The Parental Compass
Becoming and Foster or Adoptive Parent (Guest: Dustin DeVries) Episode 62

Becoming and Foster or Adoptive Parent (Guest: Dustin DeVries) Episode 62

November 24, 2021

Dustin DeVries fostered and then adopted two children (ages 11 and 12). He joins The Compass to share his experiences from the licensing process, to helping his children deal with trauma. Dustin also explains not only the how, but WHY he chose to adopt and the impact, it has had on his life. 

Becoming and Foster or Adoptive Parent (Guest: Dustin DeVries) Episode 62

Becoming and Foster or Adoptive Parent (Guest: Dustin DeVries) Episode 62

November 24, 2021

Dustin DeVries fostered and then adopted two children (ages 11 and 12). He joins The Compass to share his experiences from the licensing process, to helping his children deal with trauma. Dustin also explains not only the how, but WHY he chose to adopt and the impact, it has had on his life. 

Parenting as a Recovering Addict (Guest: Sam Miller) Episode 61

Parenting as a Recovering Addict (Guest: Sam Miller) Episode 61

November 17, 2021

Sam Miller is a professional touring comedian. In his life, he has faced MAJOR challenges with addiction. At one of his lowest points, he was addicted to meth and living in a puppy mill. Sam joins The Compass to discuss his life now, managing his emotions and the comedy life.  

Parenting as a Recovering Addict (Guest: Sam Miller) Episode 61

Parenting as a Recovering Addict (Guest: Sam Miller) Episode 61

November 17, 2021

Sam Miller is a professional touring comedian. In his life, he has faced MAJOR challenges with addiction. At one of his lowest points, he was addicted to meth and living in a puppy mill. Sam joins The Compass to discuss his life now, managing his emotions and the comedy life.  

Raising a Child Who Gives Back to the Community (Guest: Theo Yu) Episode 60

Raising a Child Who Gives Back to the Community (Guest: Theo Yu) Episode 60

November 11, 2021

For over 20 years, Theo Yu has organized meals for the homeless at his church. He joins The Compass to discuss family identity, volunteerism, and how you can raise your child to be a compassionate person.

Raising Your Child to Give Back to the Community (Guest: Theo Yu) Episode 60

Raising Your Child to Give Back to the Community (Guest: Theo Yu) Episode 60

November 10, 2021

For over 20 years, Theo Yu has organized meals for the homeless at his church. He joins The Compass to discuss family identity, volunteerism, and how you can raise your child to be a compassionate person.

Building on Your Parenting Strengths (Guest: Brandon Miller) Episode 59

Building on Your Parenting Strengths (Guest: Brandon Miller) Episode 59

November 3, 2021

For most parents, the default is to think about what you are doing wrong. Brandon Miller (author of Incredible Parent) joins the Compass to discuss how you can overcome this by focusing on your parenting strengths and building on them, leading to a more fulfilled life! 

Building on Your Parenting Strengths (Guest: Brandon Miller) Episode 58

Building on Your Parenting Strengths (Guest: Brandon Miller) Episode 58

November 3, 2021

For most parents, the default is to think about what you are doing wrong. Brandon Miller (author of Incredible Parent) joins the Compass to discuss how you can overcome this by focusing on your parenting strengths and building on them, leading to a more fulfilled life! 

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