Episode 388: Sometimes a Decision Isn't a Decision At All, with Marlo Mack
Biz learns about the life-saving magic of... listening to your children? We talk with author Marlo Mack about her new Audible book based on her podcast _How to Be A Girl_. Plus, Biz is old.
Get Marlo Mack's Audible Original, _How to Be a Girl_ here. Listen to the _How to Be a Girl_ podcast here. Visit Marlo's blog, gendermom, here.
Check out Theresa’s book!_ It Feels Good To Be Yourself_ is available now wherever books are sold.
Our book _You’re Doing A Great Job!: 100 Ways You’re Winning at Parenting!_ is available wherever books are sold.
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Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (http://adiraamram.com, avail on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans
Mental Health Resources:
Therapy for Black Girls – Therapyforblackgirls.com
Dr. Jessica Clemmens – Instagram and her website
BLH Foundation – borislhensonfoundation.org
Suicide Prevention Hotline: Call or chat. They are here to help anyone in crisis. Adults, children, LGBTQ, disaster survivors, you name it, they can help.
https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org and number 1-800-273-8255 and there is a chat option on the website.
Crisis Text Line: Text from anywhere in the USA (also Canada and the UK) to text with a trained counselor. A real human being.
USA text 741741
Canada text 686868
UK text 85258
National Sexual Assault: Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.
National Domestic Violence Hotline:
Our advocates are available 24/7 at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential.
They suggest that if you are a victim and cannot seek help, ask a friend or family member to call for you.
Teletherapy Search: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/online-counseling