Launching Your Child Into Adulthood (Episode 24)

2019-03-22T23:56:38+00:00

“The college admissions scandal demonstrates what happens when you don’t do that well. Every person that you look at is the sum total of their decisions. When you don’t start making good decisions early, your foundation can be shaky,” Frowsa’ said. “There’s a difference between raising children and raising adults, and I think for a lot of parents, they are busy raising children, so when those kids get to be adult age they still have to treat them as children.”

Launching Your Child Into Adulthood (Episode 24) 2019-03-22T23:56:38+00:00

Potty Training for Dummies, Episode 23

2019-03-04T20:11:59+00:00

“Parents are starting way to late, so they’re missing their window of opportunity to potty train. That window is truly 18 months to 2 years. We’re not even starting until age 3 and that’s the main problem that I see today with toilet training.”

Potty Training for Dummies, Episode 23 2019-03-04T20:11:59+00:00

A Hoot and a Holler

2019-02-22T16:34:23+00:00

Let’s face it—we all yell at our kids sometimes! Whether it’s in frustration or anger, raising our voices at our children doesn’t make them or us feel good. In this week’s #ThursdayThoughts video, I share

A Hoot and a Holler 2019-02-22T16:34:23+00:00

Stop Entertaining Your Kids (Episode 22)

2019-03-04T19:42:48+00:00

“Too much attention isn’t good for adults or children. It isn’t healthy to be the center of attention all the time,” Dinah said. “I started to relax, and my kids started figuring out how to entertain themselves. Better yet, they started developing hobbies.”

Stop Entertaining Your Kids (Episode 22) 2019-03-04T19:42:48+00:00

Imperfection in a Perfect World

2019-02-22T16:32:40+00:00

Do we live in a perfect world? Seems pretty obvious we don’t, yet many of us parent as if we reside in a land where everything is just so. Our children never make mistakes, our

Imperfection in a Perfect World 2019-02-22T16:32:40+00:00

Finding Joy in Motherhood (Episode 21)

2019-03-04T17:02:20+00:00

“I really think there’s a difference between joy and happiness,” Rachel says. “Happiness is about a birthday, a surprise party, a cup of coffee—that’s in the moment. But joy to me is this deeper heart posture looking for something that’s good and beautiful in the midst of whatever situation or season we’re in. And I think that’s really motherhood.”

Finding Joy in Motherhood (Episode 21) 2019-03-04T17:02:20+00:00

Free Doesn’t Always Mean Free

2019-02-22T16:30:49+00:00

When we don’t deal with something right away when it comes to our kids, we’re just kicking the pain of the “payment” down the road. By electing for convenience’s sake to let the small issues

Free Doesn’t Always Mean Free 2019-02-22T16:30:49+00:00

When Patience Takes Too Long, Episode 20

2019-02-22T17:07:25+00:00

“I draw from Jesus’ example when he washed the disciples’ feet. We’re called to be servants, whether we have a Ph.D. Or not. And moms are servants,” Linda says. "There’s two kind of lists: Your list and God’s list, and they don’t often match. God doesn’t call us to do things without equipping us to do that tasks. We can ask God and he will give us the wisdom to take care of the situations that seem well beyond us."

When Patience Takes Too Long, Episode 20 2019-02-22T17:07:25+00:00

Raising Successful Leaders (Episode 19)

2019-01-25T20:51:55+00:00

“Specifically with boys, because so many of the mentorship models are disappearing from our culture it seems, they need a place where they can see godly men who are leading boys and they need to have them as examples,” Mark said. “The character of a person and the skills that they develop trumps any charisma that they have because it puts them in position to lead. People will follow a leader who understands leadership principles and understands shared leadership and understands everything that you should be doing is a good positive leader.”

Raising Successful Leaders (Episode 19) 2019-01-25T20:51:55+00:00

Hope for the Next Generation (Episode 18)

2019-01-30T21:29:27+00:00

“The AHG girls who write me gives me hope for this upcoming generation of young women,” Patti said. “Here’s a quick story from Caitlin, a senior in high school from Missouri: ‘I have been in AHG since I was in first grade. It is my backbone and I have found my love for service and leadership skills through this organization. God has developed those gifts through AHG and I believe he plans for me to use them in amazing ways in the future.’ These girls have hope, and that's what we want for each and every one of our daughters.”

Hope for the Next Generation (Episode 18) 2019-01-30T21:29:27+00:00