If you are navigating muddy waters and life is heavy right now, you may be flooded with unpleasant feelings. Here is a word of caution and 3 reasons why feelings can’t be trusted. … More 3 Reasons why Feelings can’t be Trusted
Listen to Episode 23 of the She’s Marked Podcast below! What comes to your mind when you hear the word “anchor”? I usually think of water, boats, and ships. Secondly, I think of grounding, security, and weight. I think of attachment and protection and safety. Immovability. I also think of storms and severe weather. Anchors essentially … More Will Your Anchor Hold? Staying Grounded with Life Verses
Strong-willed children are experiential learners. They won’t take what someone says to be true. Instead, they must find out for themselves.
Many times, they will challenge every single interaction you have with them, so it is important you reframe questions. Give them choices between two equally acceptable things. “Would you like the apple or the orange.” They need to feel they are in control of their life. Routines and rules written out on the refrigerator help. … More For the Moms – Treasure in Jars of Clay w/ Julie Plagens
Contrary to common belief, time doesn’t necessarily heal all wounds. Some healing will require a decision to be made. Some healing requires intentional ongoing maintenance, one step at a time. In the conclusion of this 2-part series, Hannah discusses making the critical decision to heal. We can’t control whether we experience trauma, but we can … More She’s Marked Podcast – When Trauma Becomes Your Trip Up (Pt. 2)
Since knowing this special lady, I’ve always admired her confidence and ease with Mothering and her dynamic partnership with her husband (a former colleague-turned-friend of mine) in raising their beautiful children. Today, Katya transparently shares of her experience with loss and grief, mothering the strong-willed child, and discovering her uniqueness in the midst of pressure … More For the Moms – “Our Life in Words” with Katya Shafagatova