Stepping Inside the Troubled Mind

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Mental health is a big deal. It plays a huge role in our kid’s ability to succeed in school, at work and in society. How can we help our kids through anxiety, depression and phobias and how can we set goals to improve mental health? Tune in to learn more.

Special Guest: Dr. Paul Meier

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James Hommowun

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Frederick Ford Beckley

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Veronica Avila
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Dr. Paul Meier

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Learning to Learn

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There are many different learning styles. To foster greater learning, we should figure out how our children naturally learn & facilitate those types of activities. Tune in to this week’s podcast, our special guests are our very own kids!

Special Guests: Our Kids!

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Omar Ramos

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Where are you Guiding your Children?

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Parenting is no easy job. For the first 18-ish years of their life, your job is to teach and guide them. How do you guide your children to make good decisions and give them tools that stay with them for a lifetime? Tune in for more.

Special Guest: Steve Carter, Lead Teaching Pastor, Willow Creek

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James Hommowun

Dr. James Hommowun
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Omar Ramos

Omar Ramos
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Steve Carter

Steve Carter
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Braving Tough Love

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One of our primary duties as parents is to protect our children from harm. However, that doesn’t mean we need to protect them from all momentary discomfort. Sometimes those moments of disappointment or frustration are necessary to drive home important lessons. Tune in for more.

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Alicia La Hoz

Dr. Alicia La Hoz
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Omar Ramos

Omar Ramos
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Dr. Kelly M. Flanagan

Dr. Kelly Flanagan
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Hands-off Discipline

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One of the biggest roles of a parent is to teach children what is and what is not appropriate or acceptable behavior. At times, that means praising good behavior, other times that’s correcting bad behavior. Overall, the goal is to guide our children in the right direction. There are many, many ways to discipline children and many things to take into account when doing so. Tune in to this week’s podcast as we look at hands-off discipline.

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Alicia La Hoz

Dr. Alicia La Hoz
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Omar Ramos
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Patrick J. Patterson

Patrick J. Patterson
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How Safe is Too Safe?

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Has our obsession with safety gone too far and are we really doing our children any favors by taking all the risk out of playtime and everyday life? Tune in to this week’s episode about safety.

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Alicia La Hoz

Dr. Alicia La Hoz
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Omar Ramos

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Kristina Kuzmic

Kristina Kuzmic
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Date Night

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If you want to keep your marriage alive, you must make date night a priority. Plus, having a strong marriage shows your kids that a healthy marriage and relationship are important. Tune in for more.

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James Hommowun

Dr. James Hommowun
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Tim Papadic

Tim Popadic
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Raising a Reader

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Research shows that reading to children and discussing the book as you read is the single best way to increase your child’s IQ and instill a love of reading. Tune in to this week’s episode to learn some tips on how you can inspire a lasting love of reading in your children.

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Alicia La Hoz

Dr. Alicia La Hoz
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Frederick Ford Beckley

Frederick Ford Beckley
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Todd Tarpley

Todd Tarpley, Children’s Book Author
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Spanking: The Last Resort

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To spank or not to spank. That is truly the recurring question in parenting. Tune in to this episode of The Struggle is Real and weigh in on the topic.

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Alicia La Hoz

Dr. Alicia La Hoz
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Frederick Ford Beckley

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Eva Fleming
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Limiting Lies, Prizing Truth: Encouraging Children to Tell the Truth

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Limiting Lies, Prizing Truth: Encouraging Children to Tell the Truth

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Lying is a frustrating challenge for parents, but fortunately, it’s one that can be addressed and fixed. Tune in to get tips on how you can encourage your children to tell the truth.

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Alicia La Hoz

Dr. Alicia La Hoz
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Omar Ramos

Omar Ramos
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Dr. Juli Fraga

Dr. Juli Fraga
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