Drastic restrictions around visiting those in the hospital, nursing homes, and other facilities as well as consulting with a healthcare professional in person have been put in place to help decrease the spread of COVID-19. Many of you long for the simple acts of bringing flowers or a special treat to somebody in the hospital. When our physical ability to be with one another is taken away, it can create some very real experiences: a sense of helplessness and overwhelming guilt. Right now, there are some helpful things you can do and truths you can hold onto when caring for loved ones who are sick.
Published on Apr 15 @ 1:12 PM CDT
Grief and loss are challenging to process in the best of conditions. This COVID-19 time has complicated and even eliminated our normative rituals that are important to us and help us grieve the loss of those who have died. During this time, we might wonder how we can really celebrate the life of our loved ones who have died. And this one unanswered question can have a ripple effect, leaving us with hundreds of questions with seemingly no answers. We can turn to Scripture as well as grief experts for some guidance on how to process grief.
Published on Apr 15 @ 1:10 PM CDT
During this time of quarantine brought on by COVID-19, you’re likely spending more time with your kid(s) than usual. With that, you’ve probably noticed that they have a lot of feelings… and with that observation, you may be having some feelings of your own! And while understanding and processing your feelings might not always be comfortable or even come naturally, God designed you to have feelings so that you can better connect with others and Him. By tapping into some tips and tools, you can help your kid(s) more easily understand and manage their feelings.
Published on Apr 14 @ 9:59 AM CDT
During this time of quarantine brought on by the coronavirus, it’s important to try to keep your family on somewhat of a schedule. This will be especially helpful for online schooling done from home, which is new to a lot of families. The more you can maintain a routine, the better your family is likely to respond during this unprecedented time.
Published on Apr 9 @ 12:25 PM CDT
As we face Corona-related quarantines and school closings and social distancing, many parents are embarking on a journey they never wanted to take: homeschooling. Here are two resources on homeschooling to help you!
Published on Apr 6 @ 2:07 PM CDT