We find out how to raise resilient children and how we can draw children into God’s story.
Holly Catterton Allen’s book ‘Forming Resilient Children – the role of spiritual formation for healthy development’ is published by IVP America.
(1:50) How story can help children recover from trauma. (3:05) How reading and stories can form resilience. (7:05) Other ways we can build resilient children – telling children about difficult times in your past or in their past, ordinary stories of how God has worked in your life. How to be a capable parent and types of parenting. (13:10) Children today less resilient than in the past and anxiety. (15:49) How resilience is connected to spirituality. Can children talk about God?
(21:28) Spirituality and resilience. (22:52) How pandemic restrictions have impacted children (26:54) Why its important for children to mingle with family. (29:00) How grandparents model their faith to their grandchildren (32:40) Some good children’s books recommended.
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