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What I Wish You Knew About My Child With Down Syndrome

Written by: Derek Smith I still remember January 2017 when I was on a mission trip in India. My wife, Chrystal, was at home in Tennessee with our four other children by herself and highly pregnant. She had a routine doctor’s appointment… Read More

Family Life | Featured | Self Care

Your Kids May Be Your Everything, But They Can’t Be Your Only Thing

Confession: Most nights, my husband and I land on the couch—after bedtime stories and kisses and prayers and questions and answers and water cups and one more song, just one more, pretty please—and we say, “Gah, those kids are cute.”  I mean,… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Featured | Fight For The Heart

You’re Not Failing, You’re Just Overwhelmed

I’m going to share something with you my therapist shared with me weeks ago. And it’s about to blow your mind: If you’re operating at 40 to 60 percent of your normal capacity, you’re doing alright.  At the start of the pandemic… Read More

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4 Tips for Talking to Kids and Teens About Racism and Social Unrest

Over the past few months, our world has changed in profound ways. The effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic have been far-reaching and are now occurring in tandem with the quest for racial justice. The convergence of these events has made our… Read More