Parent Conversations Podcasts
The idea of our children dating can be . . . unsettling. Pastor Donn Dobberstein, father of four children ages 15-22, shares his strategies for how to navigate this season of parenting.
Mom’s sick. Now what? Hear from Kerry Ognenoff on what her family faced during her recent illness.
How do we prepare our children to handle dangerous situations without scaring them? Are we avoiding important conversations? Sarah Reik and Dan Nommensen offer practical tips to help.
Are you interested in having family Advent devotions? Pastors Eric Roecker and Donn Dobberstein offer a great resource that makes it easy to customize the right devotion time for your family.
Wondering how to help your son grow into a godly man? Have you considered a Man-up Challenge? Rob Guenther and his son, Josiah, share the details of their Man-Up Challenge here.
Need help transitioning to the new school year? Tune in for Sarah Reik’s kid-tested tips.
God blesses our children with different talents and abilities. How can we support our children as they struggle in the areas where they aren’t as naturally gifted? Ann Jahns shares her thoughts.
Is bedtime full of stress for your family? Hear from Anna Geiger, mom of six, on the bedtime routine that helps their family end most nights peacefully.
Join Jim Aderman as he reflects back on the advice he would have given himself when he was a young father—words of wisdom that are relevant for parents of any generation.
Instilling strength and gentleness in our children requires a careful balancing act. Dan Nommensen shares his tips to help parents along the way.
Interested in helping your family set goals for the coming year? Heart to heart author Kerry Ognenoff shares how her family makes and tracks their goals each year.
Instilling a mission heart in our children is a God-pleasing goal for Christian parents. How do we go about it, though? Amanda Rose expands on her article and gives parents practical tips on this important topic.
Wondering how to explain the Reformation to your children? “God’s Plan for Luther and Me” is a short film designed with children in mind. Hear one parent’s thoughts about the film and watch some clips from the movie.
How can we ease our children into the new school year and help them have a successful year? Cindi Holman, veteran educator and mom, shares her tips.
Do you have trouble letting go of your parenting mistakes? Dan Nommensen shares his perspective on how you can move past your guilt and find the joy in parenting.
Two steps to a simple summer? Yes, please! Becky Schermerhorn gives us her tips.
What emerging technologies should parents be aware of? Martin Spriggs, WELS chief technology officer, offers his insights.
Looking for tips on how to shape responsible behavior in your children? Sarah Reik offers her insights as a mom of four and a licensed professional counselor.
Are you concerned about who your child is choosing as a role model? Dan Nommensen shares his insights as a Christian counselor and father.
Looking for some new strategies to engage your children in worship services? Consider whether one of Lisa Uttech’s ideas may work for your family.
Have you considered volunteering as a family but hesitated to start? Linda Buxa shares her family’s philosophy on volunteering and the blessings she’s seen from their experiences.
Are you struggling with what to tell your children about this election? Ann Jahns, a Heart to heart contributor, shares her thoughts on how we can encourage our children to be Christian citizens.
How can we help our children build their self-worth on Christ’s love? Sarah Reik, a licensed professional counselor from WLCFS–Christian Family Solutions, shares her insights on this important topic.
How do you decide which extracurricular activities your child should join? What’s a parent’s role on the sidelines? Whitney Donovan, a licensed professional counselor at WLCFS-Christian Family Solutions, offers some great thoughts for parents to consider.
When a disaster strikes, what do you tell your children? Sheryl Cowling gives parents insights into how to talk to children of all ages about traumatic events. Also check out her tips to help kids cope.
Sarah Reik shares her view on “The three ‘mosts’ of motherhood” in this special Mother’s Day episode of Heart to heart: Parent conversations.
Heart to heart author Kerry Ognenoff discusses her family’s approach to training children how to handle money in a God-pleasing way.
In this episode of Forward in Christ’s Heart to heart: Parent conversations, hear one mother talk about raising her son with special needs.
In this episode of Forward in Christ’s Heart to heart: Parent conversations, hear about four important aspects of teaching respect to your children.
This parent conversation focuses on the little white lies that children–and their parents–often tell. Heart to heart author Jim Aderman shares insights into how these lies can be harmful for our relationship with God and with each other.
Heart to heart author Ann Jahns shares her insights into how we can nurture contentment in our children–and ourselves.