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The Wisdom to Let Go: A Timely Proverb

Some parents are good at holding onto their children, but they have a harder time letting go. While there is a time and a season for both, the latter is a reality all parents have to face as children transition to young adults. In a season when college-age and adult children are returning home due to the coronavirus pandemic, balancing adulthood while living under the same roof as their parents can be even more elusive.

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2 Statistics That Prove Anxiety is an Issue We Can't Ignore In Our Church Community

Mental health concerns are escalating dramatically among young people. And despite the “code of silence” many churches take around anxiety, Christian families are not exempt from this mental health issue.

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More Common Myths That Breed Anxious Parenting

More of our children today are being diagnosed with anxiety than ever before. One of the most common causes? Anxious parenting

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The Most Widely-Held Beliefs That Lead to Anxious Parenting

Three of the most common myths that lead to anxious parenting and the universal truths to combat them

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The Type A Parent: 7 Ways to Avoid Over-Pressuring

Raise resilient children, aware that life can present challenges but confident they can cope.

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The Helicopter Parent: 5 Ways to Avoid Over-Protecting

Tips to raise resilient children, aware that life can present challenges but confident that they can cope.

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Anxiety-Free vs Anxiety-Aware -- Knowing the Difference in Parenting

Studies show anxiety among students keeps rising with more and more seeking help, with much of that anxiety passed down from anxious parenting.

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3 Straightforward Ways Parents Can Ease Anxiety in Kids

Here are three straightforward ways to ease anxiety — in ourselves, and in turn, our kids.

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Teaching Kids to Bounce Back: Physical, Social, Cognitive and Spiritual Strategies for Coping

Learning to regulate emotions is an important life skill that must be developed. Like a muscle, the more you work at it over time, the stronger, more capable you get.


The Lion in the Room: Modern Causes for the Increase in Anxiety in Our Kids

Many young adults today live with anxiety that behaves like a lurking lion, leaving their brains in a state of hyperarousal that makes it hard to work, sleep, eat or concentrate.