What Mom Might REALLY Need

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I’m a mother of a (great) toddler.  My husband works incredibly hard to support our family to the tune of 80 hours a week on a swing shift, so I’m… Read more

Teaching Kids the Value of Peace

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We live in a world that moves at the speed of light. Work, appointments, after school activities, homework, and any semblance of a social life you try to have for… Read more

Parenting – Let’s Get Real

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Let’s talk parenting for a moment. For those of you who don’t know my backstory, I have my degree in Elementary Education. I worked in a daycare through my college… Read more

Why Having A Kid Should Scare You

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This morning I had the pleasure of chatting with Lisa (one of our Suncoast Kids Directors) on Coffee Talk. I am so grateful that she was honest and open with… Read more

They’re HAVING a hard time

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Often my time reading these days is spent on online articles on parenting. Several months ago, a friend of mine with a child 4 months older than my guy mentioned… Read more

How to talk to young people about doubt

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When leaders and parents tend to silence young people’s doubts, young people not only learn that their church and family can’t handle doubt; they think God can’t handle doubt either…. Read more

How do I help busy and stressed teenagers and young adults? Two new rules of thumb

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Approximately 20% of teenagers confess that they worry a great deal about current and future life events. But only 8% of the parents of these same teenagers are aware that… Read more

Why do we do Free Family Events?

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We do a lot of Free Family Events here at Suncoast. Why do we do that? Something powerful happens in the moments we spend with our families. When we share… Read more

Parenting Class Podcasts

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Besides actually being a parent, one of my greatest joys is teaching the Parenting Class at Suncoast.  I think your relationship with your child is so important no matter what… Read more

What I Learned From The Parenting Class As A Childfree Millennial

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Hi there! You can scroll to the bottom for the full playlist, or keep reading! I had the pleasure of hosting a podcast series with Susan called “Parenting Class” which… Read more