Widen The Circle

Episode 81

PCL 81: How Parents and Grandparents Can Work Together in Parenthood

Founder and CEO of The reThink Group, Reggie Joiner, is joined by his daughter, Hannah Crosby, and host, Kristen Ivy, to talk about the role grandparents play in children's lives… Read More
Episode 79

PCL 79: The Importance of Prioritizing Your High Schooler’s Community

Gerald Fadayomi, a youth pastor at Browns Bridge Church, a North Point Ministries church in Cumming, Ga., joins host, Carlos Whittaker, to talk about the key role your high schooler’s… Read More

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PCL 13: If Not You, Then Who?

Frank Bealer (family pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, NC), Reggie Joiner, and Kristen Ivy talk about the critical role of every parent to do what no one else can do in the life of their kids. Even when it feels feel… Read More

Family Life | Featured | Widen The Circle

The Important Role Grandparents Play

Six grandkids in six years has started me rethinking how I interact with my adult children, who are now parents.  More and more, I’m met with the fact that parenting isn’t a formula, and every kid is very different. I can’t expect… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Featured | Self Care | Special Topics | Widen The Circle

How to Find the Right Routine as a Solo Parent

Growing up, I always knew I wanted to be a dad. Most kids I ran around with wanted to be an astronaut or a football player, but not me. I had bigger dreams. I wanted to be a dad. I looked forward… Read More

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The Masks We Love to Wear

Do you remember that scene in It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown where Lucy parades out in her Halloween costume? You know the one. Black pointed hat. Green witch mask. All in all, it isn’t a great look. I mean, the frown… Read More

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How to Support Someone Through Grief

This year, Creed Campbell would have celebrated his 14th birthday. His mom, Stephanie, should’ve been struggling through teenage angst by now, the miscommunication that comes with being a teen parent, and the “Mom, you just don’t understand!” proclamations from behind a closed… Read More