Partner Post: How To Help Your Child After Your Partner’s Death

Sadly, this is something I know all too well. I hope it helps you. --Rev. Mrs. Mommy There are few things more traumatic to a child than losing one of their parents. If they’re young, then they won’t be able to fully understand what has happened. If they’re teenagers, they’ll understand what has happened, but won’t have the emotional tools to handle the situation. While you’ll also be suffering … [Read more...]

Emerging from the Ashes

I drive by this house every day. When I first saw it, it did not have a second floor. I don’t know what happened—fire, natural disaster, or general wear and tear—but this house used to be one floor with the top half ripped off. Exposed to the elements, this house was open and vulnerable. It was downright ugly and an eye sore. I’m sure its lack of curb appeal bothered the neighbors. It probably … [Read more...]

MADD Volunteer Work, Noah on Patrol and How God Uses Us to Intercede in the Earth

I volunteer for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). I do so because a drunk driver hit my husband when he was a teenager and the traumatic brain injury he sustained as a result caused his premature death. This week MADD asked me to attend a press conference about the launch of a new initiative in Montgomery County, M.D. to deter DUI offenders from repeating their offense. The initiative is … [Read more...]