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Dr. Barbara Sorrels and her daughter, Krista Macias share about child development and real world issues, in about 20 minutes per episode.

Good intentions and good information about child development. Dr. Barbara’s experience as a university professor, author, and childhood development consultant will help you nurture the heart of your child.

When you understand how children are wired to grow, parenting becomes less mysterious and more wondrous.




Dr. Barbara Sorrels is Executive Director of The Institute for Childhood Education. Her experience as a parent, caregiver, university professor, consultant, and children’s pastor brings a unique quality to her work, speaking, and writing. She’s the author of Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma.


Krista Macias studied Early Childhood Education at Texas Christian University and taught elementary school for four years before staying home to raise her two children. Her experience as a mom and teacher have made her passionate about understanding children and helping families. Krista is the oldest daughter of Dr. Barbara Sorrels and, along with her sister, is her biggest fan.


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