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The Happy Home Podcast with Arlene Pellicane

Melissa Swain - Discipling Your Kids with Purpose

9/26/2022 00:33:13
Melissa Swain - Discipling Your Kids with Purpose
You're raising tiny disciples. Whether you have young ones or teens, Melissa Swain is here to help us write God's Word on our children's hearts. Family discipleship made simple. How do we do this in a way that our kids embrace? Today you'll learn: 

3:45 What can Alexander the Great teach us about culture today? What is vulture culture?

5:50 The urgency of parenting...we have limited time

7:10 This isn't an easy fix

7:50 How can you test how much popular culture is influencing your child?

10:30 Disciplining younger kids looks like this

11:50 How can I get my 18 year old to obey house rules?

14:50 You don't have to have a huge chunk of time to disciple

17:10 The difference between connecting with a moment and connecting with your child

19:40 Try these creative s'mores

21:30 What NOT to do with your kids

24:10 A different way to hold your kids accountable

26:55 How might a family start a discipleship plan at home?

28:45 Help for the single mom (or for the mom who is the only Christian in the home)

Guest Melissa Swain is the co-author of Write It On Their Hearts (authored with her late husband Chris). Melissa has spent nearly 23 years as a pastor's wife and is a mom, homeschool teacher, writer, and editor.  

To learn more, go to Melissa's website writeitontheirhearts.com

Take the quiz, Is your child getting too much screen time? at happyhomeuniversity.com

The Happy Home is sponsored in party by Talk About. Use Promo Code HAPPYHOME to get 1 month free at TalkAboutDiscipleship.com.

The Happy Home Podcast with Arlene Pellicane

The Happy Home is sponsored in part by Talk About. Use Promo Code HAPPYHOME to get 1 month free at TalkAboutDiscipleship.com.

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.  

Reviews

Help for those teen years

As a mom of two boys, I've loved listening to Arlene and her guests share encouragement as I don't feel like my home is always a happy one. #thestruggleisreal. I highly recommend you tune in, especially her episodes on anger and rebellious teens. Oh my!

Authentic

Arlene has excellent content; fantastic messages of hope. Perfection is not the goal. There are no boney fingers pointed at our sternum pointing out our parenting flaws.Genuine, authentic guests with messages of encouragement."You don't have to come from a happy home, to create one." All with God 's help.