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Christian mom or dad, could you use some encouragement and support? Put your ear buds in for this Christian parenting podcast and get practical, faith-based inspiration through all stages of parenting — raising toddlers, navigating the school-age years, preparing for puberty, and seeing your teen soar with confidence. Hosted by Danny Huerta, in every 8 to 15 minute episode, you’ll hear parenting experts share Biblical truths, effective parenting techniques, and useful resources that will help you feel equipped as a mom or dad in today’s culture.

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    • Kids & Family
    • 4.4 • 89 Ratings

Christian mom or dad, could you use some encouragement and support? Put your ear buds in for this Christian parenting podcast and get practical, faith-based inspiration through all stages of parenting — raising toddlers, navigating the school-age years, preparing for puberty, and seeing your teen soar with confidence. Hosted by Danny Huerta, in every 8 to 15 minute episode, you’ll hear parenting experts share Biblical truths, effective parenting techniques, and useful resources that will help you feel equipped as a mom or dad in today’s culture.

    When It's Time to Make a Difficult Decision

    When It's Time to Make a Difficult Decision

    You want your child to succeed in life. But what do you do when your son or daughter is making poor choices and you cannot bail them out? John and Danny offer hope to parents who are blaming themselves for their child's problems. Featuring Allison Bottke.

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    • 11 min
    When You Need Accountability

    When You Need Accountability

    One of the difficult realities of having adult children is you cannot make their decisions for them. John and Danny discuss why trying to rescue your child from poor decisions isn't helpful, and how to surround yourself with godly friends if your child is struggling. Featuring Allison Bottke.

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    • 9 min
    Creative Ways to Encourage Your Kids

    Creative Ways to Encourage Your Kids

    Every child needs encouragement, but what do you do when your child's primary love language isn't words of affirmation? John and Danny share how to make your kids feel appreciated in other ways besides compliments. Featuring Julie Lavender.

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    • 6 min
    Can You Come Outside and Play?

    Can You Come Outside and Play?

    Is it possible to still make time for your kids, even when it seems like the duties of life never end? John and Danny discuss times they played with their kids during busy seasons, and why those moments are so special. Featuring Julie Lavender.

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    • 12 min
    When Parents & Grandparents Aren't Talking

    When Parents & Grandparents Aren't Talking

    While many young kids have a great relationship with their grandparents, some are deeply strained. Danny and John give some encouragement to parents who don't want their children around the grandparents because of past family hurts. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.

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    • 7 min
    Making Your Faith Fun

    Making Your Faith Fun

    As you're teaching your kids or grandkids about God, it's good sometimes to make it fun for them. John and Danny share fun ways to teach your kids about God, and provide encouragement to grandparents who feel like their teenager is pulling away from them during the teen years. Featuring Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson.

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    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
89 Ratings

89 Ratings

Andrew Magoffin ,

Encouraging

These have been very enjoyable but I find it a little annoying how short they are, I feel like I’m missing so much of the conversation.

grateful Canadian :) ,

Love it

Love these podcasts, short and sweet, packed with wisdom and practical ideas...encouraging and inspiring! Thank you!

JenaDay ,

Parenting

Honestly I need all the spiritual
Guidance I can get. And I so value these podcast greatly!! I listen when I clean and walk! Bless you guys!

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