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SM micromanage our kids Ep 177

Are You Micromanaging Your Kids? Here’s How to Stop | Ep. 177

Listen in as we talk with Chad Hayenga (Connected Families Director of Education and Equipping) about parental anxiety and micromanagement, and how these can negatively impact your relationship with your child. Chad and Stacy (podcast host) discuss common scenarios that…

SM Max Lucado Ep 172

Max Lucado: Just In Case You Ever Feel Alone | Ep. 172

Join us for a heartfelt conversation with Max Lucado about loneliness and his new children’s book, Just in Case You Ever Feel Alone. Feelings of isolation and loneliness are increasingly common, and the need for meaningful connection and reassurance is…


Supporting Your Teen with Empathy and Connection | Ep.166

Dive into the trials and triumphs of parenting teens with CF Certified Parent Coaches, Katie Wetsell and Julia Rupp and our host, Stacy Bellward. They examine teen anxiety, independence, and the art of calm communication. They also unpack ways to…


Sensitive or Intense Child? Your Questions Answered! | Ep. 162

In today’s episode, parent coaches Lynne Jackson and Lydia Rex answer questions from parents about sensitive and intense kids. We’re excited to share another Q & A conversation with you today. The new questions came straight from parents in the…

SM Ep 158

What Mom Needs: An Exciting Chat with the CEO of MOPS Int’l | Ep. 158

Listen as we talk with Mandy Arioto about what moms need today based on a new study by the Barna Group. Moms are powerful influencers in their families and communities, yet they often feel exhausted and alone. In this episode,…

SM Ep 143

Is Your Child Crying at School or Daycare Drop-Off? | Ep. 143

Maybe you’ve been there. Your child just doesn’t want to go to school or daycare. You’re not sure if she’s truly anxious and struggling or if she is just being defiant. It’s hard to know what to do, especially if…