Labor Pains: Episode 252
Nov 29, 2012
Guests: Glenn Lutjens, Kay Wyma, Katie Overstreet, Sid Jennica
Untangling the debate around women and work, plus motivation for taking on life's responsibilities, and a question about doing a long-distance DTR. Featured musical artist: Steven Curtis Chapman
How Women Work
Guests: Katie Overstreet, Julie Neils
This week's article by Carolyn McCulley, "Women and Work," will no doubt prompt some discussion, so we decided to get the ball rolling by doing a roundtable about it. It's the age-old question about women and work. But rather than argue the ifs and whys, we're talking about the hows. Because we all work; in fact, we're commanded to work. But what does that look like, and how do we get educated and fulfill a calling without being presumptive, selfish, defeated or pigeonholed? And how does a woman's work influence her family as a whole?
Clean Up Your Mess
Guests: Kay Wyma
Kay Wyma wrote Cleaning House after a year-long campaign to show her kids basic life skills and the importance of pitching in. She discovered that laziness, selfishness and entitlement can be hard habits to break. Whatever disciplines and skills you've inherited (or not) from your childhood, Kay reminds us that the path from consumer to contributor is a long one that continues into adulthood, but there are strategies that can make the journey much less painful.
Across the Miles
Guests: Glenn Lutjens
He wants to define the relationship, but she's five hours away. What should his next steps be, and how can he move a long-distance friendship to the next level? Counselor Glenn Lutjens offers some advice.