Parenting

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Parenting Toolbox - Easy to use resources to help you on your parenting journey
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Each summer during university breaks, I worked in a group home for six developmentally disabled adults. It was one of the most emotionally challenging, yet rewarding, jobs I've ever had. These...
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Fredrick Douglass said ‘It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.' We would all agree, but how do we do that? Our guest today was a troubled teen and gang member, to now...
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From being bullied, part of a gang, and suffering from mental health issues, to now a youth speaker and mentor. Our guest today, along with his wife, runs a ministry called The Royal Hood. We’ll hear...
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Dr. Bill Maier addresses the issue of in-law relationships, drawing boundaries, and help for when a family member drops in uninvitedly. How Do We Establish Boundaries With a Controlling Relative?...
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Brant Hansen makes brilliant observations about what women need men to be – and six key decisions men can make to set themselves apart. Alluding to the creation story, Brant encourages men to be “...
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Julie Hornok discusses the tendencies of someone who has been diagnosed, dealing with grief and feelings of disappointment as a parent, and eventually realising the hope that is found in Christ’s...
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How often do you talk to your kids? I don’t mean the routine, plan-as-you-go discussions about who should empty the dishwasher and who’s going where after school. I mean the discussions that really...
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Ron Deal describes some of the unique challenges that couples experience through remarriage and the formation of a stepfamily. He discusses the importance of drawing a “family map,” to identify the...
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Dr. Gary Chapman and Candy McVicar describe the grief process and offer practical help & comfort to couples who have experienced infant loss. Book by guests: Holding on to Love After You've...
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Ashley Willis aims to encourage mothers to hold tight to the peace of God through every moment of parenting. She introduces four “peace pirates” that steal joy and how to effectively combat them (...
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Do you find it difficult to find suitable entertainment for your family? With our guests Adam Holz and Paul Asay from the Focus US Plugged In team, we discuss how they shine a light on the world of...
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One of the most countercultural things you can do as a Christian is to invite someone over for dinner. Karen Ehman helps busy families find opportunities for hospitality in everyday life. Book by...