10 Bible verses about anxiety

10 Bible verses about anxiety

Lately my anxiety has been at an all-time high. I have always dealt with anxiety my entire life, even as a child. I absolutely believe some people…


How to talk to your kids about depression and suicide: Three questions for parents to ask

A recent survey by Active Minds found that 80 percent of college students have experienced some negative impact to their mental health during the…


Parenting overwhelmed children: Using God’s story to help navigate big emotions

My daughter Sophia is a perfect firstborn. She is thoughtful, attempts to do the right thing, and keeps it "together" to the outside world.  People…


Counseling Conversations | Parenting in a Pandemic

Just as much as we are processing all that is going on in the world, they are processing too. Here’s the question, how can I help my kids process…


Lessons I’m (Still) Learning from My Mom: COVID-19 Edition

I recently had a chance to spend some extra quality time with my mom. Yes, amid the coronavirus quarantine, my little family has had the bonus of a…


In the midst of chaos, how can you ‘return to center’?

The email from the school district came through saying that schools are closed “indefinitely.”  In the blink of an eye, I became a teacher…


Harmful Help vs. Helpful Help

“Relationships are messy.”  These were the words my therapist shared with me years ago.  Actually, no. It’s never going to be necessary for this…


Super Heroes and Scaredy Squirrels

In my mind, I really do want to be Wonder Woman—the greatest superheroine ever.  As a young girl, I was enamored by Lynda Carter with all……


Listen “Up”

“I didn’t hear you.” “But I told you three times.” “You don’t have to yell at me.” “I don’t want to, but you won’t listen.” “I’m busy…