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***Trigger warning: conversation about self-harm and suicide.*** Our guest on the podcast today is Karis’ long time friend, John. John Correia is a follower of the Way of Jesus, a husband, a daddy, and a smoked meat lover. His background is as a pastor, teacher and professor with 9 years teaching undergraduates and 5 years […]

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25
Feb
2020

Now more than ever, there are endless opportunities vying for our kids’ time. School and homework is enough to fill a schedule, let alone sports, clubs and extra-curricular activities. That’s why its more important than ever that parents prioritize their family’s time in such a way that kids can attend church youth group. Our kids need a […]

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17
Feb
2020

In this episode, Karis and Michelle discuss different ways grace can change the everyday life of parents and couples. It’s not enough to just understand grace through the lens of saving grace. It’s important for us to see the way grace happens in the day to day practical moments of parenting. The content of this […]

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30
Jan
2020

-God means for Christian parents to be the primary educator of their children. -First messages are the most potent; its more powerful to form a child’s view of sexuality from scratch than it is to correct the distorted view they might pick up from the world. When should we start the conversation with our kids? […]

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15
Jan
2020

Episode #14- An Interview with Cynthia Tobias In this episode of the Grace Based Families Podcast, Karis and Michelle have a powerful, practical conversation with Cynthia Tobias that will be so helpful for parents raising strong-willed kids. Cynthia Tobias is the author of best-selling books, The Way They Learn and You Can’t Make Me! (But […]

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In this episode we chat with our good friend Stephanie Flies about the transforming nature of parenthood, maintaining friendships as a mom and the importance of community. Steph is the Founder & Director of City Mom Collective; growing the network after founding its original site, Scottsdale Moms Blog, in 2009. Now living in the greater […]

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Christmas can be a time of stress, excess and family drama. A better plan is to live more simply, expect less and give more. Let this be a time to get back to the reason we celebrate Christmas in the first place. Be up front and talk to your family about the realities of your […]

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The Holiday season is wonderful, but it can also be one of the most difficult and stressful times of the year. In this episode, Karis and Michelle share ten ideas that can help to reduce the stress of the holidays. 1.) Use the word “NO” liberally when it comes to adding new commitments to your schedule, […]

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05
Nov
2019

As a parent, I say “I’m sorry” a lot. Probably every day. Multiple times a day. James 5:16. It writes, “Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.” Here are three powerful reasons to make saying you’re sorry a regular part of your parenting strategy. It’s God’s prescription […]

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In this episode of the Grace Based Families Podcast, we interview our friend Heather. Here’s her bio: Heather MacFadyen has been married since the turn of the century (sounds more impressive than it is). She is the mother of four young boys (born exactly, to the day, within 6 1/2 years . . . just […]

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