Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

Written by Lisa Tyson Photo by Joshua Mcknight from Pexels I have never hated—I mean really hated—a word before. A word is simply a word, it has no real power. But this word, I hate it.  While I had heard this word before, and probably even used it, I had never really given it extra … Continue reading Missed milestones in the midst of mayhem

100 things to do when quarantined with kids Written by Claire Avidon

Along with the widespread news of COVID-19 and the health and political implications surrounding the disease, the media is now widely speaking to how families might survive each other during lockdowns, school closures, and remote working conditions.  Survive each other?  Come on, parents! We admit to laughing at the wealth of circulating COVID-19 memes about … Continue reading 100 things to do when quarantined with kids Written by Claire Avidon

Protecting Your Marriage Through Coronavirus by: Empoweredhomes.org

Photo by Josh Willink from Pexels Recently there was a headline in the Daily Mail which stated: “Divorce rate spikes across China after ‘couples spend too much time together during coronavirus home quarantine’, officials claim.”  Lawyers in the UK predict similar results, stating this can happen during prolonged time together as they have seen during … Continue reading Protecting Your Marriage Through Coronavirus by: Empoweredhomes.org

Pursuing Peace in a Panicking World Written by Heather McAnear

Photo by cottonbro from Pexels It’s amazing how quickly things can change. Just a few months ago, I had never heard of COVID-19. Today, it has become a household threat. Honestly, I’ve never seen our nation so full of fear. With the presence of twenty-four-hour information via social media and news sources, anxiety seems to … Continue reading Pursuing Peace in a Panicking World Written by Heather McAnear

F.A.M.I.L.Y Worship during COVID-19

Josh Laxton, https://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2020/march/family-worship-during-covid-19.html Photo by Keith Wako from Pexels COVID-19 has disrupted the normal rhythms and social life of many children and families around the country. With the cancellations of school, recreational events, and in-person church gatherings, in addition to the shift of working remotely, our family (like many) are spending a little more time … Continue reading F.A.M.I.L.Y Worship during COVID-19

Practical Resources for Teaching Your Kids at Home

Posted by Julie Hamilton Batura, https://dailycitizen.focusonthefamily.com/practical-resources-for-teaching-your-kids-at-home/ Almost overnight, as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, millions of parents and children have been catapulted into an at-home learning environment. What’s the first thing they should do? Don’t panic – take a big deep breath. But as the days of this crisis roll on, you’re likely … Continue reading Practical Resources for Teaching Your Kids at Home

Feeling Out of Control? You Are Gaining Something Even Greater By Laurie Nichols

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels A few nights ago at 9:30pm, I sat in the emergency vet and cried. Our dog had eaten seven pieces of gum and my initial internet search told me it could be lethal. So I found myself driving over, trying to contain my tears, and then waiting, trying to … Continue reading Feeling Out of Control? You Are Gaining Something Even Greater By Laurie Nichols

7 Ways to Parent Effectively During the Coronavirus Outbreak

https://youtu.be/4pPF_QXWkP8 Many families are facing difficulties during the coronavirus global pandemic. Some moms and dads have to work from home and they're having to parent at the same time with kids either on spring break or having to learn from home because of the virus. Focus on the Family wants to come alongside families and … Continue reading 7 Ways to Parent Effectively During the Coronavirus Outbreak