In a time when social distancing and wearing masks has become the new norm, stress levels among kids and their parents has undoubtedly increased. In Part 1 of “Help for Stressed Out Families,” we learned about the effect parental stress can have on kids, even though most parents don’t even realize it. In today’s article, Dr. Kara Powell will focus on ways parents can help their children better deal with stress.
Increase in stress has become common among families where parents now have to work from home and kids have to learn from home because of the pandemic. Especially in these times, it’s important to remember how we as parents can affect our kids negatively if we are not careful to manage our stress. In Part 1 of “Help for Stressed out Families,” Dr. Kara Powell details the connection between parental stress and the stress of our children.
With July almost ending, a new school year is right around the corner. With the COVID-19 situation going back and forth in many parts of the world, there are many uncertainties and challenges that this new school year brings. May God give us wisdom and strength to walk in His will – let’s all come and pray!
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are busy juggling between different things while staying at home. This may make one pay less attention to the people and things around them, or one may get so exhausted that they spend less time with the Lord. As the stay-at-home order is gradually lifted, let’s pray for ourselves and our family to adapt to the changes in our daily routines again.
As states are starting to reopen and slowly come out of social isolation, most of us are adjusting to changes in our work lives, finances and living styles. Let’s come to the Lord in prayers as we adjust to this new season and learn to trust God during this unpredictable time.
According to a report from the CDC and other major healthcare organizations, the outbreak of COVID-19 has triggered the risk for more widespread mental health issues. Below are 5 tips for you to self-care and maintain mental wellness.
In light of the current COVID-19 situation, most schools have been ordered to stop in-person classes and move to an online format if possible. As a result, many parents have found themselves forced to homeschool their children for the rest of the school year. Below are tips for parents as they help their children learn from home. We hope as you understand your child better and his or her unique intelligence and learning style, you can help your child blossom and thrive in this time.
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has greatly impacted our daily routine and even our emotional well-being. Are you feeling stressed or uneasy in some ways? In this blog, you can find tips to conquer STRESS and live smart hopefully helping you find relief and strength in these days.
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many states and cities have implemented stay-at-home orders since mid-to-late March. Suddenly people’s activities and gatherings have had to stop. With faces hiding under masks and people taking precaution through social distancing from fear of getting infected, we suddenly feel very distant from one another. From Michelle, the author of the article below, we can tell that with love and care, plus sincere listening, long distance can actually promote a deeper level of communication and growth and not necessarily hinder relationship-building. We hope you can experience light and warmth as you read her article in this time of stay-at-home.
Among churches today, aging congregations and low church attendance by younger generations have become serious issues. Last year, from mid-May to the end of August, Presence surveyed different churches in Southern California (specifically, in the San Gabriel Valley area) and Northern California. We hope that the information from the survey will help churches better serve the next generation.