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

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.

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

Episode 33 – Mystery of Parenthood Parenting Open Forum

family2This show is an open forum with questions provided by our listeners.  In this show, we address handling/preventing temper tantrums, dealing with small children at Mass, and handling the difficult situation of explaining divorced grandparents to children.

Episode 32 – Mystery of Parenthood Podcast – Laying the Groundwork for “THE TALK”

family2Listen as we discuss laying the groundwork in the early years of parenthood for having “THE TALK” so that we can have a fruitful discussion about authentically Christian human sexuality with our children when appropriate.

Episode 31 – Setting Your Family Ablaze – Evangelization

family2We discuss where and how to evangelize in the family and in the culture.

Episode 30 – Setting Your Family Ablaze – Relationships

family2In this episode, using the “R” in the acronym FIRE which stands for Relationships, Trey and Stephanie discuss building relationships through time, trust, and authority in order that your family may be set ablaze and provide light to offset this present darkness.