Parenting News

Debora Coty - “Too Stressed to be Stressed for Moms”

In her book, Debora offers empathy, laughs, real life stories, practical parenting tips, and biblical insights to help moms of all ages hear God's voice through the chaos of life.  Each…

Matthew West - The Answer/All-In Tour

Matthew West shares about his upcoming "The Answer/All-In" tour with Jeremy Camp held Thursday,  November 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Memorial Coliseum.  Matthew encourages listeners to make…

Connie Kerrigan - Suicide Prevention

Connie Kerrigan, Director of Outreach at Parkview Behavioral Health discusses signs and causes that might trigger thoughts of suicide. Suicide is on the rise in the U.S. In order to combat…

Michael Disanto - Adoption

Adoptive father, Michael Disanto shares about his family's journey with adopting their daughter from Bulgaria and their current adoption of their son from Bulgaria.  STAR 88.3 will be…

Michael W. Smith - Nurturing Steps Part 2

Michael W. Smith continues talking about his journey in creating "Nurturing Steps" book and CD series for infants and toddlers. Michael states that the biggest challenge in writing the book,…

Michael W. Smith - Nurturing Steps

Three time Grammy winner, acclaimed Christian singer/songwriter, actor, and author, Michael W. Smith has recently written a Christian Children's book, "Nighty Night and Good Night" and a…

Judi Hapke - Christ Child Festival

Christmas in the Park sponsored by Christ Child Festival will take place on Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at Franke Park. This free family friendly event will include…

Gary Thomas - Dating

Christian Author, Gary Thomas discusses important issues to discuss when pursuing marriage. Two questions that need to be asked when considering marriage are: 1. Why get married and 2. How do…

Angela Forker - The Precious Baby Project

While Angela Forker and her husband were missionaries in Italy, the Holy Spirit prompted her that there was a new season upon her. With her love for photography and the birth of a grandchild,…

Matt Konow - Child Anxiety

Executive Director of Cross Connections Counseling, Matt Konow, encourages parents to recognize that anxiety in children as well as in adults is a natural biological response to stress.…

Adrianne Kartholl - Healthy packed lunches and snacks for kids - back to school

As parents and children prepare for the start of a new school year, there are a lot of things to consider. Adrianne Kartholl, Clinical Nutrition Specialist at Parkview Health doesn't want…

Tahni Cullen - Josiah’s Fire

Life was full for Tahni Cullen and her husband as they enjoyed life with their first born son, Josiah. It wasn't until Josiah turned 2, that their lives seemed hopeless when Josiah was…

Judge Charles Pratt - Great Kids 29th Annual Conference on Youth

The Honorable Judge Charles Pratt of the Allen County Superior Court shares about the "Great Kids 29th Annual Conference on Youth", to be held at the Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, Oct. 4…

Courtney Bowlds - The Crossing Banquet

The Crossing Campus Administrator, Courtney Bowlds, shares with us about The Crossing School and fundraiser banquet. The Crossing is a full-day program consisting of half-day academic credit…

Jen Robb - Cars and Caring Fair

Southwest Lutheran Church and Cross Connections Counseling are teaming up to put on a free family-friendly community event, "Cars and Caring Car Show and Mental Health Fair."  Jen Robb,…

Pat Williams - ‘Coach Wooden’s Forgotten Team”

UCLA's legendary basketball coach, John Wooden was known for his success as a coach at UCLA and his faith; however, not many people were aware of how he impacted the lives of 12-13 year olds…

Melisa McCann - Renaissance Pointe YMCA Summer Celebration

Melisa McCann, Community Outreach Director of the Renaissance Pointe YMCA encourages the community to come to Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Saturday, Aug. 25 from anytime from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00…

Jo Faulkner -A Hope Center Banquet

Executive Director of A Hope Center, Jo Faulkner informs listeners about the ministry's upcoming annual fundraiser banquet to be held on Tuesday, April 24 at the Allen County War Memorial…

Marian Jordan Ellis - “Stand: Rising Up Against Darkness, Temptation, and Persecution”

When faced with personal trials and a difficult world, it can be hard to stay strong in our faith. Author, Speaker, and Founder of Redeemed Girl Ministries, Marian Jordan Ellis, shares…

David Dean - Laugh All Night, Greenville, Ohio

Comedian David Dean will be bringing his show, "Laugh All Night", to Greenville, Ohio on Sunday, October 15. This free event will take place at Memorial Hall in Greenville. The show begins at…

Tracy Butler - Indiana Youth Institute Forum: “Teaching Kids to Succeed by Thinking Big”

On Tuesday, Sept. 26, Tracy Butler of the Indiana Youth Institute will be speaking at a free forum/luncheon on "Teaching Kids to Succeed by Thinking Big". This forum, held at Beeson Clubhouse…

Susie Cisney - Children’s Immunization

Vaccines protect against several serious and potentially life threatening diseases. Susie Cisney, Director of Clinical Services at Allen County Department of Health, discusses why it is…

Lisa Hollister - Bike Safety

Warm weather brings bicyclist out on the road. Both bike riders and car drivers need to take preventitive measures to alleviate bike accidents. Lisa Hollister, Director of Trauma and Acute…

Melissa Spoelstra - Total Family Makeover

Melissa Montana talks with Melissa Spoelstra, Author and Speaker, about her book, "Total Family Makeover: 8 Practical Steps to Making Disciples at Home".  Melissa Spoelstra encourages parents…

Run Honors Fathers And Community

“Encouraging” was a word many race participants used in describing their dads, and, sometimes, their grandfathers. William Harris, 79, of Fort Wayne, spoke of his father's extraordinary…