Category Archives: Messy Family Project Podcast

Please enjoy these podcasts from IMF contributors Michael and Alicia Hernon.

MFP 132 : Learning to Trust

   “Trust is choosing to make something important to you vulnerable to the actions of someone else.” – Charles Feltman Trust is the foundation of any healthy relationship. When we trust our spouse we can stand before them, just as … Continue reading The post MFP 132 : Learning to Trust appeared first on Messy…
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MFP 131 : The Power of “NO”

   “If your boundary training consists only of words, you are wasting your breath. But if you ‘do’ boundaries with your kids, they internalize the experiences, remember them, digest them, and make them part of how they see reality.” ― … Continue reading The post MFP 131 : The Power of “NO” appeared first on…
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MFP 130 Parents : Become Who You Are!

   (Parents) must be recognized as the primary and principal educators. This role in education is so important that only with difficulty can it be supplied where it is lacking. ~ Declaration on Catholic Education The Church has always made … Continue reading The post MFP 130 Parents : Become Who You Are! appeared first…
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MFP 129 : Parenting During Crisis – The Corona Diaries

Day 1: No big deal. We can do this. Day 2: Did school with kids. Ended in tears. Argued with teenagers. Day 3: Screens all day. Gave up on abstaining from alcohol for Lent. Day 4: What are we doing??? … Continue reading The post MFP 129 : Parenting During Crisis – The Corona Diaries…
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MFP 128 : Make Love not War: A Field Guide for Marriage

    “Man, who is the only creature on earth which God willed for itself, can fully find himself only through a sincere gift of himself.” ― St. John Paul II Men and women approach sex from two very different … Continue reading The post MFP 128 : Make Love not War: A Field Guide…
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MFP 127 : Celebrating Lent and Easter with your family

   “Parents are, through the witness of their lives, the first heralds of the Gospel for their children.” ~St. John Paul II This Lent and Easter why not walk on the path of holiness that God has laid out for … Continue reading The post MFP 127 : Celebrating Lent and Easter with your family…
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MFP 126 : Sharing Your Story

“Who we are and how we engage with the world are much stronger predictors of how our children will do then what we know about parenting” ~Brene Brown Each of us has a story and we are part of a … Continue reading The post MFP 126 : Sharing Your Story appeared first on Messy…
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MFP 125 : Tough Topics

   “If we’re not teaching our children how to understand tough moral issues, then the world will” ~from Made this Way by Trent Horn and Leila Miller Our culture all around us is throwing tough issues into our lives and … Continue reading The post MFP 125 : Tough Topics appeared first on Messy Family…
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MFP 123 : Parenting and Appreciating the Giftedness of Boys and Girls

We started this topic in our last podcast MFP122, but there was so much to cover we had to continue the discussion! In this podcast, we discuss the different ways boys and girls deal with aggression and why parents need … Continue reading The post MFP 123 : Parenting and Appreciating the Giftedness of Boys…
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