Raising Kids is hard. Raising Godly kids is harder. Ask Alice is hosted by licensed professional counselor, Alice Churnock who answers questions from concerned parents by incorporating therapeutic techniques and Christian values. Ask Alice is a part of the Rooted Family of Podcasts.
Drowning in Mom Guilt
In this episode of Ask Alice, Alice discusses the post-Mother's Day reality that often consumes our daily thoughts - mom guilt.
Too Much of a Good Thing: Screen Time Overload
Putting screentime in its proper place in your child's life.
Learning to Fly: College Application Process and Decisions
In this episode of Ask Alice, Alice interviews Asst. Dean of Admission, Brian Kennedy, to discuss what universities are really looking for in prospective students. He covers the workings of effective essays, dispels myths about activities and provides helpful tips for enhancing the professional appearance of a student's resume. Brian beautifully encourages parents to help students approach the college decision holistically in order to find the best fit for the child.
Stuck On You: Attachment Disorders within Adoption and Biological Homes
In this episode of Ask Alice, Alice interviews attachment expert, Christy Harmon, to discuss the various types of attachment disorders and the impact that poor attachment has on the brain. She also dispels myths and misconceptions associated with attachment disorders. Using humor and heart, Christy helps parents learn practical methods to re-parent a child who is struggling.
Good Lovin' Gone Bad: Teens and Relationship Addiction
In this episode of Ask Alice, she interviews fellow counselor and author, Kristen Hatton, to explore what causes adolescents to crave constant dating relationships. The two discuss warning signs of a child who is addicted to a relationship, as well as the chemical impacts on their brains. Alice and Kristen also articulate ways that parents can enter a conversation and voice concerns about a relationship to their teen.
Establishing a Growth Mindset in our New Year's Resolutions
In this new year's episode of Ask Alice, Alice addresses the commonly set - and broken - resolutions. She helps parents distinguish between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset of goal setting. She also reviews characteristics of each and, as a parent, how to determine which mindset your child is naturally more inclined toward.
Loved your recent episode and definitely coming back for more! Grateful for insight and education on parenting with a Christian viewpoint.
A Parenting Treasure
This podcast is like a secret treasure— what parent wouldn’t want free parenting insight from a counselor! I always take away something and am thankful for the practical wisdom from a trusted Christian source.
Can’t hear Suzanne
Was really interested in Alice’s conversation with Suzanne but can’t hear her 😬