The undercurrent of anxiety that is now part of our homes affects all of us in different ways, even our kids. Their stress might not look like ours does, like too much coffee and too little sleep, or too many hours escaping in Netflix, but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. Kids become unmotivated, discouraged and younger kids even regress due to stress. Have you seen any of that happen at home?Here are some helpful focus points in shepherding our kids through this season.
My book ‘The Mommy Diaries’ is here!
Parenting is not for sissies! And once you’ve survived the spit up, the sleepless nights and the nappy changes (oh my goodness so many nappy changes!) you think you’ve survived it all.
Until you suddenly find yourself with a pre-teen or teen in the house!
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What word would you use to describe your faith in this season? In our online prayer meeting at church a few weeks ago (yes, cause that’s a thing now), a live poll indicated that more than 70% of people felt that their faith had grown during lockdown! Yay for them, but if I am honest […]
When times are hard we need hope in the worst way. But often our hope is based on our circumstances, our ability to control things, the actions of others. How do we find hope in the here and now, a hope that is certain? Explore Psalm 27 with me to see how..
There is always more going on than just what we can see. We are holistic beings and our experiences and our walk through this world always have physical, emotional and spiritual components. God is uniquely involved in the lives of His children so nothing that happens to us just “is what it is”. We walk by a different light and it is because of that that we are called to walk circumspectly (Eph 5 v 15 – 21), always looking for and trying to understand the will of God, because the times we live in call for it.
I saw a post from an acquaintance recently showing the great lengths they are going to at home to ensure that their kids will be ready for school and for the next sport season once kids are allowed to return to school. They are definitely #winningatlife. And at parenting. Obviously. No one can fault that […]