Mean Moms Make Them Work Air Date: 2015-10-21 Feel like your kids need something productive to do? Then you just might be a mean mom! Joanne Kraft, author of “The Mean Mom’s Guide to Raising Great Kids,” talks about the benefits of having the kids help out at home. Not only do chores teach good work habits, Joanne explains, but they also teach kids how to serve others. Joanne Kraft is a recovering too-busy mom and the author of Just Too Busy—Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical. A sought-after speaker, Joanne’s articles have been published by In Touch, Thriving Family, ParentLife, Marriage Partnership, Today’sRead More →

A Mean Mom’s Marriage Air Date: 2015-10-20 You might be a great mom, but you were first a wife. Remembering this is key to having a great marriage. Joanne Kraft tells how she keeps the first thing-her marriage-first. Hear Joanne share how the fun game of “Red Light/Green Light” livens up marital romance and demonstrates to her kids that her husband comes first. Joanne Kraft is a recovering too-busy mom and the author of Just Too Busy—Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical. A sought-after speaker, Joanne’s articles have been published by In Touch, Thriving Family, ParentLife, Marriage Partnership, Today’s Christian Woman, P31 Woman and more.Read More →

Mean Moms Unite! Air Date: 2015-10-19 Are you a mean mom? Author and mother of four Joanne Kraft gives a courageous call to moms not to shirk their duty, but to be the kind of mom their kids need. The kind of “mean” she refers to isn’t about abuse, but about setting appropriate boundaries and loving your kids enough to discipline them. Joanne Kraft is a recovering too-busy mom and the author of Just Too Busy—Taking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical. A sought-after speaker, Joanne’s articles have been published by In Touch, Thriving Family, ParentLife, Marriage Partnership, Today’s Christian Woman, P31 Woman and more.Read More →

Connecting in Real Life Air Date: 2015-10-14 Is technology use fostering a sense of entitlement and discontent in our teens? Youth expert Dr. Kathy Koch explains that our youth expect choices, which actually means making a decision is harder because selecting one choice often eliminates another. This profoundly affects their spiritual decisions, as well as relational ones. Hear her tell how to reconnect with your teens.  Read More →

Connecting With Our Kids in a Wireless World Air Date: 2015-10-12 How is screen time affecting your kids? Youth expert Dr. Kathy Koch examines how technology is shaping the way our kids think. We’re seeing some children interacting with screens more than their parents, says Dr. Koch, and some teens are even becoming addicted to the internet or video games. Dr. Koch encourages parents to monitor their children’s technology use, and encourage more social interaction instead.Read More →

Baby Basics Air Date: 2015-10-07 Are you and your baby seeing more moonlight than you should these days? Join us as pediatricians Dr. Den Trumbull and Dr. Michelle Cretella give parents some sound advice for settling down little ones at bedtime. Dr. Trumbull and Dr. Cretella, both parents themselves, also share what they’ve learned about meeting the nutritional needs of a baby.    Read More →