Celebrating 50 episodes of Heart-focused Parenting podcast so going off script to answer questions listeners sent in.  Questions about discipline, routine, children being bored, legalism, chores and money – so much in this episode.  Even if you didn’t send in the question I am sure you’ve asked at least one of these questions yourself in your time as a parent!

Quick outline:

1:56 What do we do when our children are bored?

9:07 When did you start seeing fruit of your parenting?

12.04 How do you apply heart-focused parenting in everyday activities

16:48 How can I be a Christian Parent without being legalistic

20:35 Tips for establishing a routine

26:36 Kids and Chores and Money and Paying Board

30:54 How do we balance disciplining our children and showing them God’s grace and love?

There is no transcript of this episode.  If you don’t listen to podcasts, then I encourage you to review one of the links below for a related blog episode.

Heart-focused Action Step

Do you get overwhelmed with all there is to know and grow as a parent?  I get that.  But growing as person (in the different roles we have in our lives) is a part of being a responsible person.  We want that for our kids – we need to do that in our own lives too.  This is what the heart-focused action steps are all about – narrowing down a one action that will help you grow in what you believe, value, feel or choose.  

Since this week’s episode is a mishmash of topics then it is a good time to pause and think about what is the biggest area of struggle in your life as a mum – or in your child’s life.  Either email me and ask for a blog or podcast that addresses that topic – or I can answer any question for you.  Happy to help you take one step forward.

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or book a coaching call here.  (the first one is free).

or scroll through all the podcast episodes here.

 

 

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Further Reading:

Extra listening that will help with many of the issues addressed in this episode

10 Ways Parents Make Parenting Hard – Harder than it has to be!  If you catch yourself doing one of these 10 things you can decide to respond differently.  Grow to be a better parent!

How to make Training a part of your Heart-focused ParentingChristian parents are told to train up a child in the way he should go but for that to happen we have to have a right understanding of ‘training’.

How to be Calm, Gentle and Positive towards your Children every day: When you change your beliefs you change your actions. This episode discusses 5 mindsets that will help you towards change.

 

 

 

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