Show 88 – From helicopter mom to trusting parent

Lisa Hein, speaker, author, and radio talk show host, says she never wanted to be a mother. She didn’t like kids. She thought they were slobbery and drooled. Now, she is the mother of an adult son and considers children a blessing. Her son is like an oxygen mask. He woke Lisa up to the wonders of being a mother. Lisa says she used to know it all. Her friends told her she was hovering too much. Lisa says she missed what was really going on with her son and things were rough between them for a bit. Now, her grown son tells her how much he loves her.

Lisa wrote THE BOOK “I’m Doing The Best I Can!” (The won’t always be cute and adorable) about her journey through parenting a teenager while trying to carry on with her own life.

You can hear her radio show Everyday Parenting every Tuesday morning on For more information about Lisa, her website is

Aired live: Sunday, February 5, 2012 0800-0900 Eastern Standard Time on CFRU 93.3 FM, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

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