Whining, lying, interrupting, complaining, arguing, gossiping. Our tongues are a deadly poison. Are you having  trouble dealing with the words of your children? That’s what we will be talking about today.

Scripture says that the tongue is a deadly poison. And that poison comes into the house through the sinful hearts of everyone who lives there – including me.  For parents, shepherding our children through these issues can be difficult. How do I handle issues like whining, lying, interrupting, complaining, gossiping? The list keeps going.

In today’s podcast I’m delighted to present to you a conversation I had with Ginger Hubbard. Ginger is the author of I Can’t Believe You Just Said That: Biblical Wisdom for Taming Your Child’s Tongue.  

Listen below or on itunes here.

Resources Mentioned in the Podcast

I Can’t Believe You Just Said That

Wise Words for Moms Chart

Don’t Make Me Count to Three

Topics Covered Include:

0:15 Introduction

2:36 The reason I Can’t Believe You Just Said That was written

4:18 What ages is I Can’t Believe You Just Said That meant for?

5:57 Why we need to train our children’s speech

8:18 Are adults also seeing themselves in this book?

12:08 How should Christians be parenting differently from our culture?

15:37 Why doesn’t “Why did you do that?” work?

17:38 Ginger Hubbard’s three-step plan for addressing offenses of the tongue

21:26 An example of the plan in practice: whining

26:25 How can parents implement this?

31:21 The origins of Wise Words For Moms and how it helps

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