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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 054 | Why We Need Mom Mentors

Women put lots of pressure on themselves to handle every responsibility with ease.  Sarah Mae shares how we need mom mentors and the guidance of an older woman to navigate the difficult waters of life, connection with God, and our kids. Click below to listen! About the Author Sarah Mae has found herself to [...]

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Episode 053 | When You Don’t Feel Like a Natural Pregnant Mom

Pregnant women go through plenty of changes, but what if those changes are not only unexpected, but exhausting and even scary? Jaclyn Flores shares her first pregnancy experience that knocked her off her feet and onto her knees. Hear about how she learned how to trust God when she could not control what was [...]

By |February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , |

Episode 052 | Getting Control Under Control

Jennifer Dukes Lee shares the natural inclinations of women who need to have everything under control, and how they can peacefully walk in their calling. Click below to listen! About the Author Jennifer is a big fan of dark chocolate, emojis, eighties music, bright lipstick, and Netflix binges. She and her husband are raising [...]

By |January 21st, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

Episode 051 | Telling the Greatest Story Through Music

Telling the Greatest Story Through Music Give your kids the chance to learn the Biblical message through music! Check out my conversation with Vince Pierri and download his album The Greatest Story Ever Told to sing through the hiSTORY of the Bible with your family. Click below to listen! About the Songwriter Vince Pierri's [...]

By |November 24th, 2018|Categories: Faith, Learning at Home, Podcast|

Episode 050 | Loving My Actual Christmas

Loving My Actual Christmas Have you ever found yourself wishing for a different Christmas? Does Christmas usually come with mixed feelings of joy, regret, and maybe even anxiety? What would your actual Christmas look like if you could have it your way? Expectations surrounding the Christmas season seem to have turned from hope to [...]

By |November 21st, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |

Episode 049 | Becoming Less Than Perfect Parents

Raising little people doesn't mean producing perfect little Christ followers. But instilling a love for the real Jesus will transform the sacred ground of our home. Less than perfect parents can raise (sort of) great kids! Jami Amerine shares how her perspective as a mother was transformed when she gave her home life back [...]

By |November 12th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , |

Episode 048 | Homegrown Learners

Meet a former public school teacher who fell in love with learning at home and developed her own music appreciation curriculum. This seasoned mama has many nuggets of wisdom to share for families considering the homeschool lifestyle. Mary Prather, founder of HomeGrownLearners.com and the S.Q.U.I.L.T program talks about her homeschool misconceptions and how their [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|Categories: Learning at Home, Podcast|

Episode 046 | Why Do You Homeschool?

Every family who chooses homeschooling is asked this question, and there is almost always a different answer. In today's episode, Jenn Bryant tells her story about deciding to come home after years of working full-time and the intentional process of making the decision to homeschool. Listen to the Full Episode Below Jenn's story about transitioning home from [...]

By |October 27th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

Episode 044 | Understanding Single Motherhood

Jenn Buell shares her story of loss, loneliness, and longing, but lovingly guides us on the road to understanding the needs of single moms. Jenn Buell shares her story of loss, loneliness, and longing, but lovingly guides us on the road to understanding single motherhood. There is power in sharing our stories. [...]

By |August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , |

Episode 043 | The Truth Behind Parenting Littles

Parenting is about learning to go with the flow, especially in the early years when these tiny humans seem to be running the show. Listen in on my convo with author McKinley Rich and find freedom in this busy season of life. Parenting Littles is Wonderfully Unpredictable Parenting is unpredictable because… well, [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|

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 example of [...]

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