Raising kids isn’t easy, but the most helpful advice can come from right next door. Join host Ivy Lassiter as she draws on her experience working with families and practical tips from some of the best experts – parents who’ve been there, too.
Chris: Kaleidoscope & Discipling your Children
Chris is a children's pastor and founder of Kaleidoscope. Kaleidoscope creates books to help get kids excited about reading the Bible. They are writing every book of the Bible, in beautifully designed single volumes, at an elementary level. Check out their storehttps://readkaleidoscope.com/store ( here.)
In addition to sharing how Kaleidoscope came to be, Chris shares some great wisdom on discipling your kids and how to choose a church that's best for your family.
Nanette: All About Preschoolers
Nanette is a mom of grown girls as well as a preschool minister. Through those experiences she has gained a wealth of wisdom. In this episode she shares lots of great ideas for helping your preschoolers experience Jesus early on.
The resources Nanette mentioned are...
https://parentcuestore.org/?utm_term=parent%20cueandutm_campaign=MW_PC_BRDandutm_source=adwordsandutm_medium=ppcandhsa_acc=1624807474andhsa_cam=17213972336andhsa_grp=137265839275andhsa_ad=597542487800andhsa_src=gandhsa_tgt=kwd-626839453320andhsa_kw=parent%20cueandhsa_mt=pandhsa_net=adwordsandhsa_ver=3andgclid=CjwKCAjwtIaVBhBkEiwAsr7-c3YV_M6jK955PC6uTbnlltuVZyMxkXlisu4gzjpbhIy7K1qxH7dXzRoC0B4QAvD_BwE (Parent Cue)
https://www.amazon.com/Adventure-Bible-Early-Readers-Hardcover/dp/0310727421/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=NIRv+bibleandqid=1654786892andsr=8-3 (Bible in NIRV translation)
https://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Storybook-Bible-Every-Whispers/dp/0310708257/ref=sr_1_1?crid=A79C1HGNSKVSandkeywords=jesus+storybook+bibleandqid=1654786927andsprefix=Jesus+stor%2Caps%2C96andsr=8-1 (Jesus Storybook Bible)
https://www.amazon.com/Habits-Household-Practicing-Everyday-Rhythms/dp/0310362938/ref=sr_1_3_sspa?crid=1V8BD48MBONZKandkeywords=christian+parentingandqid=1654786984andsprefix=christian+parenting%2Caps%2C71andsr=8-3-sponsandpsc=1andspLa=ZW5jcnlwdGVkUXVhbGlmaWVyPUEzNkc0MzlNSkswNjkyJmVuY3J5cHRlZElkPUEwOTg5Njg2MjQ5VUoxSzIwRlQzMSZlbmNyeXB0ZWRBZElkPUEwMzMwOTQyMVVYWVM0SFBNV0tJTyZ3aWRnZXROYW1lPXNwX2F0ZiZhY3Rpb249Y2xpY2tSZWRpcmVjdCZkb05vdExvZ0NsaWNrPXRydWU= (Habits of the Household)
https://www.fbca.org/smallsteps (Nanette's Podcast is Small Steps)
Taralyn & Darrel: Adoption, School, Sabbath and Lots of Wisdom
Taralyn and Darrel are parents of 5 children. Their oldest three are biological and the younger two are adopted. By God’s grace in their lives they are very good parents. We talk about a lot of different things in this conversation from fostering and adoption, schooling, general parenting decisions and it’s just full of spiritual wisdom.
Victoria: A Story for Memorial Day
On this episode, Victoria shares her story of how loosing her husband to the war in Afghanistan spurred her on to helping military families who have lost loved ones. Hearing her story might help give you perspective and new ideas of ways your family can honor those who have sacrificed their lives for our country.
Find out more about https://www.patientiaperfectus.org (Patientia Perfectus), her organization which connects military families with organizations. https://www.instagram.com/patientiaperfectus/ (Here) is her instagram account.
Sena: A Prodigal Son Story
Sena talks about her incredible Korean parents, growing up in Hawaii and how God turned her heart back to Him. Her story is very similar to the Prodigal Son.
All of these details of her life spurred her and her business partner to create the https://millubox.com (Millu Box.)
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/millubox/ (@millubox)
Laurie & Chan: Coaching Football, Raising Boys and Prioritizing What Matters
Laurie and Chan share their parenting experience of raising two boys while managing a career being a football coach. Chan has coached both at the collegiate and NFL. They include some wisdom and perspective on transitioning your children to new places, not bringing the stress of your work home and becoming a close knit family. The biggest theme from their experience is God being at the center of our lives is the very best way to live.
Forparents captures real stories of real families fighting the GOOD fight for the kingdom of God. It’s such an encouragement that what happens within our homes is more powerful than we realize. This is a GOOD podcast.
Every story is amazing!
Great show great content
I love every single one of the stories Ivy shares. It makes me evaluate what God is doing through my story! So encouraging