Podcast 38: Approachability and Evangelical Parenthood

Are you an approachable parent?  Will your child come to you with her deepest and most intimate concerns?  You want her to because she will go somewhere for advice.  Make sure you are on her list of confidants.  Listen as Trey and Stephanie discuss ways of cultivating an attitude of approachability.  Become the Evangelical Parent God calls you to be!Mystery of Parenthood Podcast Logo

Podcast – Episode 37 – Pope Francis’s Letter to Families

Listen as Trey and Stephanie discuss the most recent letter to families from Pope Francis.  Why is the Pope addressing families?  What can we learn from his letter?  What does he want from us?

Also, listen as they answer a question from a listener regarding how moms and dads from different families of origin (i.e. strict vs. permissive) can still work together and learn from each other as they raise their children.http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-image-mystery-image28583466

Evangelical Parenthood: Readiness for Dialogue Post over at Austin Catholic New Media

Pope Francis has told us that we must be known for having an attitude of readiness for dialogue if we are going to be successful evangelists, if we are going to be Evangelical Parents.  Do your children know you as someone who is ready to talk to them about whatever is important to them, whenever it is important?  Check out our new post over at Austin Catholic New Media to get some ideas on cultivating this attitude in your family.



Podcast – Episode 36 – The Four Attitudes of Evangelical Parenthood

family2Are you an evangelist to your children?  You’re called to be!  Listen as Trey and Stephanie discuss the four attitudes that are necessary to make your children more receptive to the Good News.  Are you approachable?  Will your child come to you with the most intimate of questions?  If not or if you don’t know, listen to the Cashions outline the four attitudes every serious parent needs to cultivate in themselves if they are to fulfill their call to be their children’s first evangelists.

Are You an Evangelical Parent?

Trey was a guest on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air this morning discussing Evangelical Parenthood with Sean Herriott.  Check out the archives for Morning Air. the interview occurred at 6:34 am this morning – Thursday, February 13.

Additionally, we wrote a column over at Austin Catholic New Media regarding the first attitude of Evangelical Parenthood – Approachability.  Do you your children come to you with their most difficult and intimate questions?  Are you approachable?  If not or if you don’t know, read our post at the following link.


Discipline and Being a Disciplinarian

Trey was a guest on Relevant Radio’s Morning Air this morning discussing “discipline”.  You can listen to the interview by going to Relevant Radio and finding the archives for Morning Air.  He was on from 6:30 to 6:50 am CST.  To see an overview of this topic in a written format, check out our new post over at Catholic New Media.  God bless.


Podcast – Episode 35 – ADHD and Parenting: A Catholic Perspective from Dr. Joseph White

Trey and Stephanie discuss ADHD with Catholic Psychologist and ADHD Expert, Dr. Joseph White.  Listen as Dr. White helps us understand how to deal most effectively with children diagnosed with ADHD.  He discusses the frequent misconception that ADHD is a myth.  Together, Dr. White and the Cashions provide practical ways of handling children diagnosed with this disorder.

Podcast – Episode 34 – What Every Kid Should Know Before They Leave Home

Listen as Trey and Stephanie discuss the 5 things that every child should know before they leave home, including teaching your children that God desires them to become themselves.


Mystery of Parenthood Podcast Re-release – Parenting in the Funnel

This is a re-release of our podcast on Parenting in the Funnel.  We discuss practical ways to balance freedom and limits in raising children.  This balance is a key to living out the mystery of parenthood and to preparing our children to leave home ready to enter this world and impact our culture.  God bless!family2

Austin Catholic New Media Column – Faith, Parenthood, and Mystery

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-image-mystery-image28583466Check out our most recent post over at Austin Catholic New Media!  Let us know if it helps!  God bless!