Parenting Podcasts & Books

Podcasts can be a perfect place to hear parenting tips and find encouragement.  There are many parenting and relationships podcasts out there, but we've listed a few of our favourites below...
Care for the Family have several podcasts, including The Dad CaveRaising TeensThe Parentalk podcast for Primary Years and The Marriage Challenge
The Parenting for Faith podcast, encourages parents and carers to share faith at home
In The M Word podcast Michaela and Nick Hyde share openly about the highs and lows of marriage and relationships

At Home with Sally and Friends is the podcast of Sally Clarkson - find her encouragement and wisdom here

Courageous Parenting is OUR first podcast series.  Find the latest episodes 
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A good parenting book can bring encouragement, as well as wisdom for the journey.  Here are a few we recommend...

In their book, The Parenting Book, Nicky and Sila Lee bring fresh insights and time-tested values to the task of parenting, and have written a book to return to again and again.

Rachel Turner, Pioneer at Parenting for Faith has written a number of great books.  If you are interested in thinking about introducing Christian faith into family life, we recommend starting with Parenting Children for a Life of Faith.

If You Forget Everything Else Remember This by Katharine Hill at Care for the Family is a really readable book crammed full of encouragement for parents of young children. 

5 Love Languages of Children by Dr Gary Chapman and Dr Ross Campbell

Surviving and Thriving on the Single Parent Journey by Kat Seney-Williams - We had the pleasure of interviewing Kat for our YouTube channel, find it here

A Mind of Their Own by Katharine Hill focuses on building your child's emotional wellbeing.  Katharine wrote a blog post for us about resilience, which you can read