Victorious Single Parents: Video Games

Shiquita Yarbrough hosts the first Monday Metro of every month with her show Victorious Single Parent, looking at issues impacting single parents and their families. Shiquita is very familiar with this issue as she is a single mother of four children. She blogs at



Today’s guest is  Elizabeth Olson whose practice is Collective for Psychological Wellness, discussing how parents can learn how to stay regulated and disengage from power struggles with their children. She talks about a few addictions among teenagers: gaming, media and self-harm, and how a parent can regain control over their household and children’s lives. She recommends a book called “Reset your Child’s Brain.”

One group mentioned in today’s show is a Colorado group called Offline October who decided to be off social media for the entire month of October.