Digital Binkyby Mandy Zehnder
How many of us use our devices to avoid things we need to address or take action on? The stress in life can be so intense that we just self-soothe with a few hours of scrolling.
For some, attachment to phones isn't the issue. There are lots of unhealthy coping strategies out there, but for now let's focus on the issue of turning to our devices to self-soothe, rather than turning to God about our deepest desires.
Parenting in a Pandemicby Mandy Zehnder
As we re-enter this school year, does anyone else feel the unrelenting black cloud of you know what?! Yep, we are going to talk about it. Covid.
I didn’t want to bring it up here, because I'm sure you are TIRED of seeing it everywhere, but after having a personal experience with it in our home, I need to put this out there.
It has become VERY apparent to me that our children have been bearing this burden much deeper than we may understand. They may not FULLY comprehend what or why we have to distance.
I am not a doctor, psychologist, or anything fancy. I am simply a mother who has witnessed her own children tough it out last year like champs, but round two, and having Covid hit directly home, has challenged us even more. And I just want to give you a heads up if you haven’t experienced this yet. Lead with love, anchored in patience, my friend.
In this blogpost, I will give you 3 ways to CONNECT with your child/children even in quarantine.