Comparing research reported by the Pew Research Center (Jan. 3, 2019), Our World in Data website and other credible sources, figuring out the trends of stress, conflict and violence in our world and the much sought-after peace everyone wants becomes … Continue reading Pursuing Peace in a Stressed-Out World
To pursue peace, the first step is to grow in our self-awareness which is best done in stillness. Continue reading Be Still and Know
Life observations that often occur in everyday conversations reveal our child’s everyday theology. Continue reading The ABCs of What Kids Believe
Helping our children learn to manage time is one of the key life skills parents will teach their children and whether we think we are teaching them or not, we are. How we talk about time, how we use our time, how we waste our time are all messages we are giving that are shaping our child’s perception of time. Continue reading It’s Time!
We need to celebrate how God made us knowing that we are the parent our child needs as God is the architect of our families and builds our families by purposeful design. Take comfort in His plan, lean on Him for wisdom and seek Him for the strength you need to endure. He is faithful to you. Continue reading Introverted Parents
Recognizing my first instincts were neither appropriate nor truly helpful, I devised a plan on how to help my daughter deal with Mean Girls, or Mean Kids. Continue reading What To Do About Mean Kids