Faith and Family

Faith and Family

Faith and Family is a Christian family community that aims to provide Christian advice and promote Christian Values.

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May 26, 2022 26 min

While screen time has its positives and negatives, quality time is important. Four moms talk about being present and what to do instead of screen time.

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Present Parenting

Bernie Rosquites: Technology is all around us. The world is so fast-paced and ever-changing. We rely on the internet, our phones, tablets, [and] social media for all the latest news and to keep up with our friends and family. But h...

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1 out of 700 babies in the U.S. are born with Down’s Syndrome. Two moms discuss the challenges and blessings of their life with a special needs child. Show/Hide Transcript

Parenting Children with Special Needs

Mariel Gutierrez: Hi everyone, you’re listening to the Faith and Family podcast, a Christian family community that aims to promote Christian values for every phase of your family life. I’m Mariel Gutierrez. This...

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December 23, 2021 25 min

After having a child and losing her dad, Irma Jackson experiences postpartum depression. She finds solace in her faith and knowing she’s not alone.

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Tired Moms Podcast: Postpartum Depression

Irma Jackson: I asked and I prayed that God gave me some clarification why I might be going through this and I just wanted to get better. And it’s always been my prayer to get better. But, you know, the mental il...

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November 12, 2021 20 min

Listen to Christian moms explain the truth about Halloween and Christmas to their curious children and why it’s not something we should celebrate.

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BERNIE ROSQUITES, HOST: You’re listening to Faith and Family, a Christian Family community that aims to provide Christian family values. I’m Bernie Rosquites. As members of the Church Of Christ, we uphold beliefs [that] guide both our public and our personal...

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October 28, 2021 15 min

As a breast cancer survivor, early detection, support, and her faith saved Luida Florendo. Listen to her journey and learn one of her biggest life lessons.

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Tired Moms Podcast: Breast Cancer Survivor

Luida: …He said you have the aggressive cancer cell so you have her2 positive breast cancer. Reality hit. So I broke down and cried. I said in my prayer that if it was my time to go, that I would accep...

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September 23, 2021 20 min

After grieving the loss of her child, Mae shares how she is coping with the loss and what her loved ones around her said during her healing process.

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Mae Peralta: You know, that I would feel guilty, because your initial reaction to the whole thing – well, if I were to be a mom, how can I be a mom, if I can’t protect the one thing [that] I’m supposed to protect?

Bernie: Right. 

Emirick: Yeah.

Mae: One...

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July 15, 2021 17 min

Do you feel like you’ve lost your identity when you became a mom? Don’t worry it’s normal! Here are 9 self-care tips to reclaim your old sense of self.

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Jewell:I got pregnant, I gave birth, I got pregnant, I gave birth, I got pregnant, I gave birth… 

Everyone: [Laughs] 

Emirick: Keep going, Jewell!

Mariel: It’s like a handmaid’s tale! I’m like… 

Everyone...

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After decluttering her entire home, Natasha learned she is living a more stress-free life filled with meaning and she’s encouraging others to do the same.

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Natasha: For as long as I can remember, I was spread pretty thin. I’m sure that’s like most moms, right? Right? That’s just mom life. 

Mariel Gutierrez: Right.

Natasha: I’m like getting all emotional about it, but because I don’t have as much stuff...

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February 25, 2021 18 min

As a military wife and mom of 2, Roxanne Matammu learns to deal with taking care of the household and while strengthening her marriage while her husband is deployed.

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Roxanne: So, I mean, we’ve gone through a lot of stuff. But, one of the hardest things that we’ve had to go through as a couple, and also for me as a mom, was um -Rob had deployed early October, and maybe just a few weeks later, we were s...

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January 28, 2021 22 min

A working mom of two, Aliw Garcia Pablo shares how her fears and hopes keep her present for her children and allow her to be a conscious parent.

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Aliw Pablo: You know, I’m not gonna lie. There will be seasons where you just don’t feel connected. 

Bernie Rosquites: Right.

Aliw Pablo: You know, but that’s like in any relationship, right?

Bernie Rosquites: Yeah, you have to constantly work at it...

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December 17, 2020 15 min

At 35 years old, Macy Padilla was considered a geriatric pregnancy. She experienced complications but trusted in God’s timing. God blessed her with a baby.

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Jewell Buenavista: I can’t imagine the thoughts that went through your mind. I mean, what got you through it?

Macy Padilla: We would just ask, you know, “Just allow us to accept whatever’s going to happen.” You know, “Just allow us to be strong ...

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November 26, 2020 25 min

At 18 weeks pregnant, a young couple learns their 2nd child would battle Congenital Heart Disease. They’ve learned to find blessings in God’s plan.

Lois Paula Riturban: How are you?

Isla Riturban: *baby babble*

Lois Paula: With any kind of abnormality in pregnancies, the parents automatically––most especially, the moms––they question, “What did I do?”

Emirick Haro: Exactly.

Mariel Gutierrez: Yes. Yes.

Lois...

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November 12, 2020 17 min

Motherhood can be tough but it’s also very rewarding. Listen to Christian moms discuss the reasons why motherhood is so worth it and is a great blessing.

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INTRO:

Mariel: Hello! Welcome to the Faith and Family podcast hosted by the Tired But Inspired Moms. We are four Christian moms who are members of the Church Of Christ, Iglesia Ni Cristo. I’m Mariel Gutierrez, been a mom since 2006.

Bernie: I’m ...

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Raising teenagers can be complicated especially since their brains are not fully developed. Christian moms discuss how to navigate the teenager years.

Show/Hide TranscriptMariel Gutierrez: Hello, welcome to the Faith and Family podcast. We are a Christian family community that aims to provide Christian values. And I’m Mariel Gutierrez.

Is it just me? Or did it feel like our kids grew up so fast during these last few month...

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October 1, 2020 20 min

Is it possible to work from home and homeschool? Listen to Christian moms discuss how to adjust to the new normal with prayer, patience, and God.

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Mariel Gutierrez: Say “I” if you feel like it’s been a pretty exhausting, confusing and faith shaping few months.

Emirick Haro, Jewel Buenavista, Bernie Rosquites : I!

Mariel: Alright, well you’re listening to Faith and Family, a Christian family commun...

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Teaching kids how to pray is an important part for them to recognize God in everyday situations. Listen to the conversations Christians moms have with their kids about God and the importance of God in our lives.

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Marielle Gutierrez: Hi, welcome to Faith & Family. We are a Christian Family Community that promotes Christian values. I’m Mariele Gutierrez from Fremont, California, and I’m a mother of two,...

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This podcast explores these questions:

  • How do you make connections with your children?
  • What do you tell your kids about the opposite sex?
  • Are extracurricular activities important?
  • The post Faith & Family’s Top 3 Questions Answered appeared first on incmedia.org.

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    March 25, 2019 15 min

    Listen to moms exchange horror stories about their child’s food allergies. Learn the allergy precautions and how this can bring your child closer to God.

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    JEWELL BUENAVISTA, HOST: You’re listening to Faith and Family. A Christian family community that aims to provide Christian advice, and promote Christian values. I’m Jewell Buenavista. 

    Food allergies are on the rise. As a matter of fact, according...

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    March 25, 2019 14 min

    Learn how to teach your children the importance of prayer.

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    Mariel Gutierrez: Hello, I’m Mariel Gutierrez. Welcome to Faith and Family. We are a Christian family community that aims to provide Christian advice and promote Christian values. Today, we’re talking about fully-packed, pint-sized prayers. What are we teaching our kids when it comes to the content, opportunities, and benefits of pray...

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    Communicating with a toddler is like being a hostage negotiator. Listen to moms discuss effective ways to talk to a toddler, “and learn what didn’t work.”

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    Mariel: You’re listening to Faith & Family, a Christian-family community that aims to promote Christian values. I’m Mariel Gutierrez. Nothing can really prepare you for parenthood, not even a college degree. But you’re quickly going to learn that i...

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