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We are a network of brave parents who empower & equip others to intentionally develop & train children to have strong character & integrity. We believe brave parenting is doing the right thing even when it is hard. While it seems our children would rather be raised by the internet, the truth is they need strong and courageous parents who will invest in their character.

We are a network of brave parents who empower & equip others to intentionally develop & train children to have strong character & integrity. We believe brave parenting is doing the right thing even when it is hard. While it seems our children would rather be raised by the internet, the truth is they need strong and courageous parents who will invest in their character.
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We are a network of brave parents who empower & equip others to intentionally develop & train children to have strong character & integrity. We believe brave parenting is doing the right thing even when it is hard. While it seems our children would rather be raised by the internet, the truth is they need strong and courageous parents who will invest in their character.

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210-504-9731


Episodes

Ep. 33: Amino, Passion, and New Friends Friday

11/22/2019
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Innovative ideas are springing up across the country as schools try to balance education and smartphones. Today, we highlight one principal in Iowa's successful new 'No Phones, New Friends Friday' lunchtime tradition. Our app of focus is on AMINO and we'll share a story from this past summer about one 10 year-old's experience on Amino. We also discuss what it means to be passionate - and what to do if your kids are ONLY showing passionate behavior towards video games and screen-related...

Duration:00:25:32

Ep. 32: Houseparty, OK Boomer, Empathy, and the Common Sense Media 2019 Census

11/15/2019
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In this episode we discuss the app Houseparty, the new trend of OK Boomer, the character focus of Empathy, and the Common Sense Media 2019 Census.

Duration:00:33:10

Ep. 31: Facebook, Facebook Ads, and Discernment

11/8/2019
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This week are all about Facebook. The social media giant who boasts 2.7 billion users worldwide is regularly in the news and often in negative light. We're going to take a look at recent news about paid political advertising and give you a refresh overview of the app. We'll also focus on the virtue and value of discernment - especially when it comes to social media advertising.

Duration:00:27:46

Ep. 30: Fortnite and Mike Jacobus of Reset Summer Camp

11/1/2019
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Fortnite: The cultural phenomenon that has captivated millions of children and has frustrated an equal amount of parents. We talk about the details of the game (available for smartphone, PC, or game console) every parent needs to know. We also talk with Mike Jacobus of Reset Summer Camp, a month long gaming/internet addiction camp for teens.

Duration:00:34:50

Ep. 29: Reddit, Tolerance, Chores and Allowances

10/18/2019
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In this week's episode we talk about new research aiming to answer the question of which comes first: Depression or Dependency on a smartphone. With survey results showing average weekly allowances of $30 we look closer into family chores and earning money. We focus on the app and website Reddit and whether it's appropriate for kids. Also, the character focus is on tolerance and how parents can help kids respect and understand differences. Chore Menu (Microsoft Word) Chore Menu (PDF Document)

Duration:00:34:59

Ep. 28: GroupMe, Efficiency, and Consuming vs. Producing

10/11/2019
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In this episode we discuss the App GroupMe, how to teach your children to be efficient, and the power of producing over consuming.

Duration:00:45:48

Ep. 27: VSCO Girls, Self-confidence, VSCO app, and Vaping

10/4/2019
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In this episode we dive into VSCO girls and the new celebrity-like thinking of today's teens. Rightfully so, we discuss the virtue of self-confidence (especially when trying to resist a pop-culture trend like VSCO girls), and the photo-editing and sharing app VSCO. Finally, we talk about Vaping and how parents need to be brave!

Duration:00:41:49

Ep. 26: Unsolicited Nudes, Selfies vs Posies, the App Bumble, and the Character Trait of Sensible

9/27/2019
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In this episode we give our news, character, and app focus a 22 year-old perspective with our guest Evelyn Fernandez. We talk about the prevalence of unsolicited nudes and the difference between a "selfie" and a "posie". We dive into what it means to be sensible online and Evelyn gives a behind the scenes look at the dating app Bumble.

Duration:00:52:22

Ep. 25: Olivia Jade, Google Classroom, and the Character Trait of Educated

9/20/2019
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In this episode, we discuss Olivia Jade being back in the news, the character trait of Educated, and Google Classroom: the pros, the cons, and how it is used.

Duration:00:31:58

Ep. 24: Positive Use of Social Media with Austin & Kate Mackintosh

9/13/2019
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In this episode we talk with Austin & Kate Mackintosh about their journey to becoming missionaries in Ireland while pregnant with triplets and how they used social media to connect with others around the world. To learn more about Austin & Kate Mackintosh: https://www.facebook.com/khmackintosh https://www.instagram.com/katemackintoshrn/ https://www.facebook.com/austin.mackintosh.5 https://www.instagram.com/acmackintosh/ If you would like to support Austin and Kate, you can donate to...

Duration:00:27:19

Ep. 23: Determination, YouTube ends private messages, high schools going phone free, VPN, and access to porn

9/6/2019
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In this episode we discuss YouTube ending private messages, high schools going phone free, VPN access and children, and access to porn and the consequences of the porn culture.

Duration:00:39:10

Ep. 22: Subtle Dangers of Technology with Dr. Margaret Mauze

8/30/2019
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As technology advancements creep into every aspect of our life, it's important to pause and consider what could be lost as we adapt. Technology isn't bad but is it all beneficial - especially for our children growing up. We'll look at the pros and cons of incorporating technology and media into classrooms, learning, reading, and home life.

Duration:00:28:47

Ep. 21: Monkey App, Courageous, and Face to Face Relationships

8/25/2019
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In this episode we discuss the Monkey App, how to develop a courageous child, and the value of face to face relationships in teens and children today.

Duration:00:33:29

Ep. 20: Screens and Sleep with Dr. Margaret R. Mauze, PhD ABPP

8/17/2019
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In this episode, Dr. Margaret R. Mauze joins us again to discuss the effects of screens on sleep.

Duration:00:28:41

Ep. 19: Roblox, Passion, Smart Diapers, and the Fortnite World Cup

8/9/2019
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In this episode we discuss the character trait of being passionate, smart diapers, the game/app Roblox, and the Fortnite World Cup.

Duration:00:32:32

Ep. 18: Technology and Schools with Dr. Margaret R. Mauze.

8/2/2019
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In this episode of the Brave Parenting Podcast we interview Dr. Margaret R. Mauze, a board certified pediatric psychologist, on the use of technology in schools and questions you should ask your school and teachers. Top 5 Tech Questions to Ask Your School

Duration:00:13:08

Ep. 17: Resourcefulness, Wish, Social Media Influencer Murder, and FaceApp

7/26/2019
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In this episode we discuss FaceApp, Wish, developing resourcefulness, and the murder of a social media influencer.

Duration:00:33:00

Ep. 16: Pinterest, Creativity, Screen-Free Parent Coaches, and the Value of Boredom

7/19/2019
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In this episode we discuss Pinterest, Creativity, Screen-Free Parent Coaches, and the Value of Boredom

Duration:00:31:34

Ep. 15: Sexting, Texting, and How to be More Reliable

7/12/2019
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In this episode we discuss a recent study showing that sexting might be "good" for teens, texting apps, and how to be more reliable.

Duration:00:33:33

Ep. 14: Instagram, Authenticity, and the Power of Influence

7/6/2019
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This episode is all about Instagram. The photo and video sharing platform is used by more than 75% of teens and is redefining many aspects of parents and teens lives. The virtue of authenticity and the power of influence are two crucial areas of focus when considering allowing Instagram for your child, which we discuss in depth. We also cover the basic facts of Instagram, including the security and privacy settings you can use as a parent, and recent news headlines with Instagram.

Duration:00:53:08