Talking with your kids about the Coronavirus

Talking with your kids about the Coronavirus

Talking with your kids about the Coronavirus Whenever kids hear about a pandemic like the Coronavirus, they are going to have questions. Lots of questions. Possibly a lot of fear as well. It is easy for us as parents to not be sure exactly what to say. We want to keep...
When back to school is a struggle

When back to school is a struggle

What do you do when your child is struggling at school? For many of us, our kids started back to school recently. The first day brings so many butterflies in the stomach. The eagerness, the anticipation, it can all be overwhelming. It feels like sending our children...
Talking with kids about death

Talking with kids about death

I have heard a saying that seems very true.  “If you are old enough to love you are old enough to grieve”.  I wanted to give some practical information about talking to our children about death.  It is hard to know what to say and how to say it when tragedy strikes. ...
What to do when someone threatens suicide

What to do when someone threatens suicide

Because this is an era of when suicide is such a part of the cultural conversation, we need to be prepared to engage with it in a serious way. The article I linked to above is for parents who kids are watching or who have watched the popular show “13 Reasons” – but in...