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Front Porch with the Fitzes

Elyse Fitzpatrick, Joel Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson

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Front Porch with the Fitzes, is a weekly chinwag featuring author Elyse Fitzpatrick and two of her three kids, Jessica Thompson and Joel Fitzpatrick. Sometimes some unexpected folks might even drop by and sit for a spell. Every week they’ll jibber about faith, family life, things that interest them in culture or news, and what they’re learning about the Lord and their Christianity. Imagine sitting on the front porch of your ol’ Kentucky home, listening to three slightly off-kilter believers ...
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The podcast where adoptees discuss the adoption experience. This is not the usual adoption talk. You will find real, raw, and deep feelings addressed in these interviews. No sugar-coating here! Come and laugh, cry, learn and heal with us. Adult adoptees share stories of search, reunion, and secondary rejection. Adoptees On also curates recommended resources to encourage and educate the adoption community about adoptee issues.
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Become a champion for your family in the time it takes to enjoy a cup of coffee! Every episode of the Focus on the Family Christian podcast helps you confidently guide your loved ones through the unique challenges faced by today’s Christian families. With over 40 years of trusted, compassionate stories of redemption, hosts Jim Daly and John Fuller connect you to biblically sound marriage and parenting help that is relatable, practical, and interesting. Listen/Learn/Apply/ThriveInChrist!
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A podcast with 3 actionable takeaways in every 30-minute episode because you are a busy mom with a full schedule and an even fuller brain. Listen in to feel encouraged and inspired, as we learn together how to overcome overwhelm and find more peace and magic in motherhood. Hosted by Rachel Nielson, a mother, teacher, and writer.
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The Forgotten Podcast

The Forgotten Initiative

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We want to see people everywhere supporting the foster care community and experiencing Jesus together. So, in this podcast, we are sharing the stories of the foster care community to bring awareness that leads to action!
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Audio Theatre Central

Porchlight Family Media

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We explore family-friendly audio drama through news, reviews, and interviews with cast and crew. Audio drama critic, J.D. Sutter, and a rotating cast of co-hosts discuss new releases from series such as Lamplighter Theatre, Adventures in Odyssey, Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, Heirloom Audio, and Jonathan Park. They will also introduce you to the work of other producers that the team thinks you'll enjoy and address industry topics that are of interest to the fanbase. Become a supporter o ...
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Are you thinking about adopting or fostering a child? Confused about all the options and wondering where to begin? Or are you an adoptive or foster parent or kinship caregiver trying to be the best parent possible to this precious child? This is the podcast for you! Every week, we interview leading experts for an hour, discussing the topics you care about in deciding whether to adopt/foster or how to be a better parent. This podcast is produced by www.CreatingaFamily.org. We are the national ...
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Join clinical psychologist and mom of three Dr. Becky Kennedy on her weekly podcast, as she takes on tough parenting questions and delivers actionable guidance—all in short episodes, because we know time is hard to find as a parent. Her breakthrough approach has enabled thousands of people to get more comfortable in discomfort, make repairs after mistakes, and always see the good inside. You'll gain the tools to embody your authority while developing a stronger parent-child connection, helpi ...
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In just 90 seconds, get practical marriage and parenting help from Focus on the Family president Jim Daly. The biblical wisdom from this podcast provides bite-sized encouragement that helps busy Christian families thrive together in Christ.
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Get the wisdom of an entire 30-minute Focus on the Family broadcast in just 60 seconds! Busy parents can find practical and trustworthy 'nuggets of truth' in these streamlined interviews with a Christian perspective. From potty-training your kids to communicating better in your marriage, you will get the inspiration you need to help your family thrive together in Christ.
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Have a strong-willed child who doesn't respond to consequences, argues like an attorney, and refuses to do things your way? Good! You're in the right place. Celebrate Calm Founder Kirk Martin has given over 1,000,000 parents and teachers around the world practical, life-changing strategies to stop power struggles, yelling, and defiance NOW. Based on work with 1,500 challenging kids (many with AD/HD, OCD, ODD, ASD, etc.) in his home, and years spent in classrooms, Kirk's approach is refreshin ...
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The Big Life Kids podcast teaches children to stay resilient, believe in themselves, and face life's challenges with confidence! In each episode, Zara and Leo travel the world to discover the living heroes that are making a difference in the world today. Each episode is reviewed and approved by a licensed therapist to ensure that the social-emotional learning and growth mindset lessons covered on this children's podcast are science-backed and accurate. Ideal for children ages 5-10. The podca ...
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Welcome to the Holderness Family Podcast! On Facebook and YouTube we are known as The Holderness Family. We make those silly songs and skits with our kids, but on this podcast, it's just us... the real us. The non-Christmas-jammies-us, the why-can't-my-socks-be-on-the-kitchen-counter-us (Penn) the why-do-I-have-to-go-outside-and-talk-to-people-us (Kim).On this podcast, we will share the real-life ups and downs of living together, working together, raising kids together, in what we hope is a ...
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Stories of the human heart. A candid, unscripted conversation between two people about what's really important in life: love, loss, family, friendship. When the world seems out of hand, tune in to StoryCorps and be reminded of the things that matter most.
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Raising Good Humans

Dear Media, Aliza Pressman

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As a parent, do you ever wish someone could just whisper some realistic and trustworthy support in your ear? And not make you feel awful for not having all the answers? Well, that’s what I’m here for. I'm Dr. Aliza Pressman, developmental psychologist, parent educator, asst. clinical professor, and co-founder of both Mount Sinai Parenting Center and SeedlingsGroup. And I'm a mom... trying to raise two good humans myself, so I'm in this with you! In each episode, we'll go deep (but brief) wit ...
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Christian mom or dad, could you use some encouragement and support? Put your ear buds in for this Christian parenting podcast and get practical, faith-based inspiration through all stages of parenting — raising toddlers, navigating the school-age years, preparing for puberty, and seeing your teen soar with confidence. Hosted by Danny Huerta, in every 8 to 15 minute episode, you’ll hear parenting experts share Biblical truths, effective parenting techniques, and useful resources that will hel ...
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Have questions? Get Answers. We’re here to help you solve those everyday problems, whether it’s getting the most from your weekly shop, finding travel hacks to save on your family holiday or simply learning the tricks that make your everyday life easier. Every fortnight Harry Kind and Grace Forell will draw from hundreds of Which? experts and bring in the most knowledgeable guests for engaging and entertaining conversations to help you live your best consumer lives.
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Didn't I Just Feed You

Stacie Billis and Meghan Splawn

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Didn’t I Just Feed You is a candid weekly podcast about feeding our families -- because, wow, kids need to eat a lot. And frequently too! Armed with culinary prowess earned from over 20 years as food professionals and practical, non-judgmental advice shaped in the parenting trenches, co-hosts Stacie and Meghan make life as the family cook easier. Or at least funnier.
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Simple Families

Denaye Barahona Ph.D.

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Simple Families offers solutions for living well with children. In this show, we focus on child behavior, positive parenting, family wellness, and decreasing the mental load. As a Mama with a doctorate in Child Development, Denaye’s perspectives are grounded in research, but more importantly real life.
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Parenting Beyond Discipline

Erin Royer, MA Clinical Psychology, Child Development Specialist

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Erin Royer, MA Psy. is the go-to expert on all things parenting and child development for today’s common challenges. Her parenting podcast covers way more than just discipline. She dives into topics such as self-esteem, development and health, modern parenting issues and even education. Erin is not just knowledgeable but also relatable, warm, and sometimes even funny. https://www.yourvillageonline.com
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The Blended Family Podcast is a weekly show with a strong focus on strategies and methods to help your family thrive. Blended Families face many difficulties and challenges which can sometimes drive families apart. The goal of this podcast is is to help your family grow together through these challenges and create the peaceful and loving home you desire. Your host, Melissa, understands these struggles because she has a blended family of her own. When you listen to this podcast, you will see ...
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Fun videos to inspire, intrigue and stir your imagination from some of the world's leading thinkers and doers onstage at the TED conference, TEDx events and partner events around the world. You can also download these and many other videos free on TED.com, with an interactive English transcript and subtitles in up to 80 languages. TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.
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Football’s funniest family duo — Jason Kelce from the Philadelphia Eagles and Travis Kelce from the Kansas City Chiefs — team up to provide next-level access to life in the league as it unfolds. The two brothers and Super Bowl champions drop weekly insights about their games and share unique perspectives on trending NFL news and sports headlines. Plus, entertaining stories from a combined 21 years in the league, off-field interests, and engaging conversations with special guests. Watch and l ...
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In a world that increasingly defaults to false dichotomies, we explore the messiness of living wisely —the choices, tradeoffs, priorities, and grace of living a nuanced life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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Family From The Heart

Cliff & Stephanie Ravenscraft

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In the Family From The Heart Podcast, Cliff and Stephanie give you a behind the scenes look into the lives of the Ravenscraft family. This is an entertaining podcast that is meant to be an authentic, unscripted, look into lives of a family who have given up on the ordinary to pursue the lives for which they were created. Be sure to check out Stephanie's current main podcast, Thriving Mosaic, in your favorite podcast directory. Be sure to check out Cliff's current main podcast, The Cliff Rave ...
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Wire Talk was created to encourage and equip moms throughout the challenging and life-changing journey of motherhood. Each week on Wire Talk Karen Stubbs offers godly, practical advice on the topics every mother has questions about: mom guilt, our children’s faith, potty-training, divorce, our teenagers dating, and more!
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Sage Family

Rachel Rainbolt

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Rachel Rainbolt is the mama behind the Sage Family Podcast, where we gather around a virtual campfire to share meaningful conversations with inspiring and insightful friends around Gentle Parenting, Natural Homeschooling, and Simple Living. Are you ready to live the family life of your dreams?
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CHOSEN FAMILY is a weekly podcast with 3 queer internet stars on the rise: Alayna Joy, Ashley Gavin, and Mak Ingemi. With their unique perspectives they mimic a typical heteronormative family. Each week they bring a topic to the "dinner table", give each other advice and answer listener questions about queer life, dating, sex, etc.
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1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
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How do you raise kind, confident kids without losing your cool? How do you manage kids’ behavior, help them regulate their big emotions, AND stay grounded? Mindful Parenting is here to help. I’m Hunter Clarke-Fields, former yelling, frustrated mom. Dealing with my anger drove me to find practical, compassionate parenting strategies to regulate emotions as well as mindfulness to bring peace to the chaos at home. In each refreshingly honest episode you’ll come away knowing that you have permis ...
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Well-Adjusted Mama

Dr. Laura Brayton

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A podcast dedicated to educating and empowering women from preconception, pregnancy, birth, and through early motherhood on wellness lifestyle. The host, Dr. Laura Brayton, is a maternity/pediatric chiropractor and mother who has hand-selected experts in natural, holistic health-care specialties to shine light on options and choices during this exciting phase of a woman’s life.
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You spend a quarter of your life at work. You should enjoy it! Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to discover the keys to a better work life. From learning how to love your rivals to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again. Produced in partnership with Transmitter Media.
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Real men with authentic faith. Legacy Dads is a community of Christian men focusing on issues such as marriage, parenting, and leadership. We equip men who are trying to balance faith, our modern lives, and leading our families to a lasting legacy.
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Life is messy, live well anyway. I'll go first! We all live in the middle of our own type of messy, but that doesn't mean that we can't live well in the midst of it. In Live Well Anyway, MacKenzie Koppa takes you along as she does just that and shares from her own experiences as well as those of her guests. Listen in for a good dose of reality, information, and humor around the topics of wellness, beauty, style, planning, and life.
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Abby Johnson shares how a series of small compromises, over several years, almost derailed her life. As a teenager, Abby sought the attention of men, which resulted in her first pregnancy and abortion. Believing that Planned Parenthood helped poor women get real health care, she became a model employee of her local center, until she witnessed an ul…
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There are all kinds of families, and while a majority may be heteronormative with a mom and a dad, plenty of kids grow up in families that don’t fit that mold. Plus, we don’t really know what the gender expression or sexuality of our children may ultimately be. So how do we talk about these things with our kids? How do we raise kids who feel accept…
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In the modern age of DISBELIEF, Andrew Klavan offers wisdom and insights on the 3 MODERN PROBLEMS of: Unbelief, Science, and Radical Politics. Join me, Lindsey, and Kim as we discuss his profound work The Truth and Beauty, looking especially at theme of FEMININITY and its connection to modern loss of faith. Check out other videos on book club tips …
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3 Shocking Thoughts Strong-Willed Kids Want to Share With You If your strong-willed child could verbalize what they are feeling, this is what they would tell you. I hope you find this insight helpful in understanding a child who often feels misunderstood—which leads to anger, defiance and power struggles. We can change this. Let your child listen--…
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As a young man, John Marriott was questioning his Christian beliefs. He began analyzing and “deconstructing” his faith. Then, he RE-constructed his faith, built on the strong foundation of Jesus Christ. In an age where young people are seeking truth and authenticity, Marriott shares why many are leaving the Christian faith and how you can pray for …
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92%ers we are back with another episode of New Heights sponsored by Crown Royal! In this episode, we look at a strange Father’s Day tradition that involves hanging with your bros in the woods, we attempt to settle some Beer Bowl II controversy, and Jason might have some dog racing in his future. We also have Travis break down the Chiefs mini-camp, …
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Picture this: lounging on a boat with endless food and drinks, just you and your spouse. Sounds dreamy, right? Bryan and Stephanie give you a sneak peak on what to expect from the 2025 Love Like You Mean It cruise. They also chat about marriage tips, like why respect and open communication is key for a strong relationship. Show Notes and Resources …
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Mak pulls off a masterful prank and Alayna shares sad news about her spoon carving journey. The fam also discuss the impact smartphones have had on mental health and tools for sensory issues. This week’s listener question involves the pros and cons of coming out in the workplace. FOLLOW CHOSEN FAMILY TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@chosenfamilypod …
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Send us a topic idea or question for Weekend Wisdom. Join this inspiring discussion with two former foster youths who talk about their time in foster care and how that experience shaped them. Lanitta was a pregnant and parenting teen growing up in the North Carolina foster care system. In May of 2022, she joined the 2% population of former foster y…
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If you are interested in starting a podcast I have a course: https://lwyant.mybrandsystem.co/podcast Video option: https://youtu.be/A1noJhcTXzg Pamela shares her experiences of running a custom t-shirt business and the decision to sell it, driven by a calling to write a book and engage in women's ministry. She recounts her diverse background, from …
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Some kids love rules while others don't. However, if a parent is too strict, Danny and John will share why that can increase the chances of rebellion. Then, Dr. Ken Wilgus joins Jim Daly to discuss how most parents are doing better job than we think. Find us online at focusonthefamily.com/parentingpodcast. Or call 1-800-A-FAMILY. Receive the book F…
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Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence; the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse's. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 2 of 2) Receive the book The Emotionally Healthy Marriage and an audio download of "Celebrating the Jo…
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I didn’t grow up with home systems. It was more like “leave everything in a pile and pull from that pile as necessary.” If you’ve been living like that and you want to make a change, today’s podcast will hopefully give you some ideas you can customize! 1. Private vs. Common Areas Common areas are kept clear–shoes are in one spot, jackets belong in …
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This week’s caller is gearing up for a big move across the country. He calls to talk with Gethard about living his life as a trans man, some of the difficult reasons he’s making this move, and how, despite those difficulties, his life has opened up in some really beautiful ways. Register for Your Free Tickets to Our America Now: Beautiful/Anonymous…
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Could you be lacking a critical aspect in your marriage? Bryan and Stephanie Carter talk about the importance of it in our interactions, arguments, and even the way we parent. Could this understanding be the key to salvaging a struggling marriage? Show Notes and Resources Connect with Bryan Carter and catch more of his thoughts at concorddallas.org…
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Want to know the secret to being happily married for 37 years? Listen and learn from Karen in today’s episode! We’re exploring how to navigate differences, keep the love alive, and build the strong, united front that benefits your kids. With personal stories, practical tips, and plenty of laughs, this episode is all about celebrating the joys and q…
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I have fond memories of riding bikes and walking around the mall, with my biggest worry being how to avoid the intense southern heat. Fast forward to today, my 17-year-old daughter’s summer is planned out to the minute. Between college applications, tennis, and being a normal social teenager, her schedule is could be compared to a complex military …
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“Our needs are never in conflict. It’s the strategies that we use to meet our needs that get us into conflict.” Lisa Rothman joins me in today’s episode about Conflict. Lisa is a mom who has spent more than 20 years learning, practicing, and teaching collaborative communication skills. We discuss a template for preventing and repairing conflict, ca…
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Dr. David Stoop recalls how praying with his wife kept them connected, even when it was hard to pray. Listen to the Full Program Receive the book The Emotionally Healthy Marriage and an audio download of "Celebrating the Journey to Becoming a Dad " for your donation of any amount! If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedb…
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Some kids are just more. More emotional. More resistant. More reactive. Just more. Dr. Becky thinks of them as Deeply Feeling Kids and author and parenting activist, Debbie Reber of Tilt Parenting, thinks of them as Differently Wired. Today, Debbie joins Dr. Becky to discuss different frameworks and strategies for parents of kids who are just more.…
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The million-dollar question is how do we cultivate and strengthen love—with our child or our partner? Dr. Sue Johnson, innovator in attachment and developer of Emotionally Focused Therapy has the answers. Find out why marriages fail, how to talk to your child, how to give your child a secure attachment and even hear the story of Sue losing it at he…
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Sir Richard Branson has spent his lifetime taking dreams and making them reality. As the founder of the Virgin Group, he's built more than 400 businesses spanning from retail to music to transport. In his spare time, he’s advocated for human rights and sustainability — and set world records for hot air ballooning and kitesurfing. Richard talks with…
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A strong parent-child relationship is so important, but it can sometimes be hard to know how to build one. It’s my honor to share an interview with my Dad, Mike Westover. He has had, without a doubt, the biggest impact on my life, my mothering journey, and how I am trying to build bonds with my kids. My dad is and always has been a rock in my life,…
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Is your schedule a never-ending stream of lists and calendar invites? Finding time to reconnect with spouse can feel like a challenge. David and Meg Robbins share their takeaways from the Love Like You Mean It cruise. Show Notes and Resources Hear more episodes by David and Meg Robbins Discover the secret sauce of great marriages and the importance…
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During the month of June, applications to become a TFI Advocate are open! TFI Advocates bridge the gap between churches and agencies right in their local community. Get the details and apply right here. We cover many topics here on The Forgotten Podcast from how to know when to start fostering, real stories of people throughout the foster care comm…
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Choosing kitchen gear for kids is about equipping them with tools that are well designed for their size and skill level — because having the right kitchen tools for the job makes cooking safer, easier, and even more fun. But not everything needs to be made just for them. Looking to reduce the overwhelm of feeding your family while saving time AND m…
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Drs. David and Jan Stoop discuss the concept of emotional intelligence; the ability to understand your emotions, as well as your spouse's. The Stoops explain how bettering that understanding can help you improve and strengthen your marriage. (Part 1 of 2) Receive the book The Emotionally Healthy Marriage and an audio download of "Celebrating the Jo…
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Dr. David Stoop suggests improving your communication by verbalizing your emotions. Listen to the Full Program Receive the book The Emotionally Healthy Marriage and an audio download of "Celebrating the Journey to Becoming a Dad " for your donation of any amount! If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feedback.…
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In this episode, the original Legacy Dad, Lance, joins in for an interview with Dr. Owen Strachan about his new book "The War on Men: Why Society Hates Them and Why We Need Them." Owen is Provost and Research Professor of Theology at Grace Bible Theological Seminary (GBTS). Before coming to GBTS, he served as Associate Professor of Christian Theolo…
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Discipline Without Being Angry or Permissive How can you discipline a strong-willed child without being angry and frustrated? How can you discipline without letting your child get away with things? In this Father's Day episode, Kirk gives Dads (and Moms) specific strategies to discipline AND build a closer relationship with your child. Our Summer S…
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*Affiliate links and sponsors are included in this post. Thank you for your support! SHOW NOTES In this episode, MacKenzie walks you through the steps to set goals this summer and actually follow through on them. The general steps are Define what you want to accomplish Break the goals into smaller pieces Ask the “When” Question Start your day off w…
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Send us a topic idea or question for Weekend Wisdom. A Lifebook is the story of how your child came to be yours and the story of his life before he came to you. Adoption is only one aspect of your child, and at some point, his life merges into your life. However, he had a life before he came to your family, and his Lifebook tells this part of his s…
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What's masculinity look like--without the "toxic?" It could look like men feeling the need to keep quiet or going with the flow. David and Meg Robbins are here to answer questions about toxic masculinity vs. healthy masculinity. Show Notes and Resources Hear more episodes by David and Meg Robbins Find resources from this podcast at shop.familylife.…
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In this episode, author Ruth Whippman sits down with us to explore the complex challenges of raising boys. Our discussion dives deep into the socialization of boys, the impact of societal norms, and the urgent need for empathy and emotional nurture. We address how to navigate the conflicting messages boys receive about masculinity and vulnerability…
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Former NFL player Benjamin Watson describes why it’s good for men to serve and meet the needs of their household. Listen to the Full Program Receive the book The New Dad's Playbook and an audio download of "Celebrating the Journey to Becoming a Dad" for your donation of any amount! If you've listened to any of our podcasts, please give us your feed…
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After a successful football career in the NFL, Benjamin Waston has turned his attention to celebrating fatherhood by encouraging first-time dads to be the man their wife and children need them to be. Benjamin speaks into the crisis of fatherlessness and the necessity for men to step up and take responsibility. A father’s role is a cornerstone in th…
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