Latter-day Families Stand is a podcast and empowered community of Latter-day Saint parents and leaders. Each week we explore and discuss resources and tools for thriving families that are founded in truth and focused on subjects such as mental health, bullying, addiction, habits, resilience and faith.
Join host Amber Robbins and guests in discussions that foster hope, healing and wholeness as we strive to overcome the unique challenges our families and teens face today, and cheer you along in your journey.
How to Help Your Teen With Their Anxiety
Nearly a third of all teens will experience an anxiety disorder during their lifetime. Is your teen one of them?
Guest Jill Freestone is an Anxiety & Emotional Resilience Coach who works with both parents and teens so they can manage their anxiety and come to view it as a strength instead of a weakness.
Listen to the full episode to learn some strategies Jill uses with her clients to help them manage their anxiety and anger, which in turn also allows them to have better connection with family members.
Episode 009: How to Be Intentional in Your Parenting
Do you struggle with how to set boundaries and give consequences in a way that builds and supports your teen?
Parent Coach and educator Kami Kerby teaches us how to set boundaries and high expectations as parents, and also how to enforce them with empathy and love so real learning takes place.
Listen to the full episode for specific strategies about these important parenting topics. It will be a game changer for you!
How to Help Your Teen Prepare to Become a Thriving Adult
Does your teen have the skills and core values necessary to be successful as an adult?
Guest Lynnette Sheppard starts the conversation about how we can assist our teens to become thriving and successful adults by helping them develop critical skills and core values. A parent educator, podcast host and the creator of a 12 month parenting education program designed to help you lead and teach your teen, Lynnette provides many tools and methods for parents of all backgrounds and situations.
How to Help Teen Girls Realize Their Worth and Remember Who They Are
Teen girls today are getting distracted from who they really are, the mission they came here to fulfill and forgetting their eternal value.
Guest Kristen Walker Smith provides insight about how we can help build them up to see themselves how God sees them. As a teen mentor, podcast host and the creator of many resources for teen girls, Kristen provides many tools to get your teen started in the journey of realizing that they are elect youth!
Journaling to Reduce Anxiety and Fully Express Yourself
Do you know that a journaling practice can be a powerful tool? My guest Karla shares her passion for journaling in an effort to reduce anxiety, create a safe space for thoughts, and as a healthy place to express yourself.
Listen to the full episode to learn how journaling can help you focus on the positive, while still expressing all the emotions you are feeling. You’ll also learn the scientific research associated with how journaling can also boost mood, increase confidence, and improve memory.
How to Become a Mental Health Advocate for Your Teen // Cheryl Cardall
Do you have a teen who faces mental health challenges? Do you know what signs to look for that may indicate that mental health needs to be assessed and addressed? Guest Cheryl Cardall addresses these topics and more as she guides you through what steps to take to stand for and with your children and teens to advocate for their mental health needs.
Children and teens today are facing anxiety, depression, and suicide ideation more than ever before, and there are many ways we can assist them.
Uplifting and real
Amber has a beautiful way of making sure your time is well spent when listening to this podcast. Clear, concise and full of tips. Amber is authentic and knows how to lift us with each episode! Subscribed and can’t wait for more!
Well done, Amber!! We are so proud of you for getting this podcast out into the world! It is so needed!!! Thank you for sharing your light.
—Rachel and Monica, Podcast U
I love how Amber advocates for us to not only stand behind our shields of righteousness and faith but arm ourselves to take on those wolves in sheep’s clothing! Amber has great insight to tools and resources and we are glad she is willing to share with those of us facing our own traumas.