Episode 68: Handling Heated Conversations

The Women’s March on January 21, 2017 was likely the largest day of protest in American history, with marches happening in all 50 states, and on all 7 continents. In Episode 68, Christine and Asha talk about the march itself — and the energy and conversation (including push back) swirling after the march — as … [Click this link to continue reading…]

Episode 61: Negotiating Time In Relationships

One common complaint in relationships is that things get very transactional and loaded — particularly as it relates to negotiating time. In Episode 61, Christine and Asha respond to a listener letter and share 7 tips for how to get past feeling bad for taking time for yourself or feeling that you owe something in … [Click this link to continue reading…]

Episode 58: Improving Relationship Communication

Relationship communication can be really hard. In Episode 58, Christine and Asha respond to a listener letter by joint interviewing licensed mental health counselor Jonathan Baxter. Their conversation covers big picture issues and practical strategies related to gender issues, correcting power imbalances, family systems, differing priorities, the challenge of asserting oneself, compassion, coping with resentment, … [Click this link to continue reading…]

Episode 48: Easing Back To School Transitions

Back to school season is tough for many families — not just because of logistics such as adjusting to new routines and re-engaging in the dreaded lunch making, but also because the transition can lead to anxiety that’s unpredictable in nature and duration and is hard for the entire family. In Episode 48 Christine and … [Click this link to continue reading…]