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This podcast is a dialog about challenges and opportunities parents face as they raise kids, enjoy marriage, and live a purpose-filled life. These honest conversations give parents fodder so they can talk to each other, be encouraged, and recognize they aren't raising kids alone.
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Now displaying: September, 2019
Sep 24, 2019

Do you have a child who is wired so differently than you that you find yourself thinking, “Who IS this child of mine?” Do you ever wonder how to navigate those differences in a healthy way?  If so, then you’ll find today’s podcast particularly helpful! Take a listen or pass along to anyone who might relate!

Talk about this:

Kick around the idea of differences with your spouse and compare notes on the differences each of you see between you as parents and your kids (you'll likely identify different pieces!)

How likely are you to argue over Preferences rather than Principles?

What can you do to make sure you're valuing Relationship over Being Right?

Related Links:

Episode #60 – What To Do When Your Spouse Annoys - HERE

Episode #107 – Understanding Personality Types - HERE

Episode #128 - When You Don't Understand Your Spouse - HERE

Also remember:

Have you left a review on Apple Podcasts? This is SUPER helpful in helping others find our show.

Want to reach us? You can find us on the socials @betweenparents on Instagram and @betweenparentspodcast on Facebook. While you’re there, tag someone who would also enjoy this content! 

Finally, if you don’t know where to begin listening to back episodes of the podcast, look for the helpful packages on our website betweenparentspodcast.com

Thanks for being awesome!

 

Sep 17, 2019

Inevitably every parent faces moments of discouragement. But when these moments come, what’s the best way through the challenge? How do you find the support and wisdom you need to thrive? Check out today’s discussion on Between Parents!

Talk about this:

Where are you in relation to the hurricane wall?

What can you do to establish community now? (where can you offer support?)

Identify a handful of people you would like to connect with who could offer wise counsel. Seek them out and get some time on the calendar!

Also remember:

Have you left a review on Apple Podcasts? This is SUPER helpful in helping others find our show.

Want to reach us? You can find us on the socials @betweenparents on Instagram and @betweenparentspodcast on Facebook. While you’re there, tag someone who would also enjoy this content! 

Finally, if you don’t know where to begin listening to back episodes of the podcast, look for the helpful packages on our website betweenparentspodcast.com

Thanks for being awesome!

 

Sep 10, 2019

Marriages are complicated, subject to falling into ruts and disrepair. Discouragement is a natural byproduct when this happens. So how do we battle this trap? How do we find hope when challenges arise? Today’s podcast has a handful of helpful ideas to get you on track.

Talk about this:

Since this week's content is super action-focused, review the five starting points:

Recognizing seasons
Checking your habits
Finding brightspots
Leaning into community
Serving others

Consider the next thing you can do to move to a more encouraging time? Talk about it - if not with your spouse, then with whomever would encourage you to follow thru - then DO something!

Related links:

People who sort of look like Adam Sandler but aren’t Adam Sandler Facebook Group HERE

Episode #136 Keystone Habits HERE

Also remember:

Have you left a review on iTunes?  This is SUPER helpful in helping others find our show.

Want to reach us? You can find us on the socials @betweenparents on Instagram and @betweenparentspodcast on Facebook. While you’re there, tag someone who would also enjoy this content!  

Finally, if you don’t know where to begin listening to back episodes of the podcast, look for the helpful packages on our website betweenparentspodcast.com

Thanks for being awesome!

 

Sep 3, 2019

Have you ever noticed how many details kids forget about their childhood? Developmentally kids haveto forget old things so they can learn new things. But what happens to all of those happy memories? Well, that’s where parents come in. Today’s podcast is about the little known job parents have to be the “keepers of happiness.”

Talk about this:

As you go away this week, we'd love to challenge you to do two things:

  • Decide on one or two ways you can collect stories and
  • Have at least one “story time” this week

Related links:

Gretchen Rubin’s podcast goodness HERE

A terrific article on family story telling HERE

Also remember:

Have you left a review on iTunes?  This is SUPER helpful in helping others find our show.

Want to reach us? You can find us on the socials @betweenparents on Instagram and @betweenparentspodcast on Facebook. While you’re there, tag someone who would also enjoy this content! 

Finally, if you don’t know where to begin listening to back episodes of the podcast, look for the helpful packages on our website betweenparentspodcast.com

Thanks for being awesome!

 

 

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