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Dealing with Parental Guilt – MBFLP 192

1/17/2018
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A recent study reported that parents experience 23 “pangs of guilt” every week about their parenting decisions. Surely we’re not all ruining our children, destroying the planet, and failing in every regard. So what can we do about nagging guilt feelings as Mom or Dad? This episode we talk about real guilt, false guilt, and […] The post Dealing with Parental Guilt – MBFLP 192 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:32:01


Talking About the Movies – MBFLP 191

1/9/2018
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This episode, we open up about several of the big releases in the theaters right now – and share some principles we use for evaluating entertainment through a Biblical lens for our family! Some Other Resources You Might Appreciate How we score the media … Our blog reviews on … Murder on the Orient Express […] The post Talking About the Movies – MBFLP 191 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:31:45


Christmas and Convictions – MBFLP 190

12/7/2017
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For a holiday in the church calendar, it’s amazing how many opinions and practices and scruples Christians have about celebrating Christ’s birth! This week we start from a friend’s question about Christmas trees and look at the underlying issues of Christian liberty, conscience, grace, and the gospel. Join us for this timely and practical look […] The post Christmas and Convictions – MBFLP 190 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:31:10


When Your Kids Make You Angry – MBFLP 189

11/30/2017
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We all have to deal with it – there are days when the kids drive us crazy, or even, just one kid pushes us a little too far. What do you do when the anger rises? How do you deal with mad feelings? Is it okay to express our frustration … or should we bury […] The post When Your Kids Make You Angry – MBFLP 189 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:00:10


Gift Buying on a Budget – MBFLP 188

11/20/2017
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Pollsters tell us that Americans are planning to spend $862 each this Christmas. Well, maybe your family doesn’t have a $1700 gift budget … or maybe yours does, but you want to give presents with lasting value. How do you go about that? This episode we talk about things we do to make gift-giving both […] The post Gift Buying on a Budget – MBFLP 188 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:32:20


Fear-Based Parenting – MBFLP 187

11/17/2017
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Are you a frightened parent? It’s one thing to be prudent, because there are real dangers that threaten our kids … but when our caution becomes fear, it can interfere with our children’s healthy development to competent adults … and psychologists say that anxiety is a hallmark of the Millennial adult. This episode, we look […] The post Fear-Based Parenting – MBFLP 187 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:34:22


Dating v. Courtship – MBFLP 186

11/6/2017
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It’s been a hot discussion in homeschooling for decades – what should we teach our kids about finding a mate? What’s really the Biblical model? After following one philosophy for several years and then realizing some of the assumptions really weren’t playing out in reality, we delved back into the Scriptures and found some surprising things […] The post Dating v. Courtship – MBFLP 186 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:33:52


Doing Ministry With Your Kids Along – MBFLP 185

10/28/2017
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Are you in ministry, or do think you might be called into some kind of Christian service, but have mixed feelings and doubts about the role of your kids? How do you do Kingdom work with little ones in tow? Is it even possible? We’d suggest that not only is it possible, sometimes having your […] The post Doing Ministry With Your Kids Along – MBFLP 185 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:30:38


Smart Kids Who Struggle – MBFLP 184

10/12/2017
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Sometimes you have a student who struggles – but just in one area! How do you understand and help a student who’s “twice exceptional” – who’s both gifted and special needs at the same time? Resources We Recommend Home School Foundation Special Needs Homeschooling Homeschooling When Learning Isn’t Easy by Heather Laurie The post Smart Kids Who Struggle – MBFLP 184 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:31:38


Breaking Up – Like a Christian – MBFLP 183

9/26/2017
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Sometimes even the best-intentioned relationships come to an end. It’s going to be awkward, and it’s probably going hurt. Does the Bible give us any direction on how to do this? You bet – let’s talk about it. The post Breaking Up – Like a Christian – MBFLP 183 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

The College Application Dance – MBFLP 182

9/18/2017
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The process of applying for college can be stressful for homeschoolers. It’s hard enough being both Mom and Teacher – now she has to play Guidance Counselor too! Can your son prove he’s ready for college? How can you showcase your daughter’s real gifts? Will admissions offices believe it when Mom gives the grades? Hal […] The post The College Application Dance – MBFLP 182 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:33:12


Talking to Kids about Disasters – MBFLP 181

9/11/2017
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The news is full of alarming stories – hurricanes, flooding, wildfires, and more – and it’s nearly impossible to shield our kids from hearing about it. How do you help your children understand natural disasters and bad news with concern but not panic? Do you talk with your teenagers differently than your young kids? What […] The post Talking to Kids about Disasters – MBFLP 181 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:33:40


Boy-Friendly Homeschooling – MBFLP 179

8/28/2017
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We had six boys, one after another, and thought our family’s sort of crazy was just normal life. Then people who had girls first started asking, “How in the world do you manage to homeschool all those boys?” The fact is, they are very different from their sisters – and from the moms who teach […] The post Boy-Friendly Homeschooling – MBFLP 179 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:30:25


Teen Boys Who Hate School – MBFLP 178

8/14/2017
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Long ago, we noticed a revolving door at the eighth grade – parents who homeschooled their children from the beginning putting their kids into the school system, and public school parents pulling their kids out of the very same pipeline. Maybe the problem isn’t the school, but the student! This episode we talk about early […] The post Teen Boys Who Hate School – MBFLP 178 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:30:52


Preteens and Spiritual Doubt – MBFLP 177

8/7/2017
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One of the most disturbing, even frightening, experiences of our parenting journey was learning of a child’s spiritual doubts. After pouring love and Scripture into our children for ten years, we may find that it hasn’t taken root – or that the early buds of childlike faith didn’t mature with time! This episode, we talk […] The post Preteens and Spiritual Doubt – MBFLP 177 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:32:19


Bullies and What to Do About Them – MBFLP 176

8/2/2017
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One of the reasons many people start homeschooling is to avoid “negative peer interaction,” which often means bullying. Sadly, though, it can happen at church, at homeschool meetings, or simply any gathering of kids. It can even happen inside your own family! This episode, we’re talking about approaches for dealing with bullying situations – how should […] The post Bullies and What to Do About Them – MBFLP 176 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:32:30


Important Stuff We Forget To Teach – MBFLP 175

7/24/2017
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We all start homeschooling knowing that we’ll have to teach reading, spelling, math … all the traditional classroom subjects. But we quickly realized there were some things that “just happened” in school, and now that we’re the school, we need to make plans for them. Unfortunately, we meet a lot of homeschool families who are […] The post Important Stuff We Forget To Teach – MBFLP 175 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:31:48


Body Image and Family – and What To Do About Them – MBFLP 174

7/17/2017
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Do you feel uncomfortable about your own body? When Melanie wrote about this on our blog, it turned out to be one of our most popular articles! This episode, we talk about handling negative self-talk, building up your wife, and recognizing the impact your self-doubt may be having on your kids. Melanie’s original blog post: […] The post Body Image and Family – and What To Do About Them – MBFLP 174 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:31:30


Hard Conversations – MBFLP 173

7/10/2017
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Even the best friendships run into rough spots – husbands and wives, parents and kids, church friends, neighbors. Sometimes you need to have those terrible conversations that begin, “We need to talk …” But even if they’re difficult, those conversations are critically important in the life of a relationship. Dodge them, and you may be […] The post Hard Conversations – MBFLP 173 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:32:53


Kids and Phones – Smart or Not? – MBFLP 172

7/5/2017
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It’s been ten years since Apple introduced the iPhone – and the whole world has changed because of it. Like many new devices and technologies, what started as an amusement became a near-necessity. But should our kids have access? Do young people need a phone of their own? Or is it a popular trap that […] The post Kids and Phones – Smart or Not? – MBFLP 172 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Radio Network.

Duration: 00:26:45

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