Tag Archive for family relationships

For Many Teens Formal Sex Education Is...

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83% of teen girls who were sexually experienced didn’t get sex education until they’d lost their virginity

When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted...

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NPR News

Families Spent How Much On Prom Last...

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Consider some crazy statistics and ask some hard questions of ourselves and the families in our ministries

Parenting Is Hard!

on April 14, 2014 by

Bonding or Boundaries

Parents Are More Aggravated By Their...

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by Jim Liebelt

Heaven Is For Real, Movie Claims

on April 10, 2014 by

The kid says he sat in Jesus’ lap. He asked them to sing “We Will, We Will Rock You,” but they declined

My Family Vacation With Weed

on April 10, 2014 by

But when the kids are along, parents have to plan accordingly

Why Our Daughters Are Having Sex

on April 9, 2014 by

The American Girl: Princess to Promiscuous

School Dress Code Suggested – For...

on April 8, 2014 by

It’s hard for me to tell a child not to show up for school with hair curlers, pajamas or short shorts

Youth Ministry Families and Internet...

on April 7, 2014 by

It’s not uncommon for me to hear addicted clients say, “I was a kid when I accidentally found pornography

Moms Fail

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Study Finds No Benefit to Kids When Parents Help with Homework

“Startling Evidence Of Children&...

on April 2, 2014 by

Pornhub, was visited by 112,000 boys in the UK aged between 12 and 17

Many U.S. Kids Lack Secure Attachment,...

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Infants who do not form strong bonds with their parents are more likely to be aggressive, defiant, and hyperactive as adults

There Are Approximately 1.7 Million...

on March 27, 2014 by

11 Facts About Homeless Teens In The U.S.

‘Burger King Baby’ Finds—And...

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“I’m so happy,” Deprill said “I got the hug that I had wanted for the last 27 years. …

Tech Inventory

on March 21, 2014 by

“Dad! You’re alllllways on your phone!”

When a Stay-At-Home Mom Needs Hired Help

on March 20, 2014 by

Three kids, no job, and a nanny: Choosing humility instead of doing it all

Teens Who Feel Supported At Home And...

on March 19, 2014 by

“If we’re happy and content,” “we’re much more likely to sleep better than if we’re distressed and anxious and worried.”

The Upside/Downside of Using Parents as...

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Rick Lawrence: So I asked our 180-member team of youth ministry advisors for their input…

WATCH: Grandmothers Read Beyonce’s...

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It is full of provocative lyrics… “and that’s a #1 hit it’s a piece of Sh#*”

Kids of Today Vs 70′s & 80&...

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how far we’ve come…Where will we be in 20 years?

Parents Are Warned Phone Addiction Could...

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73% of the adults used their phone at least once during each meal

Update: The Prodigal Daughter Who Sued...

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“I don’t want your rules but I want everything and you to pay for it”

Donald Miller: The Right Way to Praise...

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When our identity gets tied up in success, we begin to fear failure or the loss of that status

High School Student Sues Parents..For...

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N.J. teen sues parents, claims they kicked her out

How Do You Talk To Your Kids About Sex

on February 28, 2014 by

A free webinar next Tuesday, March 4th at 8pm ET (6pm CT / 5pm PT)

study children of older fathers have...

on February 28, 2014 by

Developing (ADHD) psychosis, bipolar disorder, suicide attempts, substance abuse and failing grades in school

Flashback: This dad just destroyed...

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How do you protect and guide your daughters through culture?

Russia Moves to Ban Child Beauty...

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Children judged on their physical appearance is damaging and exposes them to pedophiles

Bickering Parents Linked to Kids Brain...

on February 24, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

Flashback: Dads Are The Key

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Stronger father-son relationships curtail youth delinquency

20 Kids Who Want to Be Just Like Dad

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7 Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in...

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Everyday there’s some new thing we parents need to figure out,here are smart strategies for managing your kids

How Do You Keep a Divorced Family in...

on February 19, 2014 by

Linda Ranson Jacobs

I Hope My Son’s Life Is in Danger

on February 18, 2014 by

I was tempted for a moment to comfort him by saying that he may not actually die for his faith

Kid Genius!

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3-Year-Old Gets Into Mensa With IQ of Over 160

Family Threatens Lawsuit After Student...

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He was suspended for five days, stripped of his class president title and banned from extracurricular activities

Violent Video Games Can Stunt Moral...

on February 15, 2014 by

those who played..for three hours or longer each day were detached from the outside world

Teens’ Relationship With Parents...

on February 15, 2014 by

Jim Liebelt

Honoring Your Parents While Disagreeing...

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“We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.”

Bold Parenting Book…Dr. Lars Rood

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Book Review By Mike Liebler

UAE Parents Don’t Spend Even an...

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In a broader context, family time or the lack of it can shape society

Bold Parenting: Book Review

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Bold Parenting: Book Review By Mike Liebler

Lars’ goal is to help parents focus on the meaning of “bold” faith and
reevaluate their…

Does Technology Diminish Social Skills?

on February 10, 2014 by

Your fourteen year old will never be an adult the way you are an adult today

UK: Generation Stress

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Thousands of children aged 10 and under are being treated for depression, stress and anxiety

How Justin Bieber’s Parents Are...

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“He acts as though he’s never heard the word ‘no’”

Does College Cause Young Adults to Lose...

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FactChecker flashback

Welfare Programs: Discourage Marriage...

on February 3, 2014 by

Lets bring fathers into the home.. benefits of marriage..reducing the penalties against marriage

You Won’t Believe How Many Food Stamp...

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“among those with four-year college degrees, the share rose from 3 percent to 7 percent.”

5 reasons there will always be paid...

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Fellow professional youth workers have no fear, our jobs are here to stay!!

Reimagining the Gospel in Relationship,...

on January 30, 2014 by

What Does the Gospel Mean for Teenagers and Friendship?

Dad with cancer writes daughter 826...

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She has been saving the notes..trying to save a piece of me

Smartphones for Kids?

on January 27, 2014 by

“Do you know where your children are?”

Introducing iParent.TV – keeping...

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58% kids know how to hide online activities from parents.46% would change behavior if parents were paying attention

“The Preventative and Restoration Side...

on January 24, 2014 by

One mother’s bold plan to fight sex trafficking

Hero Kid Gone

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8-Year-old boy saves 6 relatives in blaze before dying

Flashback: 10 Actions That Kids Learn...

on January 21, 2014 by

Doug Fields

the biggest social problem is absentee...

on January 20, 2014 by

You Can’t Say Fathers Are Essential if the Law Redefines Marriage to Make Them Optional

4 Obstacles To Your Students’...

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I think the number one obstacle to discipleship is a lack of spiritual direction in the home

‘Telepresence’ Parents

on January 17, 2014 by

Remotely controlled “telepresence” machines allowing busy families to stay in touch

The Collateral Damage of a Teenager?

on January 17, 2014 by

What about the Parents?

Flashback: How Not to Talk to Your Kids

on January 16, 2014 by

The inverse power of praise

The last letter

on January 16, 2014 by

12 Year Old Girl Just Died. The Letter Her Parents Discovered Afterwards Is Heart Shattering

Japan’s Birthrate is Plummeting

on January 15, 2014 by

Why have so many young Japanese given up on getting married?

Searching for Sex Answers

on January 15, 2014 by

Where do these parents think their kids are going to look for answers when they encounter questions?

Twenty Ideas for Grandparents

on January 14, 2014 by

Sometimes the faith of grandparents actually “skips” a generation as grandchildren end up following in their faith..

PreTeen Cell Phone Contract

on January 9, 2014 by

Does my 12 year old son really have the maturity to properly use this phone without help

Madonna Posts Controversial Photo of Son...

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“No one was drinking we were just having fun! Calm down and get a sense of humor! Don’t start the year off…

Parents Call Police, Cops Show Up and...

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“we don’t have time for this,” and shot Vidal, killing him

Tablets at the Table

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Parents may want to limit electronic media at mealtime

Flashback: Top Ten Mistakes Christian...

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This will be difficult for some parents to read through

your wild child in the pew

on January 3, 2014 by

Dear Parents With Young Children in Church……

raising a TWEEN GIRL monster!

on January 3, 2014 by

The multiple personalities of a tween girl

Parents Are Unaware Of Divorce’s...

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Thirty-nine percent of the kids surveyed said they hide their feelings about the split from their parents

New Year’s Prevention

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New Year’s resolutions for parents of teens

Teen Pulled Knife on Dad After Not...

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Kid Christmas Crusader

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Kid in black buys meals for strangers..money from his PlayStation 4

UK: Why are so many middle-class...

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youngsters are conversing in..clumsy rap-speak derived, variously, from the West Indies, Mumbai, MTV and American reality TV starsDailyMail on Facebook

Britney..sexuality, she is less inclined...

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Her father Jamie often travels with her, and he can also influence her desire to cover up during sexier scenes

Helping Kids Keep the Faith

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Four Research Insights Every Parent Needs to Know

XXX The Impact of a Gift: Giving...

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Here are three things you can do right away to start protecting your family today

Why YOU-th Pators Should Apologize To...

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When our kids know that we as parents make mistakes too and need forgiveness it helps them grow in their walk with…

Celebrating Christmas and the Holidays

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Pew Research: Then and Now

Teen Who Killed 4 in Drunken Crash...

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Defense Used….. his parents spoiled him and never taught him right from wrong

verbal hostility

on December 12, 2013 by

Yelling, threatening parents harm teens’ mental health

Parents find a craft craze to like

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Why are they so popular? “There’s a sense of accomplishment”

Teen Mauled by Bear Closed Her Eyes,...

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“My daughter is alive and it is a pure miracle,”

Prodigal Pastor Kids

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Fact or Fiction?

Parenting In The Social Media Age

on December 10, 2013 by

How to keep your child safe

Pot problems In Colorado Schools...

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“When we have middle school kids show up with a half an ounce, that is shocking to me,”

Dad is no longer a doofus

on December 6, 2013 by

Dads have become more invested in their children and a more active role in household duties

SOS For Stressed Out Teens

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40% of parents said their high school kids are experiencing a lot of stress from school

Teens Who Feel Supported At Home And...

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“Whereas, families going through distressful times — divorce or remarriage — that tended to disrupt teen sleep,”

Flashback: SnapChat and the Ostrich...

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72 percent of parents are simply sticking their heads in the sand and just “hoping for the best”?

Youth & The Changing American...

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American households have never been more diverse, more surprising, more baffling

Smartwatch Helps Parents Track Their...

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Parents easily call and keep track of their children..make calls, send texts and set “SafeZones”

Most family break-ups involve unmarried...

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Epidemic of family breakdown..unmarried parents, you’re four times more likely to split up than married parents

Australian parents hit by rising costs...

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Weekly costs of raising teenagers (or generation Z) was now about $258 per week or more than $13,400 a year

mainstream media out to destroy...

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ABC Wonders If Polyamory Trumps traditional Marriage

Study of Young Parents Highlights Links...

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African-American fathers were exposed to everyday incidents of racism and discrimination — a highly stressful experience