Practical Family Podcast

Practical Family Podcast

The Practical Family Podcast focuses on the elements that mothers need to discover their gifts and embrace grace. We offer practical tips for living a simple and clutter-free life, and to strengthen moms for real life struggles based on a Christian worldview.... Show More

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November 24, 2020 30 min

Raising young men in today’s world can be tough, but not impossible. Monica Swanson encourages moms to study their sons to form real relationships and lasting character.

 

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

MonicaSwanson.com

Boy Mom: What Your Son Needs Most from You

Character Training Course

Covenant Eyes (affiliate link)

God’s Design for Sex - Family Life

Good Pictures Bad Pictures

Good Pictures Bad Pictures, Jr. edition

The Tal...

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Veteran homeschool mother September McCarthy give her best advice about homeschooling with purpose and why motherhood matters so much in these early years.

 

September McCarthy is a wife and Mother of 10 children, and 8 grandchildren. Cohost of the Mom2Mom podcast, founder and host of the Moms Conference and the non-profit Raising Generations Today. She is the author of Why Motherhood Matters: An Invitation to Purposeful Parenting.

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Jenn and Jordan reflect on the journey to 100 episodes and being brave enough to step into new seasons.

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Arlene Pellicane Episodes
Episode 010 | Keep Calm While Staying Connected
Episode 037 | Raising Strong Parents in a Child Centered Culture

Jenn’s first Facebook Live video

Practical Family Facebook Group


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Education does not lie in a college degree, but our willingness to be lifelong learners. Here’s what you need to take the next step in wisdom.

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All the Things Vodcast with Tiffany Jo Baker - Episode 8

All the Things Vodcast with Tiffany Jo Baker - Episode 9

Most Likely to Succeed (documentary)

Homeschool Made Simple - Membership

Detoured by Jen Babakhan

The Emotionally Healthy Woman

Practical Fami...

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Understand the brain of an ADHD child, and how the family can work together to support their heart, mind, and spirit.

Connect with Dr. Sharon Saline

Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Instagram

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

DrSaline.com

What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew 

Dr. Saline’s card game - ADHD Solution Deck

CHADD.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association

ADDitude Magazine 

Understood

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Why do other moms seem to have it all together while you’re still struggling to hold on? Take simple steps to overcome envy and celebrate others as you grow. 

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Caught in Comparison episode

Mel Robbins

Seeing Green: Don’t Let Envy Color Your Joy 

How Not to Envy Your Neighbor’s Competence, by Tilly Dillehay 

Luke Chapter 15: 25-32 


Practical Family Resource Group 

Coaching with Jenn Bryant 

 

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We continue the conversation about race and how to move forward in our communities to educate ourselves and be open to change.

Connect with Lucreita

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

What Lies Between Us (study guide) 

Romans 12:2 

Race: The Power of an Illusion 

Who Switched Off My Brain? By Dr. Caroline Leaf

First Name Basis Podcast with Jasmine Bradshaw

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Race education begins in the home. Lucretia Berry and I discuss first steps parents can take to have these important conversations with our kids.

Connect with Lucreita

Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

What Lies Between Us (study guide) 

Grit n Grace Podcast Episode 113

Grit n Grace Podcast Episode 114

School Integration - see the movie Ruby Bridges

Jim Crow Era

Lies My Teacher Told Me

Who...

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When friendships don’t go as planned, we can fall back on the truth that keeps us trusting the next opportunity.

Connect with Mary

Twitter | Facebook

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Website 

Seven Deadly Friendships - Mary DeMuth

Practical Family Resource Group

Email Jenn your response to this episode

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Replace frustration with joy by giving yourself and your children permission to be the strong person God made them to be.

Connect with the Millers

Facebook | Instagram

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Millers Website

Incredible Kids: Free Assessment

Play to Their Strengths book

StrengthsFinders

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How to find hope and ask for the help you need when difficult and uncertain times convince you that your situation is hopeless.

Connect with Sarah

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

CaringBridge.com

Episode 009 - Practical Family Podcast 

Alongside: A Practical Guide for Loving Your Neighbor in their Time of Trial

Hope in the Hard Places: How to survive when your world feels out of control....

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Jenn and Jordan talk about four things that keep us from seeing our own potential, and the people and practices we need to keep around us to see ourselves clearly, and take action on that next right thing.


Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Episode 087 | STRONG ENOUGH - When You’re Caught in Comparison

Strengthsfinders

Spiritual Gifts Survey

Strong Enough Facebook Group

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When you are ready for anything, there is peace that comes instead of panic. Use Kathi Lipp’s essential resource to plan for any crisis.

Connect with Kathi

Facebook | Twitter | Website

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small

Claim Your Pre-Order Bonuses!

Writing at the Red House

Clutter Free Academy

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Jenn and Jordan review four things we tend to do when we're living in insecurity, caused by comparison, and how to release yourself from that trap. 

 

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Episode 085 | STRONG ENOUGH - Discover Your Unique Personality

Home on Purpose with Trisha Childers

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Help your kids navigate through the dangers of social media, porn and video games with a practical step-by-step system.

Connect with Dean

Instagram | FaceBook | Twitter

Resources Mentioned in This Episode

FamilyTechGamePlan.com 

(Use coupon code: "FAMILY")

Episode 060 | How to Prepare For the Sex Talk 

The Talk: 7 Lessons to Introduce Your Child to Biblical Sexuality

Bark.us

Social Media Dangers Exposed by Mom Posing as 11-...

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Part of realizing our strengths is accepting that we are made differently… and that is okay. Listen to the testimonies of moms who are learning to accept themselves for who they are, and grow with God’s help.


Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Enneagram Personality Test 

Episode 071 | Using the Enneagram to Build Thriving Relationships - Part 1
Episode 072 | Using the Enneagram to Build Thriving Relationships - Part 2
Episode 078...

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Don’t let the fear of missing out (FOMO) keep you from a peaceful home life. Overcome overwhelm by making simple decisions every day.

Connect with Kathi

Facebook | Twitter | Website

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Clutter Free Home: Making Room For Your Life 

Sign: People Who Love to Eat Are Always the Best People - Julia Child Quote

Sign: J.R.R. Tolkien “Perfect House” Quote 

Handmade sign in Jenn’s House above to doorway: Lov...

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Join part 2 of my conversation with Amber Lia and Guy Lia, authors of the book Marriage Triggers, and discover healthy ways to respond to your spouse.

Connect with Guy & Amber Lia!

MotherOfKnights.com | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Marriage Triggers: Exchanging Spouses' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses

Triggers: Exchanging Parents' Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Re...

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