Parenting with Ginger Hubbard Podcast


To encourage and equip you to reach beyond outward behavior, address issues of the heart, and point your children to the transformational power of Christ.

  • Episode 178 | When Children are Bullied

    Is your child suffering the physical or emotional trauma of being bullied?  Are you torn between stepping in to defend your child and concern that your intervention could make things even worse for them? Would you like practical advice to help your child stand up for themselves while also teaching them to respond with biblical wisdom? Join Katy and me as we discuss how to approach bullying from a biblical perspective and encourage open communication between parents and kids.

  • Episode 177 | Should Parents Befriend Their Kids & When Playing is Torture

    Would you like to know what the Bible says about parents being friends with their children? Do you find it boring and maybe even downright torturous to play with your kids, so you don’t…and then you feel guilty about it? Join Katy and me for another edition of Ask Ginger as we provide encouragement and insight to help you engage in play with your children and take a look at the spiritual and practical value of God’s design for the parent/child relationship.
  • Episode 176 | Misconceptions of Home Education with Monica Swanson:

    Have you considered homeschooling but you’re concerned that you might not have what it takes? Do you wish there was a guidebook out there to ease your fears, tackle doubt, and help you walk through the homeschool process? Join Katy and me, along with special guest Monica Swanson, as we discuss the benefits to homeschooling, practical advice for those on the homeschooling journey, and some of blessings home education can bring to your family. 
  • Off Topic 001 | Ginger Hates This Idea

    I know it’s not Tuesday, but we’re trying something new and would love to have you give it a listen. It’s called “Off Topic,” and Ginger hates this idea, but she’s reluctantly going along with it because Katy won’t stop talking about it. Give us a listen, though, and tell us what you think!
  • Episode 175 | Sharing & Interrupting

    Are your kids struggling with an unwillingness to share? Do your kids constantly interrupt your conversations? Join Katy and me as we talk about how to address the issues of sharing and interrupting from a heart-oriented, biblical perspective and the importance of encouraging kids to put on kindness and consideration for others.
  • Episode 174 | Prevention and Help for Teenage Rebellion

    Are you looking for effective ways to guide and influence your teenager without being controlling? Do you struggle with knowing when to exercise parental authority and when to allow them the freedom to make their own decisions? Join Katy and me as we discuss how we can shepherd the hearts of our teens without coming across as overprotective and how we can alleviate fear and worry when they’re making their own decisions.
  • Episode 173 | Conflicting Opinions on Biblical Discipline with Abbie Halberstadt

    Are you confused by parenting philosophies that claim to be biblical, but seem to contradict what the Bible says about discipling children? Do you desire to raise emotionally healthy, self-controlled children who make wise decisions, but aren’t sure how or why discipline plays a part? Join Katy and me, along with special guest Abbie Halberstadt, as we discuss the difference between the popular secular movement of Gentle Parenting and what Scripture says to us about raising our children in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.

  • Episode 172 | Overcorrecting & Post-discipline Behavior

    Does it feel like every time you correct your kids it turns into a long-winded lecture? How do you correct a child when it seems they’re too young to understand heart-probing questions and instructions? Is your toddler even more angry and defiant following discipline and you’re not sure what you can do about that? Join Katy and me for another edition of “Ask Ginger” as we discuss how we can help our children recognize and take ownership of the sin in their hearts and point them to Jesus for salvation and transformation.
  • Episode 171 | Wise Words for Moms 2024

    Are you at a loss for how to respond to your children’s struggles with issues such as arguing, tattling, and whining? When you’re in the heat of the moment, do you wish there was a “cheat sheet” to help with talking about ALL of your children’s behaviors from a heart-oriented, biblical perspective? Join Katy and me as we look at how to use the Wise Words for Moms chart for practical solutions to address behaviors calmly, effectively, and biblically from toddlerhood all the way to adulthood.
  • Episode 170 | Returning to Outdoor Play with Ginny Yurich

    Does the phrase, “Mom, I’m bored” make you cringe and long for the days when kids found entertainment exploring nature, playing with the neighbors, and begging for just 5 more minutes in the great outdoors? Would you like ideas for how you could make time outside more attractive to your child than screen time? Join Katy and me, along with special guest Ginny Yurich, as we take a look at the value of getting kids outside to enjoy God’s creation.
  • Episode 169 | Setting Boundaries and Consistency with Discipline

    Do you struggle with setting boundaries with your children and following through with consequences when you know they’re needed? Do your children disobey your instructions so often that the very thought of being consistent with discipline almost seems impossible, or at the very least, exhausting? Join Katy and me as we discuss why setting boundaries and following through with consequences when those boundaries are overstepped are key components for raising emotionally healthy children.
  • Episode 168 | How to Parent without Provoking Kids to Anger

    Does your child seem irritated and resentful towards you and your parenting methods? Are you concerned that something you’re doing, or not doing, might be causing them anger? Join Katy and me as we discuss 7 ways parents can avoid provoking children to anger and encourage emotional stability.