by Cynthia L Simmons | Feb 16, 2023 | Podcast
How do you love a toddler when he defies you? When a toddler throws a temper tantrum, what should you do? How do you love a school age child when he or she doesn’t cooperate? When a teen rolls his eyes, what is the loving thing to do?
Sharon Elliott answered all those questions. She is the author of Sharon also discussed how to support and celebrate your child.
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by Cynthia L Simmons | Feb 9, 2023 | Podcast
It’s almost Valentine’s Day, which is all about romance, and romance belongs in marriage. We want to have a great marriage for our children, but it’s also Biblical. The Word says marriage is a picture of Christ’s love for his bride.
Last week we had a lady who suffered through a rough marriage, but this week we have an author who has enjoyed a great marriage for almost 49 years. Terri Gillespie loves all things Jewish, and she offered marriage tips. She also described what a marriage ceremony during the time of Christ. Very interesting and useful!
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by Cynthia L Simmons | Feb 3, 2023 | Podcast
Since Valentine’s Day comes this month, all our posts will be on love. Today’s post is about loving your husband.
Certainly romantic love and marriage should go together, but a husband and wife can drift apart. That’s what happened to my guest this week. Author Kathy Collard Miller had wrong ideas about men and marriage and ended up hating her husband. However, she the Lord gave her insights, and she turned her marriage around. Now she is delighted to share her insight to help others.
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by Cynthia L Simmons | Jan 26, 2023 | Podcast
Recently, I took my granddaughter to the play ground and watched while she threw herself into enjoying the equipment and making friends. She was free and peaceful.
As we get older, we experience an influx of intrusive thoughts, and we second guess everything we do. Conflicting voices torment our thoughts and rob our peace.
My guest this week was author and therapist Tracy Taris. She offered advice about sorting through the chaos so you can have a peaceful mind.
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by Cynthia L Simmons | Jan 19, 2023 | Podcast
Last week we talked about how to have that hard conversation with your children. This week, I want to expand on that. What will your kids say after you are gone? What kind of messages do your actions give?
My guest was Gwyn McCaslin. She has an advanced degree in counseling and she offers wisdom laced with grace.
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by Cynthia L Simmons | Jan 12, 2023 | Podcast
Most of us have packed away our Christmas decorations, and now we must pull out the dirty laundry we stuck in the closet. I would rather talk to my husband, a good friend, or even lecture the cat than to launch into a tough conversation with my my child. However, we need to get the facts on the table rather than underneath. Manipulation never works.
Author Lori Wildenberg gave us guidelines for getting started with that tough conversation. She said to find common ground, and approach you child with humility. With Lori’s guidance and lots of prayer, we can do it.
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