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How to Help a Kid Get Unstuck

Article from Parent Cue by Kayla Lin

We all know what it’s like to struggle with a bad habit or be caught in a destructive cycle. Oftentimes, we don’t even realize the cycle we’re in until our world comes crashing down. It’s much easier to identify a damaging habit in other people, isn’t it? So as parents what do we do when we realize our child is getting pulled into…

Five Steps to Take When Your Job is Burning You Out

At the age of 28, I quit my job. Not because I made a fortune on bitcoin. Or wanted to go back to school. Or decided to serve on a long-term service trip. Or saved enough money to backpack through Europe for the next year. I quit because I was burned out. I had less than a decade of experience in the “real world” and I was already disillusioned and worn down.

I had been working as a marketing director and, prior to that, spent about five years at an agency. Growing up, I put an enormous emphasis on…

 

Lifeboats... and other Escape Plans

Life’s tough.

Like, for real.

No matter who you are, where you live or what sort of dynamics make up your particular set of circumstances, life can be hard. Between unexpected news to the regular rhythms of maintaining some sense of balance and priority in the midst of the details of your day, managing it all can…

Reaching out to Reconnect with your Spouse

Article from FocusOnTheFamily.com 

It was one of those “I have no idea what we are going to cook, so let’s just have someone else cook for us” nights. So my husband and I took our three young children to dinner at a local restaurant. As we entered the lobby, I saw other families and couples of all ages waiting to be seated. I couldn’t help but notice the different ways each generation interacted.

A husband and wife, who looked as though they had been together for decades,…

 

5 Quick Ways To Turn A Situation Around When It Blows Up In Your Face

Article from careynieuwhof.org

As a leader, you have it all planned out in your head.

But welcome to the real world—things almost never go as planned…

Processing the Tragedy of School Shootings

Article from Fuller Youth Institute by Kara Powell

“Processing the tragedy of school shootings.” 

In the midst of our team’s agony over yesterday’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, we are struck by the fact that this one of multiple school shootings in 2018. And it’s only mid-February. From watching Parkland teenagers process their shock and fear on the news this morning to talking with my own 11-year-old about what happened during our short drive to her school, I am experiencing my own emotional…

 

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