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A Moment for the Family from KFUO Radio

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Dr. Mary Manz Simon, practical parenting specialist and bestselling author, joins host Gary Duncan to talk about the issues and challenges faced by families, parents and grandparents today.

Dr. Mary Manz Simon, practical parenting specialist and bestselling author, joins host Gary Duncan to talk about the issues and challenges faced by families, parents and grandparents today.

Location:

United States

Description:

Dr. Mary Manz Simon, practical parenting specialist and bestselling author, joins host Gary Duncan to talk about the issues and challenges faced by families, parents and grandparents today.

Twitter:

@KFUORadio

Language:

English

Contact:

314-965-9000


Episodes

Engaging with Reading

5/4/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon discusses with Gary Duncan the importance of reading to young children. She also talks about how biblical stories should be a large part of the reading material read to children. Hear tips on how to help keep kids engaged in a lifetime of reading.

Duration:00:04:15

Increasing Outdoor Activity

4/27/2022
With kids spending lots of screen time during the pandemic and over the winter it is time to get them out of the house for summer. Would your kids and grandkids benefit from outdoor activities like a summer job, sporting, team play and even summer education activities? Gary Duncan talks with Dr. Mary Manz Simon about this and more.

Duration:00:05:28

Modeling Respect

4/20/2022
Gary Duncan discusses with Dr. Mary Manz Simon about respect. What is it really? In this podcast we talk about how we should treat each other and how to model and teach respect to our children.

Duration:00:05:51

Discussing Difficult Situations

4/13/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan address talking with children about difficult situations. What is transforming the ways we approach our children with difficult subjects and world events?

Duration:00:06:13

Parenting Styles

4/6/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the variety of parenting styles and how they influence our children. What influences our parenting styles? Is it nature, such as genetics, or nurture?

Duration:00:03:59

Quantifying Screen Time

3/30/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the various devices with screens—from phones, tablets, TV, gaming systems and computers. How much screen time is too much?

Duration:00:04:09

Caring for Mental Health

3/23/2022
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about the importance of mental health care during and following the pandemic. What are the range of emotions that we experience daily and how do we cope with them?

Duration:00:04:11

Developmental Milestones

3/9/2022
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about the pace of life and ways to stay up to date on the issues impacting the family. Do you have a fear of missing out? Join us and learn about child development and a new checklist for developmental milestones for young children.

Duration:00:03:54

Scheduling and Sports

2/23/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon discusses with Gary Duncan scheduling concerns as kids return to school sports. We should be aware of scheduling issues and at times we need to adjust each child's commitment to do what is best for the family.

Duration:00:04:07

Teens, Stress, and Sleep

2/16/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon has a discussion with Gary Duncan about teenagers and how they are dealing with more stress than ever before. Also connected with the stress level in teens is a lack of having a full night's sleep. Listen in for tips on how we can support our teenage children and grandchildren.

Duration:00:05:29

When to Bend the Rules

2/9/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon shares with Gary Duncan information how many families bend the rules during isolation in the course of the pandemic. Should the relaxation of the rules be brought back into balance? Listen to discover the right balance.

Duration:00:04:35

Family Mental Health

2/2/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon discusses with Gary Duncan information about what the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling a mental health crisis. Mary has four helpful tips on how to bounce back from the feeling of helplessness as the pandemic continues to disrupt our life and mental health.

Duration:00:04:24

Nutrition for Your Baby

1/19/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon shares with Gary Duncan information about the many new options available for healthy, natural, and nutritionally balanced baby food. This includes home delivery baby food services.

Duration:00:04:38

Learning Tips—Helping Kids with Math

1/19/2022
Dr. Mary Manz Simon shares some helpful tips with Gary Duncan on ways to help kids with math. These timely tips may help kids who have lost some learning opportunities because of on-line learning during the continuing pandemic.

Duration:00:04:38

Strategies for Stressful Times

1/12/2022
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss how pandemic disruptions continue into the new year. Mary shares with us ways strategies for coping with this stressful time.

Duration:00:05:00

Thankfulness amidst Challenges

12/15/2021
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the supply chain issues and how they are affecting school lunch programs. Even while people continue to struggle with supply shortages Gary and Mary share the message to be thankful for what we have.

Duration:00:04:03

The Virtue of Patience

12/8/2021
Dr. Mary Manz Simon talks with Gary about the pressures that continue among children and adults as in school learning continues during post quarantine. The discussion focuses on the virtue of patience as the pandemic continues.

Duration:00:05:33

Making Mental Health a Priority

12/1/2021
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss mental health issues with kids and adults. More people are beginning to accept and understand that mental health care and treatment are an extremely important part of overall healthcare.

Duration:00:04:05

Creative Kids in the Kitchen

11/24/2021
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss how children who began cooking and helping in the kitchen during the quarantine continue to do so post isolation and enjoy being creative in the kitchen.

Duration:00:05:07

Social Withdraw

11/17/2021
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss what the experts call social withdraw. Are we experiencing additional anxiety now as we begin to gather into groups post quarantining?

Duration:00:05:07