Monday, October 1, 2017, is a day that is, and will be, marked by the Las Vegas shooting during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. We have been flooded with information regarding this traumatic experience and finding a way forward can feel paralyzing. For those who were at the concert or those who have experienced other traumatic events in life (war, physical or sexual crimes, or many other difficult circumstances) these experiences will be interwoven into their life story in an unforgettable and challenging way.
As football season begins, many coaches have finalized their playbook, hoping it will contain the perfect plays which, if executed well, will ensure a victory. Off the field, we all carry around playbooks to navigate the relationships in our life. What if the playbook is outdated? What if there is a play that does not seem to work?
Join us for Exploring Maternal Mental Health on Thursday, September 28, at 6:30 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will address perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, what happens if left untreated, and resources and help available in the community. Call us with questions or to RSVP - 605-334-2696. See you there!
As summer comes to a close, many families are beginning the re-entry process that comes with a new school year. The first few weeks can be challenging, so remember to leave room for error and grace for when things don’t go as intended. Though different ages have different demands, there are some simple ways for a family to adjust to the new school year.