Flatirons Parenting Podcast

By Flatirons Community Church

Listen to a podcast, please open Podcast Republic app. Available on Google Play Store.

Description

What does it look like to really be engaged as a parent today? It can be as rewarding as it is challenging. The Flatirons Parenting Podcast explores failures and successes in parenting. We discuss balance and discipline, technology and spirituality, helping daughters find their identity, scheduling family time, and lots more. The podcast is designed to help you think through the challenges you face and offer hope through our shared experiences and knowledge.

Episode Date
Sex Offenders
19:12
Care Pastor Lisa Brandenburg talks about how to have discussions about sex offenders and how to keep your children safe. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 29, 2017
Teens and Faith
17:42
Flatirons Student Ministries Director Lindsey Heslop discusses helping kids stay strong in their faith in a culture where they might feel like they are in the minority. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 08, 2017
Summer Kids Learning
25:20
Flatirons Academy Principal Teresa Fraser and Ali Webster discuss how to keep your kids engaged this summer with their learning while still enjoying the time off. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
May 25, 2017
Nutrition and Caring for your Body
19:54
Dr. RJ Gelinas and Dr. Michelle Mathiesen join us to discuss food and faith in a home with children. How caring for your body well with nutrition is important for families. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
May 18, 2017
Family Dynamics: Foster Parents - Part 2
24:11
Part 2 of Ron and Rebecca Barnes discussing foster parenting challenges and how they navigate their family dynamics. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
May 10, 2017
Family Dynamics: Foster Parents - Part 1
19:46
Ron and Rebecca Barnes discuss foster parenting challenges and how they navigate their family dynamics. Part 1. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
May 03, 2017
Student Ministries: Depression, Anxiety and Sex
1:15:49
This week on the Flatirons Parenting Podcast we have a live recording from a panel of experts who discuss depression, anxiety and having conversations with your teen about sex. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Apr 27, 2017
Authority
21:42
Flatirons Academy Principal Teresa Fraser discusses the difference between authority over kids and discipline, and the importance each plays as a parent. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Apr 19, 2017
Family Dynamics: Toni Valdez
15:53
In our series about family dynamics, Toni Valdez joins us to discuss the challenges and successes of a single mom of two. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Apr 13, 2017
Unexpected Health issues
38:56
Ron and Ashley Leach discuss how to deal emotionally with the unexpected health issues your children face. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Apr 05, 2017
Family Dynamics: Divorce and Children
30:27
In our series about family dynamics, Rachel Larsen joins us to discuss the effects of divorce on children. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Mar 30, 2017
Family Dynamics: Scott and Jen Severn
21:18
In our series about marriage and family dynamics, Scott and Jen Severn join us to discuss challenges and success in traditional marriage. Questions? Email parents@flatironschurch.com
Mar 23, 2017
Blended Families: Gretchen and Matt Foster
37:11
In our series about relationships, Gretchen and Matt Foster join us to discuss challenges and success in a blended family. Questions? To submit a question please email parents@flatironschurch.com
Mar 17, 2017
Family Dynamics Intro
10:26
Scott Nickell discuss marriage, relationships and parenting as we get ready to start a series looking at traditional marriages, blended families, single parents and foster parents. To submit questions please email parents@flatironschurch.com
Mar 10, 2017
See Something, Say Something
16:45
Circle of Friends Director Brittany McClurg discusses the concept of fostering the curiosity of kids when they see someone that is different from themselves. If you have a question you would like to have answered on the podcast please email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Mar 01, 2017
Social Media
24:21
Zack Weingartner and Todd Van Fleet discuss parenting challenges with social media, online games and devices. To submit your questions email us at: parents@flatironschurch.com
Feb 23, 2017
Pointing Kids to Jesus
18:34
Scott Nickell and Ron Leach discuss how to point your kids to Jesus by modeling the behavior in your own life.
Feb 16, 2017
Building Heart and Conscience
10:57
Justin Morgan discusses how to build awareness for self and others in kids as they grow up.
Feb 08, 2017
Modeling Grace
17:47
Scott Nickell and Ron Leach discuss why and how you should model grace in your life with your children to help them learn how to receive it as well.
Jan 31, 2017
Conversations About Sex - Part 2
17:02
Part 2: Chris and Beth Bruno share helpful tips on how to have conversations with your children about sex.
Jan 19, 2017
Conversations About Sex - Part 1
14:25
Chris and Beth Bruno share helpful tips on how to have conversations with your children about sex.
Jan 11, 2017
Sharing Your Story
14:55
Chris and Beth Bruno discuss the importance and value of sharing your personal story with your kids. To suggest a question for the podcast, email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Jan 04, 2017
Serving as a Family
18:45
Marijo Tinlin discusses ways families can serve others in their community this holiday season. To submit a question for the podcast, email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Nov 16, 2016
Thankfulness
17:05
Ashley Leach and Justin Morgan discuss teaching and practicing thankfulness with your kids through the holidays. To submit a question for the podcast, email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Nov 01, 2016
Politics, Faith and Hope
22:39
Scott Nickell and Ron Leach discuss how to navigate conversations in your life and home around politics and our faith. To submit a question for the podcast, email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Oct 20, 2016
The Open Door Policy
20:26
Ron Leach and Sarah Grundy discuss creating your home environment to serve as a safe place for friends and family. To submit a question for the podcast, email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Oct 04, 2016
Learning Disabilities and School
17:47
Parenting children with learning disabilities can be challenging. Flatirons Academy Principal Teresa Fraser discusses ways to come along side your children in school and help them reach their goals.
Sep 22, 2016
Conversations about Drugs and Alcohol
23:42
Scott Nickell and Student Ministries director Ben Foote discuss how to have conversations with your kids about drugs and alcohol in a culture where they are becoming widely accepted and common.
Sep 08, 2016
Giving Encouragement
20:06
Kid Ministry Staff Justin Morgan and Heather Jackson discuss building self esteem and giving encouragement to kids. Email parents@flatironschurch.com to submit your topic for the podcast.
Sep 06, 2016
Encouraging Risks
17:46
Ron Leach and Scott Nickell discuss the importance of encouraging your kids to take risks and find their boundaries. Email parents@flatironschurch.com to submit your question for the podcast.
Sep 02, 2016
Back to School
25:12
Join Flatirons Academy Principal Teresa Fraser to discuss how to create home environments and routines that help your kids win at school. Email your questions to parents@flatironschurch.com
Aug 30, 2016
Preparing Financially for College
19:05
Join Michael Koehn as we discuss how to prepare financially for college. Email your questions to parents@flatironschurch.com
Aug 12, 2016
Kids Being Salt and Light
13:52
Join Ashley Leach as she discusses how to encourage kids to be Salt and Light in their communities. To suggest a topic for discussion on the podcast email us at: parents@flatironschurch.com
Aug 09, 2016
Teaching Communication
17:30
Scott and Jen Severn discuss ways to build solid foundations to help kids communicate their emotions well. They also talk about how to model communication well by being a good listener.
Aug 04, 2016
Fathers and Daughters
20:24
Ron Leach and Scott Severn discuss the importance of fathering a daughter and ways discipline looks different for girls. They talk about the importance of modeling the characteristics of what a good man looks like.
Jul 29, 2016
Pornography in the Lives of Children - Part 3
12:12
In Part 3 of Pornography in the Lives of Children Jason and Shelley Martinkus discuss parenting challenges caused by pornography and dealing with the problems at home.
Jul 21, 2016
Pornography in the Lives of Children - Part 2
16:54
In Part 2 of Pornography in the Lives of Children, Jason and Shelley Martinkus discuss parenting challenges caused by pornography and dealing with the problems at home.
Jul 19, 2016
Pornography in the Lives of Children - Part 1
12:38
Effects on the Childs Brain - Part one of a three part series with Jason and Shelley Martinkus of Redemptive Living talking specifically about the effects of pornography in the lives of children.
Jul 15, 2016
The Hookup Culture
24:40
In a time that is being called the "Hookup Culture" Lara Veve and Ashley Leach discuss building messages of worth and desirability in young women.
Jul 12, 2016
Independence
16:06
Lara Veve and Ashley Leach discuss how to help your children become more independent by releasing some control as a parent. To suggest a topic for the podcast email parents@flatironschurch.com
Jul 05, 2016
Privacy vs. Protection
20:10
Scott Nickell and Ron Leach discuss the differences between the need for privacy and the need for protection for kids using social media. They talk about how you can give your kids the freedom to fail in using social media appropriately at home, when they are in a safe environment, so they can learn from their mistakes. To submit your questions email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 30, 2016
One-On-One Time
15:58
Scott Nickell and Ron Leach talk about how to identify the need for one-on-one time with your kids and how to be intentional with the that time. To submit your questions email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 28, 2016
Love The Kids You Have
17:30
Parenting can be hard when you can't find ways to connect with your kids. This week Ron and Ashley Leach discuss how to love the kids you have, not the ones you want. To submit your questions email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 23, 2016
When Parents Don't Share the Same Faith
19:39
Here is the most frequently asked question we have had submitted to us: how do you raise and support your children when one parent is a believer and the other is strong skeptic. We talk about this scenario as it relates to marriage, divorce, and step-parent situations. To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com.
Jun 21, 2016
Talking About Tragedy
22:13
Teaching Pastor Scott Nickell discusses how to talk to kids about the tragedy we see in the media. To submit questions please email: parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 16, 2016
Making Family a Priority
11:21
Summit Kids Ministry Elementary Director Justin Morgan walks us through his experience of identifying his most important priorities: faith and family. He talks about how to make sure you're being intentional with the time you have and how to stay focused in the midst of work and to-do lists. To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com.
Jun 14, 2016
Sibling Rivalry
12:47
Ron and Ashley Leach discuss how they reinforce the importance of kids loving and encouraging their brothers and sisters in the midst of rivalry and jealousy. To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com.
Jun 09, 2016
Devotion Time For Kids
16:57
What should I read with my kids to help them understand more about Jesus? Kids ministry curriculum director, Rebecca Barnes, shares some ideas and resources for helping families create time each day for Bible reading and prayer. She talks about devotion times for younger and older children and the importance of creating this faith habit. Devotional resources mentioned: Fruit of the Spirt Devotional: http://flatironschurch.com/summit "Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young. Bible Gateway offers daily reading plans. "A Daughters Worth" by Ava Sturgeon. Email questions for the Parenting Podcast to parents@flatironschurch.com
Jun 07, 2016
The Importance of Community
21:52
How does inviting people into your home, or into your children's lives add value to your family? Join Ron and Ashley Leach as they discuss how they have built and modeled community in their home for their children. To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com.
Jun 02, 2016
Roles: Husband and Wife to Mom and Dad
14:11
What does the transition look like for a relationship changing from husband and wife to mom and dad when kids come into the picture? How do spouses support each other and be intentional about maintaining their relationship? To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com
May 31, 2016
Dealing with Bullies
23:20
Flatirons Community Church Teaching Pastor Scott Nickell and his wife, Ali, discuss how kids can deal with bullies at school. They address both face-to-face interactions and social media exchanges. To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com.
May 26, 2016
Talking to Your Kids About Finances
20:38
Flatirons Community Church CFO Michael Koehn talks about how to have conversations about money in your household and teach your kids the best ways to give, spend and save. To request a topic for the podcast, email parents@flatironschurch.com.
May 24, 2016
How to Pray With and For Your Kids
13:59
Join Ashley Leach and Host Zach Wear as they discuss how they spend time praying with their kids and modeling prayer for their children. Email your questions to: parents@flatironscommunitychurch.com to have them discussed on the podcast. Prayer challenge referenced here: https://www.reviveourhearts.com/articles/31-biblical-virtues-to-pray-for-your-children/
May 19, 2016
Car Conversations
14:54
Flatirons Community Church kids ministry pastor Ron Leach talks about being intentional in his drive time with his kids by starting conversations that go from basic to deep. Submit your questions to be answered on the podcast at: parents@flatironschurch.com
May 17, 2016
Teaching Forgiveness
16:26
Flatirons Community Church Teaching Pastor, Scott Nickell, and Kids Ministry Pastor Ron Leach discuss how to teach kids to ask for forgiveness and to forgive. Submit your questions to be answered on the podcast at: parents@flatironschurch.com
May 12, 2016
Mothers and Sons
15:18
Ashley Leach talks about the way she balances relationships in a house with two boys. She discusses the balance of maintaining the tenderness between a mother and a son and how she handles discipline. Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
May 06, 2016
Baptism and Kids
14:23
When is the best time for kids and parents to consider baptism? How can you start having conversations to help your kids make the decision to be baptized? Flatirons Community Church teaching pastor Scott Nickell and kids ministry pastor Ron Leach discuss how Flatirons Community Church handles baptism for kids. Email your questions to:parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
May 03, 2016
Introduction and Purpose
6:04
You don't have to do this on your own. Flatirons Community Church Lead Pastors Jim and Scott lay the foundation for the Flatirons Parenting Podcast as a help for parents who are in a large community of other parents sharing some of the same struggles.
Apr 29, 2016
Teaching Your Kids How to Study the Bible
18:28
Flatirons Community Church teaching pastor Scott Nickell discusses ways he is working with his own kids to teach them how to study the Bible. He offers parents resources that he loves to use for all ages of children up through high school. Feel free to email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Apr 11, 2016
Parenting with Discipline and Grace
17:52
Flatirons Community Church teaching pastor Scott Nickell defines discipline and grace and how they apply to parenting. He includes real-life examples of how this can be done well, and how we fail at times, too. Feel free to email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Apr 10, 2016
Starting Faith Conversations
17:10
Starting and having faith conversations with your kids is challenging. Join moms Lara Veve and Ashley Leach as they chat about the importance of having those conversations with our children. Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Apr 08, 2016
Balancing Sports and Activities at Home
27:50
Sports and activities can be great for kids, but how do you maintain the balance and importance of family time and values in the midst of the craziness? Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Apr 06, 2016
Am I Enough?
13:30
Women's Community Director Lara Veve and local If Gathering host Natalie Truman talk about the question: "Am I Enough?" It's a question that many of us moms and dads ask ourselves when struggling to balance life in our homes. Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Mar 31, 2016
Speaking Value and Identity Into Your Daughters
12:51
Women's Community Director Lara Veve and local If Gathering host Natalie Truman discuss the importance and impact of speaking value and identity into your daughters. Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Mar 29, 2016
When to Fight and When to Surrender, Ep. 2
6:13
In part two of this episode Flatirons Community Church Pastors Scott Nickell and Jim Burgen discuss when you should fight and when you should surrender. They focus on the battles we face outside of the home, and when you need to come alongside your children to face challenging issues in school, with friends or even at church. Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Mar 22, 2016
When to Fight and When to Surrender, Ep. 1
13:48
Flatirons Community Church Pastors, Scott Nickell and Jim Burgen, discuss when you should fight and when you should surrender. The first episode in this two-part podcast is focused on the battles we face in the home and how to parent with discipline and stand firm on the values you have created for your children.
Mar 11, 2016
Technology and Kids
13:46
Flatirons Community Church teaching pastor, Scott Nickell, and kids ministry pastor Ron Leach discuss how they treat technology in their parenting. Listen to their tips on how we can protect our kids from some of the dangers of technology and how we can teach and lead our families to use media and devices responsibly. Email your questions to: parents@flatironschurch.com to have them answered on the podcast.
Mar 08, 2016