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HELPING YOUR TEEN DEAL WITH ANXIETY

Children

When the internal and external voices whisper the lies You’re insignificant, You’re not enough and You don’t measure up, we want our children to know, deep in their souls, that the only One who gets to define them is the One who created them and calls them beloved.

October 13, 2021

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TALKING TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT MENTAL ILLNESS: WHEN MENTAL ILLNESS HITS HOME

Children

What happens when the person grappling with mental illness is someone within the walls of your own home? And what are some of the signs?

October 11, 2021

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CYBER BULLYING

Children

Bullies can be difficult to identify, and it’s getting harder all the time.

October 6, 2021

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FIND HOPE IN RAISING A CHILD WITH DISABILITIES

Children

Dr. Tyler Sexton speaks from experience. As a child born with cerebral palsy, he overcame incredible odds to become a medical doctor. Now he treats kids with special needs. Here’s his encouragement for parents.

October 6, 2021

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WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR CHILD WITH DISABILITIES IS BULLIED

Children

Dr. Tyler Sexton, a physician who has cerebral palsy, discusses the link between disabilities and bullying, and explains how parents can strengthen a disabled child before bullying occurs, recognize if their disabled child is being bullied, and respond to the child and others in a healthy and Christ-like way.

October 6, 2021

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HOW TO RESPOND WHEN YOUR KIDS ARE BULLIED

Children

Parents can help their kids break out of the bullying cycle.

October 6, 2021

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JENNIFER’S RECOVERY FROM EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Emotional Health

Read one woman’s story of emotional abuse and its effect on her life. Learn how the love of God brought hope and healing.

September 28, 2021

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WHEN TEENS LOSE HOPE

Children

If your teens seem depressed or hopeless and you worry that their actions may lead to self-harm, here are some ideas for bringing hope into their situation.

September 28, 2021

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WHAT CHILDREN EXPERIENCE (AND HOW TO HELP)

Children

What your child needs from you in order to heal after divorce.

September 27, 2021

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MOVING FORWARD: DEALING WITH GRIEF

Emotional Health

Over time, the intensity of your grief will likely subside, but do not rush the grieving process.

September 23, 2021

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HOW COULD DIVORCE AFFECT MY KIDS?

Communication

We now have an enormous amount of research on divorce and children, all pointing to the same stubborn truth: Kids suffer when moms and dads split up.

September 20, 2021

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ANXIOUSNESS AND ANXIETY DISORDERS

Emotional Health

We all worry to some extent from time to time. Some of us, though, find our lives disrupted by fear and anxiety.

August 26, 2021

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EVALUATING A POSSIBLE DIAGNOSIS OF ADHD

Emotional Health

How can I tell if my child really has ADHD? She is struggling in school, and her teacher has told us that she exhibits some of the symptoms of ADHD. I have serious concerns about the over-diagnosis of this condition and the over-medication of many kids today. Do you think I should take the teacher’s observations seriously?

August 25, 2021

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LESS SCREAM TIME

Children

Help young child understand how to work through their emotions instead of screaming or throwing tantrums.

August 24, 2021

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FOUR WAYS COUPLES CAN WAKE UP FROM FEELING STUCK IN MARRIAGE

Communication

Consider the following four ways to “wake up” and start moving toward healing if you feel stuck in your marriage, like a repeating bad dream.

August 4, 2021

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6 WAYS TO HELP YOUR HIGHLY SENSITIVE CHILD THRIVE

Children

Parenting sensitive children is a tremendous privilege and responsibility. Here are six ways that we can help our highly sensitive child thrive through our parenting.

July 15, 2021

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SELF-CARE FOR MUMS IS ESSENTIAL

Emotional Health

Mums, are you busy, stressed, and tired? Take the self-care assessment below to learn what areas of self-care for mums you can strengthen.

June 14, 2021

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HOW TO HELP A FRIEND WHO WANTS AN ABORTION

Emotional Health

What can you do to help guide your friend away from abortion and toward choosing life for her baby? More than you might think.

April 7, 2021

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DOES A NEGATIVE BODY IMAGE AFFECT YOUR MARRIAGE?

Emotional Health

 

 

A negative body image could mean that you see your body through a negative lens, feeling ashamed, anxious or self-conscious. This can have a profound impact on your confidence level and marriage relationship.

March 15, 2021

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6 WAYS TO DEVELOP SELF-CONFIDENCE AND POSITIVE SELF-IMAGE IN CHILDREN

Children

 

 

These six steps can help you to build self-confidence and a positive self-image in your children.

March 5, 2021

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HEALTHY LIVING FOR AGE 50 AND BEYOND (Part 1 of 2)

Emotional Health

 

In a conversation based on his book Fit Over 50, Dr. Walt Larimore and Mrs. Jean Daly explain how those over age 50 can pursue good health in its four primary aspects – physical, emotional/mental, relational, and spiritual. Though geared toward older people, the principles discussed apply to all ages. (Part 1 of 2)

March 4, 2021

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HOW TO KNOW IF YOU’RE IN AN EMOTIONALLY ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP

Emotional Health

 

 

Three types of emotional abuse can easily be disguised: gaslighting, retaliation and projection. Recognize when you’re in an emotionally abusive relationship.

February 25, 2021

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HOW TO START THE CONVERSATION WITH YOUR KIDS ABOUT SUICIDE

Children

 

Often teens struggle with putting words to their frustrations, fears, anxieties and sadness. Over time, those unprocessed feelings can lead to depression and even suicide. Is it time you had a conversation with your kids?

February 25, 2021

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HEALTHY LIVING AGE 50 AND BEYOND (Part 2 of 2)

Emotional Health

 

In a conversation based on his book Fit Over 50, Dr. Walt Larimore and Mrs. Jean Daly explain how those over age 50 can pursue good health in its four primary aspects – physical, emotional/mental, relational, and spiritual.

February 25, 2021

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CONNECTING WITH YOUR EMOTIONAL TEENS

Children

 

 

When you have an emotional teen, there are three things that your teen may need from you.

February 18, 2021

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7 WAYS TO IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH WITHIN YOUR FAMILY

Emotional Health

 

 

Discovering how to improve mental health is a family affair. Here are seven ways to improve mental health within your family so that you can better handle any of life’s curveballs.

February 18, 2021

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TOUGH LOVE IN ADULT RELATIONSHIPS: WHAT IT IS, WHAT IT’S NOT, AND HOW TO USE IT

Emotional Health

 

 

My husband’s problem with porn is destroying him, me, our marriage, and our family. Friends who care about both of us tell me to use tough love with him. But then I read articles that say it’s the wrong approach — that compassion and patience would be better. What should I do?

February 18, 2021

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FAQS ABOUT EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Emotional Health

 

 

Is emotional abuse slowly eroding you or someone you know? Learn about its destructive nature and how to find hope and healing.

January 25, 2021

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WINNING THE WAR AGAINST ANGER

Emotional Health

 

 

Instead of simply managing our anger, we need to transform ourselves.

January 25, 2021

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CAN ADULTS REALLY HAVE ATTACHMENT DISORDER?UNDERSTANDING ADULT ATTACHMENT DISORDER

Emotional Health

 

 

While the journey toward healing may seem daunting, there are actions an adult with attachment disorder can take.

January 25, 2021

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HOW TO KEEP BUSINESS TRAVEL FROM KILLING YOUR MARRIAGE

Communication

 

 

Kim and Randy learned to live independently while Randy was traveling for work, but they lost the sense of unity that’s critical for a marriage. Here are tips to fix the troubles caused by travels.

January 25, 2021

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HEALTHY INDIVIDUALS CREATE HEALTHY MARRIAGES

Emotional Health

 

 

Because the health of marriage is ultimately determined by individual health, we need to be diligent about emotional, mental, physical and spiritual fitness.

January 25, 2021