Nurturing the Heart of a Child
By Dr. Barbara Sorrels and Krista Macias
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Dr. Barbara Sorrels and her daughter, Krista Macias share about parenting and childhood development from a unique perspective. Dr. Barbara’s experience as a mom, grandmother, university professor, author, and childhood development consultant will help you nurture the heart of your child. Barbara and Krista connect the dots for you in a fun, eye-opening way, in about 20 minutes per episode. When you understand how children are wired to grow, parenting becomes less mysterious and more wondrous.
||CleanWhy Play is so Important for Children||Play is the primary architect of the brain. It is crucial to a child's social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Despite the vast amounts of research that have shown how crucial play is for children, the focus has been set on more...||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Technology Effects Children Socially: Texting and Social Media||Texting and social media can be amazing tools, but with them comes amazing responsibility for parents. We live in the most "connected" society that has every been. And yet, rates of depression and suicide have risen greatly. Communication...||9/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Technology Effects Children Emotionally and Psychologically||The Addiction Process and Video Gaming||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Effects of Technology on Children Mentally and Educationally||"A kid's brain on tech, looks like a kid's brain on drugs." Join us as we discuss the latest research and walk through the book Glow Kids by Nicholas Kardaras on how technology effects the developing brain. In this episode we will share what...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAttachment Patterns and Marriage||We often think about compatibility and personality types in marriage, but what about attachment pattern? If they way your earliest caregivers nurtured you sets the trajectory for relationships in a child's future, how does this pattern play out...||6/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDisorganized Attachment and RADS||This is our last episode on the types of insecure attachment. These are the two more extreme forms of insecure attachment. We address the characteristics of the parent and child with disorganized attachment and RADS. Trauma,...||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Journey to Healing Insecure Attachment||Healing Insecure Attachment||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmbivalent Attachment||Relationships are the core of life and the pattern and template for how to relate to others begins in the first year. The essence of attachment is- I see you, I hear you, I attune to your needs. What happens when this doesn't occur between...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGrace for Today- A Look at the Woman Behind the Name||Dr. Barbara Sorrels is no stranger to pain and hardship. Her husband Bob is a quadriplegic and has been in the wheelchair for the last 38 years. In this episode she shares what it was like to raise two children and take care of her...||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen Secure Attachment Doesn't Happen: Insecure Avoidant||In this episode we give you a new parenting tool to add to your parenting tool box as well as begin to discuss the first type of insecure attachment pattern that can develop between a parent and child. There are certain telltale signs of...||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Attachment Part Two||In this episode we continue on our journey to understanding attachment. We talk about when attachment begins and how long it takes a child to establish a secure attachment relationship with a parent or caregiver. We discuss how a secure...||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanListener Question and Answer Episode||Is NOT spanking biblical? What if mom and dad are not on the same page in their parenting styles? Do we correct children for age appropriate behavior that is undesirable? How can we help our friends who are using less than effective...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Power of Attachment||In this episode we begin to explore the topic of attachment. This is one of the most important and most misunderstood aspects of child development. Attachment in the context of an adult and child relationship is a strong and enduring bond...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLies we Believe About Children||The ways in which we view our children is going to have a profound impact on how we parent and respond to our children. This episode begins to expose some popular views our culture holds of children that can be extremely detrimental. We...||12/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Difference Between Punishment and Discipline||Disciplining our children is one of our most important roles as parents, but in this episode, we want to challenge parents to view this role differently. We need to see discipline not in an authoritarian way, but in a nurturing, discipling way....||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Understanding Child Development is Crucial for Parents||The Importance of Understanding Child Development||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat is Nurture and Why is it Important to Parents?||Introductory Episode||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Never heard these insights!
Dr. Barbara makes so much sense. Why haven’t we heard these truths before? Thank you for sharing, Barbara and Krista!
For every parent
This information is stuff every parent needs to hear and implement! No matter the stage you find yourself in, there will be nuggets of wisdom that you can use.
Dr. Barbara Sorrels is so wise and offers such great, practical insights that few people are discussing!