Dr. Mary Manz Simon talks with Gary Duncan about graphic novels. What is a graphic novel? Is is it helpful reading source for school children? On this program you will hear about graphic novels and our conversation will turn to other reading material being banned from school reading lists.
A Moment for the Family: Parent Dropouts
Parent Dropouts. What is that all about? Listen to Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the shortage of parent volunteers. How can we help our schools by volunteering and encouraging other parents to be more engaged with helping with school programs, events, etc.
A Moment for the Family: Psychological Safety
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about psychological safety. How do we help our children to feel safe in an uncertain world. Listen to this program and hear some terrific tips on helping our kids with situational awareness and hear how God comforts us.
A Moment for the Family: Recovering Math Education Following the Pandemic Challenges
Falling math scores have been attributed to challenges of education during the pandemic. Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan talk about ways to teach math to younger children and toddlers. What is “math play”? Listen and learn.
A Moment for the Family: Stewards of the Plant
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon talk about ways to be good stewards of the planet. Mary shares some terrific tips including buying bulk products without packaging.
A Moment for the Family: An Answer to the Self-Worth Struggle
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss the new school year and students’ feelings of self-worth. The discussion turns to how we can find our worth in God’s love for us as revealed in the Scriptures.
A Moment for the Family: Children and Mental Health
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss changes ahead in education with regards to reaching out to our children about mental health. What are some schools doing to help assess kids stress, mood, and other mental health issues? Gary also brings into the conversation the importance of prayer for good mental health.
A Moment for the Family: Separation Anxiety
On our podcast this week Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss Separation Anxiety. What is Separation Anxiety? We will answer that question and offer some useful tips for coping with these types of mental health issues.
A Moment for the Family: Safe Sleep Guidelines for Infants
Gary Duncan and Dr. Mary Manz Simon discuss the new SID “Safe Sleep Guidelines”. Listen and learn about these new guidelines and what we should focus on when placing babies in their cribs at night.
A Moment for the Family: Employee Mental Health
Dr. Mary Manz Simon and Gary Duncan discuss mental health issues and how many corporations are focusing on employees and mental health. Also, listen and learn how we should address these mental health issues within our families.