Noah

How to help your child process sexual abuse

Noah is the sweetest child in the world.  He's like an angel for a visit amongst the rest of us. He's easily distracted and can get lost in a large house, so it's not that he's perfect. He's just sweet. When he was 8, though, he was angry. "I have to do what? Brush my… Continue reading How to help your child process sexual abuse

Joshua, Noah

How to support a child who has experienced trauma

Your child may have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or he may have some symptoms but never receive an official diagnosis, like Joshua.  My simple mom-mind finds it easiest to think of it in very basic terms.  My prayer for Joshua was to be able to no longer relive what had happened to him.  I’m thankful… Continue reading How to support a child who has experienced trauma

Noah, The Not Destroyed Family

Noah Scott, the Not Destroyed brother

Just typing the word “Noah” makes me smile.   Noah is an extraordinarily gifted and intelligent introvert. He intuitively understands both language and STEM subjects rapidly, has developed an ability to listen and respond to others with kindness and consistency and seems to be able to pick up any book, listen to any lecture or… Continue reading Noah Scott, the Not Destroyed brother

Noah, The Not Destroyed Family

“I Can’t Imagine Being Ready For That!”

As Joshua began his first serious romantic relationship, we wondered how it would affect Noah.  So far, Noah had been diligent in his pursuit of purity through the challenges of adolescent hormones and a healthy burgeoning sex-drive.  After seeing other families of victims watch as their children either acted out sexually or withdrew inwardly, becoming… Continue reading “I Can’t Imagine Being Ready For That!”