A Moment for the Family from KFUO Radio

A Moment for the Family from KFUO Radio

Dr. Mary Manz Simon, practical parenting specialist and bestselling author, joins host Gary Duncan to talk about the issues and challenges faced by families, parents and grandparents today.

Episodes

November 23, 2022 4 min
Dr. Mary Manz Simon shares with Gary Duncan on this week's program information about telling family stories. What are the benefits of sharing stories about your family?
Mark as Played
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about mental health days for school children. What are the benefits of allowing extra days out of school for mental health?  Are states adopting this as policy? 
Mark as Played
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss how important it is for teens to find positive friendships and influences.
Mark as Played
October 26, 2022 3 min
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss dinnertime with the family. Is forcing kids to eat what is served a healthy balanced approach to mealtime? Also is family dinnertime more than about the food? Hear helpful tips from Mary on this segment.
Mark as Played
October 19, 2022 4 min
Gary Duncan talks with Dr. Mary Manz Simon about celebrating the wins. As the rhythm of parenting seems more normal this year it is time to pause for a moment.  Observe a child.  See how excited they get about the little things. Children let us see their excitement over the small wins.  Therefore, as parents we too should celebrate our small wins. It could help us feel more joy in our God-given calling as parents. Listen to today&#...
Mark as Played
October 12, 2022 3 min
There are several effective ways to raise your children. Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss raising children, their milestones, and our judgement calls while raising them. Hear on this program some helpful tips for raising healthy and Godly children. 
Mark as Played
October 5, 2022 4 min
Dr. Mary Manz Simon talks with Gary Duncan about graphic novels. What is a graphic novel? Is is it helpful reading source for school children? On this program you will hear about graphic novels and our conversation will turn to other reading material being banned from school reading lists. 
Mark as Played
September 28, 2022 6 min
Parent Dropouts. What is that all about? Listen to Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the shortage of parent volunteers. How can we help our schools by volunteering and encouraging other parents to be more engaged with helping with school programs, events, etc.
Mark as Played
September 21, 2022 4 min
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about psychological safety. How do we help our children to feel safe in an uncertain world. Listen to this program and hear some terrific tips on helping our kids with situational awareness and hear how God comforts us.
Mark as Played
Falling math scores have been attributed to challenges of education during the pandemic. Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan talk about ways to teach math to younger children and toddlers. What is “math play”? Listen and learn. 
Mark as Played
September 7, 2022 4 min
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about ways to be good stewards of the planet. Mary shares some terrific tips including buying bulk products without packaging.
Mark as Played
August 31, 2022 4 min
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the new school year and students' feelings of self-worth. The discussion turns to how we can find our worth in God’s love for us as revealed in the Scriptures. 
Mark as Played
August 17, 2022 4 min
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss changes ahead in education with regards to reaching out to our children about mental health. What are some schools doing to help assess kids stress, mood, and other mental health issues? Gary also brings into the conversation the importance of prayer for good mental health.
Mark as Played
August 10, 2022 4 min
On our podcast this week Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss Separation Anxiety. What is Separation Anxiety? We will answer that question and offer some useful tips for coping with these types of mental health issues.
Mark as Played
August 3, 2022 4 min
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the new SID “Safe Sleep Guidelines”. Listen and learn about these new guidelines and what we should focus on when placing babies in their cribs at night.
Mark as Played
July 27, 2022 4 min
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss mental health issues and how many corporations are focusing on employees and mental health. Also, listen and learn how we should address these mental health issues within our families.
Mark as Played
July 20, 2022 5 min
COVID taught us the value of family entertainment. Listen as Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss family game night and the importance of keeping the family bond strong.
Mark as Played
June 29, 2022 4 min
Gary Duncan discusses summertime with Dr. Mary Manz Simon. How has Covid impacted summertime fun and vacations? What are the new guidelines? Listen and learn.
Mark as Played
Vacation at times can cause a lot of stress. Listen to this week's program as Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the importance of planning ahead for an enjoyable and stress-free vacation.
Mark as Played
June 8, 2022 4 min
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the return to in person worship. Has staying at home and worshiping virtually during the pandemic changed our priorities?
Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Crime Junkie

    If you can never get enough true crime... Congratulations, you’ve found your people.

    The Piketon Massacre

    The most notorious mass murder in Ohio’s history happened on the night of April 21, 2016 in rural Pike County. Four crime scenes, thirty-two gunshot wounds, eight members of the Rhoden family left dead in their homes. Two years later a local family of four, the Wagners, are arrested and charged with the crimes. As the Wagners await four back-to-back capital murder trials, the KT Studios team revisits Pike County to examine: crime-scene forensics, upcoming legal proceedings, and the ties that bind the victims and the accused. As events unfold and new crimes are uncovered, what will it mean for all involved? What will it mean for Pike County?

    Morbid

    It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

Advertise With Us

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.

    Connect

    © 2022 iHeartMedia, Inc.