Dr. Tom and Kari Curran testify to the challenge of parenting iGen teenagers by exploring the following topics: smartphone contracts, social media rules, sleepover policy, the clergy sexual assault crisis, ‘vaping’ and more. Tom talks about how to manage apps/internet usage on a mobile device and Kari gives ideas on how to utilize smartphones to incentivize faith formation, hard work and good grades.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran launch the new school year by recapping the summer and discussing the tests and trials that have unfolded in their new stage of parenting. The Currans talk about the gift of ‘play’ in growing a lively family faith and the new conversations they are having with their kids.
Dr. Tom Curran begins the program joined by Ron Belter, Executive Director of Sacred Heart Radio, to share testimonies of the power of Catholic radio in the Northwest and to announce three exciting additions coming to Sacred Heart Radio this Fall! Later in the program, Tom explores the theological gift of hope: hope in the promises of God vs. hope in the God who makes promises.
Dr. Tom and Kari Curran share their testimony of moving from the desert to the Promised Land and stories from recent celebrations. Tom references The Truth and Meaning of Human Sexuality, Guidelines for Education in the Family written by the Pontifical Council for the Family.