Anchoring Our Kids’ Lovability in Christ :: Jeannie Cunnion {Ep 91}

October 12, 2015 | 4 comments

I know parenting with grace is the “right” choice.

However. . .when the house is a wreck and the boys are fighting and dinner’s on the stove? Grace doesn’t come easily.

But then I get a pep talk from, Jeannie Cunnion (author of “Parenting the Wholehearted Child”).

Jeannie always reminds me of the gospel. She reminds me who I am in Christ, so I can come alongside my kids and do the same.

In this episode  Jeannie and I spend time chatting about a recent article she wrote over at FoxNews (link below). She encourages us to ask our kids an important question. Engaging them in a conversation about what makes us lovable.

Personally, my day went so much better after we talked. I’m confident the same will be true for you.

They’re not going to have perfect mom, but they have a perfect Savior. -Jeannie

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What we chat about:

  • How do grace and discipline intermix
  • The question we should regular ask our children
  • Learning to not equate performance with being more lovable
  • Recognizing God’s grace for us, allows us to come along side our kids to the cross
  • Modeling a willingness to say “I need Jesus”
  • Freedom found in not being a perfect mom but having a perfect Savior.

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  1. Kim Huitt

    Ouch. Thank you. I needed this. So much!

    • Heather MacFadyen

      yeah. . .it was a little bit of an ouch. But yes, so good to hear now and implement now than hearing it when kids are grown and regret gets a foothold. So very thankful it was helpful to you! grace abounding. . .

  2. Megan

    This podcast is seriously a God send.
    Thank you! And yes, this will be on repeat at my house for like…ever. lol

    • Heather MacFadyen

      you are so sweet! thank you, Megan for listening. God is good to use my small offering to speak to so many hearts!

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