This show is for women and men who want a happier home life. Arlene will help you bridge the gap between your ideal family and the real thing. You don't have to come from a happy home to create one.
Your host Arlene Pellicane is a speaker and author of several books including 31 Days to a Happy Husband and Parents Rising. She and her husband James have been married more than 21 years and have three children.
Inside this podcast, you'll meet some of the kindest and smartest experts when it comes to marriage and parenting. Get ready for fun and practical conversations that will change your thinking, give you hope, and spark positive change.
Especially during the pandemic, we've been online more and so have our kids. How can we guide what our kids are watching on streaming services like Netflix? It's not only about rules, but about relationship. Media exec and founder of Minno (home of Veggie Tales) Erick Goss is here to help us parent more wisely (and safely) in the age of streaming.
Learn more about Erick Goss and Minno.
Is video gaming helping or hurting your child? If you've ever wondered if your son or daughter is addicted to video games, you must hear what Dr. Andrew and Julie Doan have to say. How did this successful Johns Hopkins-educated doctor survive as an adult gamer playing 80-100 hours a week? Here's what you need to know about digitial addiction to keep your child's brain safe and healthy, especially during the pandemic.
Part 2 of this conversation coming next episode.
Learn more about Dr. Andrew Doan's book, Hooked on Games - https://www.amazon.com/Hooked-Games-Video-Internet-Addiction/dp/193557602X
Arlene's book with Dr. Gary Chapman, Screen Kids: https://5lovelang uages.com/screenkids/ and the web event, Winning the Screen Wars. https://webevents.5lovelanguages.com/screen-wars
How will your children grow in faith in this TikTok, Instagram, video game culture? Barna researcher and youth specialist Mark Matlock shares key insights to raising a child who not only survives "digital Babylon," but thrives. Your child is being discipled not only by you, but largely by screens. Here's what you need to know about following Jesus in a screen-driven world.
Learn more about Mark's book co-authored with David Kinnaman, Faith for Exiles .
Kids (and adults) are playing video games and using social media more than ever. So what if your kids are on their devices way too much? Are you exhausted and don't know where to start with screen time limits? Author, nurse and mom Melanie Hempe shares the 7 day screen strong challenge - a solution that will help you reset your kids' screen time and reconnect with your family.
Family life is richer with grandparents! How can you get along better? What if you are exhausted - between caring for your kids and your parents? Isabel Tom, author of The Value of Wrinkles, talks about why grandparents matter and what you can do to leverage the strength and wisdom of an older generation in your home.
Learn more about Isabel Tom and her book The Value of Wrinkles.
Learn more about my new book with Dr. Gary Chapman, Grandparenting Screen Kids.