I Hate It When They Whine – MBFLP 119

A Production of the Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.


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Every parent hates it – that particular sound. WHINING. What can you do about whining before you go stark raving about it? We’ll talk about some practical things you can do to help train your whiner … but beware – sometimes we parents may be doing the same thing, grown-up style!


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1:05 – Whining – the universal parenting experience!
5:45 – It’s a behavior – how can we train it?
17:20 – Behavior is often a symptom of the underlying heart issue
22:37 – Do we really trust God enough not to complain against Him?


Philippians 2:14 – Do all things without grumbling or disputing …
Galatians 5:22-23 – the fruit of the Spirit include joy, patience, and self-control!
1 Timothy 6:6-8 – Godliness with contentment is great gain
Philippians 4:11-13 – Learning contentment in all circumstances


J.C. Ryle on the subject of contentment

Where you can find the Pollyanna and Five Little Peppers audiobooks

It’s Time for an Attitude Adjustment – FAH Episode 9

A Production of the Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Attitude Adjustment

Homeschooling moms are sometimes so busy training our children that we can forget to examine our own hearts. Do you ever struggle with guilt or fear? Are you paralyzed by perfectionism? Are you ever tempted to complain  about your own life or to envy someone else’s? On this episode of the Flourish at Home show, we’ll be talking about how we can make a choice every day to honor God with our thoughts, attitudes, and emotions as well as our actions.