Episodes

Rising Sexual Crimes
Episode 56: Rising Sexual Crimes Among Youth — What Parents Can Do 1600 900 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 56: Rising Sexual Crimes Among Youth — What Parents Can Do

A recent report, that should concern any parent, noted that more youth aged 19 and below committed sexual crimes in 2023, 470 to be exact, about 30 per cent more than in 2022. One of the main reasons cited was their exposure to pornography.

screen time
Interview: Understanding New Screen Time Guidelines 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Understanding New Screen Time Guidelines

The Ministry of Health released new screen time guidelines for children in 2023. In this interview, Ms Natalie Lim, Principal Psychologist, shares with us how these guidelines can be implemented for our children.

55: Managing Social Media — Advice for Teens
Episode 55: Managing Social Media — Advice for Teens 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 55: Managing Social Media — Advice for Teens

It is always heartening to hear from teens as to how we can use social media safely and responsibly. Here is some advice from some teens to others as to how they can do just that.

Marriage — Does It Make Us Better or Bitter?
Interview: Marriage — Does It Make Us Better or Bitter? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Marriage — Does It Make Us Better or Bitter?

One of the best ways we can be gift to our children is by living a sacramental marriage founded on the love of Christ and His Church. And many of us have entered marriage thinking that it would be a case of “living happily ever after”.

Episode 54: Youth and Vaping – What Parents Can Do
Episode 54: Youth and Vaping – What Parents Can Do 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 54: Youth and Vaping – What Parents Can Do

About 800 students were referred to the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for vaping offences in 2022. Why are our young drawn to this practice which we know is hazardous to health? What can we parents do to help them avoid it?

Managing Exam Stress
Interview: Managing Exam Stress 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Managing Exam Stress

How can we help our children (and ourselves) manage examination stress? What should our attitude be towards examinations, and education in general?

Interview: The Galileo Saga — Was the Church against Science?
Interview: The Galileo Saga — Was the Church against Science? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: The Galileo Saga — Was the Church against Science?

The Catholic Church has often been accused of being anti-science, and the saga involving Galileo Galilei is commonly used to illustrate this point. Mr Nick Chui shares with us insights into what actually happened in the Church’s interaction with Galileo.

Episode 53: Sexual Desire — Good or Bad?
Episode 53: Sexual Desire — Good or Bad? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 53: Sexual Desire — Good or Bad?

Why do we have sexual desire? What is it for? What should we do with it? Suppress it? Indulge in it? Or is there another way? We discuss God’s plan for sexual desire, and how we can direct it in a way that helps us find true love and happiness.

Interview: When My Child Says He's Gay
Interview: When My Child Says He’s Gay 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: When My Child Says He’s Gay

What if our child tells us that he or she is “gay” or “lesbian”? How should we respond? Amidst the turmoil of emotions many of us might feel, Mr Nicholas Gabriel Lim shares with us some useful tips to help us respond.

Same-Sex Attraction and the Catholic Church
Episode 52: Same-Sex Attraction and the Catholic Church 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 52: Same-Sex Attraction and the Catholic Church

Let us consider how we, as Catholic parents, can share with our children what the Church actually teaches on same-sex attraction, and very importantly too, how we are called to respond to persons with SSA as brothers and sisters in Christ.

choosing a spouse
Interview: Choosing a Spouse – Pitfalls to Avoid 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Choosing a Spouse – Pitfalls to Avoid

As Catholic parents, one of the biggest hopes we have is for our children to become a priest/religious, or if God calls otherwise, to find the right spouse in life.

Interview: Affair-Proofing Our Marriages
Interview: Affair-Proofing Our Marriages 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Affair-Proofing Our Marriages

More marriages are breaking down, and many of these have been attributed to extra-marital affairs. Why do some people cheat on their spouses? What can spouses do to prevent this?

Wives, Submit to Your Husbands?
Episode 51: Wives, Submit to Your Husbands? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 51: Wives, Submit to Your Husbands?

What is God’s plan for marriage between a man and a woman? Did St Paul really justify male domination by saying, “Wives, submit to your husbands?” (Ephesians 5:22) If not, what did he really mean in Ephesians chapter 5?

Episode 50: Why Should Marriage be Between a Man and a Woman?
Episode 50: Why Should Marriage be Between a Man and a Woman? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 50: Why Should Marriage be Between a Man and a Woman?

One of the biggest questions from our children nowadays, and perhaps one of the most challenging, is this: “Why should marriage be only between man and woman?”

Becoming Better Fathers
Interview: Becoming Better Fathers 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Becoming Better Fathers

How can Catholic fathers exercise our role in bringing up our children well? How can they deal with the need to balance pressures at work and at home? How can wives support their husbands in this vocation?

Managing Rebellious Teens
Interview: Managing Rebellious Teens 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Managing Rebellious Teens

Managing rebellious teens has never been an easy task for many of us parents. What causes them to be rebellious? What can we do when they are? How should we respond?

Why Should I Be Catholic?
Episode 49: Why Should I Be Catholic? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 49: Why Should I Be Catholic?

“Why should I be Catholic?” This is not an uncommon question that Catholic parents might face as our children grow up and grapple with the concept of faith and God.

How do we know God exists
Episode 48: How Do We Know God Exists? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 48: How Do We Know God Exists?

Many doubt God’s existence because they do not find evidence for Him in our world. However, is this true? How can we convince our children that God does indeed exist?

science and faith
Episode 47: Does Science Contradict Faith? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 47: Does Science Contradict Faith?

We discuss the relationship between faith and science, and show why they do not contradict each other, but rather complement each other in our pursuit of truth.

Forming the Virtues in Early Childhood
Interview: Forming the Virtues in Early Childhood 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Forming the Virtues in Early Childhood

How can we discipline our young children in a way that will instil in them the love for a virtuous life? Ms Melissa Huang, a qualified early childhood educator and Catholic mother, shares with us some tips in this area.

Keeping Our Teens in Church
Interview: Keeping Our Teens in Church 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Keeping Our Teens in Church

How can we keep our teens in Church, not just physically, but in a way that engages and helps them appreciate and treasure the faith better?

Forming Young Children in the Faith
Interview: Forming Young Children in the Faith 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Forming Young Children in the Faith

As Catholic parents, it is so important for us to share our faith with our children. Why is this so? When can we begin this process? And how can we go about doing this?

Positive Parenting Styles
Interview: Positive Parenting Styles 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Positive Parenting Styles

We interview Mr Steven Yeo, who shares with us positive parenting styles that can help us bond better with our children and in the process help them flourish according to God’s wonderful plan for each and every one of them.

resilience
Interview: Building Resilience in Our Children 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Building Resilience in Our Children

Dr Christine Tan E-Ching shares with us how we can cultivate the virtue of fortitude in our children as we build their resilience and prepare them to meet challenges that will inevitably arise.

Rising Sexual Crimes
Episode 56: Rising Sexual Crimes Among Youth — What Parents Can Do 1600 900 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 56: Rising Sexual Crimes Among Youth — What Parents Can Do

A recent report, that should concern any parent, noted that more youth aged 19 and below committed sexual crimes in 2023, 470 to be exact, about 30 per cent more than in 2022. One of the main reasons cited was their exposure to pornography.

screen time
Interview: Understanding New Screen Time Guidelines 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Understanding New Screen Time Guidelines

The Ministry of Health released new screen time guidelines for children in 2023. In this interview, Ms Natalie Lim, Principal Psychologist, shares with us how these guidelines can be implemented for our children.

55: Managing Social Media — Advice for Teens
Episode 55: Managing Social Media — Advice for Teens 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 55: Managing Social Media — Advice for Teens

It is always heartening to hear from teens as to how we can use social media safely and responsibly. Here is some advice from some teens to others as to how they can do just that.

Marriage — Does It Make Us Better or Bitter?
Interview: Marriage — Does It Make Us Better or Bitter? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Marriage — Does It Make Us Better or Bitter?

One of the best ways we can be gift to our children is by living a sacramental marriage founded on the love of Christ and His Church. And many of us have entered marriage thinking that it would be a case of “living happily ever after”.

Episode 54: Youth and Vaping – What Parents Can Do
Episode 54: Youth and Vaping – What Parents Can Do 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 54: Youth and Vaping – What Parents Can Do

About 800 students were referred to the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for vaping offences in 2022. Why are our young drawn to this practice which we know is hazardous to health? What can we parents do to help them avoid it?

Managing Exam Stress
Interview: Managing Exam Stress 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Managing Exam Stress

How can we help our children (and ourselves) manage examination stress? What should our attitude be towards examinations, and education in general?

Interview: The Galileo Saga — Was the Church against Science?
Interview: The Galileo Saga — Was the Church against Science? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: The Galileo Saga — Was the Church against Science?

The Catholic Church has often been accused of being anti-science, and the saga involving Galileo Galilei is commonly used to illustrate this point. Mr Nick Chui shares with us insights into what actually happened in the Church’s interaction with Galileo.

Episode 53: Sexual Desire — Good or Bad?
Episode 53: Sexual Desire — Good or Bad? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 53: Sexual Desire — Good or Bad?

Why do we have sexual desire? What is it for? What should we do with it? Suppress it? Indulge in it? Or is there another way? We discuss God’s plan for sexual desire, and how we can direct it in a way that helps us find true love and happiness.

Interview: When My Child Says He's Gay
Interview: When My Child Says He’s Gay 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: When My Child Says He’s Gay

What if our child tells us that he or she is “gay” or “lesbian”? How should we respond? Amidst the turmoil of emotions many of us might feel, Mr Nicholas Gabriel Lim shares with us some useful tips to help us respond.

Same-Sex Attraction and the Catholic Church
Episode 52: Same-Sex Attraction and the Catholic Church 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 52: Same-Sex Attraction and the Catholic Church

Let us consider how we, as Catholic parents, can share with our children what the Church actually teaches on same-sex attraction, and very importantly too, how we are called to respond to persons with SSA as brothers and sisters in Christ.

choosing a spouse
Interview: Choosing a Spouse – Pitfalls to Avoid 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Choosing a Spouse – Pitfalls to Avoid

As Catholic parents, one of the biggest hopes we have is for our children to become a priest/religious, or if God calls otherwise, to find the right spouse in life.

Interview: Affair-Proofing Our Marriages
Interview: Affair-Proofing Our Marriages 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Affair-Proofing Our Marriages

More marriages are breaking down, and many of these have been attributed to extra-marital affairs. Why do some people cheat on their spouses? What can spouses do to prevent this?

Wives, Submit to Your Husbands?
Episode 51: Wives, Submit to Your Husbands? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 51: Wives, Submit to Your Husbands?

What is God’s plan for marriage between a man and a woman? Did St Paul really justify male domination by saying, “Wives, submit to your husbands?” (Ephesians 5:22) If not, what did he really mean in Ephesians chapter 5?

Episode 50: Why Should Marriage be Between a Man and a Woman?
Episode 50: Why Should Marriage be Between a Man and a Woman? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 50: Why Should Marriage be Between a Man and a Woman?

One of the biggest questions from our children nowadays, and perhaps one of the most challenging, is this: “Why should marriage be only between man and woman?”

Becoming Better Fathers
Interview: Becoming Better Fathers 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Becoming Better Fathers

How can Catholic fathers exercise our role in bringing up our children well? How can they deal with the need to balance pressures at work and at home? How can wives support their husbands in this vocation?

Managing Rebellious Teens
Interview: Managing Rebellious Teens 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Managing Rebellious Teens

Managing rebellious teens has never been an easy task for many of us parents. What causes them to be rebellious? What can we do when they are? How should we respond?

Why Should I Be Catholic?
Episode 49: Why Should I Be Catholic? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 49: Why Should I Be Catholic?

“Why should I be Catholic?” This is not an uncommon question that Catholic parents might face as our children grow up and grapple with the concept of faith and God.

How do we know God exists
Episode 48: How Do We Know God Exists? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 48: How Do We Know God Exists?

Many doubt God’s existence because they do not find evidence for Him in our world. However, is this true? How can we convince our children that God does indeed exist?

science and faith
Episode 47: Does Science Contradict Faith? 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Episode 47: Does Science Contradict Faith?

We discuss the relationship between faith and science, and show why they do not contradict each other, but rather complement each other in our pursuit of truth.

Forming the Virtues in Early Childhood
Interview: Forming the Virtues in Early Childhood 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Forming the Virtues in Early Childhood

How can we discipline our young children in a way that will instil in them the love for a virtuous life? Ms Melissa Huang, a qualified early childhood educator and Catholic mother, shares with us some tips in this area.

Keeping Our Teens in Church
Interview: Keeping Our Teens in Church 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Keeping Our Teens in Church

How can we keep our teens in Church, not just physically, but in a way that engages and helps them appreciate and treasure the faith better?

Forming Young Children in the Faith
Interview: Forming Young Children in the Faith 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Forming Young Children in the Faith

As Catholic parents, it is so important for us to share our faith with our children. Why is this so? When can we begin this process? And how can we go about doing this?

Positive Parenting Styles
Interview: Positive Parenting Styles 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Positive Parenting Styles

We interview Mr Steven Yeo, who shares with us positive parenting styles that can help us bond better with our children and in the process help them flourish according to God’s wonderful plan for each and every one of them.

resilience
Interview: Building Resilience in Our Children 1920 1080 Catholic Parents Online

Interview: Building Resilience in Our Children

Dr Christine Tan E-Ching shares with us how we can cultivate the virtue of fortitude in our children as we build their resilience and prepare them to meet challenges that will inevitably arise.

Episode 1: Introduction 25 December 2021
Episode 2: Theology of the Body 25 December 2021
Episode 3: Priest, Prophet and King 25 December 2021
Episode 4: Jesus our Foundation 25 December 2021
Episode 5: The Church as a Pillar 31 December 2021
Episode 6: Our Marriage as a Pillar 31 December 2021
Episode 7: Connecting with our Children 31 December 2021
Episode 8: Affirmation 7 January 2022
Episode 9: Be There for Them 14 January 2022
Episode 10: Communication 21 January 2022
Episode 11: Discipline 28 January 2022
Episode 12: Empathy 4 February 2022
Episode 13: Forgiveness 11 February 2022
Episode 14: God-Centred 18 February 2022
Episode 15: Honesty 25 February 2022
Episode 16: Integrity 4 March 2022
Episode 17: Bonding Joyfully with Our Children 11 March 2022
Interview: Addressing Anxiety and Self-harm in Our Children 18 March 2022
Interview: Helping Our Children Flourish 25 March 2022
Interview: Understanding The Psychology and Importance of Affirmation 1 April 2022
Episode 18: Introduction to Sexuality Education 22 April 2022
Interview: Impact of Parents and Expectations on Our Children’s Development 25 April 2022
Episode 19: Sexuality Education – Preparing Ourselves for the Talk(s) 29 April 2022
Episode 20: Understanding Sexual Desire 6 May 2022
Episode 21: Chastity – Same as Celibacy? 13 May 2022
Episode 22: Empowering Our Children for Chastity 20 May 2022
Episode 23: Talking to Our Children About Sexuality – Pre-school 27 May 2022
Episode 24: Talking to Our Children About Sexuality – 6 to 9 Years Old 3 Jun 2022