When Your Daughter Tells You She’s Pregnant

The post below was written by Lauren Urrea and originally appeared at http://lknuppel.blogspot.com. Read more about Lauren at the end of this post. When I was told by the local crisis pregnancy center that I was pregnant, I was given a “goodie bag” with a variety of handouts and information packets explaining my pregnancy, pre-natal […]

Words Your Child Needs From You, Part I: “I love you”

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue…” That’s a lot of power—power you have over your child’s life. Frightening, isn’t it? We fear seeing our children wither and shrivel into sad, hard little kernels. So how can we speak the words that cause them to thrive and grow up with security, self-esteem, […]