Ripped Apart: Helping Teens Through Divorce

By Amy Sondova Is it my fault? I was haunted by the question. Whether sitting in a college class learning about women’s literature or hanging out with friends, it hit me. Before the rush of emotion crested, I would race to the nearest bathroom, lock myself into a stall, and weep. Once I regained myContinue reading “Ripped Apart: Helping Teens Through Divorce”

Life Lessons Began in My Family’s Ark

I was a weird kid. I was talking to Sarah this morning about things I did when I was a little girl. This conversation was sprung off an earlier conversation about funny things kids do during church musicals. I recounted a story to Sarah about a little girl who lifted up her dress during aContinue reading “Life Lessons Began in My Family’s Ark”

When Cutting Comes to Church

By Amy Sondova, M.A. When Cutting Comes to Church: A Guide for Youth Workers is a manual for youth workers who are working with students who self injure. Because cutting still remains largely a female problem, this manual addresses it as such. To get receive a PDF copy of this manual, When Cutting Comes Home:Continue reading “When Cutting Comes to Church”

Shawn & Me: Adult Children of Divorce

If you haven’t yet heard me proclaim it from the mountaintops, my favorite show is “Psych”, which airs on Friday nights at 10 PM (EST) on USA Network.  I like to tell people I have a steady date with Shawn Spencer on Friday nights…it makes my social life seem juicier (or really sad if theyContinue reading “Shawn & Me: Adult Children of Divorce”