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Parenting Smarts

May 15, 2024

Fr. MarkMary Ames joins MaryRuth for another conversation about fatherhood. They explore the ways parents, especially fathers, can provide what kids need to flourish. 


May 1, 2024

How do you remain consistent yet adapt to individual children and circumstances when making decisions about discipline? Gina Festerer joins MaryRuth to explore this and more questions related to discipline.


Apr 17, 2024

In an early episode, MaryRuth addressed discipline, but the next two episodes take a deeper dive into the topic. In this episode, MaryRuth provides framework for the purpose of discipline and concepts to consider. In the next episode a guest will join her to provide practical tips.


Apr 3, 2024

Parents get stressed! How can we deal with stress in a way that is healthy? How do we keep from losing it? MaryRuth explores the science behind stress and shares practical tips to help parents manage it.


Mar 20, 2024

Parenting can be an emotional rollercoaster. How can we teach our children to understand and deal with emotions? How can we handle our own feelings as well? Cindy Bird joins MaryRuth help us with our emotional health.