Nurturing the Heart of a Child.
Archive: September 2013

When my oldest daughter went off to college in 2005, I was introduced to a new term in the orientation meeting her university provided—“helicopter parenting.” These are parents who micromanage every aspect of their adult children’s lives, even so far as to contact professors regarding their adult children’s grades, show up at job interviews, and […]

This is part 2 – please click here to read part 1. Years ago I had a friend who was a missionary in Vietnam during the war. She told stories of finding “silent weepers” along the roads—babies left in baskets who never cried. Periodically these infants would tremble from head to toe, but they never […]