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Parenting Forward

Feb 17, 2020

Today on the show I share five spiritual triggers and glimmers that are commonly experienced in parenting, specifically when you have a history of spiritual trauma. Most of us know what triggers are—something that activates an unwelcome response. I recently learned of the term glimmers which is the opposite of...


Feb 10, 2020

Parenting and progressive faith are not monolithic in any way. There are many different paths of parenting and I am fascinated by the many ways people do it. Author Lyz Lenz and podcast host Amy Sullivan join me to share their views on changing the myth of motherhood, parenting, and progressive faith. Lyz is the author...


Feb 3, 2020

Mark and Lisa Scandrette are the authors of the two books, Free: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most and Belonging and Becoming: Creating a Thriving Family Culture. Through their work and writing, they help parents intentionally approach family life from a place of soulfulness and gratitude. 

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Jan 20, 2020

Today I tackle some of the objections parents may have when we talk about raising kids to be revolutionaries. It all feels like a little much, we want our kids to be healthy and happy and kind, that’s enough, right? Do we really need them to be activists and revolutionaries? Aren’t our kids busy enough with school...


Jan 6, 2020

You know them as Sarah and Beth from Pantsuit Politics, a podcast hosting grace filled political conversations. I have them on the show today to engage more deeply with parenting. How do we talk about politics with our kids? How can we manage family members who have polarizing political opinions? How do we keep up with...