Fireside Talk Radio, the show where women ponder the things we store in our hearts.
Warning: You may feel guilty pleasure for listening in on these sparky conversational adventures.
Host Cathy Krafve invites experts to share their personal stories and talk openly about all the things women care about. No topic is too tough. You name it, we talk about it. Truth with a Texas Twang spoken here.
The Search for Intimacy, Personal Stories with Cathy and co-host, Ellen Krafve Trant
In this episode, Ellen interviews her mom! And they laugh pretty hard about some silly, personal stuff. Plus, Cathy confesses she feels really nervous. Ellen asks great questions to prompt her mom to share the nitty-gritty, personal stories about her relationship with both her mom and her dad (Ellen's grandparents). Tune in for a very authentic, spontaneous conversation about how having a few strategies can lead to life-changing conversations. Cathy tells the truth about why she NEVER wanted to look closely at the woman at the well, much less pull over 40 communication principles out of the story! Not in a million years did she think this Bible story would be her first book!
Rebuilding Relationships After Sexual Abuse with Sarah Van Hook
Therapist Sarah Van Hook joins Cathy to talk about rebuilding relationships after sexual abuse implodes a family. Most of her work experience has been intervention with patients in acute crisis. But Sarah knows first-hand how the long-term consequences devastate families.
How can a mom respond in healthy ways? What if you spend years in foster care as a kid? What if your daughter won’t reconnect with you? In such a heartbreaking situation, is there hope?
Yes! Don't miss the terrific insight this expert and tender-hearted lady brings!
Sexual Abuse: Claiming Victory Over Darkness with Sarah Van Hook
Therapist Sarah Van Hook joins Cathy to talk about life after sexual abuse. The beauty of this courageous woman is in what she’s done with her experiences, some of them very traumatic. When you’ve experienced sexual abuse, how do you claim victory? Sarah is in a very unique spot to give great counsel.
Once the victim of an abuser herself, she grew up to be a trained counselor. She is now a champion pediatric and geriatric therapist. Yep, she seen the full gamut of evil out there in all its manifestations. Sarah is pushing back the darkness every day victoriously showing others the way. You’ll love her down-to-earth attitude. If we didn’t tell you, you might not ever guess this is one well-educated chick! Join us now as Sarah spreads victory to others!
Talking to Teenage Daughters: Tips for Tuning In with DeeDee Lake
Connections Exert DeeDee joins Cathy to share wisdom on how to bolster the hearts of teenage girls. Conversation is the basis of all companionship, but how do we talk to our teenager daughters? If only we could capture our daughter’s heart? Not to mention her attention for more than thirty seconds! “Teenagers look weird, they smell weird, they sound weird, but they’re not!” laughs DeeDee. “They are just a walking big heart that needs love. If we see them the way Jesus sees them, we’re gonna love them.” Mentoring your teenage daughter may not be as hard as it sounds. Tune in now!
Next Step: Creating the Right Conversations with Your Daughter with DeeDee Lake
Connections Expert DeeDee Lake joins Cathy to talk about how do we keep our daughter’s hearts and souls safe in this crazy world. No matter how destructive our culture gets, there’s hope for parents, according to DeeDee. What’s next for teenage girls? How do we create the right conversations with our daughters?
DeeDee’s passion is communication and connection. There’s a reason she has a heart for teen and preteen girls. Don’t miss what this funny, tenderhearted expert has to say about pre-empting the culture’s destructive pull to guard the heart and soul of your daughter.
“Porn-Proofing” Your Kids: Fighting for Love with Rosie MaKinney
Cathy is not waiting for Thanksgiving to thank God for champion warrior women, like Rosie MaKinney. Rosie joined Cathy to talk about “porn-proofing” your kids. Hollywood seems to claim October for evil and destruction in the name of entertainment. Our culture throws all kinds of yucky stuff at families, especially at our most vulnerable children. Rosie shares the science behind why parents need to pay attention to the threat for both their sons and daughters. She also joyfully brings resources and practical ideas to keep our kids and grandkids safe. Today, we’re reclaiming October to safeguard our kids! Don’t miss this content-packed episode with one of the leading experts on this crucial topic.