Pal VS Parent

StrollerCoaster: A Parenting Podcast

Feb 7 2022 • 32 mins

Is it healthy to be a parent to your children as well as their best friend? Is it even possible? It seems like modern parenting attempts to straddle this line but what are the facts behind the fad? We talk to Dr. Nicole Beurkens, a clinical psychologist, nutritionist, and special education teacher, about finding the right dynamic between parent and child. Then we hear the story of Aaronica Cole, a mother of three who firmly believes that being friends with your kids is the best way to parent. More from Expert, Dr. Nicole Beurkens: More from Parent of the Day, Aaronica Cole: