'Thank You' to Our Partner Healthcare Facilities

June 1, 2020 rachelmiley
We love the healthcare facilities we get to partner with through our pregnancy counseling ministry. Places like Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, mean a lot to Lifeline Children’s Services and the way they make us aware of expectant mothers we can walk with and serve.   To say “thank you” and send some love
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Felt Safety... Right Now?

May 28, 2020 megan
Lifeline Family Counselor speaks on how parents can help their children feel safe.
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Too Much Togetherness?

May 28, 2020 megan
We are all spending A LOT of time together now. Is your family struggling with “too much togetherness?” Whitney White, a family counselor, discusses togetherness, its effects, and how we can avoid fights and frustrations.
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Healthy Habits for a Season of Uncertainty

May 27, 2020 megan
Healthy habits resource for parents during COVID-19.
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Spiritual Refreshment Through Scripture

May 19, 2020 rachelmiley
With so much change and uncertainty, let’s be reminded of truth. God is a God of peace. He says to “fear not,” and we are encouraged to praise Him in all circumstances. Refer to these Bible verses when you need spiritual refreshment. Pick a verse or two to memorize together as a family. “THE LORD
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Parent Coaching

April 30, 2020 megan
Supporting parents in their role toward becoming healing caregivers Parent Coaching is a service available through Lifeline Children’s Services for any parent who needs additional insight into their child’s behavior. It is specifically designed for parents of children who may have experienced attachment issues and trauma in their past. Parents who have benefitted from Parent
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Lifeline Counseling

April 30, 2020 megan
Lifeline Counseling seeks to help families thrive and to serve families holistically; knowing that one part of the family impacts all of the others. Our therapists understand that adoption and foster care can be challenging and we want to help.
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Bridge Educational Services

April 30, 2020 megan
In special times like this, Lifeline continues to want to equip families with tools and strategies to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children. Bridge Educational Services knows that the thought of educating children can be overwhelming, especially when we have had little time to prepare.
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Response to the Unexpected: Siblings

April 28, 2020 rachelmiley
  Mutual hardship can bring either disharmony or unity.   Alexandre Dumas in “The Three Musketeers” wrote, “All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.”   Winston Churchill said, “When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.”   Proverbs 17:17 states, “A friend loves at all
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Response to the Unexpected: Attachment

April 21, 2020 rachelmiley
 The recommended and mandated safe responses to the novel coronavirus require most of us to veer out of our normal routines and schedules. Parents are working from home, and children are schooling at home. There are no play dates, lunch with friends or family, trips, or outings. Although these situations can be frustrating and
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Response to the Unexpected: Parenting

April 14, 2020 rachelmiley
Although sheltering in place can bring many positive opportunities to our homes, the unpredictability and stress of the situation can caused unexpected challenges. Your child’s behavior may have regressed due to the unpredictability and stress of this new normal during the COVID-19 crisis. While trying to maintain some sanity, you may have slipped into some
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Educational Tip for at Home: Sensory Development

April 11, 2020 rachelmiley
At the outset of the COVID-19 outbreak, Herbie Newell, president and executive director of Lifeline Children’s Services, gave the Lifeline team the challenge to be a “good neighbor” and pray as we began to work away from our offices and in our homes. It has now been more than a week, and as much as
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Response to the Unexpected: Behaviors

April 7, 2020 rachelmiley
  In Birmingham, Ala., spring is in the air (and so is coronavirus disease 2019). Our daffodils are blooming, the azaleas are budding. It is the time of year we should all be out enjoying baseball and picnics and the beginning of the longer days. Instead we are all in this most unusual and unprecedented
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Educational Tip for at Home: Motor Development

April 2, 2020 rachelmiley
As we all begin to settle into a new rhythm of life for a while, a discussion has been taking place at Lifeline Children’s Services. In all that we do, we want to exercise good neighbor love during this response to COVID-19. We’ve been thinking, “What does it mean to be a good neighbor through
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5 Family Resources During Social Distancing

March 18, 2020 megan
Posted: 03/18/2020 At Lifeline Children’s Services, we are privileged to equip the Body of Christ to manifest the gospel to vulnerable children. And what better time to do this than in times of crisis, when the vulnerable are at an even higher risk and fearful people need the hope of the gospel in their lives?
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Volunteer at Home

May 18, 2019 megan
Here are a few ideas of ways you can volunteer from your home during COVID-19.
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