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When Should You Start Talking to Your Child About Alcohol?

THAT TIME MY 7-YEAR OLD ASKED ME ABOUT “THE C WORD”- JENNIFER BORGET

Letting go is hard to do. Hear from Jennifer Borget author of Cherish 365 as she navigates sending her daughter to public school and the different people and ideas that she will encounter as she grows.

HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG TO TALK ABOUT ALCOHOL? - JENNIFER BORGET

Curiosity has no age limit. Hear from Jennifer Borget, author of Cherish 365, as she talks about being honest and open with her children about alcohol from an early age.

CAN YOU GUESS WHICH ANIMATED FILMS HAVE ALCOHOL? - ANDY HERALD

“Kids are blank slates, then it dawns on us that we’re not the only ones who get to draw on it.” Hear from Andy Herald, author of How to Be A Dad, and take the quiz to see which of your favorite Disney movies have references to alcohol in them.

KEEP THEM TALKING - JILL KRAUSE

Hear from Jill Krause, author of Baby Rabies, on how she keeps the path of communication open with her kids to get them talking.

DEEP THOUGHTS ABOUT WINE AND ROUTINE - JILL KRAUSE

Hear from Baby Rabies’ Jill Krause about returning to a normal routine after having another baby and how it made her more conscious about how she consumes alcohol.

MAKING THE CONNECTION EARLY: TALKING ABOUT ALCOHOL - SILI RECIO

Hear from Sili Recio, author of My Mamihood, on connecting with her daughter and how she is careful to send the right messages about alcohol.

CONNECTION COMES FIRST (THEN DO WHATEVER YOU WANT) - WHIT HONEA

“Have 60 one-minute conversations about alcohol, not one 60-minute conversation.” Hear from Whit Honea, author of Dads 4 Change, on how connecting with his kids comes before discipline and busy schedules.

RETHINKING QUALITY FAMILY TIME - LIZ STANLEY

What does your quality family time look like? Hear from Liz Stanley, author of Say Yes, on how quality time can be spent anytime of day--not just after school or at dinner time.

10 IDEAS TO TEACH COMMUNICATION AND RESPECT AT A YOUNG AGE - LIZ STANLEY

It’s important to teach kids the meaning of “no” and how to say it clearly and with confidence. Hear from Liz Stanley, author of Say Yes, on how she is teaching her kids to communicate effectively now so they will be better prepared as adults.

THE LIFELONG JOURNEY OF RESPONSIBILITY (INCLUDING EPIC THROWBACK PHOTOS) - CHRISTINE KOH

“Every action we take ultimately impacts those around us.” Hear from Christine Koh about teaching her kids mindfulness and how responsibility is a lifetime journey.

TALKING WITH MY 6-YEAR OLD ABOUT ALCOHOL RESPONSIBILITY - CASEY BROWN

It’s never too early to start talking. Hear from Casey Brown, author of My Life With Roozle, as she shares the candid conversations she has with her six year old.

5 GOAL SETTING ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS TO MASTER EARLY IN LIFE - VANESSA BELL

Goal setting is a great skill to have at any age. Hear from Vanessa Bell, author of De Su Mama, on how she gets her kids in the mindset to set goals and achieve them.

GETTING MY KIDS TO TALK BEYOND “I DON’T KNOW” ANSWERS WITH THIS BRILLIANT RESPONSE - CHRISTINE CRONAN

Having your kids talk to you in complete sentences can be a struggle. Hear from Christine Cronan, author of Raising Whasians, on her methods to get her kids to communicate with her more efficiently.

TALKING WITH OFFSPRING - JULIE MINER

When is your kid’s favorite time to talk to you? Hear from Julie Miner, author of Rants from Mommyland, on knowing when her kids are most likely to open up to her about anything.

TIPS FOR GETTING YOUR KIDS TO TALK TO ABOUT THE LITTLE THINGS - JEN MANN

Parents, you were their age once. Hear from Jen Mann, author of People I Want to Punch in the Throat, as she shares tips about getting your kid to open up to you.

HOW AND WHEN TO TALK TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT ALCOHOL - ANA LUTHER

Kids mimic what they see all the time. Hear from Ana Luther, author of My Life and Kids, on how she became more conscious of why she drinks alcohol and why she chooses to talk to her kids early about being responsible.

GROWING WITH THEM - JESSICA SHYBA

It takes a lifetime to grow up. Hear from Jessica Shyba, author of Momma’s Gone City, on how she’s grown with her kids and wants them to trust her to be a safe space as they get older.

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