Help! My Child Has Mental Health Struggles with Crystal Paine

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Listen here: iTunes |Spotify |Stitcher Although the numbers show that children and teens have been the least affected physically by Covid-19, they certainly haven’t been immune to its other consequences. The sudden and often life-altering changes that have occurred since the spring of 2020 including school closures, parental job loss, and in some cases a lockdown in Read More …

Here, But Not Present: The Distracted Mom

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Listen here: iTunes |Spotify |Stitcher It seems like 21st-century moms are spending way more time and energy on parenting and yet the quality of that time and energy is quite low. We’re there, but we’re not present. We’re giving partial attention all-the-live-long-day. We might always be present physically which in some ways inhibits our kids’ growth towards Read More …

Discipline that Connects to the Heart with Jim & Lynne Jackson

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Listen here: iTunes |Spotify |Stitcher Discipline, when given in love and covered in grace and truth, should lead to repentance, restoration, and right living. But for so many of us, disciplining our kids seems like a never-ending cycle of annoyance, frustration, and even anger. In fact, we don’t even like the word discipline. We tend to say Read More …

Talking About the Birds & the Bees

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Listen here: iTunes |Spotify |Stitcher In our current culture, children are inundated with twisted messages about sex and sexuality–from billboards along the highway showing scantily clad models to the magazine rack at the grocery story declaring all kinds of sexually explicit headlines, sex is an unavoidable topic. And while we can feel pressed by the weight of Read More …