EMF Test
The Happy Home Podcast with Arlene Pellicane
The Happy Home Podcast with Arlene Pellicane

The Happy Home Podcast with Arlene Pellicane

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.  

Latest Episode

0:00:00 / 0:00:00

Ron Deal Building Love in Blended Families

7/13/2020

Blended families face challenges with stepparents, stepsiblings, and exes. Expert Ron Deal teaches how to bond with your stepfamily over time. Learn how to connect to your stepchildren, overcome rejection, and help stepsiblings find common ground. Together with Dr. Gary Chapman, Ron has written a book, Building Love Together in Blended Families.

Learn more about Ron Deal and his book with Dr. Gary Chapman, Building Love Together in Blended Families.

Previous Episodes

David A.R. White Between Heaven and Hollywood

6/29/2020
00:18:49

Your kids may be streaming more shows than usual these days. How can you guide your kids to screen time that's more positive, strengthening what you are teaching instead of tearing it all down? Pure Flix founding partner and actor David A.R. White shares how you make television something that brings you together as a family once again. You'll also learn about his God-given dream to head for Hollywood. It's a conversation that will make you want to chase your God-given dreams as well. 

Learn more about David A.R. White and his book, Between Heaven and Hollywood: Chasing Your God-Given Dream.

Gary Chapman When Couples are Stuck at Home

6/15/2020
00:24:32

Have you been sheltering in place with your spouse for months? Dr. Gary Chapman has marriage advice to bring us closer during this pandemic. For some, COVID-19 has given a chance to reconnect. For others, it has revealed problems and resulted in conflict. Based on more than 40 years of counseling couples, Dr. Gary Chapman, author of the 5 Love Languages, offers help from his newest book, 5 Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage...When You're Stuck at Home Together.

Learn more about Gary Chapman and his book, 5 Simple Ways to Strengthen Your Marriage...When You're Stuck at Home Together

September McCarthy Motherhood Matters

6/1/2020
00:22:29

Tired of mom guilt and feeling overwhelmed all the time? Complaining, arguing, and sibling rivalry don't have to control your home. Homeschooling mom of ten, September McCarthy reminds us why motherhood matters and what you can do to make motherhood manageable and actually joyous. Learn about trigger points, handling conflict, and the importance of connecting with other moms.  

Learn more about Sep tember McCarthy and her book Motherhood Matters

Patrick Schwenk Crisis-Proof Faith

5/18/2020
00:23:57

Trouble comes to every person - when it does, will your child be ready? Pat Schwenk and his family have experienced crisis because of cancer. How did they emerge not only with their faith intact but stronger? Learn how to grow during a crisis, remaining rooted in God's love, and how to help your children do the same.  

Learn more about Patrick Schwenk and his book co-authored with his wife Ruth, Faith Forward Family Devotions.

Watch Arlene's free Happy Mom videos on Instagram , Facebook , or her website .  

It's Time to Access More

5/11/2020
00:17:35
Great news! Arlene is teaming up with Access More to bring you more podcasts to help you have a happier home. Maybe you want to have a better marriage or you need big time help in the parenting department. Arlene shares how the Happy Home podcast got started and what's in store for you in the episodes ahead.

Kerri Pomarolli Confessions of the Proverbs 32 Woman

5/2/2020
00:23:35

Feeling overwhelmed as a mom? Not sure if you qualify to be the perfect Proverbs 31 woman? Comedian Kerri Pomarolli is here to inspire the rest of us from her faith-filled, funny book, Confessions of the Proverbs 32 Woman.

Learn more about Kerri Pomarolli and her book.

Watch Arlene's free videos to help you become a happier mom on Instagram , Facebook or her website .  

Kathi Lipp Ready for Anything

4/19/2020
00:20:07

Now we know that a crisis like COVID 19 can catch us totally by surprise. Are you more prepared now to meet the unexpected? Author Kathi Lipp will equip you to handle the next crisis smarter as she shares from her newest book, Ready for Anything.

Learn more about Kathi Lipp and her book Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small.

Watch Arlene's free videos to help you become a happier mom on Instagram , Facebook or her website .  

Asheritah Ciuciu Bible and Breakfast

4/5/2020
00:24:59

Do you ever feel like you are starting your day on empty? We need food for fuel, but we also need God to start the morning right. Author and mom Asheritah Ciuciu is here to talk about Bible and Breakfast: 31 Mornings with Jesus. You don't have to struggle with having daily devotions anymore. Here's one way to couple breakfast + Jesus - it's time to get a right start both for you and your kids.

Learn more about Asheritah and her book, Bible and Breakfast.

Check out Arlene's Parents Rising video series.  

Natasha Crain Talking with Your Kids About Jesus

3/22/2020
00:23:49
Do your kids have questions about God and faith that you have a hard time answering? Mom and author Natasha Crain is her to help prepare parents from her book, Talking with Your Kids About Jesus: 30 Conversations Every Christian Parent Must Have.

Emma Mae Jenkins Be Loved

3/7/2020
00:26:26
Do you worry about social media, bullying and your girl? Author, college student, and Instagram star Emma Mae Jenkins will inspire you (and your daughter) to put your faith in God. When you know the truth about God's love, negative social media comments and cyberbullying aren't as powerful. Parents, we can learn how to better pass on our faith so our kids can live in freedom and know they are loved.

Josh Burnette Adulting 101

2/22/2020
00:21:13
Are you concerned your kids will never grow up? Josh Burnette co-author of the book Adulting 101 will help you motivate your kids to learn the skills they need to be competent, independent adults. Entering adulthood can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. You'll find practical and creative ideas to get your kids prepared for life beyond high school.

Jay and Laura Laffoon Celebrate Your Marriage

2/9/2020
00:21:39
Marriage can be filled with money problems, intimacy issues, and communication breakdowns. But marriage can also be a party! Jay and Laura Laffoon have been happily married for more than 35 years and they're here to help us laugh and love through the decades. Learn how to avoid divorce by choosing to fix our problems instead. Jay and Laura are marriage edu-tainers - they love to combine education with entertainment. Get ready to laugh and learn about your marriage today.

Melanie Hempe on Video Games and Kids Part 2

1/25/2020
00:16:17
Do you wonder if your child is addicted to video games or will be in the future? If we are not careful, kids can miss essential life skills because they are gaming instead of learning and loving. Melanie Hempe RN shares one question that quickly assesses if your child's video gaming is under control or out of control. Equip yourself with the truth about video games and how they impact your child's developing brain and future.

Melanie Hempe on Video Games and Kids Part 1

1/12/2020
00:26:34

Video games aren't what they used to be when we were kids. They are far more addicting and immersive than ever. Is your child at risk for video game addiction? Melanie Hempe RN shares her real life experience with her college gamer along with medical information about the brain that will change the way you view video games and your kids.

Learn more about Melanie Hempe and her books Will Your Gamer Survive College? and Screen Strong Solution: how to free your child from addictive habits.

Barb Roose Im Waiting God

12/18/2019
00:20:13
We live in an instant world, but life is filled with waiting. Barb Roose shares truth from her Bible study, "I'm Waiting God." Learn how to have patience even when you are waiting for your prayers to be answered.

Dave Willis Teaching Boys About Sex

12/6/2019
00:23:03

Teaching your son about sex can be awkward and difficult. Dave Willis shows us how to teach boys about sex so they will grow up into men who respect women and enjoy intimacy the way God intended. If you are nervous about having a sex talk with your boy, this will help you speak with confidence and compassion. 

Learn more about Dave Willis and his book "Raising Boys Who Respect Girls."

Tricia Goyer Grumble Free Year

11/19/2019
00:25:59

Could your family pull off a grumble free year? Author Tricia Goyer chronicles her attempt with her family of eleven! She'll share experiences from her newest book and adventure in gratitude. You will learn something to use even tonight to stop complaining and start being thankful instead.

Learn more about Tricia Goyer and her book Grumble Free Year: Twelve Months, Eleven Family Members, and One Impossible Goal.

Champ Thornton Radically Different Kids

11/7/2019
00:25:50
Champ Thornton talks about raising kids who are radically different, students who love God in a secular age. Your children can still serve God as they enter into middle and high school.

Dear Daughters with Susie Davis

10/24/2019
00:20:30

Do you sometimes wonder if you're doing this parenting thing right? Maybe you long for a mentor mom who is a few steps ahead of you. Author and mentor Susie Davis understands the importance of having a mentor. You'll be encouraged by this conversation with a spiritual mama about overcoming worry, embracing the small stuff, and evaluating your life through God's eyes, not Instagram. Learn how to move from fear to freedom, living in the community that God intended.  

Learn more about Susie Davis and her book, "Dear Daughters."  

The Joy of Missing Out with Tonya Dalton

10/13/2019
00:22:56
Maybe you feel busy but not productive. Productivity expert Tonya Dalton helps us to strategize and prioritize so we can experience the joy of missing out. Learn how to reject the pressure to do more, be more, and achieve more, instead focusing on what is truly important in your life.

4 Habits of Joy Filled Marriages with Marcus Warner

9/27/2019
00:23:14

Can just 15 minutes a day really help you stay in love? Author Marcus Warner says yes (and he will teach you what to do). Learn what the joy gap is and why it's important. You can stir up those emotions once again of love and affection in your marriage.   

Learn about Dr. Marcus Warner and his book The 4 Habits of Joy-Filled Marriages.

Kids Say the Wisest Things with Jon Gauger

9/16/2019
00:15:33

What silly thing has your child or grandchild said lately? Kids are famous for their unfiltered and sometimes embarrassing commentary, yet they can also be profound. Rediscover wonder and look for the gold in your kids with author Jon Gauger.  

Learn more about Jon Gauger and his book Kids Say the Wisest Things: 26 Lessons You Didn't Know Children Could Teach You.

But It's Not My Fault with Marty Machowski

8/21/2019
00:19:02
You've probably had your kids say "But it was my brother's fault!" or "I didn't know about that!" to escape blame.  Author Marty Machowski teaches us how to introduce the concept of sin and reconciliation to kids through his children's story "Don't Blame the Mud."  It's a great way to teach your kids to own up for their mistakes and reconcile their relationships.  

We Too with Mary DeMuth

8/13/2019
00:18:39
Author Mary DeMuth offers hope and perspective from her latest book, We Too - How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis. Find resources at Wetoo.org

Exhale with Cheri Gregory

7/18/2019
00:18:11
Feel like you are running on empty or running in circles? Author Cheri Gregory shares how you can de-stress your life and go from spent to content.

Finding Beautiful with Rebecca Friedlander

6/26/2019
00:18:40
What is beautiful?  Author and photographer Rebecca Friedlander uncovers true beauty through the lens of Scripture and what she has learned after interviewing women from all around the world.

Dare to Hope with Melissa Spoelstra

6/17/2019
00:22:32
Could you use a big dose of hope in your home?  Bible teacher Melissa Spoelstra is here to help.  Her newest book, "Dare to Hope: Living Intentionally in an Unstable World" is based on the book of Jeremiah.  Listening is a mega theme in Jeremiah and it can be a mega theme in your home.  Learn how to listen to God and your kids more closely and watch things change for the better.  

Dr. Kathy Koch Starts with the Heart

5/29/2019
00:20:44
Wondering how to motivate your kids to behave differently? In Dr. Kathy Koch's new book, Start with the Heart, you'll learn how to motivate your child from the inside out and improve your communication as a parent.

Choose Greatness for Your Boy with Clarence Shuler

5/1/2019
00:17:26
Author Clarence Shaler talks about the wise decisions young men can make from his book "Choose Greatness." Many boys are adrift, not succeeding in school or life, but just in video games. Learn how to parent your boy with purpose so he will grow up to be a great man.

Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday with Valerie Woerner

4/15/2019
00:18:21
Can you relate to being a grumpy mom sometimes?  Most of us can!  Valerie Woerner, author of Grumpy Mom Takes a Holiday is here to help us fight for joy.  You'll be a different mom by changing your focus.  You and your kids will be glad you listened. 

Relational Reset with Dr. Laurel Shaler

3/14/2019
00:19:15
If you are tired of yelling, being misunderstood, and feeling frustrated in your relationships, today's guest Dr. Laurel Shaler is here to help!  She sharing practical tips from her new book, "Relational Reset: Unlearning the Habits That Hold You Back." 

Lies Girls Believe with Dannah Gresh

2/18/2019
00:23:32
Best selling author Dannah Gresh is here to help moms have meaningful conversations with their daughters about true beauty, social media, growing up into a woman and more.   You'll love Dannah's new book for girls age 8-12, "Lies Girls Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free."  I also recommend getting the companion guide, "A Mom's Guide to Lies Girls Believe."  It was my pleasure to endorse these books and here's the real test...I'm talking about the ideas inside with my own daughters!  I'm going through it with Noelle (age 12) first and then Lucy (age 9) next.    This podcast will help you learn how to:  Use social media more positively  Identify key conversations to have with your tween girl  Tackle beauty and insecurity issues  Reset after you've made a mistake     

Fake Parenting News with Wendy Faucett

1/25/2019
00:16:37
John Rosemond parenting coach Wendy Faucett identifies the fake news you might be believing as a parent and what to do about it.   You'll learn why doing less - not more - for your kids is much healthier for their development and why the punishment doesn't always have to fit the crime.  

Who Do You Say I Am with Becky Harling

12/12/2018
00:13:35
Becky Harling talks about the I AM statements by Jesus from her Bible study, Who Do You Say I Am? As you encounter Jesus, you will be changed for the better at Christmastime and all year long.

Christmas Makeover with Melissa Spoelstra

11/16/2018
00:15:26
Is your Christmas season marked by stress instead of calm?  How can you focus on what's really important (the birth of Christ) and pass that along to your kids?  Melissa Spoelstra shares practical tips to help you this season from her book, "Total Christmas Makeover: 31 Devotions to Celebrate with Purpose."  

Hannah Anderson on Teaching Kids Discernment

10/16/2018
00:19:51
Not sure when to say yes and when to say no to your kids?  Author Hannah Anderson joins Arlene to talk about discernment.  How can parents learn to discern...and to pass that skill on to their kids?  Based on Hannah's new book, "All That's Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment."  

Tricia Goyer on Calming Angry Kids

9/14/2018
00:22:43
How can you calm your child's anger and your own as well?   Are you experiencing toddler tantrums, pouting kids, or teenage eye rolling?   Award winning author and mother of 10 Tricia Goyer is here to explain how anger works, how to manage better, and how to create a calmer home.  Based on her new book, "Calming Angry Kids," you will love these practical tips and insights about anger and your child.  

Dr. Tim Johanson on the Black Hole of Technology

8/20/2018
00:19:45
What milestones are your child missing due to too much screen time?  Pediatrician Dr. Tim Johanson shares his concerns about video games, social media and what screen time actually is doing in your child's brain.  You will be surprised and challenged by this doctor's visit via podcast.  

Dr. Kathy Koch Part 2 on Screens, Kids and Teens

7/11/2018
00:12:44
The ever presence of screens has eroded quality time in many families.  Dr. Kathy Koch talks about the importance of play and prayer, and how a few simple changes could make a big difference in your home.  

Dr. Kathy Koch on Screens, Kids, and Teens

6/12/2018
00:14:47
What is the harm of letting your child play video games or letting them have a phone?  Dr. Kathy Koch, author of Teens and Screens, is here to talk shop about technology.  Amusement does not have to be the priority in your child's life.  

Powerful Prayers for Parents with Fern Nichols

5/15/2018
00:14:46
You don't have to feel helpless as a parent.  Your prayers can make a world of difference!  Moms in Prayer founder Fern Nichols shares how to become more effective in prayer.  

Modesty, Sex and Dating with Dannah Gresh

4/17/2018
00:19:20
Author and creator of Secret Keeper Girl, Dannah Gresh is here to tackle tough subjects for tweens and teens.  You'll learn how to: Teach modesty to girls at a young age Recover when you've made some mistakes in the shopping zone  Set healthy boundaries and expectations for dating  Have positive conversations about sex  Dannah is an expert when it comes to sexual purity, modesty, and parenting tweens and teens.  You will get the practical help you need to rise as a parent and promote modesty in an increasingly immodest world.  

How to Get Your Kids to Talk with Dr. Todd Cartmell

3/12/2018
00:12:04
Did you know your child is like a dump truck filled with diamonds?  Clinical child psychologist Dr. Todd Cartmell explains the similarities between your child and a dump truck.  You'll learn how to look for diamonds through the power of listening.  Plus you'll learn how to train your child to freak out less and stop throwing tantrums.   Arlene interviewed Dr. Todd Cartmell for her new book, Parents Rising: 8 Strategies for Raising Kids Who Love God, Respect Authority, and Value What's Right.   Find out more about Dr. Todd Cartmell at www.8simpletools.com

Old School Parenting That Works with Kendra Smiley

2/19/2018
00:20:33
Common sense parenting is not as common as it used to be.  Popular speaker and author Kendra Smiley joins Arlene to talk about the power of routine and responsibility, making marriage a priority, and what not to do when your kids fail.  Learn more about Kendra at KendraSmiley.com Kendra was interviewed for Arlene's newest book coming out in April: Parents Rising: 8 Strategies for Raising Kids Who Love God, Respect Authority, and Value What's Right 

Brave Beauty for Tweens with Lynn Cowell

1/15/2018
00:18:45
In this social media crazed world, our tween girls need to know more than ever where true beauty really comes from.  Proverbs 31 author Lynn Cowell joins Arlene to talk about instilling confidence in tween girls based on her book, Brave Beauty: Finding the Fearless You.   Learn more at www.LynnCowell.com and find the Bible study you can do with your child under "Freebies." 

Prayers for Hope and Healing with Sarah Forgrave

12/16/2017
00:13:27
Are you struggling with illness or know someone who is?  Author Sarah Forgrave has been there and she's here to help us find hope when we're sick or when we're reaching out to those we love.  Sarah shares practical ideas from her book, Prayers for Hope and Healing: Seeking God's Strength as You Face Health Challenges.   Learn more at SarahForgrave.com     

Doing Busy Better with Glynnis Whitwer

11/21/2017
00:21:15
Do you feel like you are too busy? Or is it difficult for you to slow down and rest?  This episode will help you find that right balance between work and rest. You'll see busy in a whole new light, gaining tools to improve your daily schedule and strengthen your relationship with God.  You'll find answers to questions like:  Are you addicted to over-work?   What do you apply keeping the Sabbath in today's modern age?  What's the difference between false guilt and real guilt?  How does someone know if he or she has gotten too busy?  How can you improve the quality of your calendar and life?   What is soul rest?   Learn more about Glynnis Whitwer, author of Doing Busy Better, at GlynnisWhitwer.com

Freedom from Porn with Lynn Marie Cherry

10/17/2017
00:20:42
What a joy to welcome Lynn Marie Cherry to share her moving story of redemption.  Lynn is the author of "Keep Walking: 40 Days to Hope and Freedom after Betrayal."  When she discovered her husband's porn addiction, her first response was denial.  But she learned in the years to come her marriage was worth fighting for.  Learn more at LynnMarieCherry.com 

Calm, Cool, and Connected with Arlene Pellicane

9/26/2017
00:14:11
Could you use some help taming your technology?  Arlene Pellicane shares help from her new book, Calm, Cool, and Connected: 5 Digital Habits for a More Balanced Life.  You can learn what it takes to say it is well with my phone.  

Fear Fighting with Kelly Balarie

8/16/2017
00:15:41
Arlene Pellicane interviews author of Fear Fighting, Kelly Balarie, about the keys she has discovered to deal with paralyzing fear.  Learn how to use prayer and brave declarations to chase fear away. This change of perspective makes a big difference. Enjoy more peace and less stress by changing what you think about and what you say.  

The Happiness Habit Part 2

7/17/2017
00:13:02
Would your friends describe you as happy?  In Part 2 of this message, The Happiness Habit, Arlene Pellicane teaches simple habits that will bring more happiness into your life.  

The Happiness Habit Part 1

6/13/2017
00:19:40
Arlene shares Part 1 of her message, "The Happiness Habit."  Based on her book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife, you'll learn how to put a smile on your face even when you don't feel like it.   Discover why happy is more about habit than happenstance.    

Drama Free with Cindi McMenamin

5/13/2017
00:17:23
Speaker and author Cindi McMenamin joins Arlene to help us dial down the drama in our lives.  Giving tips from her new book "Drama Free: Finding Peace When Emotions Overwhelm You," Cindi shows you:  How to lessen the drama in your life  What to do when a friend or family member offends you  When it's not the right time to step in to help a friend  Why self-care is important in reducing drama  Find Cindi's checklist to being drama free at:  StrengthfortheSoul.com 

Mother of the Year with Kendra Smiley

4/13/2017
00:12:46
Author Kendra Smiley joins Arlene to give real encouragement to moms from her new book, "Mother of the Year: 365 Days of Encouragement for Devoted Moms."   Kendra is a mother of 3 grown sons, and grandmother of 11.  With humor and wisdom, Kendra shares heartwarming stories that teach valuable lessons about making the most of motherhood.   Learn more at KendraSmiley.com 
Do you struggle with food?  Arlene interviews Asheritah Ciuciu about her new book, "Full: Food, Jesus and the Battle for Satisfaction."  Learn how you can finally put food in its proper place and break the hold it may have on your heart and health.  

Romance Challenge with Sharon Jaynes

2/13/2017
00:13:37
Author Sharon Jaynes joins Arlene to talk about her new book "A 14 Day Romance Challenge: Reigniting Passion in Your Marriage."  You'll be encouraged to captivate your husband all over again.  Find out why romance isn't just for Hollywood movies and how you can experience romance with your spouse more and more in everyday life.  

Live Full, Walk Free with Cindy Bultema

1/17/2017
00:14:51
Does raising children in this current culture scare you sometimes?  Wife and mom of four Cindy Bultema joins me to talk about raising godly kids in a godless society.  Based on her new Bible study on 1 Corinthians, Live Full Walk Free, you'll learn how to:  -Have tough conversations about pop culture  -Share your past mistakes and sins in a redemptive way  -Engage with the culture instead of running away from it  -Embrace "shame off you" instead of "shame on you"  -Make the Bible more a part of your everyday life as a busy woman  Learn more about Cindy at CindyBultema.com 

Creating Christmas Traditions with Angie Mosteller

12/5/2016
00:14:36
My friend author Angie Mosteller is here to help us recognize the godly symbols of the season (and how to pass on these treasures to our kids).   Angie has a wonderful book titled, Christmas: Celebrating the Christian History of Classic Symbols, Songs and Stories. On the podcast, you'll learn: Why we decorate with Christmas trees  A surprising story about the carol "O Holy Night"  What to say to your kids about Santa  What are two important criteria for whether or not you should put something on your Christmas activity list?   Visit Angie's website at Celebrating Holidays to learn more about her book and find a ton of Christmas resources like Christmas playlists of Advent songs, stories, the meaning of symbols, and recipes.  

Joanne Miller on Creating a Haven of Peace

11/14/2016
00:16:05
Joanne Miller, author of Creating a Haven of Peace, joins Arlene to talk about making your home a place of refuge and joy.  In this busy, crazy world, wouldn't it be nice for your family members to come home and sigh with relief.  This is where I'm safe.  This is where I'm loved.  On this podcast, you'll learn how to:  - Create a strong marriage even with the busyness of being parents - How to use the five senses to make your home special -Start a new branch of your family tree, even if you were raised in a less-than-peaceful home -Benefit from the power of mentoring - Put more fun and less business in your family life - Practice family traditions that your kids will always remember   Learn more about Joanne and Creating a Haven of Peace at www.JoanneFMiller.com  And learn more about Joanne's husband Dan Miller at 48Days.com 
Whether you need help as a single mom or encouragement with your prodigal children, this interview with author Janet Thompson will touch your heart and help you prioritize what is really important.  You'll learn:  -How to better journey through divorce and single parenting -How to pray for your prodigal child -The importance of woman-to-woman mentoring -What to do if you feel alienated by the church because you are divorced or a single parent -How to win the spiritual battles in your home  

Dr. Jennifer Degler on Hope for ADHD

9/7/2016
00:20:18
Many children today struggle with ADHD.  Dr. Jennifer Degler joins Arlene to talk about her son Jake who was diagnosed at a young age.  You'll learn important coping and helping strategies.  Even though he was told he wouldn't ever be able to read well, Jake went on to take AP classes, go to college and win awards.  Behind him was a mom who wouldn't take no for an answer.  

Ruth Schwenk on Becoming a Happy Mom

8/9/2016
00:13:06
Ruth Schwenk is a pastor's wife, mom of 4, author and blogger extraordinaire. Her new book is titled, "For Better or For Kids: A Vow to Love Your Spouse with Kids in the House." On today's podcast, you'll learn: -How to regain proper perspective as a mom -The mission of being a mom -How to have a calmer, saner home - How to make decisions about kids' sports and activities You'll be encouraged to remember that the moments matter. What you do with your kids is not forgotten or unimportant. Learn more about Ruth at ForTheFamily.org or TheBetterMom.com  

Part 2 Hannah Keeley on Becoming a Happy Mom

7/19/2016
00:15:39
Mother of 7 Hannah Keeley joins Arlene in part 2 of this conversation about becoming a happy mom.  You'll learn how to:  - Manage stress better  - Have more fun as a mom  - Limit screen time for your kids (including high schoolers)  - Trust God more and worry less  - Make peace with a less-than-perfect Pinterest life  Hannah is the founder of Mom Mastery University, and the host of "Hannah Help Me!"  She has been featured on the Today Show, Fox & Friends, the Rachael Ray Show, and the Wall Street Journal.  Learn more about Hannah at hannahhelpme.com 

Becoming a Happy Mom with Hannah Keeley Part 1

6/16/2016
00:12:17
Arlene interviews mother of 7, TV personality, author, speaker and fun-loving wife Hannah Keeley.  If you've ever been overwhelmed as a mom, you'll want to listen to this energy boost about finding purpose and tackling life's greatest challenges - one step at a time.  Learn how to turn your despair into hope and find more energy as a mom.  You'll be inspired to make positive changes in this lively conversation.  

Gwen Smith on Becoming a Happy Mom

5/12/2016
00:12:42
Singer and author Gwen Smith talks about launching your teens successfully, the power of prayer and God's Word in parenting, and how to deal with tone (yours and theirs!).  You will be inspired to seek God's presence in your home and you will be equipped to better connect with your tween or teen.  Plus Gwen is hilarious!  

Kendra Smiley on Becoming a Happy Mom Part 1

5/11/2016
00:11:51
Author, speaker, radio and TV host Kendra Smiley joins Arlene for an inspiring talk about:   - Engaging your strong willed child - Re-establishing family priorities - Asking the parenting question, "What's my goal?" Learn how Kendra responded to her strong willed son who didn't want to complete the "stupid assignment."  That sounds familiar right?    Arlene interviewed Kendra for her book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom.  And remember that eBook is only $1.99 in May 2016 (on Kindle, Nook, Google, Apple, etc).

Gwen Smith on Becoming a Happy Mom

4/18/2016
00:12:42
Singer and author Gwen Smith talks about launching your teens successfully, the power of prayer and God's Word in parenting, and how to deal with tone (yours and theirs!).  You will be inspired to seek God's presence in your home and you will be equipped to better connect with your tween or teen.  Plus Gwen is hilarious!  

Choose Joy with Mary Carver

3/18/2016
00:14:18
You will be inspired to live with gratitude after listening to this interview with Mary Carver.  Mary is the co-author of Choose Joy: Finding Hope and Purpose When Life Hurts.  It's a story of triumph over illness and pity party living.

Kristen Welch Raising Grateful Kids Part 2

2/18/2016
00:17:42
Learn how to raise kids who know how to serve, say thank you, and limit screen time.  Blogger Kristen Welch joins Arlene for this encouraging conversation about motherhood, messes and redemption.   

Kristen Welch Raising Grateful Kids Pt 1

1/14/2016
00:13:35
Popular blogger Kristen Welch shows you how to raise grateful kids in an entitled world.  You will be inspired by her family's service to their non profit Mercy House in Africa.  Learn how to respond when your kids complain or whine about what they don't have.  

Humor for the Weary Mom Part 2 with Rhonda Rhea

12/14/2015
00:15:13
Mother of five Rhonda Rhea joins Arlene to give hope to the mom who is worrying about doing everything right.  Learn how to handle discipline better, prepare your teen for adulthood, and about rescuing your kids.  With a special word for pastors wives as well, Rhonda reveals what is truly important to the happy mom (and whether or not you should battle with your teen about hairstyles and colors!)  

Humor for the Weary Mom with Rhonda Rhea

11/9/2015
00:14:20
Need a good laugh today?  If you're feeling a tad overwhelmed or frustrated, you're going to love this talk with hilarious speaker, author and mother of five Rhonda Rhea.  She'll inspire you to make the best of date nights gone wrong, raging hormones, and the proper use of chocolate.

Karol Ladd on Becoming a Happy Mom

10/13/2015
00:13:11
The Positive Lady Karol Ladd joins Arlene to talk about the transition to the empty nest, connecting with your teen, and making your house the fun place to be.

Kathi Lipp on Becoming a Happy Mom

9/15/2015
00:12:06
Have no fear...author Kathi Lipp is here!  You'll learn that you are NOT the worst mom on the planet after all.  Find out how to lean into your friends in the motherhood (and how to find help as a single mom too).

Dannah Gresh on Becoming a Happy Mom

8/11/2015
00:14:21
Author and founder of Pure Freedom, Dannah Gresh talks about connecting with your son and daughter, even in the teen years.  Learn how you can utilize the power of the reset button in your mom life.

Karen Ehman on Becoming a Happy Mom

7/12/2015
00:12:32
Have you ever struggled with that nagging feeling you weren't measuring up as a mom?  NYT bestselling author Karen Ehman joins Arlene to talk about contentment as a mom.  How can you resist the race to replicate?  How to tend to your spiritual life in the midst of a busy schedule?  Learn how to enjoy greater job satisfaction as a mom from mother of three, Karen Ehman.  Learn more about Karen at www.KarenEhman.com and look for Karen's advice in Arlene's new book, 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. 

Dr. Jennifer Degler on Fan the Flame for Moms

6/12/2015
00:12:34
Psychologist, author and speaker Dr. Jennifer Degler joins Arlene to talk about the changing sex life of a mom.  How do you adapt to different stages in your marriage?  Learn how to deal with love busters like fatigue and fan the flame this week.

How to Be a Happy Stepmom with Laura Petherbridge

5/11/2015
00:14:02
Smart Stepmom joins Arlene to help the frustrated stepmom find more peace at home.  Learn how to adjust expectations, discipline your stepkids, and the one thing you don't want to miss out on with your biological kids.  Arlene interviewed Laura Petherbridge for her upcoming book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Mom. 

Fern Nichols on Becoming a Happy Mom

4/14/2015
00:14:04
Fern Nichols, founder of Moms in Prayer International, joins Arlene to talk about finding joy through prayer.  Learn how to enjoy one of the best things you can do for your kids: praying for them.  Practical suggestions and inspiration to ramp up your prayer life, starting today.  

John Rosemond on Becoming a Happy Mom

3/9/2015
00:16:37
Parenting expert, speaker, and author John Rosemond joins Arlene.  Learn why "The Good Mommy Club" may not be for you.  Find out how to de-stress as a mom and how to have your own "International Mommy Take a Day Off" day.

Pam Farrel on Red Hot Monogamy

2/5/2015
00:08:08
Sexuality has been twisted by culture.  What is good is often seen as bad, and vice versa.  Today's expert, author Pam Farrel talks about what real red hot monogamy is.  How can you refresh your love life with your spouse?  You'll find this out and much more in today's podcast.  

Getting Your Home Organized

1/11/2015
00:14:44
Organizing expert Marcia Ramsland joins Arlene to talk about getting your home in order.  Where do you start?  What can do if you're frustrated by a messy house?  She'll give you doable ideas including a way to clean up after a meal in 10 minutes.  

Saving Christmas for the Stepfamily

12/5/2014
00:20:50
Are you dreading getting together with your extended family this Christmas?  Not sure how to have a smooth celebration with your blended family?     Laura Petherbridge, The Smart Stepmom, joins Arlene with advice to help you not only survive the holidays, but actually have the best Christmas to date.   

Teaching A+ Skills to Preschoolers Part 2

11/13/2014
00:16:29
Wish your preschooler or young child was more appreciative?  Wish they managed anger better?  Learn how to instill these and other A+ emotional skills even in this screen-driven world.  

Teaching A+ Skills to Preschoolers Part 1

10/16/2014
00:19:51
How are screens impacting your preschooler?  In this presentation to preschool educators, Arlene helps you teach emotional skills that no app can teach.  Based on her book with co-author Dr. Gary Chapman, Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World. 

Behind the Scenes of Growing Up Social

9/17/2014
00:15:18
Arlene answers questions about her new book like, "How in the world did you get to write with Dr. Gary Chapman?" and "Why did you write this book?"  Learn more of the back story of Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World.  

Dr. Marjorie Blanchard on Becoming a Happy Wife

8/13/2014
00:09:42
Want to excel in your all important role as wife?  Join Arlene for this informative discussion with business leader, entrepreneur, and author Dr. Marjorie Blanchard.  Learn how to achieve unity in marriage, identify roles, and stay interesting to yourself and to your spouse.   

Poppy Smith on Becoming a Happy Wife

7/17/2014
00:14:09
If you have been frustrated by the differences between you and your spouse, you will be encouraged by this interview with author Poppy Smith.  Learn how to tame anger and the tongue in this talk with a wife who once thought her marriage was a big mistake. 

Lynn Donovan on Becoming a Happy Wife

6/17/2014
00:16:54
Are you and your husband on the same page spiritually?  Christian author Lynn Donovan shares her story of what it's like to be married to an unbeliever.  How has she found love, peace, and happiness in a home that is spiritually mismatched?  Find hope for your hurting marriage today.  Lynn's story is featured in Arlene's book "31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife."     

Bethany Palmer on Becoming a Happy Wife

5/21/2014
00:16:58
Burned out?  Having fights about money with your spouse?  Overwhelmed?  Author and financial planner Bethany Palmer joins Arlene to talk about enjoying your role as a wife...even when you are crazy busy.  Plus learn about money personalities which will help you get along financially with your mate.

Leslie Vernick on Becoming a Happy Wife

4/17/2014
00:16:21
Author and counselor Leslie Vernick equips you to deal with unhappiness in marriage.  What questions do you need to ask yourself to get unstuck?  What unhealthy stories are you telling yourself?  Learn how to become happier in your marriage starting today.

Cindi McMenamin on Becoming a Happy Wife

3/12/2014
00:12:43
Author and pastor's wife Cindi McMenamin knows what it takes to be happy in marriage - even when personalities collide and life is stressful.  Learn to adapt your expectations and place your trust in God, instead of putting too much on your husband's shoulders. 

Kathi Lipp on Becoming a Happy Wife

2/17/2014
00:14:20
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Popular speaker and author Kathi Lipp talks to Arlene about creating more joy in your marriage.  Learn how you can use your words to not only build up your spouse, but to feel a whole lot better about yourself as well.  Find out why nice girls really do finish first. 

Carol Kent on Becoming a Happy Wife

1/21/2014
00:25:35
Speaker and Author Carol Kent joins Arlene to discuss how to be happy wife even in the midst of crisis.  Carol and her husband have overcome many difficulties - you'll learn how to do the same and experience supernatural joy in your marriage. 

Sharon Jaynes on Becoming a Happy Wife

12/16/2013
00:19:58
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Bestselling author and speaker Sharon Jaynes shares the secret to her very happy marriage.  You will see that even though Sharon did not have a positive role model in her family, she discovered how to create a very different marriage for herself.  You will learn how too in this interview from Arlene's series about becoming a happy wife.

Liz Curtis Higgs on Becoming a Happy Wife

11/11/2013
00:22:51
Bestselling author and beloved speaker Liz Curtis Higgs shares her tips on enjoying a happy marriage - even if you are a former bad girl!  Learn how to become a source of encouragement in your home, and even how red lipstick can assist in that endeavor!  You'll love this interview with Liz which Arlene also features in her book "31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife" (February 2014). 

Pam Farrel on Becoming a Happy Wife

10/16/2013
00:23:00
Arlene begins a new series to help you becoming a happier wife!  Bestselling author of Red Hot Monogamy and Men are Like Waffles, Women are Like Spaghetti Pam Farrel joins Arlene to share her secrets of being a happy wife. 

DREAM Marriage Key #5: Mutual Activities

9/14/2013
00:15:12
Arlene shares the final key to enjoying a DREAM marriage - mutual activities.  Why is it so important to your man that you hang out and do fun things together?  Find out and get some ideas to help you have a great next date and weekend together. 

DREAM Marriage Key #4: Attraction

8/12/2013
00:19:31
How important is attraction in a marriage?  Find out why courtship and putting your best foot forward shouldn't stop after you say "I do."  Discover three questions to ask yourself that will help you become more attractive to your spouse - plus you'll feel great in the process too! 

DREAM Marriage Key #3: Eros

7/14/2013
00:20:00
How would you rate your lovelife?  In message three of the DREAM marriage series, Arlene talks about the "E" in DREAM which is eros.  Get revved up about romance in your marriage once again with these easy ideas

DREAM Marriage Key #2: Respect

6/10/2013
00:16:36
You cannot underestimate the power of respect in a husband's heart.  In this message about having a DREAM marriage, Arlene reveals the second key to your husband's heart:  respect.  Learn how to give it regardless of what is happening in your marriage.  Discover how to communicate in a way that will make your husband (and marriage) thrive. 

DREAM Marriage Key #1: Domestic Tranquility

4/23/2013
00:16:13
Arlene shares the elements of a DREAM marriage with part one in this series.  The D stands for Domestic Tranquility.  In this modern busy age, how can you still provide a peaceful haven for your husband to come home to?

Andy Freeman and the Motorcycle Ride

2/24/2013
00:12:58
Ever feel stuck in your marriage?  Arlene talks to Andy Freeman about how to keep the adventure going in your marriage.  At age 55, Andy learned how to ride a motorcycle AND invited his wife to ride cross country with him.  Find out how they lived to tell the story!

Sam Keckler Set Free from Porn

1/22/2013
00:14:38
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} For 15 years, Sam Keckler's life revolved around his addiction to pornography and women.  Hear how he was set free from lust and how his marriage has been completely healed from the effects of porn.

Patrick Brown on the Best Home Improvement

12/10/2012
00:14:59
Need a marriage makeover?  Arlene is joined by Patrick Brown, the host of TLC's Home Made Simple for eight seasons.  Patrick shares what a wife can do to make a man feel a hero in his own home.  Don't worry...these basic steps do not require power tools or complicated assembly.

Tshaka Armstrong on Stepping Up

11/7/2012
00:12:29
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Most couples who get separated end in divorce.  But that was not the case for today's guest Tshaka Armstrong.  Find out how this couple came back together and what made all the difference.

Kevin Sorbo and True Strength

10/4/2012
00:10:02
Actor Kevin Sorbo (Hercules, Soul Surfer, What If) talks with Arlene about marriage and fatherhood.  You will enjoy this refreshing and candid interview from a man who is successful in Hollywood but who does not live by Hollywood's values. 

Tim Hawkins on the Comedy of Marriage

8/28/2012
00:22:00
Comedian Tim Hawkins talks to Arlene about marriage and all the funny stuff that goes along with a man and a woman trying to understand each other for life.  You will love his perspective on marriage, date night, and the perplexity of women in general.  Insightful, honest, hilarious - Tim Hawkins!
Bestselling authors and sex therapists Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner join Arlene for a candid and informative interview about married sex.  What do you do if pornography enters the picture?  How can you become more intimate with your husband through the years?  Find out in this interview for Arlene's book 31 Days to a Happy Husband. 

Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner on Being Sexually Free

8/5/2012
00:25:39
Internationally recognized sex therapists Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner join Arlene for a candid conversation about sex.  You will learn how to enjoy your sexuality more, along with the difference between decision and duty sex.  How can a wife go from tired to turned on?  Find out on the podcast.

John Fuller and a Focus on His Family

7/23/2012
00:18:46
Focus on the Family radio cohost John Fuller joins Arlene for a heartwarming conversation about his family.  Learn the importance of prayer as John shares about the adoption of their sixth child and the challenges of a busy home.

Bob Lepine on Family Life and Happy Husbands

6/29/2012
00:24:03
FamilyLife Today cohost Bob Lepine joins Arlene in a candid conversation about the ups and downs of married life.  Learn how to perservere in marriage for all the right reasons. 

Bill Farrel on Understanding Your Man

6/28/2012
00:28:01
Bestselling author Bill Farrel answers questions like why is sex so important to a man?  What does a wife's appearance mean to a man?  You will love Bill's wisdom, sense of humor, and way of explaining the heart of a man. 

Being a Younger You Part 2

6/4/2012
00:11:02
In Part 2 of her message, Arlene shares how you can enjoy a better body without involving surgery or a ton of money.  Learn how to make fitness fun, no matter how old you are!

Scott Palmer on Money and Marriage

5/30/2012
00:15:33
Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0in; mso-para-margin-right:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} Financial advisor and author Scott Palmer helps you eliminate financial stress from your marriage.  Learn how a spender and saver can get along and other tools to help you understand your spouse's money personality.

Dr. David Clarke on Kissing, Magic Words, and More

5/29/2012
00:20:52
Dr. David Clarke unpacks the importance of kissing, talk times, and praise in a healthy marriage.  You will enjoy the wit and wisdom of this psychologist and author of Kiss Me Like You Mean It and I Don't Want a Divorce. 

Dr. David Jeremiah on Staying Happily Married

5/28/2012
00:15:24
Pastor, bestselling author, and Turning Point teacher Dr. David Jeremiah talks with Arlene about his happy marriage to his wife of almost 50 years.  Find out how he and Donna continue to grow closer.  What do they like to do together?  What advice does he have for couples?  You'll be touched by this meaningful conversation about the love of his life.

Avoiding Porn and Other Pitfalls with Dr. David Frisbie

5/21/2012
00:19:56
Arlene Pellicane interviews author and counselor Dr. David Frisbie about the most common problems facing couples today.  Learn how to handle the dangers of pornography, infidelity and disrespect.  Get the tools you need to make your marriage work smoothly and truly live happily ever after.

Marriage in the Real World with Mark Matlock

4/19/2012
00:20:50
Author and youth specialist Mark Matlock shares what he and his wife have done to put their marriage first amidst a busy home with teenagers, ministry and travel.  Learn how to put a spotlight on your marriage, no matter how busy you are.  Mark is the president of Wisdom Works Ministries and Youth Specialties and has been ministering to youth for over two decades.  This interview is part of Arlene's Happy Husband University series. 

Pastor Glen Cole on 58 Years of Marriage

3/6/2012
00:29:35
On Valentines Day 2012, legendary pastor Glen Cole died unexpectedly at 78 years old.  Listen to this interview between Arlene and Pastor Cole recorded a few months earlier.  You will be touched by his wise and hilarious words about marriage and his life with his bride of 58 years and their beautiful family.  Learn how you too can live happily ever after from Pastor Glen Cole

Being a Younger You Part 1

12/2/2011
00:26:50
If you want more energy and a younger look, you will enjoy this message about rejuvenating your heart and mind.  Learn how to turn the clock back without spending a dime.

It May Only Take a Spark, But My Matches are Wet (Part 2)

10/28/2011
00:22:56
Do you want to have better sex with your husband?  Identify common roadblocks to intimacy and learn how to overcome them - even if you are a busy mom.  Learn how to fit romance in your busy schedule and rev up your love life even when you are not in the mood in Part 2 of Arlene's message titled It May Only Take a Spark, But My Matches are Wet!  This message was shared with a MOPS group (Mothers of Preschoolers) in Southern California.

It May Only Take a Spark But My Matches are Wet (Part 1)

10/24/2011
00:22:26
When you are a busy mom, sex may not be at the top of your list of things to do.  You may be more interested in sleep!  In Part 1 of the message "It May Only Take a Spark, But My Matches are Wet!" Arlene Pellicane shows moms how to make time for romance and why it's so important. 
Cancer survivor Kay Laboda shares about the power of a quilt and prayer in her healing process.  Plus fashion tips to look young at any age.

Getting Organized with Marcia Ramsland

9/3/2011
00:21:40
Arlene talks to organizing pro Marcia Ramsland about organizing your home, taming your clutter, and cutting your cleaning time in the kitchen.  Plus tips on staying younger and planning the best year of your life.  Learn more about Marcia at www.OrganizingPro.com

Downsize Your Waistline and Wardrobe with Karen Ehman

6/4/2011
00:22:34
Arlene interviews author and Proverbs 31 speaker Karen Ehman about going from a size 24 to 10, getting rid of clutter in the closet, and bringing sanity to your schedule.
Need a dose of hope for parenting your kids?  Listen to Arlene Pellicane's interview about motherhood with host Scott West on DayBreak USA Radio Morning Magazine.

Midlife and Red Hot Monogamy with Pam Farrel

3/22/2011
00:32:04
Arlene interviews bestselling author and relationship expert Pam Farrel about midlife and menopause.  Plus how to keep intimacy alive and well in your marriage, no matter how many years you have been married.

Three Myths Women Fall For

2/26/2011
00:41:41
If you are stressed out about time or feeling less than beautiful, you will enjoy this message by speaker and author Arlene Pellicane.  Arlene reveals 3 myths women often fall for and how you can avoid them.

Surviving Hot Flashes with Danna Demetre

2/11/2011
00:23:33
Arlene Pellicane interviews author and RN, Danna Demetre about menopause, nutrition essentials, beauty secrets and much more.  Get practical tips on surviving hot flashes and slowing down the aging process.

Find Your Smile with Thelma Wells Part 2

1/23/2011
00:18:09
Speaker and author Thelma Wells is not winding down with age.  She is revving up!  Where does Thelma known as Mama T get her boundless energy?  Mama T reveals her secrets for health, vitality and true beauty in Part 2 of this interview with Arlene.

Find Your Smile with Thelma Wells Part 1

1/10/2011
00:18:06
Popular speaker and author Thelma Wells shares the secret of her infectious smile.  You will love this fun interview with Mama T.  Get ready to smile today regardless of what life throws your way.

Hope is in the House

12/29/2010
00:42:47
Speaker and author of 31 Days to a Younger You Arlene Pellicane shares a message to make you laugh and hope again.  Given to the women of Faith Chapel at a women's retreat, this message will remind you that God has not forgotten about your dreams.

Behind the Anchor Desk with Carol LeBeau Part 2

12/23/2010
00:09:39
Listen to Part 2 of this candid interview with veteran TV anchor Carol LeBeau.  Find out about the wonders of sleep, the superwoman lie, daily devotionals, real friendship, junk food, and much more!

Behind the Anchor Desk with Carol LeBeau

12/13/2010
00:22:40
Arlene Pellicane, author of 31 Days to a Younger You, interviews veteran news anchor Carol LeBeau.  After sitting behind the anchor desk in San Diego for 28 years, Carol talks candidly about retirement, health, transitions, and much more.  You will love Carol's insights and easy to follow ideas to improve your life today. 

No More Holiday Pounds and Baby Constipation

11/26/2010
00:18:02
Arlene talks about keeping the pounds off this Christmas and also about what to do if your baby gets constipated.  Not really sure if those topics are related LOL.  And get ready because this podcast is about to end and a new Arlene Pellicane podcast will be beginning in the New Year.

From Size 14 to 8

8/5/2009
00:23:19
How mother of four Debbie Woodford got in the best shape of her life and you can too

Skinny_Wednesday_CBN.flv

7/22/2009
00:07:33

Get Organized

6/30/2009
00:11:26
Learn how to do dishes faster and other time saving tips from organizational pro Marcia Ramsland

Hour of Power interview

6/7/2009
00:11:07
Arlene Pellicane was interviewed on the Hour of Power which was televised on May 31, 2009. Watch Arlene share about her miscarriage at 26 weeks with interviewer Dr. Sheila Coleman.  We hope you will be encouraged by this story whether you have ever had a miscarriage or know someone who has. 

How One Mom Lost 50 Pounds

3/3/2009
00:25:27
Featured in Womens Health magazine, Chelle Stafford shares her inspiring jouney of losing the weight and finding herself again

When You are Overweight and Discouraged

12/5/2008
00:33:01
Mother of four Roxanne Hammett shares her secret to finally losing those 60 pounds for good

Fitness Redefined

11/19/2008
00:32:23
CrosFit Trainer Steve Tankersley shares what fitness is really all about and how you can take it to the next level

The Doctor is In

11/5/2008
00:23:20
Dr. Kim Goodwin, OB/GYN talks about what matters most about your health plus her own recent pregnancy

Red Hot Monogamy

10/1/2008
00:22:21
Bestselling author Pam Farrel gives clean pracitcal advice about romance after baby

It is Never Too Late to Start

8/13/2008
00:16:23
Find out how my fifty something mom went from no exercise to 3 plus years of exercising

Get Yourself into the Gym

7/30/2008
00:27:07
Be inspired to perspire with personal trainer Judy Walden

Your Session with a Personal Trainer

7/1/2008
00:25:35
Patricia Buddie helped Arlene lose her weight and she will help you too

Winchells and Weight Watchers--Feedback 206-203-1224

6/26/2008
00:13:51
Mother of 3 Wendy Griffith shares her triumphs and temptations

A Success Story

6/19/2008
00:20:00
Arlene interviews Reina Lin about dropping pregnancy pounds and how you can too

What Your Doctor Would Say--Feedback 206-203-1224

6/12/2008
00:18:52
Dr. Kho shares much needed advice from over 30 years of family practice

What Your Husband Needs Part 3--Feedback 206-203-1224

6/5/2008
00:12:41
Why you cannot ignore his need for sex

What Your Husband Needs Part 2--Feedback 206-203-1224

5/28/2008
00:11:41
What has love got to do with looking good?
Learn how to lose weight and have fun in your marriage

The Enemy Called Average

3/27/2008
00:12:01
Do not get caught in the trap

Why You Need a Food Journal

3/13/2008
00:12:14
Write it down and lose weight faster

Beating the Weight Loss Blues Part 2

3/7/2008
00:10:28
Four ways to get out of a funk

Beating the Weight Loss Blues Part 1

2/27/2008
00:12:16
How to press past the quitting points

Why Strength Training is For You

2/20/2008
00:11:51
3 Myths sabout Working Out with Weights

Chocolate:Friend or Foe?

1/30/2008
00:09:03
Getting through Valentines Day without gaining weight

How to Set Goals and Really Lose Weight Part 2

12/26/2007
00:13:03
Begin the New Year with a New You

How to Set Goals and Really Lose Weight Part 1

12/20/2007
00:10:47
Begin the New Year with a New You

Eat Those Christmas Cookies

12/6/2007
00:10:40
Enjoy treats without gaining weight

Sex After Baby

11/29/2007
00:11:09
How to lose weight in the bedroom

Beating the Holiday Blues

11/21/2007
00:10:31
Three Ways to Cut Stress and Overeating

Guilt Free Thanksgiving

11/15/2007
00:10:41
5 Ways to Cut Calories without Skipping the Gravy

Lose a Dress Size and Save Money

11/8/2007
00:09:14
How you can lose weight just with a brown bag

Stuck At Home?

11/2/2007
00:10:41
How to avoid overeating.

Your Biggest Loser Contest

10/25/2007
00:10:41
The Biggest Loser is not just for television.You can have your own contest with your family, friends or coworkers.Get ideas and inspiration for having your own competition.Why not lose weight and earn cash?

3 Secrets to Thinking Thin

10/19/2007
00:10:37
Developing a Winning Weight Loss Mindset

Poison in your kitchen?

10/12/2007
00:10:10
Do not let these dangerous foods undermine your weight loss victory

Poison_in_your_kitchen.mp3

10/11/2007
00:10:10

No More Exercise Excuses

10/5/2007
00:09:46
Too tired?No time?Learn how to squeeze exercise in anyway!

No_More_Exercise_Excuses.mp3

10/5/2007
00:09:46

Top 6 Nutritional Mistakes Moms Make

9/28/2007
00:08:05
Learn about these common food faux pas and what you can do to avoid them

Drop Those Pounds!

9/22/2007
00:13:16
Has the scale come to a standstill?Get motivation from real life examples to get back in shape for the sake of your health.

Maximizing Your Post-Pregnancy Wardrobe

9/15/2007
00:10:40
One secret to starting and sustaining weight loss isnot in your kitchen, it is in your closet.

How Did I Lose My Baby Weight?

9/8/2007
00:08:59
Arlene reveals the pounds she gained and lost, and how you can lose all your baby weight too!