This week’s Mindful Moment with Bethany: Don’t assume the worst about people! Believe the best intent, have grace, and ask questions with a heart to understand.
Teen life can be filled with so much drama. They face so many challenges to belong and be accepted by their peers, while trying to figure out and develop healthy friendships. Part of our role as parents is to model what healthy looks like. We all have been hurt by words and actions of others, we all have had bad days, but it doesn’t give us the right to be mean or cruel to others as a way to deal with the pain. In this week’s podcast, Bethany talks about how to create a drama and bully free zone starting at home with your teens.
Thought for the day: Seven years ago I never would have imagined going from losing everything to where I am today. Last week I was overcome with gratitude as I pulled into the driveway of our beautiful new house, saw our fully functioning parked vehicles with no rust, walked inside to cupboards fully stocked with... Continue Reading →
Early in our marriage, my husband and I received hand-me-downs for most of our furniture. Even though our house was filled with pressed hollow wood, cheap fabrics, and water warped desktops, we were extremely grateful to have furniture in our house to use. However, some of the furniture given to us was handcrafted by my... Continue Reading →