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Parenting Through The Detour

A podcast for LDS parents with a child who has left the church. Giving you practical real-life help so that you will know what to do when it seems everything has gone wrong. Learn how to connect with your child in a new way so that you can strengthen the relationship and grow closer.

17 Why Your Thoughts are so important

Why Your Thoughts are So Important

So many parents want their child to do something different or be different than they are. They tell me they just don’t understand why their child has made some of the choices they have made. I tell them they are focusing on the wrong thing. The things you are focusing

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16 Unconditional Love

Showing Unconditional Love to Your Child

Micah is back for this episode where we talk about what unconditional love looks like for us. Micah is a natural at showing people love no matter where they are, so I knew he needed to be a participant in this discussion. People talk to us quite regularly about not

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14

When You Tell Yourself You Don’t Know What to Do

I often coach people on their thought of, “I don’t know what to do.” Seems like a normal thing to say to yourself, right? It might seem reasonable, but it isn’t useful, and it literally puts a red light on your brain’s ability to come up with solutions. This episode

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13

Stewardship vs Ownership

This concept of stewardship vs ownership was introduced to me by Ganel-Lyn Condie, who is currently writing a book on the subject. When I heard it for the first time, my mind was blown and I couldn’t wait to share it on the podcast. Viewing every single circumstance in our

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11

Difficult People Part 2

Do you have a “difficult” person in your life? Sometimes (pretty frequently) we find those “difficult” people in our own families. So often, you will want dread being around that person because they are so hard to deal with or it feels like you can’t win and get along with

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10

Difficult People, Part 1

Do you have a “difficult” person in your life? We all encounter difficult people, and it can be so frustrating.  So often, you will want to cut these people out of our lives because they are too hard to deal with or it feels like you can’t win and get

Take A Listen >>
17 Why Your Thoughts are so important

Why Your Thoughts are So Important

So many parents want their child to do something different or be different than they are. They tell me they just don’t understand why their child has made some of the choices they have made. I tell them they are focusing on the wrong thing. The things you are focusing

Take A Listen >>
16 Unconditional Love

Showing Unconditional Love to Your Child

Micah is back for this episode where we talk about what unconditional love looks like for us. Micah is a natural at showing people love no matter where they are, so I knew he needed to be a participant in this discussion. People talk to us quite regularly about not

Take A Listen >>
14

When You Tell Yourself You Don’t Know What to Do

I often coach people on their thought of, “I don’t know what to do.” Seems like a normal thing to say to yourself, right? It might seem reasonable, but it isn’t useful, and it literally puts a red light on your brain’s ability to come up with solutions. This episode

Take A Listen >>
13

Stewardship vs Ownership

This concept of stewardship vs ownership was introduced to me by Ganel-Lyn Condie, who is currently writing a book on the subject. When I heard it for the first time, my mind was blown and I couldn’t wait to share it on the podcast. Viewing every single circumstance in our

Take A Listen >>
11

Difficult People Part 2

Do you have a “difficult” person in your life? Sometimes (pretty frequently) we find those “difficult” people in our own families. So often, you will want dread being around that person because they are so hard to deal with or it feels like you can’t win and get along with

Take A Listen >>
10

Difficult People, Part 1

Do you have a “difficult” person in your life? We all encounter difficult people, and it can be so frustrating.  So often, you will want to cut these people out of our lives because they are too hard to deal with or it feels like you can’t win and get

Take A Listen >>

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