Hey Friends -- Today I am sharing a post from my most-read series of "What our sons need most...." I hope you enjoy, even if you were around years ago when I first published it. :) (Maybe you have a friend with a preschooler? If so I hope you'll share this post with them!) RAISING A PRESCHOOLER. If you've been around a while you know that I love to talk about the tween and teenage years. I love seeing all of the work of the earlier years coming together
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Hey, look what I've got... A one-minute Boy Mom Book Trailer!
Hey friends! Today I am sharing a podcast episode on a topic that I am super passionate about with a friend who I have so much respect for! Gwen Smith joins me as we continue to go through the topics from my book -- BOY MOM: What Your Son Needs Most from You. Gwen and I talk about the super important, yet often challenging task of raising sons with a secure identity. I think you'll be nodding along with so much of what we chat about...and I hope you end this
Since I am knee-deep in podcasting and book launching this summer, I decided it would be a good time to re-share some of my most popular posts from all of my blogging years! Most summers I have spent some time re-sharing older posts, but I saved the very best posts for now...Which means it's been nearly FIVE YEARS since I've shared most of the posts I will be updating this summer. Today I am starting with my Elementary-Age post...Perhaps the most important one -- because
Aloha! Today I have a special podcast episode to share with you. My son Jonah joined me to chat about growing up to know and love God. Jonah is my 2nd son and he is 17-years-old (18 in a couple weeks!) He has an amazing heart for God and for people. I couldn't be more proud of the young man that he is becoming... In this episode, Jonah and I are answering 3 questions readers have asked me over time... Here's a few notes from the episode:
Hi Friends! In today's podcast episode, Wendy Speake and I are talking about BOYS and DISCIPLINE. Wendy and I are picking up from where we left off in our last Episode (Boys, Boundaries, and Freedoms), which covered the first part of Chapter 3 of the Boy Mom book. The question we left off with is: "Boundaries are great, but what happens when our sons bust the boundaries?" In today's episode, Wendy and I invite you to listen in as we chat
Hey Friends! Welcome to the third episode of the Boy Mom podcast! This is a very special episode because I have my first guest on the show -- Wendy Speake! And this isn't so much an "interview" as it is a conversation between two friends... Two boy moms. In this and the next episode, Wendy and I are chatting about the topics from Chapter 3 of Boy Mom, "Training Ground", which covers Boundaries, Freedoms, and Discipline. In today's episode, we are covering "Boundaries
Aloha and welcome to the 2nd episode of the Boy Mom Podcast! Today's episode is all about building healthy relationships with our sons. It's a big topic...and such an important one. In this episode I am sharing from the 2nd chapter of my Boy Mom book, which is truly foundational to everything else in the book! Women are connectors by nature. We are nurturers...we love our sons and we want to build a healthy relationship with them that will last a lifetime.