A Moment for the Family

Dr. Mary Manz Simon, practical parenting specialist and bestselling author, joins host Gary Duncan to talk about the issues and challenges faced by families, parents and grandparents today.  

Show Time: Wednesday at 12:00-1:00 p.m. Central Time
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A Moment for the Family: Family-Friendly

In our discussion this week with Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon turn to the Covid definition of “Family-Friendly.” What are our actions and reactions teaching our children during this pandemic?

A Moment for the Family: Fear and Comfort

Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss that while statistics show people continue to fear uncertainties during the pandemic, a substantial number are turning to God for help and comfort. 

A Moment for the Family: Increasing Kindness

Gary and Mary discuss kindness and how the pandemic is causing many to express more kindness than we did before the pandemic.

A Moment for the Family: Consequences of COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected the family in so many ways. Work, school and play. Gary and Mary talk about the negative and positive changes.

A Moment for the Family: Outdoor Play

With warmer weather on the way kids will be eager to play outside. What changes may we see because of Covid 19 regulations?

A Moment for the Family: Building a New Normal

Looking beyond the Covid pandemic Gary and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about the four building blocks of the new normal.

A Moment for the Family: Pandemic Purchasing

Has the focus of Valentine gifts changed during the pandemic?  What other shopping trends have been triggered because of isolation?

A Moment for the Family: Expressing Empathy

How important is it to have empathy for others during the global pandemic and how do we express it during times of online connections such as Zoom meetings, Facetime, etc. ?

A Moment for the Family: Post-Pandemic Family Life

What changes from the pandemic will continue in a post-Covid world. Has the pandemic caused more people turn to religion for answers?

A Moment for the Family: Ever-Adapting Education

What are the continued adjustments for schooling as the pandemic continues? Are kids falling behind?