Whenever we ask the R|M community for questions, they range from lighthearted and practical to thought-provoking and theological, which makes the AUA show something special. In this one-hour episode, Emily and Laura answer listeners’ questions from thoughts about date nights and what kind of cars they drive, to how they encourage their children to pray and how their families handle Santa. We hope as you listen, you’ll see how the gospel applies to everything and how we have freedom in Christ to serve our families in unique ways.
[3:37] “What kind of car do you each drive?”
[7:25] “What’s it like living with your parents, Laura? Any tips on clashing with parents?”
[11:40] “Do you guys use essential oils?”
[12:54] “What do you think about forcing your children to hug grandparents/family/strangers?”
[15:19] “What’s your enneagram number?”
[23:54] “How have your husbands been a part of R|M?”
[27:06] “Do you wrestle with the influence you have and how has the Lord guided you in this?”
[33:14] “How do you do date night? How do you strengthen your marriage in the busyness of littles?”
[38:34] “How do you introduce or encourage a toddler to pray?”
[40:41] “How you explain image bearers to young kids?”
[45:50] “I’m using catechisms with my 18-month-old and feeling frustrated. Am I having too high of expectations?”
[48:07] “How do you approach Santa and other non-advent type Christmas traditions? Is this how you handle the Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy…”
Articles, Resources and Related Content:
“Cultivating a Healthy Marriage as New Parents” - Quina Aragon
“Our Greatest Ally: God’s Grace for Marital Intimacy” - Laura Hardin
“What Does It Mean to Remember the Gospel?” - Emily Jensen
“Five Ways My Mom Invested the Gospel in Me” - Jaquelle Crowe
“Raising Treasure Hunters” - Stephanie Grayum
“Personality Assessments and the Wondrous Knowledge of Being Known” - Lore Ferguson Wilbert
The Enneacast - Love Thy Neighborhood
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