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Screens & Quarantine | Dr. Jordan Shapiro on Kids and Technology During COVID-19

By James Shaw | April 23, 2020 |

Your kids are home from school, most of their after school events are cancelled, they don’t get to play with their friends as much, so what do you do? Many parents are worried about kids over-using technology and spending too much time on screens.We talked with Dr. Jordan Shapiro, author of The New Childhood about…

Parents & Kids And Their Behavior: What Really Works?

By James Shaw | April 20, 2020 |

Let’s talk about our kids, their behavior, their decision making and how we’re helping them and holding them back. The days of, “because I’m the dad” are over. The research shows that style of parenting just doesn’t work. Spanking, screaming – even the time out – are out. So what do we do? How do…

Something is Changing | The Gift COVID-19 May Bring to Parenting

By James Shaw | April 16, 2020 |

You already know, family life is very different right now. More people are working from home, nearly every American child is out of school, families are making massive adjustments to make it all work. It turns out the adjustments we’re being forced to make may actually be good for our families. Dr. Matthias Doepke from…

Keeping Faith in Times of Doubt

By James Shaw | April 13, 2020 |

We’re in challenging times People are losing jobs at a record rate, small businesses are closing, your kids are away from their friends. You may be nervous, uncertain or scared. You may be wondering when it will “go back to normal.” Your faith may be tested. Today we’re talking with Pastor Willy Rice from Calvary…

Staying Active! | A Bonus Episode to Help Families Keep Moving

By James Shaw | April 11, 2020 |

90% of children across the world are out of school. No recess, no PE, no extracurricular activities. That means we get to work together as a family to stay fit and healthy. We talked with Chris Wright of the Youth Sport Trust in the UK about why it’s important that we keep moving. He shared…

How Are You Doing? | Three Dads Talk About Living During Coronavirus

By James Shaw | April 9, 2020 |

It was a message in our group chat, “How are you doing?” A friend wanted to know how we were coping through life today. It was a great question and one we figured we could answer together. Today we talk with two great dads, Scott Stevens and Robert Eaton about how they’re living during Coronavirus.

Helping Our Family Cope With COVID-19 Disruptions

By James Shaw | April 6, 2020 |

Our lives have been thrown upside down. It’s been tough for many families and you may be a bit more stressed. How can we help our kids, teens and family cope? We talked with Dr. Kelly Tu from the University of Illinois about how we can get through this and how to manage the feelings…

Safe At Home – Our Decision to Stay in the House

By James Shaw | March 30, 2020 |

It’s a different time. We’re all being asked to make sacrifices as we look to battle COVID-19. School is out, you’re working from home, events are cancelled. It’ kinda stinks. Our view of this situation has changed over the last couple weeks and we thought we’d share how we’re looking at it as a family.…

Welcome to Home School | Teaching Your Kids, and You, During COVID-19

By James Shaw | March 23, 2020 |

Nearly every school system in the country is closed and now you’re a home school parent. Some parents are worried about how to make it work or what the day should look like. Others are nervous about their child getting behind or not doing enough learning during the day. We asked a 12 year elementary…

Parenting During COVID-19 | Dr. Rebecca Schrag Hershberg on Our New Normal

By James Shaw | March 15, 2020 |

We’re entering a new normal. Schools closed, sports suspended, concerts rescheduled. Life as we knew it is hitting the pause button and we’re in new times. How can we help our kids and ourselves during the Coronavirus outbreak? Dr. Rebecca Schrag Hersberg is an expert on parenting and she shares some things we can think…

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