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Podcast: Old School Parenting That Works with Kendra Smiley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I would venture to guess many of the daily challenges you face with your kids were unheard of in your grandmother’s generation.

We live in a culture that exalts whatever is new.  Yet if we would simply follow some of our grandmother’s guiding principles of parenting, I believe our families would be doing a whole lot better.  It’s time to bring back some old school values…because they work!

This month’s Happy Home Podcast guest is my friend speaker and author Kendra Smiley.  Kendra has written several books including Be the Parent and Mother of the Year: 365 Days of Encouragement for Devoted Moms.  She is a wife, mom, grandma, former Illinois Mother of the Year and she hosts a daily radio show, Live Life Intentionally.  I interviewed Kendra for her advice for my new parenting book coming out in April: Parents Rising:  8 Strategies for Raising Kids Who Love God, Respect Authority, and Value What’s Right. 

During the podcast, you’ll learn:

How to leverage routines and responsibilities for your child’s benefit

How to prioritize marriage for yourself and your kids

Ideas for family devotions that are fun

How to present a united front with your spouse

Why you must allow your kids to fail

Do yourself and your family a favor and listen to Kendra.  She is not only funny; she is Biblical, wise, and practical.  I loved this interview and I know you will too!

 

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