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Jul 26, 2021

Did your parents raise to to be an activist? Emily's guest had that experience, and did it ever take root in her! Joan Ditzion is a leader of the Feminist Movement through her work on the landmark book "Our Bodies, Our Selves." Now a grandmother, she's passing it on.

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Joan led the team who wrote "Our Bodies...


Jul 17, 2021

Emily talks with two millennials, a teacher and a parent, about how their music has stemmed from their parents and grandparents, and about the form it's taken in their students and children. 

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Emmy Bodner teaches in Clarksville (Ind.) Community Schools. Her school's video of "We Are The World" is on...


Jul 12, 2021

If music defines you to any degree, then you probably love sharing your music with your grands--playing it, or just listening to tunes. This episode begins a short series on playing and sharing music as a grandparent. Plus, Emily's essay: The Stretch It Takes this week is fearlessly sharing your musical side with...


Jul 5, 2021

We end our three-part series on faith formation in grandchildren by hearing from two Christians who take somewhat different approaches: one who feels a heavy burden to guide young people toward his faith, and another who has written a new children's book to help grandparents explain who God is.

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Jun 28, 2021

A working mother from the Muslim faith talks with Emily how her own parents and grandparents worked out their faith, even now influencing her and her children's faith journeys. Plus, in The Stretch It Takes, we learn how Mary Poppins is somewhat responsible for Emily's faith journey.

Emily's book 52 Ways to Worship is...