My social media feed continues to stream content regarding Disney's latest release #BeautyandTheBeast. The response is a variety of reactions based on each friend's cultural approach and personal as well as religious values. While much is being written for parents of children who will want to see ... Read More about Uncomfortable Conversations: Beauty and The Beast (The Movie)
Often in the office, when speaking or in a Facebook group, I find myself answering common parenting questions from a counselor's perspective. This year I'm beginning with a simple series of commonly asked parenting questions and answers. Parent Question: My child will sometimes say to me "I ... Read More about 6 Ways to Love Your Child
Finding Resurrection at She SpeaksIn 1999, I was living out my calling and my dreams but as 2000 rounded the corner, I experienced an unexpected loss greater than all my fears. I had just gotten my counseling license and was on staff at local church as the director of their counseling center. I ... Read More about Finding Resurrection at She Speaks
What's your intention? I have spent the past month thinking about what I want to accomplish with my children this summer. Here is my list:1) I want to have a schedule (with flexibility) so all of us will be more productive and on days when I'm working and they aren't at camp or VBS (Vacation Bible ... Read More about Step One: What is Your Intention?
The Celebration of Life service was today. To say it was bittersweet seems too trite. I have probably attended more services than the average American my age because as a crisis and support counselor for a large suburban school district, I often chose to observe the service of a student or ... Read More about I Go To Prepare a Place for You (John 14:2)