Parent Stuff Podcast

20
Jan

EP. 13 Daven Lazenby on Free Range Parenting & Winning $10,000

This week's podcast features Daven Lazenby, a Benton Fireman, Tool Shop Owner, and Dad of 1. Daven discusses his unusual high school experience of living on his own at 16, how it has affected his parenting style, and winning a $10,000 scholarship to help with In Vitro Fertilization.

In the podcast we talk about the organization Sarah's Laughter, check them out if you or someone you know is going through infertility and want more information on how to help: https://www.sarahs-laughter.com

 

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!

23
Dec

EP 12. Gods Girls Podcast Collab

For the last episode of 2020, we changed up the format and interviewed two awesome teenagers, Alexa and Aivlinn, who started their own podcast called God's Girls. We asked what their parents did in their lives to encourage them to be podcasters, talk about their faith, and stick with 30+ episodes of their podcast. 

If you are the parents of teenagers, we recommend their content and encourage you to subscribe to their podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/gods-girls/id1516860998 , check them out at https://gods-girls.square.site, search on the Bible App @ God’s Girls, or e-mail them at godsgirls.podcast@gmail.com! 

 

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, we will take a few weeks off over the Christmas break and return in 2021. 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!

16
Dec

EP 11: Marsha Anders on Losing a Child and Working Through Grief

This week's podcast features Marsha Anders, a licensed clinical social worker who has worked in multiple capacities with Child Protective Services, Grief Counseling, and more. Marsha shares about the loss of her adult son and advice on dealing with grief. 

 

Marsha recommends this book on discipline, you can get a copy book here (we're not sponsored, but just think it's a great resource for families: https://www.amazon.com/Parenting-Love-Logic-Updated-Expanded/dp/1576839540/ref=sr_1_4?dchild=1&keywords=parenting+with+love&qid=1608070570&sr=8-4 

 

Marsha also is available as a counselor and does pro bono work for families that have lost a child. You can reach her at 318-461-0011. 

 

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!

9
Dec

EP 10. Stephen Knight on Talking to Kids About Money Plus What Not To Do At Christmas

This week's podcast features Stephen Knight, a dad of two kids under five who highly recommends the book "Smart Kids, Smart Money" by Dave Ramsey and his Daughter Rachel Cruze. Stephen shares what he has learned from the book, why he's having money conversations with a two and 4 year old, and advice for parents to not make it weird to talk about money with their kids. 

You can get a copy of the book here (we're not sponsored, but just think it's a great resource for families: https://amzn.to/39PirDb)

He also shares what he learned from his parents growing up about what not to do during the Christmas season, and what he and his wife Angie have chosen to do as parents. 

 

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!

2
Dec

EP 9. Ami Moss on Parenting with COVID-19 and Being a Teenage Mom

This week's podcast features Ami Moss, a mom of three who is recently out of quarantine with COVID-19. Ami shares advice for parents talking with their kids about the virus, what helped her as a mom to get through this difficult time, and what she would encourage parents to do for their friends and relatives who get the virus. She also opens up about becoming a mom at 16 and raising teenage kids. 

 

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 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!

 

P.S. Ami talks about middle school lifegroups on the show, if you're interested in a middle school lifegroup go to www.theMSM.tv or high school lifegroups at www.theHSM.tv. 

25
Nov

EP8. Ty Harvey on Interracial Marriage and Raising Multiracial Kids

This week's podcast features Ty Harvey, a Bossier City Police Officer and parent of two kids who shares his experience about being in an Interracial marriage, and raising multiracial kids. He also shares general parenting advice on raising teenagers as well as tips for the holiday season. 

 

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. Plus Ty has been a guest on this podcast as well! Find the podcast 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! 

18
Nov

EP 7. John Rennie On Being a Step Parent and Blended Families

This week's guest John Rennie is the Athletic Director at Bossier Parish Community College, and step dad to 2 kids. John got married for the first time later in life, and shares advice and things he learned about becoming a step parent, working together in blended families, and overall parenting / holiday advice for parents of teenagers.

 

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

 

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11
Nov

EP 6: Bill Mcconathy on Having a Mentor and Being a Girl Dad

The most interesting man at Simple Church talks about mentorship and being a girl dad as well as a grandfather now. Listen to the wise, the funny the quiet, Bill Mcconathy.

 

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

4
Nov

EP 5. Working Parents with Simply Chic Owner Britney Spivey

This week on the Parent Stuff Podcast we had Britney Spivey, owner of Simply Chic Boutique, come on to discuss work/home balance as a worker mom and entrepreneur, the best relationship advice they’ve 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! 

28
Oct

EP 4. Peri Reed on Surviving the Holiday Season

Today’s episode of the Parent Stuff Podcast features Peri Reed, a licensed professional counselor and play therapy specialist at Clint Davis Counseling. Peri shares 3 practical tips to help you and your family survive the upcoming holiday season. If you are interested in more information about counseling check out http://clintdaviscounseling.com and if you have a question want more information, email Evan@thesimplechurch.tv.

 

P.S. Evan references this series in the episode, check out this link for more great parenting advice! https://northpoint.org/messages/parenting-in-the-21st-century/real-vs-ideal

 

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

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