This podcast is a dialog about challenges and opportunities parents face as they raise kids, enjoy marriage, and live a purpose-filled life. These honest conversations give parents fodder so they can talk to each other, be encouraged, and recognize they aren't raising kids alone.
#174 - Making Family Meals Worthwhile (replay)
During this time of quarantine, we’re all having LOTS of family meals. As great as sitting around the dinner table sounds, sometimes it’s challenging to make it meaningful. We get it! We’re living the same life.
This week we thought we’d pull this episode from our vault to remind us of the difference sitting around the table makes in connecting as a family.
#173 - 8 1/2 Parenting Strategies During A Pandemic
As we all adjust to the impact of a world with homeschooling, social distancing, and quarantines, the struggle for a new normal is real. On today’s podcast we discuss 8-9 strategies that help make the transition smoother.
#172 - Discussing Current Events With Kids
The world is a crazy place!
Like every generation before, today’s parents have to process difficult news with their kids. But where do we start? What do we say? How can we explain events we don’t fully understand?
In today’s podcast, Billy and Joy talk about principles parents should consider as they process current events with their kids. How do we lead our family well - and wisely - when we are emotionally charged ourselves?
Talk about this:
Are there any "general rules" we violate?
How well do we process current events as a family? How can we improve?
WHAT seems like it needs processing these days?
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#171 – Preparing For Your Kid’s Challenges
Whether we like it or not, every kid faces challenges. Sometimes these difficulties are intense, painful, or life-altering. Does that make the challenges necessary or even bad? What do we do when adversity takes over? How should we respond? Join us for today’s conversation.
Four Stages To Keep Your Marriage On Track
Like a vine growing without the steady hand of a gardener, every marriage has the potential of getting out of control. On today’s podcast we’ll discuss four stages that help both the newly and “oldy” weds make sure they are growing closer.
#169 - Creating A Grateful Family
Have you ever felt like your kids aren’t grateful for what they have or what they experience? Do you ever feel like they live with a distasteful attitude of demandingness? Perhaps you see this tendency in yourself?
In this replay episode Billy and Joy discuss the benefits of having an attitude of gratitude and some practical ways to build the habit of thankfulness in your family.
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Encouraging and Inspiring !
Everyone can take something away from these podcasts. Joy and Billy are entertaining and relatable. Thank you Joy and Billy for keeping the conversation going in our family. Your talks are encouraging and inspiring! Can we be friends ?! :-)
Great advice for intentional and thoughtful parenting
Really enjoy this podcast and the easygoing rapport between Joy and Billy. Helpful topics that enable us to parent and partner more thoughtfully and intentionally.
Great podcasts for parenting and marriage!