S3 Ep 30 - Annual Advent/Christmas Reflection with Fr. Luke Mata
As we begin the Advent Season, Fr. Luke Mata offers some thoughts on how we can use this time to prepare well for the birth of the Christ Child. Today, we can resolve to run forth to meet Christ.
S3 Ep 38 - Tips for Dealing with Stress from our Experts
In this compilation episode, and our final episode of Season 3, we’re focusing on dealing with stress. We know with the holidays quickly approaching this is oftern a time of high-stress and overwhelm for parents. Our experts offer some helpful tips for dealing with it during the Christmas season and beyond. We’ll hear from mom coach Sterling Jacquith, counselor Catherine DiNuzzo, and therapist Julia Hogan-Werner.
S3 Ep 37 - Drinking Less or Not At All with Christie Walker
As the holidays approach, a season that is often characterized by more drinking, we’ve brought on sobriety coach Christie Walker to talk about her journey to sobriety, how faith plays a role and what steps we can take to begin drinking less. Her helpful insights into alcohol and its impact on the body, and her personal testimony is sure to inspire.
Christie can be found at: https://catholicrecoverycoach.com/
S3 Ep 36 - Catholic All Year with Kendra Tierney
Teaching your children our rich Catholic cultural inheritance can be as simple as celebrating the day they were baptized, or a themed dinner around a Church feast. Founder of Catholic All Year, Kendra Tierney talks with us about how she began incorporating the liturgical calendar into her family life and how you can do the same.
Catholic All Year: https://catholicallyear.com
S3 Ep 35 - Faith and Finances
This week's compilation episode pulls the best words of wisdom from three previous guests: Mike and Alicia Hernon from the Messy Family Project, Kara Fransted from KMH Financial Services, and Jonathan and Amanda Teixeira from Wallet Win! If you love this information, you can hear the full interviews at Episodes 20 and 22 of Season 2 and Episode 18 of Season 3.
S3 Ep 34 - Addiction and Our Catholic Faith with Scott Weeman
This week on the podcast, we're talking with the founder of Catholic in Recovery, a non-profit that offers hope and healing for those recovering from addictions, compulsions, and unhealthy attachments. Together, we talk about the importance of recovery programs paired with prayer, our need for the Sacraments especially during recovery, how to help a loved one who struggles with addiction, and how to seek help if we are an addict.
Catholic in Recovery: https://catholicinrecovery.com
CIR Workbook: https://my.catholicinrecovery.com/product/the-catholic-in-recovery-workbook/
The 12 Steps and the Sacraments: https://my.catholicinrecovery.com/product/the-twelve-steps-and-the-sacraments-a-catholic-journey-through-recovery/
S3 Ep 33 - Your Thoughts Make Who You Are as a Person, Spouse and Parent
We’ve pulled together a compilation episode featuring the best snippets from Motherhood Coach Janet Quinlan’s three-part series on how our thoughts make us who we are. On the various episodes, she talked about how our thoughts make us who we are as a person, a spouse, and a parent. Tune in to hear some of the best bits from these episodes. If you'd like to listen to all of these episodes individually, you can find them this season on episodes 27, 15 and 10.
Janet can be found at: https://janetquinlan.com
S3 Ep 31 - Establishing Parental Authority with Pilar Caranti
When it comes to establishing your authority as a parent, it can be tempting to be permissive or authoritarian. But Life Coach Pilar Caranti walks us through how to find the median between those two extremes. Pilar can be found at:
S3 Ep 30 - Does My Child Need a Therapist with Monica Hinderer
Deciding if your child needs a therapist and how to go about finding one is no simple task. Child therapist, Monica Hinderer, walks us through how to determine if your child needs additional help outside the home, and how to find a therapist that aligns with your goals as a parent.
Monica can be found at: https://www.monicahinderer.com
S3 Ep 29 - Literature and its Role in a Child’s Life
Senior Scholar at Boston University’s Center for Character and Social Responsibility, Karen Bohlin talks with us about the importance of introducing good literature to children and how to avoid becoming reluctant readers. She talks about the importance of going deep into the meaning and messages found in great literature, and how that illuminates the intricacies of life.
S3 Ep 28 - 5 Things to Discuss Before Marriage with Doug Hinderer
Marriage Therapist Doug Hinderer returns to the Fairest Love podcast to share 5 things every couple should discuss before they get married. This episode is perfect for those who have engaged children or even those recently married.
You can find Doug at: https://www.happymarriageforlife.com
Marriage Discernment Course: https://www.happymarriageforlife.com/marriage-discernment
S3 Ep 27 - My Thoughts Create Who I Am with Janet Quinlan
Life coach, Janet Quinlan wraps up her 3-part series on how our thoughts impact our lives with this episode on how our thoughts create who we are. She offers a number of helpful tips for acknowledging the thoughts we have, indetifying the stories we've been repeating, and rewriting those for our betterment.
You can find Janet at: https://janetquinlan.com/
Grab her free Beliefs workbook: https://janetquinlan.com/beliefs