Mental Health

Raising Worry Free girls

Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

What’s Worrying Our Girls

When your daughter has a little help, a lot of empowerment, and a foundational faith, worries don’t have to carry the same power in her life. It’s how you and… Read More
I Want Therapy for My family

Mental Health

I Want Therapy For My Family

I go to therapy and I am not ashamed of it. I go to therapy even when culture, especially African American culture, says I shouldn’t and that I should instead… Read More

Mental Health

Helping Your Kid Navigate Their 27 Different Emotions

Have you ever found yourself in tears for no real reason? Or have you ever been so frustrated that you wanted to throw something? (Maybe you even did!) Or have you ever woken up one morning with an overwhelming sense of anxiety… Read More

Family Life | Make It Personal | Mental Health

The One Thing That Will Help You Survive Parenting as an Introvert

Confessions of an Introvert I am an introvert through and through. Although I love authentic relationships and conversations, people, no matter how much I love them, drain my energy. Do you know who else is a person (albeit little)? My three-year-old daughter,… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Mental Health

Helping Your Preschooler Navigate Their Emotions

I remember my first real cup of coffee. I’d been an occasional office-pot coffee drinker (lots of cream and sugar)—mostly because my office was freezing and the coffee was hot. Then, on a trip to California, a friend handed me a mug… Read More

Fight For The Heart | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

What Parents Need to Know About Kids Who Self-Harm

Discovering that someone you love is self-harming is frightening. It is also very confusing. As a parent, it is difficult to comprehend that no matter how much love you give to your child, it may not be enough to prevent him or… Read More

Fight For The Heart | Mental Health | Special Topics

I’m a Parent Who Struggles With Depression

Hi, My Name is Brandon O’Dell. I am a husband and a father of three young children. I am a writer, an actor, and a Christian. And I suffer from clinical depression. Let me give you some background. I was a happy… Read More

Family Life | Make It Personal | Mental Health

Parenting Through Pain

When I became a parent, I had already been babysitting for over a decade, nannying for six years, and playing the role of World’s Best Aunt for five. I had read parenting books cover-to-cover before even getting pregnant. I had grilled my… Read More