Podcast 2018-04-09T23:46:25+00:00

The Practical Family Podcast is an audio show that you can listen to in your home or on the go, on your very own devices. Each week, Jenn Bryant will address topics related to faith, family, education with special guests or co-hosts. It’s such a convenient way to get practical ideas to build stronger foundations for your family.

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If you’re interested in being a guest on the podcast, email jenn@practicalfamily.org with the topic and/or book you would like to share!

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Jennifer Bryant is an educator in real life and online. Her website is a wonderful resource for parents wanting to raise good humans who love the Lord. Even if you’re not a Christian, she has a lot of helpful, encouraging, and amazing content on her site. This podcast is such an amazing resource to dive in deeper and get even more out of her advice and knowledge. She’s fun to listen to, has great guest speakers, and leaves you with a smile feeling encouraged and blessed after listening to her podcasts. Definitely a parenting podcast on the rise.

Jean, @jeaniulani | iTunes Subscriber

I enjoy looking through the archives because there is always something I want to learn more about or be encouraged in or pass on to encourage someone else!

OverflowOfHope, iTunes Subscriber

Thank you for giving me the support and guidance to parent my children in a way that will make them grow and be an asset to their communities.

Angry Bird Star Wars 2, iTunes Subscriber

Encouraging, God-centered, and helpful!

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Episode 041 | Resources and Wisdom for Classical Homeschooling

Our guests today are two classical homeschooling mamas of five children each who have collaborated to create a wonderful resource for parents who homeschool the classical way. Amy Atkins and Sara Burns of Sunshine and Oranges bring hope for overwhelmed mamas just trying to figure out this homeschooling thing, and are an [...]

By | June 28th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Episode 038 | Why Planning Can Be Your Best Friend and Your Worst Enemy

Planning and goal-setting can propel us productive mamas toward our goals in extraordinary ways, but left unchecked, even the best planner can get wrapped up in "doing," and forget to rest. Listen in on how planning can work for or against you, and the one thing you really need to schedule into [...]

By | May 16th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

Episode 037 | Raising Strong Parents in a Child-Centered Culture

Arlene returns to the podcast to discuss her new book, Parents Rising, a candid and honest look at why parents of this generation seem to have given up authority. We'll talk about practical steps to influence your child in God's ways and how we can fight this culture of entertainment. Connect with [...]

By | May 6th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

Episode 036 | How to Be Present in Your Child’s Day

Author, speaker, and homeschool mama of ten, Tricia Goyer encourages you how to be present in your child's day with practical tips on how to be intentional with every sweet moment of motherhood while pursuing our God-given callings. Connect with Tricia www.TriciaGoyer.com Tricia's Podcast: Walk It Out Mentioned in this Episode 40 [...]

By | April 28th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , |

Episode 034 | Home on Purpose – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 of the Home on Purpose series, Trisha Childers give us practical ideas for being more intentional with our stuff and explains how simple baby steps can get us going in the right direction. Sign up for the FREE Home on Purpose Video Course by clicking here ---> https://practicalfamily.org/home-on-purpose. [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Episode 033 | Home on Purpose – Part 1

You don't have to be an "organized" person to be intentional with things in your home. Messy drawers, jumbled closets & piled possessions don't have to be a source of contention in your family. Trisha Childers encourages us to think differently about our stuff because when everything has a purpose, home life [...]

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Home Care, Podcast|Tags: , , , |

Episode 031 | The Secret Idols of Parenting

We all want well-behaved children, but to what lengths will we go to make that happen? Should good behavior even be the goal of good parenting? Author and blogger Jennifer Phillips discusses how we can hold up four particular "idols" that can get in the way of extending grace and truth when [...]

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Parenting, Podcast|

Episode 030 | Technology and the Senior Population

Keeping our aging loved ones connected through technology is often easier said than done. What they need from us is patience, love, and support as they navigate new systems and avenues of communication. Janet Grace Hochberg is a long-time care provider, ministry & community leader on the island of Oahu. Her insight [...]

By | January 29th, 2018|Categories: Community, Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Episode 029 | Embracing a Simpler Life

Embracing simplicity has more to do with perspective than just stuff. Join me and author Katie Bennet to explore some ways we can gain a healthier home life by just switching our perspective. Connect with Katie here: EmbracingaSimplerLife.com 30 Day Scripture Writing PlanĀ  5 Days to a Simpler LifeĀ  Help for the [...]

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Faith, Home Care, Podcast|Tags: , , , |
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