As we go into the future, most of our children will most likely have more than one job and more than one career, but with a little education and experience maybe they can make better, more informed choices and receive a measure of satisfaction with what they do.
Connect joy and learning and you will set children on a path to success. You will also find out what truly interests your child when you provide open ended art materials and let them explain what it means.
Recent reports on mental health are sounding the alarm on the increase in mental health concerns among children and teens. This article, co-authored by Greenwich Center for Hope and Renewal therapist Susan Gestal and Executive Director, Erin Keys, offers support and advice for parents, as well as what warning signs to watch for and tips for keeping the entire family mentally well.
This year, as we emerge from the pandemic, we’ll need to re-learn and regather into the full life of church and society. It will take time, effort, and intentionality. But it will be worth it. If the Covid vaccine is the cure for the virus, regathering as a community of faith is the emotional and spiritual vaccine we all need now.