by Cynthia L Simmons | May 27, 2023 | Podcast
When I had my first child, I had a long list of things I intended to do. I soon discovered I lost my temper when I shouldn’t or preached when I should have listened. I wanted to be perfect, but I failed more often than I liked. Mothers can get paralyzed by their own failures.
My guest this week was Jennifer Slattery, and she shared how she overcame mom guilt. Jennifer learned to live in the freedom of Christ’s love..
For tips on being a great mom, listen here
by Cynthia L Simmons | May 11, 2023 | Podcast
Mother’s Day can be lots of fun. When my kids were little, I would hear lots of whispering in the background as they prepared surprises.
However, if you have lost someone you love or have a prodigal, Mother’s Day can be miserable.
My guest this week was Angela Breidenbach. Her mother was mentally ill, which made a relationship really tough. She shared how she made it through and gave ideas to mothers who are hurting.
For tips on being a great mother, listen here
by Cynthia L Simmons | May 5, 2023 | Podcast
Mother’s Day isn’t always happy, especially for the women who cannot conceive. Let’s be sensitive to their needs this year as we celebrate our children.
My guest this week was Betsy Herman who wrote When Infertility Books are Not Enough. She struggled for years, but she finally had two children. She tells her story this week and gives guidance for women who cannot get pregnant.
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by Cynthia L Simmons | Apr 27, 2023 | Podcast
Moms don’t always have control of social situations. However, we can teach our children how to respond to bullies and be a safe place for them.
My guest this week was Lori Wildenberg. She shared from the book Raising Big Kids with Supernatural Love which she co-authored. Lori also offered lots of ideas on instilling a sense of empathy in our kids so they won’t become a bully.
For more on dealing with bullies, listen here.
by Cynthia L Simmons | Apr 20, 2023 | Podcast
When my daughter’s first fish died, I was more upset than she was because I didn’t want to see her hurt. Your child will encounter someone who will upset him or her, so it’s good teach our children how to deal with a bully. This is the first of a two-part series What Can A Mom Do About Bullies?
My guest this week was Karen Whiting. She offered a game a child can play on their hands and various Bible stories to encourage them.
Listen here for a podcast on praying for your child
by Cynthia L Simmons | Apr 13, 2023 | Podcast
We just celebrated Easter, which is the resurrection of Jesus. Do you ever have a day that you wonder if that really happened? We all do. Today many refuse to believe in miracles. No one wants to believe a lie, so let’s check our anchor. How can we be sure the resurrection happened?
My guest this week was my husband, Ray Simmons. He is a Bible scholar and loves apologetics. He covered historical evidences and offered some guidance on being certain so you can answer your kids when the ask. Plus, I’m adding links here you can use.
For facts on how the Passover seder reflects the resurrection, listen here