There is SO much more to ADHD than just being hyper or distracted, and stigmas are causing many kids and adults to be misdiagnosed with behavioral issues. My sons' battles caused them to beg me for help. I pray my story helps another parent who may be allowing people's opinions cause them to feel ashamed to get their children (or themselves) the help that they need.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to How the Church’s Silence Hurts the Divorced/Remarried Christian
Remarriage and divorce are so common in the church yet not talked about often. In fact, a fear of advocating for divorce is hurting many who need encouragement. But what about abuse and the lack of it being brought up as grounds for divorce? Could that silence be INCREASING the divorce and abuse rates in the church? This is a must-read challenge to the church on behalf of a divorced and remarried survivor of domestic violence.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Body Image: Eating Disorders, Insecurity, and Everywhere In-between
Body image issues aren't just painful. For many, they can be completely traumatic. This trauma response can vary from low self-esteem to full-blown eating disorders and can be triggered by food issues to sexual abuse or more. Read on to see how healing is possible both cognitively and spiritually.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Coparenting with a Narcissist
Abuse can continue when the victims leave. In my case of coparenting with a narcissist, it magnified, and the weapons were our children. This is a must-read if you or someone you know is coparenting with an abuser.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Sex vs Intimacy: Ditching Trauma Bonding for True Connection
Anyone can have sex, but not everyone will experience intimacy. For some like me, toxic trauma bonding impersonated for a long time. But what if I told you that there's nothing sexier than true intimacy? Read on to see how to see what I mean.
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Stressed Out Skin Care
We are joining forces with Kellee May and her business, Faith and Glow, to bring a new spin to trauma recovery- skin care! There are many ties between trauma/stress and your skin. If you want to hear more about how to care for it, become more confident, and shake off what stress has caused, click to read more!
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Parenting with a Mental Illness
I used to cry many days that my mental health conditions were making me a "bad parent." God showed me that he created every part of me, including my mind. If you are parenting with a mental illness, this blog is for you.
Meatless Meatloaf with Tim
Love comfort food like meat and potatoes? What if you could do it meatless, and it still taste DELICIOUS?! Plant-based meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and broccoli was on the menu last night! Tim explains how he made the meatloaf Impossible meat. Y’all!! I’m not kidding!! This tasted incredible!!! Look at the pictures and tell me you aren’t drooling!! 🤤
The Trauma Survivor’s Guide to Dating Your Greatest Soulmate
Want to find your soulmate? Turns out, they may be closer than you expected...
Light Up the Night: Tim and Dana Rutherford
Tim and I were blessed to give a message of hope to survivors of human trafficking for the event Light Up the Night, hosted by The Human Trafficking Foundation Inc . It was the coldest night Florida has seen in a while but the atmosphere was electric! Please enjoy this message.