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Mama, Take Heart

Robrenna Redl
Parenting in this day and age is not for the faint at heart. That’s why Mama Take Heart is here to help you be the gospel-centered, compassionate, and influential voice in your Gen-Z daughter’s life. In this show, we give listeners the tools they need to love and lead well in their child's formative years. Host Robrenna Redl is here to help equip and empower you with resources and practical takeaways, whether you’re looking for ways to intentionally connect or to have hard conversations. So don’t fret, Mama. Instead, take heart!
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Recognizing and Talking about Eating Disorders (w/ Bracha Kopstick)
March 9, 2022 - 29 min
Adolecent Nutritionist Bracha Kopstick is back! This time she and Robrenna sit down to discuss eating disorders and disordered eating. Since the pandemic, there have been huge increases in eating disorder diagnoises. Bracha helps us understand that eating disorders serve a purpose in our teens lives - a sense of control. They unpack this as well as a variety of topics:1. What are eating disorders and what are the most common?2. What are the signs and symptoms of eating disorders?3. How social media effects eating disorders and disordered body image4. The #1 indicator that a child will develop an eating disorder5. How parents can help their children who are struggling with eating disordersSources Mentioned in this Episode:Be sure to check out our other episode with Bracha (How to Talk to Your GenZ Girl about Food and Diet Culture) - https://www.lifeaudio.com/mama-take-heart/how-to-talk-to-your-gen-z-girl-about-food-and-diet-culture“Here are 4 key points from the Facebook whistleblower's testimony on Capitol Hill” - https://www.npr.org/2021/10/05/1043377310/facebook-whistleblower-frances-haugen-congressHow to Talk to Your Teen about Eating Disorders: https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-talk-to-your-teen-about-eating-disordersEating Disorder Awareness Month: https://behavioralhealthsystems.com/eating-disorder-awareness-month/Teen eating disorders: Tips to protect your teen https://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/tween-and-teen-health/in-depth/teen-eating-disorders/art-20044635Find More and Follow Bracha -Website: https://beekaynutrition.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adolescent.nutritionist/Follow Robrenna: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Help Your Teen Figure Out Life, Love and God (with Jessie Minassian)
March 2, 2022 - 31 min
Jessie is a popular speaker, blogger and author of 14 books, including “Crushed: Why Boys Don’t Have to Make or Break You.” Her work for girls and their parents has been featured in Focus in the Family, Parenting Today’s Teens, She Reads Truth, Revive Our Hearts, and Brio Magazine. She has two teenage daughters. In this episode, Jessie and Robrenna discuss:1. How Jessie decided to create her website (lifeloveandgod.com)2. The power of silence to make us stay trapped in shame and secrecy 3. Disordered eating4. The common questions girls have for Jessie about their beauty and relationships5. Why there are no perfect families Connect with Jessie:Her site: www.LifeLoveandGod.comFind out more about Jessie’s books: Backwards Beauty, Unashamed, Crushed, and Family. https://lifeloveandgod.com/books/Her latest YA Fiction Nedé Rising is under the pen name Jess Corban (https://jesscorban.com/)Sign up for Jessie’s quarterly newsletter to get updates, hear about giveaways and find out what happens "Between the Lines" of my books: https://lifeloveandgod.com/newsletter-signup/Follow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
What Your Girl Should Know About Emotional Abuse (w/ Elizabeth Sabillon)
February 23, 2022 - 23 min
Today, Robrenna talks with Elizabeth Sabillon, host of Beauty Marks Podcast. Here are some of the topics they cover:1. Dating in high school and the pressures surrounding young relationships2. Body image and disordered eating3. What to look for in health and unhealthy relationships4. Specific red flags of toxic or emotionally abusive relationships5. Loving and affirming your daughters to lay a strong foundation for openness in communication.6. The importance of knowing the parents of your children’s friends.Resources:10 signs of Healthy Relationships: https://www.joinonelove.org/signs-healthy-relationship/10 Signs of Unhealthy Relationships: https://www.joinonelove.org/signs-unhealthy-relationship/Connect with Elizabeth: www.instagram.com/elizabethsabbyListen to her podcast Beauty Marks: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beauty-marks/id1518278906Follow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
What Moms Should Know about Emotional Abuse (with Stephanie Olson)
February 17, 2022 - 25 min
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. So today, we’re having a frank conversation about teens in emotionally abusive relationships.My guest today is Stephanie Olsen, a speaker, teacher and the CEO of Set Me Free Project. We discuss:1. Defining emotional abuse2. What a healthy relationship looks like3. What an abusive relationship looks like4. What should we do when we think our daughters fear our judgment To connect with Stephanie:Set Me Free Project: https://www.facebook.com/setmefreeprojecthttps://twitter.com/TheSMFProjecthttps://www.instagram.com/setmefreeproject/https://www.instagram.com/stephanieolsonspeaking/https://twitter.com/stephanieospeakResources:I would recommend parents read and watch videos first before sharing with their girls to determine if they are age and content appropriate for them. Please take care when reading blogs, articles, and watching videos on these sites, some may be triggering for survivors of domestic violence or those with a sensitive and empathic nature.10 signs of Healthy Relationships: https://www.joinonelove.org/signs-healthy-relationship/10 Signs of Unhealthy Relationships: https://www.joinonelove.org/signs-unhealthy-relationship/One Love Foundation: https://www.joinonelove.org/Loveisrespect: https://www.loveisrespect.org/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Love Is The Resistance (with Ashley Abercrombie)
February 9, 2022 - 23 min
Gen Z is an advocate generation, seeking change and social justice. How can mothers be a model for them to look up to in this regard? Robrenna and Ashley cover a lot of ground in this episode, including:1. What does it look like to have a responsibility to one another, in our communities and neighborhoods?2. What God does in the tension of conflict, and how we can have conversations where we may not agree but we can still love3. The power of curiosity in conversations4. How social media and the internet shapes how we think, and a question to consider: who is pastoring you right now?Follow Ashley:www.ashabercrombie.orgwww.instagram.com/ashabercrombiewww.twitter.com/ashabercrombieAuthor | Pre-order Love is the Resistance: https://www.ashabercrombie.org/Podcaster | Listen to the Why Tho Podcast: https://www.ashabercrombie.org/podcastAdvocate | Treasures: https://www.iamatreasure.com/Follow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/ Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Agape: God's Type of Love
February 2, 2022 - 12 min
In this episode, Robrenna talks about 7 different kinds of love, where the terms come from and how, when we show God’s love, we can show the world who He is and what He is up to.Resources from this episode:Bible Project Agape Love: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=slyevQ1LW7AC.S. Lewis' Four Loves: https://www.cslewis.com/four-types-of-love/Follow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/Image Credit: Getty/paseven Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
An Important Conversation with Sexual Risk Avoidance Specialist Barb Winters
January 26, 2022 - 24 min
What can you do if your child has been exposed to or is viewing p*rn? In this important episode, Robrenna and Barb talk through practical steps to take to protect your kids from the devastating effects of p*rn. They also talk about the link between trafficking and p*rn.Links to Info Discussed in today’s episode:Barna Groups Study P*rn Phenomenon National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: https://www.missingkids.org/HOMEFollow and Connect with Barb:Website: https://hopefulmom.net/: Be sure to stop by and subscribe for updates and to receive a FREE PDF: 7 Steps After Your Child Sees P*rnFacebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/difficultconversationsforparentsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/difficult.conversations/Twitter: https://twitter.com/Barb_WintersFollow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/Image Credit: Getty/Ponomariova Maria Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
When History and Fiction Collide (with Kristen Terrette)
January 19, 2022 - 31 min
Sometimes the best way to connect with our kids on hard issues is through good books.Follow Kristen:Website: www.kristenterrette.comInstagram: @kterrette, https://www.instagram.com/kterrette/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorkristenterretteGet a copy of Kristen’s book See You Monday: https://amzn.to/33xgmuS"Sharing Our Stories" Blog: https://coveringitall.blogspot.com/2020/08/sharing-our-stories-introduction.htmlWholly Loved Ministries: https://whollyloved.com/Follow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/Image Credit: Getty/Oksana Horiun Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Talking with Your GenZ Kids about Race (with Malaika Geuka Wells)
January 12, 2022 - 20 min
According to Pew Research, Gen-Z is the most global and diverse generation of Americans. In this interview with Malaika Geuka Wells, Robrenna and Malaika discuss:1. How they talk to their kids about race and racism2. God’s original intention for diversity and connection (Galatians 3:27)3. How racism is an impediment to godliness and the gospel4. The difference between ethnicity and race5. Why race was createdConnect with Malaika Geuka Wells:Facebook @MalaikaonMission, Instagram @malaikaonmissionFollow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/Image Credit: Getty/SurfUpVector Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
Encouraging Multicultural Friendships (with Dr. Michelle Reyes)
January 5, 2022 - 20 min
Find Dr. Reyes:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michelleamireyes/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drmichelleamireyesTwitter: https://twitter.com/drmichellereyes Resources from This Episode:Get your copy of Michelle's book: Becoming All Things: How Small Changes Lead to Lasting Connections Across Cultures: https://zondervanacademic.com/products/becoming-all-thingsThe Race Wise Family by Helen Lee and Michelle Ami Reyes Available for pre-order: https://www.amazon.com/Race-Wise-Family-Postures-Becoming-Households/dp/0593193954/***Follow Robrenna on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/robrennaredl/Image Credit: Getty/Svetlana Shamshurina Discover more Christian podcasts at lifeaudio.com and inquire about advertising opportunities at lifeaudio.com/contact-us.
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Meet Your Host
Meet Your Host
Robrenna Redl is a real, raw, no-filters kind of girl. She went from an army brat to a military veteran. A wife to Troy and mom of two young adults, she has served in women’s, children’s, and middle school ministries. Robrenna is the friend you call to walk alongside you in hard, painful places of life as well as the joyful ones. She is a volunteer for the anti-sex-trafficking organization; I’ve Got A Name and an apprentice facilitator for the Trauma Healing Institute. Her passions include mocha coffee, dark chocolate, time with family and friends, and showing God’s love, mercy, and grace to others.
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