Parent Stuff Podcast

20
Sep

EP 3. Stephen Knight on Having a Child Start Kindergarten & How His Kids Earn Screen Time

On this episode of Parent Stuff, host Evan Semanco talks with Stephen Knight, a friend who has a 5 year old who just started Kindergarten in August 2020 as well as a 3 year old daughter. Stephen shares his experience launching a child into the schools during a pandemic, adjusting to having to give up a part of the control over his kids, and a creative system they use to limit screen time.

 

Referenced in the Episode: 

 

The Tech Wise Family by Andy Crouch: https://www.cru.org/us/en/train-and-grow/life-and-relationships/parenting/how-to-become-a-tech-wise-family.html

 

Cell Phone Contract for Families: https://theparentcue.org/resources/cell-phone-agreement-2020/

 

Setup Netflix Parental Controls: https://help.netflix.com/en/node/264

 

Stephen's First Parent Stuff Podcast: https://apple.co/3k4BnTc 

 

Good Pictures, Bad Pictures for Kids: https://amzn.to/3A8kOLF 

 

Thanks for checking out the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode and you can reach out with questions or comments to Evan@thesimplechurch.tv. If you like this podcast, make sure to check out Backstage with the Simple Church as well! You can also get FREE PARENT RESOURCES and a monthly Family Experience box at www.theFX.tv.

 

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church. Find the podcast here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

 

Thanks again for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast! 

13
Sep

EP 2. Professional Counselor Peri Reed on Pandemic Mental Health and Healthy Technology Use

On this episode of Parent Stuff, host Evan Semanco talks with frequent guest Peri Reed, a licensed professional counselor and play therapist about mental health during a pandemic, kids and COVID, and her best advice for kids using technology. 

 

If you're looking for a counselor for a child, we recommend Peri and Shreveport Counseling and Restoration Center, find more about them here: https://shreveportcounselingandrestorationcenter.com/

 

Referenced in the Episode: 

 

The Tech Wise Family by Andy Crouch: https://www.cru.org/us/en/train-and-grow/life-and-relationships/parenting/how-to-become-a-tech-wise-family.html

 

Cell Phone Contract for Families: https://theparentcue.org/resources/cell-phone-agreement-2020/

 

Thanks for checking out the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode and you can reach out with questions or comments to Evan@thesimplechurch.tv. If you like this podcast, make sure to check out Backstage with the Simple Church as well! You can also get FREE PARENT RESOURCES and a monthly Family Experience box at www.theFX.tv.

 

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church. Find the podcast here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

 

Thanks again for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast! 

6
Sep

EP 1. Parent Stuff Season 2 Trailer: The Tech Wise Family

Parent Stuff is back for Season 2, and this fall we want to help parents win when it comes to technology. 

We'll bring you conversations with experts as well as real parents in the Simple Church on how to best deal with technology, because 78% of parents surveyed said that technology has made parenting more complicated versus previous generations.

Host Evan Semanco will be referencing the book "The Tech Wise Family" throughout, and if you are looking for one thing to do as a parent to better, we highly recommend this book.

Find it and more free resources here:

https://www.cru.org/us/en/train-and-grow/life-and-relationships/parenting/how-to-become-a-tech-wise-family.html

Then subscribe to this podcast so you'll get the new weekly episode, thanks for checking it out and we hope this helps you and your family! 

 

Thanks for checking out the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode and you can reach out with questions or comments to Evan@thesimplechurch.tv. If you like this podcast, make sure to check out Backstage with the Simple Church as well! You can also get FREE PARENT RESOURCES and a monthly Family Experience box at www.theFX.tv.

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church. Find the podcast here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

Thanks again for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast! 

26
May

Ep. 27: Bryan Reed on Ministry and Walking Through Grief

On this episode of Parent Stuff, we talk to Care Pastor Bryan Reed. Bryan shares his experience going into ministry, raising four kids, being a grandfather and empty nester, and more.

 

He also shares about losing a child and what he would say to anyone walking through grief, it's a great conversation and a must listen if you or someone you know has lost someone close to them.

 

Books mentioned in the Episode: 

Chasing Daylight by Erwin McManus: https://amzn.to/3yGHAd5

It's Not About Me by Max Lucado: https://amzn.to/2SsRYEE

Experiencing Grief by H. Norman Wright: https://amzn.to/3oPF2ot 

 

Thanks for checking out the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode and you can reach out with questions or comments to Evan@thesimplechurch.tv. If you like this podcast, make sure to check out Backstage with the Simple Church as well! You can also get FREE PARENT RESOURCES and a monthly Family Experience box at www.theFX.tv.

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church. Find the podcast here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

Thanks again for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast! 

13
May

Ep. 26: Soon to be Dad Jordan Phillips

Jordan is a new dad and we talk to him about being a new dad and how new dads are new....dads....

4
May

EP. 25: Student Ministry Mother‘s Day Special

Welcome to this very special Parent Stuff Podcast! This week, Middle School Pastor Blake and High School Pastor Jonah celebrate Mother's Day by bringing both of their moms onto the podcast! Listen in to meet Amy "the Whimsical Wonder Woman" Lawson and Angie "the Vanilla Killa" Boaz and hear stories of what it was like to be their moms! If you are the parent / grandparent of a teenager, check out the student ministry podcast "SCS (Simple Church Students) Chatroom" each week here! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/scs-chat-room/id1551722684

 

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church, as well as the audio of the Sunday morning message each week! Find all our podcasts here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

Thanks for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast!  E-mail host Evan Semanco at Evan@thesimplechurch.tv with any questions or comments about the show!

14
Apr

EP. 24: Britney Spivey on Being a Working Mom

As we continue to get back after Easter at the Simple Church, this week on the Parent Stuff Podcast we are re-airing our most downloaded episode ever, an interview with Britney Spivey. Britney is the owner of Simply Chic Boutique, and she came on to discuss work / home balance as a working mom and entrepreneur, the best relationship advice she has ever gotten, and how the loss of her mom at a young age has affected her parenting.

 

Thanks for checking out the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode and you can reach out with questions or comments to Evan@thesimplechurch.tv. If you like this podcast, make sure to check out Backstage with the Simple Church as well! You can also get FREE PARENT RESOURCES and a monthly Family Experience box at www.theFX.tv.

 

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church. Find the podcast here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

 

Thanks again for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast! 

7
Apr

EP. 23: Student Ministry Takeover with Angie Haigler

The student ministry team talks with Angie Haigler this week about being a pastors wife, running the Do Good Store, and parenting teenagers during a pandemic. 

 

Check out all the great stuff at the Do Good Store online at https://www.dogoodstore.net or go by the Louisiana Boardwalk to visit the store front.

 

31
Mar

EP. 22: Easter Week Recommendations

Today is a short episode because it is Easter week at the Simple Church, and we would love for you to join us this Saturday, April 3rd or Sunday, April 4th for the service and outdoor kids activities. 

 

Find out all the ways we're working to make it safe to gather in person, get a free ticket to reserve your spot, and more at http://thesimplechurch.tv/events/easter

 

Here are the links for Evan's Recommendations:

 

Smart Family Podcast: https://toninieuwhof.com/connect/

 

The Tech Wise Family by Andy Crouch: https://www.amazon.com/Tech-Wise-Family-Everyday-Putting-Technology/dp/0801018668/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=techwise+family&qid=1617115570&sr=8-1

 

My Tech Wise Life by Amy Crouch: https://www.amazon.com/My-Tech-Wise-Life-Growing-Choices/dp/0801018676/ref=sr_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=techwise+family&qid=1617115570&sr=8-2

 

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church, as well as the audio of the Sunday morning message each week! Find all our podcasts here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

Thanks for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast!  E-mail host Evan Semanco at Evan@thesimplechurch.tv with any questions or comments about the show!

24
Mar

EP. 21: Amber McDonnold on Single Parenting, Divorce, and Hosting a Middle School Lifegroup

This week's podcast features Amber McDonnold, the Lifegroup Director at the Simple Church. 

 

In the podcast, Amber talks about finding a lifegroup for adults,  find one for you here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/ministries/life-groups

 

You can also find information on High School Lifegroups here: www.theHSM.tv

And Middle School Lifegroups Here: www.theMSM.tv 

 

We are also excited to be back for Easter 2021 with the Simple Church, get a free ticket to attend and find out all the info here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/events/easter 

 

If you like this podcast, check out Backstage with the Simple Church for a weekly look behind the scenes at what is happening at the Simple Church, as well as the audio of the Sunday morning message each week! Find all our podcasts here: http://thesimplechurch.tv/resources/simple-church-podcasts

Thanks for listening, make sure to subscribe and give us a 5 star review wherever you are listening to this podcast!  E-mail host Evan Semanco at Evan@thesimplechurch.tv with any questions or comments about the show!

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