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Rachelle Zemlok & Alma Garcia

Dr. Rachelle is married to a firefighter and Dr. Alma is married to a police officer, they are both child and family psychologists, and here to discuss relatable and important information relevant to navigating your first responder marriage, parenting, and wellness. This is a podcast for first responder spouses by first responder spouses, and they discuss the research and realities related to the first responder family life while also sharing their own stories of navigating this lifestyle.

Recent Episodes

Why Life Shouldn't Stop Just Because They Are At Work- E47October 11, 2021 Episode artwork What Does It Mean To Be A "Good" First Responder Spouse? -E46September 19, 2021 Episode artwork Committing To What Your "Shift" Looks Like As A First Responder Spouse- E45September 05, 2021 Episode artwork Why It's Still Hard To Be A Spouse... Even Though You "Knew What To Expect" -E44August 30, 2021 Episode artwork The Role You Play in Your Child’s Anxiety- E43August 23, 2021 Episode artwork What Is Your First Responder Thinking When You Text About The Chaos At Home?- E42August 02, 2021 Episode artwork What Are Your Boundaries Around Scanners and Pulse Point?- E41July 19, 2021 Episode artwork How Parenting Styles In First Responder Homes Impact Our Kids- E40 July 11, 2021 Episode artwork What First Responder Spouses With Young Families Need to Hear- E39July 05, 2021 Episode artwork Why You Should Share The Household Responsibilities With Your First Responder- E38June 28, 2021 Episode artwork Do We Resent The First Responder Career Or Something Else?- E37June 21, 2021 Episode artwork What Are Your First Responder's Boundaries on Bringing Work Home?- E36June 07, 2021 Episode artwork All The Things We Hold On To As A First Responder Spouse... Beyond Half Of Their Pension- E35May 24, 2021 Episode artwork Why First Responder Families DO NOT Live a Normal Life- E34May 17, 2021 Episode artwork Why You Should Actually Plan For Your Needs and Fire Season- E33May 10, 2021 Episode artwork Why Taking Care Of Your Own Needs Will Make You A More Supportive First Responder Spouse- E32May 03, 2021 Episode artwork The Experience Of A Police Spouse In Current Times- E31April 26, 2021 Episode artwork How We Take On Our First Responder's Fears From The Job- E30April 19, 2021 Episode artwork Rachelle's HeroTalk Interview with Rodger Ruge, Ret. LEO- E29April 12, 2021 Episode artwork How To Build A Relationship With Your First Responder Teen- E28April 05, 2021 Episode artwork How You Can Support Your First Responder When Things Don’t Go Their Way- E27March 29, 2021 Episode artwork How A First Responder Spouse Can Feel Alone And What You Can Do- E26March 22, 2021 Episode artwork Why a First Responder Spouse Can Feel Under Appreciated- E25March 15, 2021 Episode artwork What's It Like To Be A First Responder Spouse Holding It All Together?- E24March 08, 2021 Episode artwork Helping Your First Responder Kid Manage the Challenges- E23March 01, 2021 Episode artwork