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February 3, 2022

How We Assign the Value of Our Children | Being Intentional with Your Grandchildren

Today’s Guests

Amy Julia Becker – Author of “Head, Hart, Hands” & “To Be Made Well”

Amy’s daughter Penny has Down Syndrome and Amy is so glad she did not abort her but often women are counseled to abort children with possible disabilities like Penny’s.

She says:

“The assumptions behind our prenatal testing programs also condition parents — and society as a whole — to see our kids as valuable according to their physical strength, intellectual capacity and social acuity rather than setting us up to receive their lives as they are given.

We need to change our approach to prenatal testing by ensuring that pregnant women who receive prenatal diagnoses get accurate information about what it’s like to raise a child with a disability and expanding the awareness of our collective responsibility to welcome and support diverse lives.”

Chrys Howard and Shellie Tomlinson – Authors of “Rocking It Grand”

Today’s grandmas live in an ever-changing, fast-paced, highly-competitive, busier-than-ever world. Chrys and Shellie who have more than 20 grandchildren are here to help. Together in “Rocking it Grand” they inspire grandmas with personal stories, learned insight, relevant Scripture, and a few laughs to encourage new and seasoned grandmas to press on.

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