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Wednesday, September 01, 2010Raising Secure, Assertive Kids in a Tough World Host(s): Lynne Ford
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Today's children are more worried and fearful than children of previous generations, and well-intended parents are raising some of the culture's wimpiest kids, unintentionally making them targets for bullies. Paul Coughlin, author of �No More Jellyfish, Chickens, or Wimps (Bethany House, ISBN # 0-7642-0242-1), explains the pitfalls of over-protecting our children, and supplies parents with the know-how for raising children who are confident, compassionate and assertive.
 
Tags: parenting, parents, kids Categories: Mid-Mornings
Thursday, August 19, 2010Engaging Parents For the Best For Their Kids Host(s): Char Binkley
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What has positive music teens love, a campground, festival food, and an encouraging message for parents? It's Ichthus Fort Wayne and it's coming to the Kruse International Auction Park in Auburn on September 25! A Panel of teenager experts including Mark Vermillion, Clinton Faupel and Dr. Jimmy Myers join Char during Thursday's "Mid-Morning" to share all the details of the Ichthus Festival and to help you engage in the best for your kids.
 
Tags: parents, parenting, teens, Kruse, Ichthus Categories: n/a
Thursday, December 31, 2009Busting Parenting Myths Host(s): Char Binkley

Are your parenting expectations leaving you feeling unfulfilled and discouraged? Are you drowning in a sea of guilt and fear? As a mother of six, author Leslie Leyland Fields ("Parenting is Your Highest Calling: And 8 Other Myths That Trap Us in Worry and Guilt", WaterBrook, ISBN# 978-1-4000-7420-4) knows firsthand the insecurities and questions that come with raising kids. Leslie joins Char Binkley during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning to debunk nine parenting myths. Gain a deeper understanding of how your relationship with God impacts your children directly as Leslie offers fresh insights and biblical truths to help release any mistaken assumptions lingering in your mind. Original airdate 5/28/2009
 
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Monday, December 07, 2009Pinocchio Parenting Host(s): Char Binkley
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While parents don't intend to lie to their children, they often do with statements like "It's the thought that counts" or "If it doesn't kill you, it will make you stronger." In Pinocchio Parenting (Howard Books, ISBN: 1-58229-572-7), the focus of Monday's encore Mid-Morning, Chuck Borsellino separates truth from fiction in the 21 things we regularly tell our kids. Originally aired October 6, 2006
 
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Thursday, September 24, 2009Connect With Your Grandkids Host(s): Char Binkley
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Grandparenting is one of the greatest joys in life! Cheri Fuller is living proof of that. She has six grandkids that light up her life. Join Cheri and Char during Thursday's Mid-Morning as Cheri gives her tried and true ideas for connecting with your grandkids to foster a special bond no matter how near or far away they live. Whether it's text messaging, grand sleepovers or another one of Cheri's brilliant ideas, you too can learn how to "Connect With Your Grandkids" (Tyndale, ISBN# 978-1589975361).
 
Friday, September 18, 2009The Boomer Burden Host(s): Char Binkley
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Every day approximately forty-eight hundred baby boomers become middle-aged orphans when their elderly parents die, leaving behind a lot more than just memories. So, how do you deal with your parents' lifetime accumulation of stuff? During Friday's encore Mid-Morning, Julie Hall, known as the Estate Lady and author of "The Boomer Burden" (Thomas Nelson, ISBN# 978-0-7852-2825-7), gives practical, effective steps for liquidating and distributing your parents' assets in a way that both honors them and promotes family harmony for generations to come.
 
Friday, August 14, 2009From One Single Mother to Another Host(s): Char Binkley
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If you're looking for the encouragement and hope that a veteran single parent can offer, you'll find them during Friday's Mid-Moring as Sandra Aldrich, author of "From One Single Mother to Another" (Regal, ISBN# 0-8307-3687-5), joins Char to share practical advice for single parenting. Even dads will find support and useful pointers. Find out how homes can be healed and the single parenting road can be walked victoriously.
 
Friday, July 24, 2009Parenting in Today's Culture Host(s): Char Binkley
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A statement you'll almost never hear is, "Wow! Parenting is a piece of cake." Actually today's parents often feel that parenting is more difficult now than ever before. So what's a parent to do? Dr. Greg Sowles, Becca Berghorn and Jennifer Mertz believe that you can meet the challenge. Join Char, Friday on Mid-Morning, to get your questions answered and your hope restored for being a competent parent amid today's cultural influences on your child or teen.
 
Monday, June 22, 2009Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children Host(s): Lynne Ford

All parents want their children to grow up to be productive, responsible adults. But in spite of their parents' best efforts, some kids never successfully make the transition to independent-functioning adulthood. What then? Drawing from experiences with her adult son, Allison Bottke offers wise advice for "Setting Boundaries with Your Adult Children" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-2135-0) that include ending guilt-ridden enabling, and returning personal responsibility to an adult son or daughter during Monday's encore Mid-Morning.
 
Thursday, May 07, 2009The Fight of Your Life Host(s): Char Binkley

If you have a teen under your roof, listen up! Your teen is under attack. No generation in history has faced anything like the onslaught of destructive influences attacking today's youth. The good news is you can fight for your teen and win. Nationally recognized youth expert Jeffery Dean and author of "The Fight of Your Life" (Multnomah, ISBN# 978-1-60142-110-4) joins Char Binkley and Clinton Faupel during Thursday's Mid-Morning to shed light about what's really going on in your teen's life. Get ready to "power up" in key areas of concern and fight for your teens' faith while keeping their God-given dreams alive in a culture that would persuade them to do otherwise.
 
Tags: Jeffrey, Clinton, teens, teen, youth, faith, parenting, parents Categories: n/a
Thursday, February 19, 2009How To Really Love Your Grandchild Host(s): Char Binkley

Though grandparents and their grandchildren have always had a special bond, today's chaotic and confused culture has pushed grandparents into a more prominent position in the lives of their grandchildren. While the challenges of this new and dark culture are disturbing, Dr. Ross Campbell, author of "How to Really Love Your Grandchild", believes that our doubts can be overcome with hope. He provides vitally important advice for grandparents who want to make a difference in the lives of their grandchildren.
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008Could It Be Autism? Host(s): Char Binkley

Is your child showing signs of autism? Are you at a loss as to your next steps? No doubt you need help navigating through this unfamiliar territory. Whatever your situation, a panel of experts and parents of autistic children, including Nancy Wiseman, author of Could It Be Autism (Broadway, ISBN# 978-0-7679-1973-9) and founder and president of First Signs, joins Char on Thursday's Mid-Morning to give you hope and assistance for helping your child experience the best outcomes in social, emotional, and behavioral development.
 
Friday, August 29, 2008Raising Fit Kids in a Fat World Host(s): Char Binkley

One out of five American children is severely overweight, and this trend shows no signs of slowing, prompting parents - just like you - to ask how can we protect our kids from obesity? Dr. Joani Jack, co-author of "Raising Fit Kids in a Fat World" (Regal, ISBN # 0830745343), joins Char during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning to share practical, proven advice and tools, rather than a diet plan, to encourage behavioral changes in your kids so they can live fit lives to the fullest.
 
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Friday, August 15, 2008Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World Host(s): Char Binkley

Has selfishness become an epidemic? Many of today's children lean toward narcissism, selfishness, mediocrity, and dysfunction as a result of child-focused parenting. Jill Rigby addresses the challenges of "Raising Unselfish Children in a Self-Absorbed World" (Howard, ISBN# 1-4165-5842-X) while offering an alternative approach to parenting that teaches children to respect themselves and others. Learn from Jill how you can instill the values of compassion, forgiveness, thanksgiving, and unselfishness in your children.
 
Thursday, July 10, 2008Raising Great Kids Host(s): Char Binkley

Get tough! Show acceptance. Lay down the rules. Lighten up, already! Parenting advice is given freely and often. Do you ever get confused by the conflicting opinions of how to raise a great kid? If you're looking to avoid the twin extremes of permissiveness and over-control, Dr. John Townsend joins Char Binkley during Thursday's Mid-Morning to outline how to do so. Learn how to help your child cultivate six necessary character traits: attachment, responsibility, reality, competence, morality, and worship/spiritual life. ("Raising Great Kids", Zondervan, ISBN# 0310235499)
 
Tags: parenting, parents, children, kids, relationships Categories: n/a
Thursday, June 05, 2008Authentic Parenting in a Postmodern Culture Host(s): Char Binkley

How can we effectively communicate with today's kids in a postmodern culture where people are discovering and living out truth in radically new ways? Mary DeMuth, Pioneer Parenting expert and author of "Authentic Parenting in a Postmodern Culture" (Harvest House, ISBN# 0-7369-1862-0), highlight the pitfalls of this new worldview during today's encore Mid-Morning and demonstrates how you an use its strengths to enhance your relationships with your children and learn alongside of them. Discover how you can use this new way of thinking to cooperate with God's work in your family and in the world!
 
Tuesday, April 29, 2008Raising Moms Host(s): Lynne Ford

The mother-daughter relationship is one of life's most treasured bonds and caring for an aging mom is a great blessing. But this reversal of roles can be an overwhelming challenge. Dr. Robin Kelley, author of "Raising Moms" (New Hope, ISBN # 1-56309-992-6), points the way to effective, nurturing caregiving that includes creating routines, establishing communication, seeking outside help, and ministering to the emotional realities.
 
Friday, April 25, 2008Dupont Resource Center Host(s): Char Binkley

In 1900 the average life span was 47 years. Only one out of 25 adults lived beyond age 65. Today age 65 is no longer considered "old" and most everyone reaches their 65th birthday. Those who reach 65 can expect to live into their eighties. As the population ages, the responsibility for their care and well-being falls on the shoulders of the adult children. Join Char and a panel from Dupont Resource Center Friday on Mid-Morning to discuss the challenges that face sons and daughters as this role reversal takes place.
 
Tags: caring, elderly, aging, parents, care Categories: n/a
Wednesday, February 20, 2008The Adoption Decision Host(s): Lynne Ford

More and more families are adding members through adoption. And there are more ways to adopt and kinds of adoption than ever. Laura Christianson, an adoptive mother and author of "The Adoption Decision" (Harvest House Publishers, ISBN # 0-7369-2000-5), addresses the key issues prospective parents need to consider before beginning the process and offers specific helps for navigating the adoption maze.
 
Monday, November 05, 2007Julie Barnhill Host(s): Lynne Ford

Moms get a lot of advice from TV shows, friends, their own mothers, and more. But all of this well-meaning counsel tends to paralyze them. Julie Barnhill says, "Enough already!" In "One Tough Mother" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3230-8), the popular author and speaker offers moms a dose of reality and a do-able way to calm their fears about raising children.
 
Thursday, October 04, 2007Building the Christian Family You Never Had Host(s): Char Binkley

Parents strive to raise their children in a way that avoids the destructive mistakes their parents made. During today's encore Mid-Morning Mary DeMuth - whose childhood was marked by sexual abuse, the death of her father, and her mother's multiple marriages - offers specific help to what she calls these "pioneer parents." The author of "Building the Christian Family You Never Had (WaterBrook, ISBN# 1-4000-7031-7) empowers parents in doing hard and necessary work, including severing unhealthy, emotional ties to their parents and establishing boundaries between their children and their unhealthy parents.
 
Monday, September 24, 2007Building the Christian Family You Never Had Host(s): Char Binkley

Parents strive to raise their children in a way that avoids the destructive mistakes their parents made. During today's encore Mid-Morning Mary DeMuth - whose childhood was marked by sexual abuse, the death of her father, and her mother's multiple marriages - offers specific help to what she calls these "pioneer parents." The author of "Building the Christian Family You Never Had" (WaterBrook, ISBN# 1-4000-7031-7) empowers parents in doing hard and necessary work, including severing unhealthy, emotional ties to their parents and establishing boundaries between their children and their unhealthy parents.
 
Tuesday, July 31, 2007Grace-Filled Caregiving Host(s): Lynne Ford

Caring for an elderly parent, ailing spouse or chronically ill friend can be overwhelming. Let authors and pastors Lois Knutson and Michael Barry come alongside you with encouragement and practical ways for discovering caregiving as a calling from God. (Knutson's book is "Compassionate Caregiving", published by Bethany House. The ISBN # is 0-7642-0371-1. Barry's book is "The Art of Caregiving", published by Life Journey. The ISBN # is 978-0-7814-4430-9.)
 
Tags: caregiving, elderly, parents Categories: Mid-Mornings
Tuesday, October 24, 2006Raising Respectful Children Host(s): Char Binkley

A disturbing change has occurred in the attitudes of children today. Is it too late to counter the culture? Author Jill Rigby equips parents to raise responsible and respectful children via her latest book, "Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World." (ISBN 1-58229 -574-9)
 
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Tuesday, March 21, 2006If You Had Controlling Parents Host(s): Char Binkley

If your parents controlled you in unhealthy ways, you may be tiptoeing through life waiting...and waiting...for permission to love, succeed and feel content. Permission you're not going to get. On today's encore Mid-Morning, marriage and family therapist Dr. Dan Neuharth offers solid help "If You Had Controlling Parents" (HarperCollins, ISBN # 0-0609-2932-4).
 
Tags: parents, anger, relationships Categories: n/a
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