Mental Health

Current Events | Mental Health

5 Ways to Support Your Kids During Scary Times

Let’s face it, we were really hoping 2021 would be phenomenal. And it still may be. But the images of the violence that took place in our nation’s capital were deeply disturbing and once again, placed us parents in the undesirable position… Read More

Featured | Mental Health | Self Care | Special Topics

How to Survive Divorce as a Parent

Now there’s a fun title, huh? Fun or not, it’s an important one.  You’ve probably heard that in our country, about half of all marriages end in divorce. But what you may not have caught wind of yet is that January 2021… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Mental Health | Self Care

2021 Mental Health Goals for Every Parent

Last year did a number on us all, didn’t it? For parents, 2020 delivered a one-two punch: Work from home. Wear masks. Reduce your social circle. And do it all with little ones in tow.  You’re familiar with little ones, right?  They… Read More

Current Events | Mental Health | Seasonal | Self Care

How to Model Contentment When You’re Feeling Pretty Miserable

You’ve read some version of this sentence a bajillion times this year: 2020 has sucked.  It’s just been exhausting, expensive, sad, scary, unpredictable, and painful. If you’re anything like me, you’re counting down the seconds until this 365-day circus has its final… Read More

Family Life | Mental Health | Seasonal | Self Care

The Newly-Single Parent Holiday Guide

First, let me say that getting separated or divorced just sucks. It does. Even if the dissolution of the relationship provides relief in many ways, it’s still deeply disappointing. Not to mention embarrassing.  I know zero people who get married and think,… Read More

Current Events | Family Life | Featured | Mental Health | Self Care

20 Things We Learned in 2020

Look. It’s okay to be ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a crazy year—one filled with experiences and challenges that none of us could have been prepared for. (Okay. To be honest, my mom is a low-key doomsday preparer, so… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

4 Questions to Ask When You Notice a Shift in Your Child’s Behavior

My oldest daughter just entered middle school. No book, podcast, or theologian could have prepared me for how quickly she’d begin to change in the months leading up to her 11th birthday. The freedom to socialize and text her friends became the… Read More

Current Events | Featured | Mental Health | Self Care

Take a Deep Breath: 5 Things That Are True Today

Well, friends, we made it. The drama of last week is behind us. And now we’re here.  And here looks like . . . being stuck in that head space between a tense presidential election and the holidays looming large on our… Read More