When Life Has Other Plans: Embracing Change When the Answer is No

By: Sandy Churchill I am one of the billions of people on the planet who has faith in a higher being—to me, God is blessedly in charge and provides a caring, listening ear to everything from praise and gratitude to parenting and marriage challenges, career woes, and world crisis prayers of all kinds. There is … More When Life Has Other Plans: Embracing Change When the Answer is No

How to Keep Track of Homework Assignments

By: Heather O’Neill I have spent most of my adult life working with adolescents. Mostly in areas of supporting them academically. We’re not talking actually teaching content like the Civil War, Pythagorean Theorem or Darwin’s Principles of Evolution – but teaching them how to organize their notebooks, manage their time and make sure they are … More How to Keep Track of Homework Assignments

Depression Stirs Future Compassion and Connection

By: Sandy Churchill I have dealt with anxiety all my life and intermittent depression that has reared its ugly head off and on  over the years, and never have I seen a silver lining to either condition. Truly, they can be debilitating, blocking joy, stirring insomnia, and sapping energy on so many levels. But a … More Depression Stirs Future Compassion and Connection

Facing a New School Year with Intention, Goals, Attitude

By: Sandy Churchill In the wee hours of morning, I found myself listening to a delightful podcast called Rise Together, hosted by Rachel and Dave Hollis. (Rachel’s books, Girl, Wash Your Face and Girl, Stop Apologizing are fantastic inspiration to tackle your stuff and get going in this world.) The topic was all about tackling … More Facing a New School Year with Intention, Goals, Attitude