Beth Bruno and her teen daughters chat about becoming young women in today's culture. Aimed at Christian moms and their girls, they cover heavy topics and light hearted Gen Z trends. Both educational and encouraging, being fierce and lovely requires a community of sisters willing to live life out loud.
Self-Esteem: Why the Bible is not always the answer
Moms often bemoan their daughter's low self-esteem and ask for recommendations of good Christian books to help her. What Beth and her daughter, Sophie, have found is that God can use cultural trends and YouTubers to accomplish his mission as much as anything.
In this episode: How Sophie's self-esteem grew because of Yes Theory.
Find What Makes You Come Alive
As we approach Thanksgiving and the end of 2020, Beth and Ella talk about the thing that has helped Ella come alive again and how to name the many small things that would not have happened without the pandemic. How can you carve out space to come alive? What can you be grateful for because of 2020?
The Trouble with Friends with Alexandra Kuykendall
In this episode, Beth shares a snippet of her interview with Alexandra Kuykendall, author, speaker, and host of the Open Door Sisterhood Podcast. Alexandra shares the reality that we never know how lonely someone is in a crowd of people and Sophie opens up about a vulnerable time when that's exactly how she felt.
Building Trust, not Fences with Smart Phones
Beth and her girls discuss a snippet of an interview with David Eaton, co-founder and president of Axis and co-author of Smart Phone Sanity and Engaging Your Teen's World. As parents, how do we foster trust that leads to independence, hopefully helping kids create their own internal fences?
How does the Enneagram help Moms and Daughters?
We hear a lot about the Enneagram these days. And while most coaches will tell you not to type your kids, many will also say that they have been giving you clues from the beginning. Clare Loughrige offers insight that helps locate yourself in the Heart, Gut, or Head Center. Without "knowing your number", this alone can help in your mother-daughter relationship.
Beth and her girls listen to a snippet of Clare and then talk about a story in Starbucks when knowing the Enneagram became helpful!
What do teens really think about this election?
Beth and her girls talk about their perspective on the election - how to spot bias and the absence of respect. If we've taught them that integrity matters, how are they holding us accountable?