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The heart-focused parenting podcast that helps Christian parents raise their kids with faith, character and life skills.  Short encouragements, tips, and prompts to help you in everyday interactions with your kids – always keeping in mind that the heart is more important than the behaviour.  Join me every week.

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This podcast is for parents who want to be intentional and invest time and energy into their parenting.

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Go to the Podcast Show page (not the episode), scroll down past the recent episodes till you see RATINGS & REVIEWS.  Click the ‘Write a Review” link – fill out the form with your review, click the  🌟 🌟🌟🌟🌟 for a top rating, and then click SEND.  I appreciate the time you spend sending me your support.

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I have a bonus Heart Booster Parenting Quiz based on 12 Parenting Skills for the Heart Focused parent, and a bonus audio dealing with that inner conflict where we know we need to change and yet still be content within ourselves so we aren’t driven to guilt and self-criticism. 

To get this Bonus Heart Booster you need to write a Podcast review, take a screenshot of it, and send it to me and I’ll send you the download!  The details of how to contact me are below.  (This bonus is available till end July 2022)

Email me:  belindaletchford [at] outlook.com
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♥️ A heart-focused parent understands that the important thing is to teach beliefs & values, and to give children the skills to process and manage their emotions, and to make wise choices. ♥️⁠

Free Parenting Resources

Sign up for Heart Boosters – weekly emails to encourage your heart, and access to the Heart Boosters Library for printables to help you build your family life.

Other Resources to Help you Parent

The vision you have for your family will help you in the day to day decisions and choices.

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Coaching

Affordable one-to-one help

Workshops

Immediate access workshops

Let’s connect Say Hello!

I love email!  Say hello, introduce your family, or ask any questions you may have, or let me know how my resources have helped you.

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Individual Education Planning Worksheets - brainstorming every area of your child's life.

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An Alternative to Chocolate

An Alternative to Chocolate

Not that I have anything against chocolate - but these jelly beans can help your kids share the message of Jesus, his love, death and resurrection at Easter time.  

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Parent Guide: How to make your Family Bible Study Really Work

Family Bible Study is Tricky with all the Different Ages

 

But there is a way to make this a rich learning and bonding family time.  This Guide includes tips, planning worksheet, and discussion prompts.  

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Download yourCharacter Certificates

Though true character is driven by internal motivation, our children will appreciate when we see that they are growing in character.

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Download your Character Certificates

Though true character is driven by internal motivation, our children will appreciate when we see that they are growing in character.

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Download your Cheat Sheet

 

A quick reference to help you discern between a heart attitude and a lack of skill for when your child loses it!

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Three things for parents to pray for in the Moment.

Make God your First Response

Print out this parenting reminder to call out to God in the middle of the moment.

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Download Grow in Character Worksheets

Download Grow in Character Worksheets

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Download Parenting Poster

Download Parenting Poster

Learn to respond to your child in a way that changes their heart.

 

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Download Parenting Poster

Download Parenting Poster

 

Learn to respond to your child in a way that changes their heart.

 

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Our children hear different words when we react to when we respond. Do your children hear blah blah blah when you correct them? Includes a parenting poster.

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When we Respond instead of React we find a way to deal with the heart not just behaviour.

 

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Download Character Lesson Guide

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When family relationships get tense - look for the niggles.

Heart Focused Parenting Resource for the Intentional Parent

 

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Print it out and use to teach the hearts of your kids.

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Hearts: Heart focus homeschool

Email Course

Daily emails  (6 days) to help you walk towards being a heart focused homeschool family!

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Find ways to Re-engage your Student

Download this checklist and stir your child's curiosity

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FREE Parenting Worksheet

This worksheet will help you move from addressing behaviour to really parenting the heart, one issue at a time.

 

 

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Become a Better Parent

Personal growth starts with an honest assessment

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Give Effective Consequences

Think before you React

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One Another Verses

Be Intentional in the Teen Years

Use this Cheat Sheet to remind you of how you can love your teen.

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Devotion Response Kit cover

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5 prompts to encourage the heart of your child as they learn to respond to God's Word

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Download your copy

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Blending Life and Lessons - and start your journey of changing your thinking about education.

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Download: One Another Verses pdf

Download: One Another Verses pdf

Download this list of One Another verses and teach your children how to love others.

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Raising Kids with Character

ATTEND LIVE : FREE PARENTING WORKSHOP

A bonus for Heart Booster readers:  Learn how to teach character to your kids so that they can live their lives making values-based choices.

 

Live Session:  5th May 2021, 6.30pm AWST

Replay available until 16th May 2021

 

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Raising Kids with Character

REPLAY OPTION : FREE PARENTING WORKSHOP

A bonus for Heart Booster readers:  Learn how to teach character to your kids so that they can live their lives making values-based choices.

 

Replay available from 6th May until 16th May 2021

 

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Raising Kids with Character

WAITLIST

 

The Raising Kids with Character parenting workshop will be offered again this year - details yet to be confirmed.  Join the waitlist so you don't miss out. 

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Connecting everyday living with the Word of God

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Bonus Reading list

 

Sharing my Homeschool Belief File

Knowing what you believe and why about education and homeschooling helps you make good decisions.

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Build your Family Routine
Starter Kit:

Assess and Plan how to use your time wisely with this worksheet bundle.

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