38: Jeannie Cunnion | Living Free & Giving Grace

38: Jeannie Cunnion | Living Free & Giving Grace

This week we’re talking about parenting well with one of our favorite parenting experts, Jeannie Cunnion.

Jeannie’s written two best selling books on parenting (Mom Set Free & Parenting the Whole Hearted Child), has a Master’s degree in Social Work, and is a contributing writer for The Better Mom and Fox News. Jeannie’s writing has been featured on outlets such as The Today Show, Fox and Friends, The 700 Club, and Focus on the Family.

We chat with Jeannie about her journey of becoming an “accidental writer”, how encountering the grace of God radically changed her parenting, and what it means to live truly set free. This was SUCH a powerful episode. So full of truth. Grab your coffee, grab your journal, it’s a good one!

 

 

QUOTABLE QUOTES:

 

“I started off my journey of parenting thinking, ‘How hard could this be?’”

 

“I can’t allow myself to feel successful or unsuccessful based on praise or criticism.”

 

“What does it mean to live set free?”

 

“How does it radically change our lives when we receive God’s grace?”

 

“There is nothing Jesus can’t set us free from.”

 

“We’ve been set free from so many things, but also set free to so many.”

 

“We’ve been set free to love.”

 

“He wants our hearts before He wants our effort.”

 

“When we’re in love with Jesus and following Jesus, He bears that fruit in our lives.”

 

“Studies have shown, kids who don’t flee their faith were raised in homes where the gospel was central.”

 

 

 

LIFE CHANGING READ:

 

Ragamuffin Gospel, Brennan Manning

 

LIFE CHANGING HABIT:

Daily time in God’s word and stating connected to community

 

ADVICE TO THE YOUNGER YOU:

 

“You don’t have to try so hard.”

 

 

CONNECT WITH JEANNIE:

 

Mom Set Free            Whole Hearted Child            Website            Instagram            Facebook

 

 

 

 

 

 

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