The Barbara Rainey Podcast: A Mother’s Legacy

By Barbara Rainey | April 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

As Mother’s Day approaches, I thought it fitting to share this conversation with our daughter, Ashley, on our podcast today. While this particular conversation was recorded several years ago, the things we discussed are definitely still relevant today! We talk about when we understood what leaving a legacy meant to each of us, about feeling […]

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3 Ways to Teach Your Children to Understand and Express Their Emotions

By Barbara Rainey | March 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

This is the conclusion of a two-part series on the importance of emotional security in your children. Read part one here. When you welcomed your first child into the world, if someone had asked you, “How will you teach this child about their emotions?” how would you have answered? I would have stared back wordlessly […]

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The Barbara Rainey podcast: Getting Ready to Release Your Teens

By Barbara Rainey | March 17, 2022 | 0 Comments

Do you remember when you were 17 or 18 years old? Do you remember struggling with things like time management, learning the value of a dollar, and making sense of this crazy world? In today’s episode of The Barbara Rainey Podcast, Dennis and I talk about some of the lessons we learned while guiding our […]

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Why Developing Emotional Security in Your Children Matters

By Barbara Rainey | March 14, 2022 | 4 Comments

The room was small, dark, and silent. Stepping inside we saw three walls lined with baby cribs each occupied by a tiny baby. In the back corner a disengaged caregiver lifted her eyes in our direction. The babies were alone. Unattended. Silent. Our daughter Laura and I were part of an overseas medical mission team […]

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The Gift of Listening

By Renee Swope | January 25, 2022 | 2 Comments

With so many things competing for our time and attention, how many of us moms are struggling with really listening to our kids? Our guest writer today, Renee Swope, gives us some great insight into this common issue and helps us understand the importance of this gift. We hope you’ll enjoy hearing her wisdom. I […]

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