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    Courageous Families Spotlight Podcast

    The Courageous Road: Stories of Families Overcoming Adversity

     

    • Inspiring and motivating other parents whose loved ones are in the midst of  any struggles.
    • Giving testimonies of hope for the ‘light at the end of the tunnel’.
    • Sharing a family’s faith journey, which evolves through courageous choices and actions.

    It Is Here! Our Premiere Episode Is Below!

  • Regardless of where you are in your family's journey, your circumstances, and your kids' ages, there is wisdom in each story. We invite you to listen with a curious attitude and an open mind, to find inspiration for your family's courageous journey.

     

    Episode 101: Janet and John Bonnin

    Janet and John share how they supported their son with courageous choices

    during his challenging college years, following his life-threatening auto accident.

    NOTE: Have you heard the story of that scary day? If not, watch a quick video below, called "Our Story" first.
     

  • Episode 101 Resources

    Our Story - Have you heard about the day of Janet and John's son's accident? If not, take a few minutes to watch as Janet courageously shares her experience of that terrible day, and speaks about her loved ones desperately trying to locate the youngest member of their family.

    See below - for an amazing conversation between Family Coach Janet Bonnin and Therapist Linda Hermann on Linda's amazing concept of the "3 C's of Parenting." It can change the way you parent your kids from this day forward!

    Power of Choice - Watch as Family Coach Janet Bonnin quickly shares 4 pointers to use choices to reduce power struggles with your kids.

    Connect with us - for more amazing conversations on Facebook and on the "Courageous Families Spotlight" podcast!

  • "Wise Parents, Wise Kids" Series

    Conversations that inspire and help you Parent Smarter!

     

    Please enjoy several of our best
    "Wise Parent, Wise Kids" conversations Below!

    Teacher Talk Series: 
    Helping Your Middle and High School Kids Succeed

    Family Coach Janet Bonnin and Parent Advocate Angela Woodrow welcome Veteran Teacher Dottie Miller for wisdom for the Middle and High School years. Dottie shares insight into several different success mindsets she encourages her students to foster in her classroom, and invites parents to support these mindsets at home. Grab a cup of coffee and listen in!

    Geocaching: A Fun Way To Get Kids Outdoors!

    Here's a fun activity to get the kids outside, regardless of their ages! Nurse Practitioner Maureen Havrilla and Elementary School Teacher Casey Havrilla say this about Geocaching, “it’s a real world treasure hunt! It’s a great way to get out with your family and friends and experience something new. It’s the thrill of the hunt and the feeling of excitement when you find the cache – big or small!”

     

    Listen in as this mother / daughter team of professionals, dedicated to healthy minds and bodies, share how they create fun and learning... even on the way to the grocery store! Great resource links at the end of this video. Listen now!

    A Mom's Work Is Never Done!

    What can you do when you have a hard time navigating "in-law" relationships? In this "Wise Parents, Wise Kids" interview, Janet Bonnin and Angela Woodrow reflect on family heritage and family legacy, and how the core family and the extended family can be a blessing when keeping the family fine-tuned in every season of the family life cycle.

    "YES Day!": A Great Way for Family Fun and Adventures!

    Parents - you will want to do this! In another great chat, Family Coach Janet Bonnin and Parent Advocate Angela Woodrow welcome Sarah Markowski - Speaker / Editor, MOPS Mentor, Mother and Wife.

     

    Sarah shares her family's fantastic experiences with "Yes Day!" over the years, as created by author Amy Krouse Rosenthal. This idea is fantastic for parent and child alike, where the word "NO" gets used more often than either would like.

     

    This idea is fun regardless of your kids ages and stages of life! Great resource links at the end of this video.

    Therapist Linda Hermann will blow you away with her "3 C's of Parenting" Wisdom!

    Parents: Can the wisdom from a single blog post really impact how you parent your kids for the rest of your life?

     

    YES, it can! JOIN Family Coach Janet Bonnin and Linda Herman, her friend, colleague, and Family Therapist, as Linda shares the wisdom behind a simple post she wrote about the "3 C's of Parenting".

     

    Regardless of your children's ages, this is one that will inform and inspire your interactions with your kids! Listen in Now!

    Parenting to support Neuro-divergent Learning Styles # 1

    Join Parent Coach Janet Bonnin, Parent Advocate Angela Woodrow and Guest Karen Aitken of Classroom Management Specialists for part 1 of 2 of a great conversation on Learning Styles.

     

    Karen Aitken shares real examples of how she helps her students identify their learning styles and move past frustration to successful learning.

     

    Karen then shares suggestions on how parents can help their children overcome homework struggles and create better learning environments in their homes.

    Parenting to support Neuro-divergent Learning Styles # 2

    Join Parent Coach Janet Bonnin, Parent Advocate Angela Woodrow and Guest Karen Aitken of Classroom Management Specialists for a part 2 of 2 of a great conversation on Learning Styles.

     

    Karen Aitken shares real examples of how she helps her students identify their learning styles and move past frustration to successful learning.

     

    Karen then shares suggestions on how parents can help their children overcome homework struggles and create better learning environments in their homes.

    Fostering Family Gratitude in Spirit and Action

    GRATITUDE and GIVING BACK are the themes of this insightful and encouraging "Wise Parents, Wise Kids" chat between Parent Coach Janet Bonnin and her guests Ricardo Flores-Clar and Angela Woodrow.

     

    Join us to hear ideas to help our kids push aside thoughts of self, get in touch with blessings and be of service to those less fortunate.

    Staying Family Strong: Connecting Across Generations

    What can you do when you have a hard time navigating "in-law" relationships?

     

    In this "Wise Parents, Wise Kids" interview, Family Coach Janet Bonnin and Angela Woodrow reflect on family heritage and family legacy, and how the core family and the extended family can be a blessing when keeping the family fine-tuned in every season of the family life.