Teens In Crisis
Your chest is tightened, your stress is through the roof and you fear that if you let one tear out, you will fall apart. You say to yourself, “I don’t know how much more I can take before I lose it.” Does this sound familiar? Parents across the globe are already overwhelmed by world events…Read More
Why Won’t God Heal My Broken Child?
The diagnosis was finally revealed! A five-hour test which God set up for all of our questions to be answered. Years of prayer, waiting, and wondering. We now know. Like many parents, I prayed a lot over my child. My daughter was dealing with so many issues and felt many times broken and defeated. As…Read More
The Miracle We All Need
They drag themselves into the attic or basement, pulling out their seasonal treasures to celebrate Christmas. They sometimes wish there wasn’t a holiday to think about. Yet, they hang onto the smallest thread of hope that a miracle will come for their family. So, what is the miracle that so many parents long for? Some…Read More
When Your Child Wants Nothing to do With You
You call, no answer. You text. Silence. Communication has dropped just like your internet signal. You try again and you feel like you just had a deja vu experience. Let’s face it. Parents across the globe are getting the same response. Teens and young adults are caught up in their own world, coupled with resentment,…Read More
Is Parenting a Child in Crisis Destroying Your Marriage?
We have all heard of the roadblocks which hamper or destroy a marriage. Those three roadblocks of marital heartbreak are communication, finances, and sex. As a parent, there is another challenge that is missing on this list. Parenting a teen or young adult in crisis can also cause marital distress. Unfortunately, parenting woes do not…Read More
What A Nice Surprise!
How Do You Handle a Response to Judgment as a Parent?
Parenting is a lifetime of judgment. Let’s face it, there is no guidebook on parenting when you have a teen or young adult in crisis and we all make mistakes along the way. I can raise both hands on this and say I made aplenty. I certainly was not as proactive as I could have…Read More
Peace Among Chaos
The New Year has begun and chaos is happening across our nation on top of chaos in a broken family’s home. Take heart my dear parent. God is STILL in control. Nothing is without His knowledge. He still reigns! He is sovereign! He is powerful! He has a plan, even for our family. He has…Read More
A Season of Hope
Jesus, the light of the world, the light of HOPE! As I scrolled through the many pictures of my friends who posted beautiful family photos, I couldn’t help wanting the same thing. But you see, my family is different. We have broken children who are hurting, struggling, and we as parents are hurting for them.…Read More
The Addiction Crisis Among the Younger Generation
The moment you hear it you are stunned. The news of your well rounded, smart, career-minded child has just gone through their entire savings spent on hard drugs. How can this be? This was the last thing you could have ever thought would happen with your child. But it just did. Each week we hear…Read More