M oney. What emotion or thought comes to mind when you hear that word? Money is one area that the whole; “more is caught than is taught” thing really plays out. So, WHAT are you teaching your kids about money? Because you are teaching them stuff…but are you being intentional and positive about it? This podcast episode will help you think about the financial education you are giving your kids.
S ummer camp has many advantages for your child. Being a proactive parent and knowing how to choose the perfect summer camp can make any parent feel a bit overwhelmed. Would you agree that knowing what questions to ask would help you in setting up your child for a great sleep away camp experience? Eric and Marissa talk about 3 steps to choose the perfect camp and give 14 insightful questions to ask the staff based on Eric’s 15 plus years as a camp professional.
“Family life drifts towards complexity over time.” This is a statement that was originally said by Andy Stanley as “…organizations drift towards complexity over time…” He was talking about business and organizational leadership; but the same is true for every aspect of our lives. Today we are joined by Mike Stelzner, an entrepreneur that realized this one day regarding his family. Mike decided to take immediate action to fix this in his life. A decision that all of us parents can benefit from.
As school violence and bullying continues to rise, many parents are asking the questions; “Is homeschooling the right answer for our family?” In this episode we explore homeschooling and the hot issue of socialization with homeschool expert; Devin Dabney the host of the Connected Homeschooling Podcast. (more…)
Public school shouldn’t make a parents job more difficult. But, with all the influence of wordily and anti-Christian messages; having our kids anywhere in public makes our job of raising them more challenging. The Bible never instructs parents to isolate their kids from the world, but to insulate them. We support public, private and homeschool all the same. We don’t want to tell you how to parent your kids, we just want to help you be proactive in the decisions you make. In this episode of the School of Parenting, we talk with a School Board Member of a local school district, who is an amazing Christian husband, father and man. He raises several great points about the benefits of public school for Christians.
It might seem strange at first to have a marriage episode in a parenting podcast, especially for the second episode. But having a marriage centered home is the best environment you can give to kids. We are joined by Jackie and Stephana Bledsoe who talk with us about their 7 Rings of Marriage.
Having a road map for your marriage makes knowing where you are and where to make corrections so much easier. The 7 Rings of Marriage will help any couple increase their chance for a happy and successful marriage.