The Perfect Gift for Orthodox Christian Families

The Perfect Gift for Orthodox Christian Families

Listen Now.   As we head into the Christmas season, join us as we discuss the importance of simplifying and slowing down to create traditions and memories, and help others, truly the perfect gift.   Photo credit: Listen Now.  About Our Podcasters Paula Marchman, MA, LPC, is the Managing Director of Family...

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On Step Families

On Step Families

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss step families, often a difficult subject to navigate, particularly during the holidays.  We discuss how they are created, and navigating how to become a family for the children by honoring their feelings and sense of belonging, as well as how children adjust to...

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On the Art of Slowing Down

On the Art of Slowing Down

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  These days we all seem to have such hectic lives, quickly moving from one activity to another, rarely having the opportunity to focus on the good things in our lives,...

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Making Joyful Connections with Our Children

Making Joyful Connections with Our Children

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss how to make meaningful connections with our children and new parenting book on the topic, Parenting Toward the Kingdom: Orthodox Christian Principles of Child-Rearing, by Philip Mamalakis, PH.D.  In addition, click here to check out these tips on how to joyfully connect with...

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Take Time for a Marriage Check Up

Take Time for a Marriage Check Up

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss the importance of building a Christ-centered marriage and doing a marriage check up from time to time.  Praying together will enhance your connection to God and each other.  In addition, key steps to take include building love maps, expressing appreciation, affection and admiration,...

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On Preparing for Marriage – Starting Off on the Right Foot

On Preparing for Marriage – Starting Off on the Right Foot

Listen Now.  Are you getting married this year?  Have you been to a pre-marital class?  Join us for this discussion on topics you should talk about prior to getting married such as spiritual life, life long goals, and the meanings of your marriage commitment. For more, check out this article...

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For Couples – How Do You Give and Receive Love?

For Couples – How Do You Give and Receive Love?

Listen Now.  Join us today as we discuss a Christ-centered marriage and the five love languages, how couples give and receive love, and how we must learn to speak our spouse’s primary love language if we want that person to feel loved.  To learn more about the five love languages...

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Turning to Christ When Losing Someone You Love

Turning to Christ When Losing Someone You Love

Listen Now.  Join us today as we discuss grief, sadness, and processing the loss of someone close to your heart.  Focusing on Christ, and keeping your eyes on HIM, will help you find clarity and acceptance for what you are feeling and experiencing as you grieve and will also help...

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Taking Steps to Forgiveness – Family Insights Podcast Series

Taking Steps to Forgiveness – Family Insights Podcast Series

Listen Now.  Summertime means lots of family togetherness, which often leads to stepping on each others toes as here and there along the way.  Join us today as Eleni and Paula discuss what it means to forgive, the steps to forgiveness and reconciliation, and how prayer fits within the whole...

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Family Time Isn’t Screen Time – Family Insights Podcast Series

Family Time Isn’t Screen Time – Family Insights Podcast Series

Listen Now.  It’s a common scenario, we’ve all seen it and many of us are trying to manage it – a whole family at dinner, and everyone is on a device.  Join us today as we discuss how to balance the risks and benefits of screen time, while fostering a...

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Let’s Talk About It – Family Insights Podcast Series

Let’s Talk About It – Family Insights Podcast Series

Join us today as we discuss Postpartum Depression and how women involved in a faith community may have additional stressors that prevent them from seeking help.  Voicing the struggle and depression that sometimes come along with a new baby can seem to imply that you are overlooking the joy in...

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The Balancing Act – Family Insight Podcast Series

The Balancing Act – Family Insight Podcast Series

Now that we’re full into summer, join us today as we continue our discussion on balancing work and play, while adding in private time for our own sanity and even time for our marriage.  There are some basic tools to help create intentionality in how we prioritize our family’s ways of...

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