39 episodes

Dr. Barbara Sorrels and her daughter, Krista Macias share about parenting and childhood development from a unique perspective. Dr. Barbara’s experience as a mom, grandmother, university professor, author, and childhood development consultant will help you nurture the heart of your child. Barbara and Krista connect the dots for you in a fun, eye-opening way, in about 20 minutes per episode. When you understand how children are wired to grow, parenting becomes less mysterious and more wondrous.

Nurturing the Heart of a Child Dr. Barbara Sorrels and Krista Macias

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 148 Ratings

Dr. Barbara Sorrels and her daughter, Krista Macias share about parenting and childhood development from a unique perspective. Dr. Barbara’s experience as a mom, grandmother, university professor, author, and childhood development consultant will help you nurture the heart of your child. Barbara and Krista connect the dots for you in a fun, eye-opening way, in about 20 minutes per episode. When you understand how children are wired to grow, parenting becomes less mysterious and more wondrous.

    Ages and Stages: 3-5 Year Olds

    Ages and Stages: 3-5 Year Olds

    Understanding child development at each stage is crucial in having appropriate expectations of our children.  It also helps us to help them more effectively.  In this episode Dr. Barbara Sorrels and her daughter Krista Macias discuss the milestones and challenges  of 3-5 year olds as well as how to come alongside and teach kids in this precious stage!

    • 33 min
    Ages and Stages: Toddlers

    Ages and Stages: Toddlers

    Discussing development of children ages 18 months through two years old.  We talk about everything from tantrums, potty training, and autonomy in toddlers.  This age is so fun and can also be challenging!  Learn what to expect and how to come alongside these curious little guys!

    • 34 min
    Ages and Stages: Infants

    Ages and Stages: Infants

    Having an understanding of child development is crucial in developing appropriate expectations of our children in each stage. In this first episode of our Ages and Stages series we will be discussing the ins and outs of the first 18 months of a child's life!

    • 31 min
    Parenting in Difficult Times

    Parenting in Difficult Times

    This is a challenging season for most of us, but difficult family times are not unique to Covid-19.  Hopefully this episode will offer some encouragement to any season of life that is hard with children in tow.  

    • 30 min
    Raising Daughters

    Raising Daughters

    In Raising Daughters, we explore the minds and emotional lives of girls.  From little girls to teenagers, this episode will offer insight into how to raise healthy, resilient girls!

    • 49 min
    Raising Sons

    Raising Sons

    Understanding paternal nurturance and male emotional intelligence can help us tremendously in raising healthy, thriving, boys.  Boys and girls are innately very different and in this episode we explore some of those differences in order to raise sweet little boys into amazing men.  

    • 41 min

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148 Ratings

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