Family of Virtues

Family of Virtues

We share inspirational thoughts, discussions and trainings related to the role of a parent as an educator and guide, so we can support children to grow through the many challenges of life and to help them turn these challenges into moral victories.

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Interview Season 1

Compassionate Parenting with Dr. Mary Wilde

Nov. 5, 2020

Season 1 Final Episode. In our final episode of Season 1, we speak with Dr. Mary Wilde and reflect on the virtue of Compassion. We discuss on how the virtues are rooted within us, and Mary gives us advice on how we need to be mindful and thoughtful about what we say or do with our children. Reflect…

Interview Season 1

A Thankful Family with Jed Jurchenko

Oct. 29, 2020

In our penultimate episode of Season 1, we reflect on the virtue of Gratitude with Jed Jurchenko. We discuss the importance of cultivating routines and rituals which model thankfulness in our homes and Jed shares with us practical tips on how we can take the first step towards this with our childre…

Season 1 Interview

Peaceful Parenting with Bonnie McClure

Oct. 22, 2020

This week, I speak with Bonnie McClure, a writer who prefers to write on topics covering a cross-section between spirituality and psychology. We discuss the importance of peacefulness as a virtue, and what it looks like in our homes with our children. We discuss how to model it, and how to acknowle…

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Parenting with Commitment with Eran Katz

Oct. 15, 2020

Eran Katz is a clinical psychologist and parenting counselor. He specializes in attachment theory. He's also the father of two children who are his best parenting teachers. He believes that parenting is one of the most important jobs we will ever do. In this episode, he discusses with us the Parent…

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The World Lives On Hope with Eric Christiansen

Oct. 8, 2020

In this episode, we speak to award-winning film director Eric Christiansen on the virtue of 'Hope'. We discuss his personal experiences, trials, and tribulations and tap into his wisdom of how he managed to find hope even in the most challenging places. Like every episode, we focus a lot on familie…

Interview Season 1

Celebrating Creativity with Nico de Villiers

Oct. 1, 2020

In this episode, Nico and I discuss the virtue of Creativity and how it is the power of imagination. Nico uses anecdotes from his own profession and his personal life to reflect on what creativity means in everyday life, and how this enables children to be able to discover their special talents in …