Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

Are you experiencing some underlying exhaustion while preparing to make joyful new Christmas memories? Larry and I love the Christmas season! Yet we are coming into festivities with some battle fatigue and frayed nerves from parenting our daughter with disabilities....
Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

27 Gift Ideas for the Family Living with Disability

The holiday season is near. It is a time of year when stress, social isolation, and grief can weigh on caregivers and their families. Each family member — parent, grandparent, child with disabilities, sibling — is uniquely impacted by the disability issues involved....
Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

Worship Playlists for Caregiving Parents

Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord.Ephesians 5:19 I hear a lot of parents raising children with disabilities say that worship music is a go-to for them when it comes to soul care. That should be no surprise given that it’s easy to turn on a song and...
Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

How Is the Atmosphere of Your Heart?

Isaiah 60:19“No longer will you need the sun to shine by day, nor the moon to give its light by night, for the LORD your God will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory. When we put up our tree and decorations earlier this month, I went to bed...
Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

Open Communication: The Currency of Love in Caregiving Families

My family has learned that we communicate a lot nonverbally. Carly, my sister who has Angelman Syndrome, is (for the most part) nonverbal. So we’ve learned to read the people and situations around us without needing to say much. The problem with that is that we often...
Jesus Makes Much of Our Little at Christmas

Resource Corner: Tools for a Listening Season

Hello, hello my friends! As we make the final stretch toward Christmas, I wanted to share some tips, tricks and listening tools that are helping me through exhaustion and loneliness. They might seem simple but they have been game changers for me. Start your day with...