Ages, Erin Moore returns to talk about parenting, family dynamics and addiction. When people use drugs and alcohol they aren’t the only ones affected. Like a stone tossed into a pond, the ripples of addiction move outwards from the addict at the center, causing rough seas and shoreline floods for everyone in their path. Erin shares her experience as a single mom of two, who used and got clean while raising her kids. Along the way she learned some ways to deftly navigate this tricky terrain, which she shares with the RMA audience. How do you talk to kids about your past? How can you ensure that your kids don’t follow in your addiction footsteps? 

 

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a person in recovery, a high-functioning alcoholic or a stone-cold junkie, there’s something  for you in today’s discussion.

 

We also have the weekly wrap-up, Recovery in the News and the Week in Weird on a developmentally appropriate, PTA approved, manifested through sheer force of will  episode of Recovery in the Middle Ages

 

Erin Moore:

 

https://fallingphoenix.com/

 

America Has A Drinking Problem

 

Haunted White House

 

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If you’re in trouble with substance abuse and need help, reach out. There are thousands of people who have put problems with addiction in their rear-view mirrors and you can be one of them. While we neither endorse nor condemn any particular program, the sheer number of available AA and NA meetings suggest that reaching out to those organizations would be a good first step on the road to recovery.  

 

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Marijuana Anonymous (just in case):

 

This Naked Mind

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