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Video: How to Stop the Digital Deluge

What invisible force is flooding into our homes - sometimes overwhelming us like a catastrophe, and other times seeping in while we are sleeping? A deluge of digital information! How can we shield our kids from too much tech? Let's think about it......

Podcast: Patrick Schwenk Crisis-Proof Faith

Same podcast...new network! I'm so excited that today is the launch of my partnership with the same good people that bring you KLOVE and Air1 Radio.  This new podcast and streaming platform is called Access More.  I'm thrilled to be a part and bring you with me!  Our...

Video: Do this and stay sane

Our family in California is in week 9 of the stay-at-home order because of coronavirus. Week Nine!!! Here's my tip for staying sane as a family - it really has helped us a lot. https://www.facebook.com/ArlenePellicaneAuthor/videos/3016262425129612/ Those tools I...

Podcast: Introducing Access More

Especially during this uncertain time in the world, it is so helpful to listen to positive music and talk throughout the day. When I feel the blahs coming on, I often turn to places like KLOVE and Air1 on the radio or streaming.  That's why I'm especially excited to...

Podcast: Kerri Pomarolli Confessions of the Proverbs 32 Woman

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: You've probably heard of the Proverbs 31 woman, but have you heard of the Proverbs 32 woman? Comedian Kerri Pomarolli is here to encourage moms today. Some days we are very godly and loving, taking care of our husband and...

Creative Things to Do with Kids in Your Backyard

The weather in many places is warming up...but you may not be able to go to the park because of COVID-19.  You and your kids need to go outside (going corornavirus crazy!!!), but what is there to do around the house beside bubbles? Here are creative things to do with...

Arlene on Focus on the Family

Hi friends! Need some help getting just a wee bit of work done while your kids are at home??? I'm talking with my friends Jim Daly and John Fuller at Focus on the Family about how you can balance work + family life especially during this time of lockdown because of...

Podcast: Kathi Lipp Ready for Anything

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: I don't think any of us could have guessed what our March and April would look like, and how COVID 19 would completely change our world. Today's podcast guest Kathi Lipp has a timely new book, Ready for Anything:...

How to Be Happy Today

Would you like to become a happier mom in 31 days? Just follow along with my videos posted here on my website and on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube as I share from my book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. Here is today's video and remember, you can look at the...

Guest + Giveaway: 8 Strategies to Help Kids Overcome Fear

I asked my new friend, author JJ Gutierrez to share about helping kids overcome fear during this time of Coronavirus.  JJ has a new book that is perfectly timed for this season, Chickening IN - From Fear to Courageous Faith.  You can enter to win the book on my...

Podcast: Asheritah Ciuciu Bible and Breakfast

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Do you ever feel like you start your days on empty? Not only do we need fuel as in food. We need to start the day with Jesus in order to experience more joy in our daily lives.  Maybe you have more time than normal in the...

Video: Happy Mom Book Series Starting

Since many of you are home because of COVID-19, I realized it would be the perfect time to create a video book study based on my book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. Let's create more joy in our homes! I will be posting a new video every day in April to correspond...

Podcast: Natasha Crain Talking with Your Kids about Jesus

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Mom, how is Jesus different from the tooth fairy? Dad, how do you know if the miracles in the Bible are real stories or just made up? Have you ever had your child ask you questions that you simply did not know how to...

Getting Busy While At Home

Just a few weeks ago, we were running from school to practice to dinner to homework.  Parents are often stretched to the limit by jam packed schedules.  You and I have wished that life would slow down.  All of a sudden that wish has come true in a very dramatic way. ...

Video: Stuck at Home COVID Advice for Moms

Hi friends! While we are isolating ourselves at home, we can look for the silver lining.  Here are a few ideas to help ease your cabin fever: https://www.facebook.com/ArlenePellicaneAuthor/videos/1917901151687087/ A few of the links of the things I mentioned: Go...

Video: Community Service for Kids

Community service isn't just something to put on a college application. How can you make it a way of life for your family? Now don't get overwhelmed - or overcommitted. You certainly don't have to do everything. But I think, we all need to do something. Here's how...

Podcast: Emma Mae Jenkins Be Loved

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Social media is a part of life for many teens. How can we help our kids to use it well? How can we help our kids stay positive amidst moves, friend trouble, and bullying? Debut author Emma Mae Jenkins joins me on this...

Podcast: Josh Burnette Adulting 101

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here:  Are you concerned your kids will never grow up?  When your son or daughter leaves your house at 18, will he or she be ready? Josh Burnette co-author of the book Adulting 101: Wisdom for Life is here to help!  Entering...

Are you avoiding these 3 money mistakes?

I've been reading the book Retire Inspired by Chris Hogan.  It's helped me to realize three mistakes many parents (including me) can make.  In the moment with kids, we can pull out the credit card to furnish a room, take that dream Disney vacation, or fund a college...

Podcast: Celebrate Your Marriage with Jay and Laura Laffoon

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Is your marriage more like a celebration...or a frustration??? It's okay to be honest.  It can switch back and forth for sure!  That's why I've invited the happily married Jay and Laura Laffoon to talk about their latest...

Video: Get Ready for Valentine’s with These 2 Things

Valentine's Day is around the corner!  Time for romance... Are you getting ready??? Of course it would be nice to receive flowers and chocolates and cards. But let's think a moment about what we can give. If you're a mom, Valentine's Day can become all about the kids...

Video: Separation anxiety with your phone?

Might you or your child need a "phoney pack"? I read a Wall Street Journal article about a teacher in Indianapolis who kept her student's phone in a clear plastic pouch, so the student could SEE the phone still but not use it. Can your child survive in class without a...

Podcast: Melanie Hempe on Video Games and Kids Part 2

Download the podcast on iTunes or listen here: Do you ever wonder if your child is addicted to video games or will be in the future? Video gaming is so common for kids (especially boys) that we can miss the warning signs.  If we are not careful, kids can miss...

Two Easy Ways to Get Fit with Hubby

Who is more of a health nut in your family - you or your husband? Neither or both? We all have our ideas about fitness. Our church is going through the Daniel Plan by Rick Warren which is jump-starting some good conversations (and even workouts). Here are 2 quick ways...

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