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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.

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United States

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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.

Twitter:

@KFUORadio

Language:

English

Contact:

314-965-9000


Episodes

Healthy Habits

9/22/2021
How did eating and beverage drinking habits of children change during the pandemic lock down and remote learning? Are schools adapting now that students are back to in person learning? Listen to Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan on this episode to find out.

Duration:00:04:27

Expecting Normalcy

9/15/2021
Research released in just the past few days shows that parents expect a shift toward normalcy soon. However, right now, they have high levels of anxiety about their children returning to in-person learning. Listen to Gary and Dr Mary Manz Simon discuss ways to help our kids and us feel supported and safe. We must be alert to mental health needs.

Duration:00:04:26

Prayers for Parents

9/8/2021
Fears during the pandemic have made many of us wonder if we were doing a good enough job because there are so many things out of our control. Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss this and focus on prayer for protecting our children.

Duration:00:04:34

Back to School Anxiety and Hope

9/1/2021
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the anxiety that kids are feeling as they continue to return to the classroom this school year. Mary shares ideas on how we can help our kids by verbalizing our fears. Gary reminds us of the twenty third psalm, and that we have a forever future. That verse reads, “Goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life. And I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

Duration:00:06:04

Workcation

8/18/2021
Hear Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan talk about how people enjoyed the extra flexibility in their schedule with working and school from home. Learn what the new term “Workcation” means.

Duration:00:04:51

Unboxing Video Trend

8/11/2021
What are unboxing videos on YouTube? What are the newest toys? And is it too early to talk Christmas? Hear Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan talk about these things in this episode.

Duration:00:04:23

Back to School Questions

8/4/2021
Will back to school excitement and fall events help ease the transition and fears as we move forward with trying to get back from a year of quarantine? Listen as Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss going back to in person school.

Duration:00:04:56

Returning to Social Life

7/28/2021
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the transition of kids back into “the so-called normal life” post pandemic. Are kids jumping right back into social life quickly or are they moving cautiously?

Duration:00:03:31

Pandemic-Induced Stress

7/7/2021
Hear Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon as they consider the stress that the pandemic caused for kids.

Duration:00:04:29

Positive Pandemic Outcomes

6/30/2021
What Biblical virtue may be an outcome of the pandemic? Listen to Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about trust.

Duration:00:04:06

Safe Summer Activities

6/23/2021
Is the pandemic bubble busted? Listen as Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss this along with safety issues to take into consideration during summer activities.

Duration:00:04:58

Post-Pandemic Family Interaction

6/16/2021
Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about interacting with children as we continue to move back into post-pandemic routines.

Duration:00:04:53

A Better Normal

6/9/2021
Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about a better normal as we continue to recover from this past year of isolation.

Duration:00:04:29

Pandemic Fatigue

6/2/2021
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the topic of pandemic fatigue.

Duration:00:04:28

Closing a Chaotic School Year

5/26/2021
This week, Gary and Mary focus their conversation on the end of this chaotic Covid school year. Will it be back to normal this Fall?

Duration:00:05:02

Keeping Kindness

5/19/2021
The importance of kindness is our discussion for this week. Gary and Mary focus their conversation on how being extra kind helps during the pandemic.

Duration:00:04:24

Digital Detox

5/12/2021
What is digital detox? Find out with Mary and Gary as they continue their discussion on the easing of COVID pandemic restrictions.

Duration:00:04:08

Easter and Spring

5/5/2021
It is the Easter season, Gary and Mary talk about the excitement this of this Easter season and Spring as pandemic life makes way a more normal lifestyle.

Duration:00:04:21

Returning to the Classroom

4/28/2021
This week Gary and Mary discuss kids getting their lives back to normal as schools continue to open to in classroom learning.

Duration:00:05:05

Resuming Normal Family Life

4/21/2021
Mary and Gary talk about how concerns and fears are easing up now that the vaccine is being distributed and other parts of life are getting back to normal.

Duration:00:05:59