How do I parent an anxious child? Full video

How do I parent an anxious child? Full video

How do I parent a child who is anxious? Check out the full video of our second breakout session, Parenting an Anxious Child 101. For the next three days we will be posting each breakout session from our “Navigating how to parent an anxious child” workshop....
The church and mental illness

The church and mental illness

Cape Coast Castle is located on the Gold Coast of West Africa in Ghana. Today it is a busy tourist attraction. Over 250 years ago it was the hub of the slave trade out of Africa. Slaves were held in dungeons before entering the “Gate of No Return” which took them to...
Are you becoming emotionally numb?

Are you becoming emotionally numb?

When emotions turn off I wonder how many of the behaviors that we struggle with in our personal lives have roots in emotional numbing?  Eating too much?  Not eating enough? Drinking every night?  Keeping our home perfectly ordered?  Creating a schedule that allows no...
How to blend a new step family

How to blend a new step family

The new family, the new normal I asked my 97 year old grandmother to describe to me what it was like during the great depression.  She was 14 years old when the infamous events of black Tuesday unfolded.  I expected to hear horrific tales of hunger and pain.  Instead...