Hope in the Present Tense

Written by guest author Christi Moreno, a member of the Dallas Area Hope Mommies organization.   “There’s no heartbeat.” Four words no parent ever wants to hear. My husband and I have three daughters, so at our 20 week sonogram, the four words we were hoping to hear were, “You’re having a boy!” But on […]

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Parenting Your Teen Struggling with Anxiety

Parenting Pathway Podcast Volume 3.1 – Pastor Dave Carl leads a discussion about teen anxiety with a team of counselors from Watershed Initiative.   In our latest Parenting Pathway Podcast series, we are discussing parenting a child who suffers disabling anxiety. In part one, Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl has a conversation with Jeri Marshall, Licensed Professional […]

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You Have a Diagnosis . . . Now What?

Written by Meaghan Wall, Pastoral Leader of the Stonebriar Community Church GIFT Ministry Last year, our family and two other families took a week-long trip to Disney World between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  We spent a whole year working with a Disney-certified planner to plan the vacation down to the minute.  We knew where we were […]

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Take the Anxiety Out of Teen Anxiety

Written by Erin Johnson, M.A. LPC-intern with Watershed Initiative in Frisco, Texas, who specializes in working with girls who deal with disruptive anxiety.   Teen-anxiety . . . Is it a real thing? In short, yes. For many of us, the word “teen” evokes its own onset of anxiety, whether as a parent, a teacher, […]

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