Practical Family Podcast
Summary: The Practical Family Podcast focuses on the elements that families need to build strong foundations and healthy homes. We offer practical tips for living a simple and clutter-free life, and strategies for self-discovery based on a Biblical worldview.
The Sex Talk… Probably one of the most awkward conversations a parent can prepare for… but it doesn’t have to be. Luke and Trisha Gilkerson are no strangers to answering necessary questions about development, puberty, pornography, and sex.
This mama knows about birthing dreams. As a 3x surrogate, Tiffany Jo Baker is in the business of helping families to realize the dreams God has put on their heart. Join us as we discuss how to maintain the proper perspective while chasing realistic goals in every day life.
Amber and Wendy are back for part 2 of this series on mom anger. Recovering angry moms address what happens to our reactions when we feel out of control.
Parenting today has its special set of challenges, but how we react to those challenges is a tale as old as time. Join me and two other recovering angry moms for a special two part series on learning more gentle responses to foster a loving home environment.
Join me as I interview Courtney Reissig as we address the issues of identity in motherhood and the value of their work in the home. Learn how to serve God with your natural gifts in this stage of motherhood. Find your extraordinary value in ordinary motherhood.
Did you ever try to plan out how your life was going to be when you grew up? Rachel did. She wanted a husband, 4 kids, a white picket fence, and a dog that never barked. Through her experiences as a foster, adoptive, and birth mother, Rachel Lewis shares how to process grief and cope with unexpected loss.
Women put lots of pressure on themselves to handle every responsibility with ease. We need mom mentors to help us navigate the waters of home life, connection with God, and with our kids. Sarah Mae shares how difficult it was for her to care for her home without the guidance of an older woman, and the grace she learned to have for herself through it all.
Jaclyn Flores shares her first pregnancy experience that knocked her off her feet and onto her knees. Hear about how she learned how to trust God when she could not control what was happening to her body.
In this episode, Jennifer Dukes Lee shares the natural inclinations of a woman who longs to live a life of security. When we can overcome our need to unnecessarily control things, we can find the peace we long for.
Give your kids the chance to learn the Biblical message through music! Check out my conversation with Vince Pierri and download his album The Greatest Story Ever Told to sing through the hiSTORY of the Bible with your family.
Have you ever found yourself wishing for a different Christmas? Does Christmas usually come with mixed feelings of joy, regret, and maybe even anxiety? Listen to my conversation with author Alexandra Kuykendall to hear how she learned to finally let go and love her actual Christmas.
Raising little people doesn't mean producing perfect little Christ followers. But instilling a love for the real Jesus will transform the sacred ground of our home. Jami Amerine shares how her perspective as a mother was transformed when she gave her home life back to a God who stays even when life gets sticky.
Meet a former public school teacher who fell in love with homeschooling and developed her own music appreciation curriculum. This seasoned mama has many nuggets of wisdom to share for families considering the homeschool lifestyle. Mary Prather, founder of HomeGrownLearners.com and the S.Q.U.I.L.T program talks about her homeschool misconceptions and how their family made intentional decisions to find freedom in educating at home.
In this episode, Jenn Bryant shares her take on Halloween, options for safe practices as a Christian family, and how to redeem this holiday for Christ and be a light to your community.
Every family who chooses homeschooling is asked this question, and there is almost always a different answer. In today's episode, Jenn Bryant tells her story about deciding to come home after years of working full-time and the intentional process of making the decision to homeschool.