Tag Archive for family relationships

New Toyota Minivan Will Make It Easier...

on August 21, 2014 by

Driver Easy Speak, a system that amplifies parents’ voices, enabling them to be heard over kids’ screaming

Team Sports Are Taking Over Kids’...

on August 20, 2014 by

“Stay on your side of the Google calendar. I’m taking back my family time!”

When Sports and Family Time Conflict,...

on August 20, 2014 by

“Family and academics are more important than sports, until sports conflict, then sports win.”

Flashback: Stronger Father-Son...

on August 18, 2014 by

“To protect children from harm, we believe that nothing takes the place of good parenting,”

Mom Arrested for Swearing in Front of...

on August 16, 2014 by

Her husband kept squishing the bread with the frozen pizza

12 Things That Don’t Make Sense As...

on August 16, 2014 by

Not everything you hear as a teenager makes sense. But once you’re a little older, it clicks more

What A Teenage Boy Needs From His Mom

on August 12, 2014 by

Frankly You don’t know what they need…But you want to be there for them

China: ‘Web Junkie’ Documentary&...

on August 11, 2014 by

Why they feel more connected to disassociated voices in cyberspace than to their families

Book Review: Guy’s Guide To God, Girls...

on August 10, 2014 by

“Don’t text and drive until you’ve learned how to juggle straight razors nude.”

7 Ways Parents Harm Their Children...

on August 7, 2014 by

…some of the most dangerous parenting mistakes aren’t obvious

Child Evangelism or Covenant Theology?

on August 6, 2014 by

The Reformed Church has failed to teach its members the implications of covenant theology for their children

7 SIGNS WE MAY BE WORSHIPPING OUR FAMILY

on August 6, 2014 by

However, there does seem to be a tendency with the home school/family worship/children in worship emphasis that can turn this good…

Shoot to Kill: The Real Impact of...

on August 5, 2014 by

Are violent video games as bad as they seem in the media?

Cheat Codes: A Quick Guide to Teens and...

on August 5, 2014 by

How can parents get their kids to stop playing games so much and do something more “social?”

The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family

on August 5, 2014 by

Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids

Flashback: A FATHER’S ROLE IN HIS...

on August 4, 2014 by

If a father does not go to church, no matter how faithful his wife’s devotions, only one child in 50 will become…

Flashback: A PRAYER FOR RE-PARENTING BY...

on August 3, 2014 by

by Scotty Smith

Flashback: A FATHER’S ROLE IN HIS...

on August 2, 2014 by

If a father does not go to church, no matter wife’s devotions, only 1 child in 50 will become a regular worshipper

Hey, Christian Youth: It Gets Better

on July 31, 2014 by

We must allow and call youth into Christian adulthood and ease their fears of a boring life

10 Ways To Include Your Spouse in Your...

on July 29, 2014 by

The “JH Uth Guy”

An Open Letter to My Teenage Son About...

on July 28, 2014 by

Mom

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS,...

on July 22, 2014 by

Marko

In Post-Recession Era, Young Adults...

on July 22, 2014 by

Declining employment, marrying at later ages and staying in school…

How Young is Too Young for Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

A New Look @ Navigating Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

More Americans Than Ever Live In...

on July 18, 2014 by

A larger share of young people live in multigenerational arrangements than of Americans 85 and older

Flashback: 9 Things We Should Get Rid of...

on July 18, 2014 by

I realized I was more than half the problem in this whole entitlement parenting challenge …wake up call

9 Things Adults Need to get Rid of to...

on July 18, 2014 by

Last March, a post rocked the internet…I thought, my goodness, most of this could apply to adults!

Children Reared by ‘Mom and Dad&...

on July 16, 2014 by

New parenting study questions politically correct view that kids raised by homosexuals exhibit ‘no differences.’

College Student Accidentally Sexts Dad&...

on July 11, 2014 by

1 in 10 people have accidentally sexted the wrong person

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS,...

on July 7, 2014 by

Marko

Boy Skips Church, Father Charged With...

on July 5, 2014 by

He assumed the boy had gotten on the church bus with his four siblings when it pulled up at their house

Chronic Childhood Stress Leaves Lasting...

on July 4, 2014 by

“Just because it’s in the brain doesn’t mean it’s destiny,”

“When Should I Allow My Children...

on June 23, 2014 by

Adam McLane

Extreme Parenting Styles Linked to...

on June 21, 2014 by

by Jim Liebelt

The Next Revolution In Family Ministry

on June 17, 2014 by

Instead of challenging the growing secularism among men, the church largely acquiesced—by turning to women

#1 Mistake Of Christian Parents (Video)

on June 12, 2014 by

Taking your kids to church isn’t enough. It’s what happens in your home will make them who they are

DCF: Justina Pelletier Should Be...

on June 12, 2014 by

“Every hour she’s not back with her family is an hour she can’t ever get back,”

Mom Who Refused to Let Nurse Have ...

on June 6, 2014 by

“This has everything to do with the erosion of parental rights

Quite Possibly The Best Letter From...

on June 6, 2014 by

Last year, my eight year-old son went to summer camp…I’d wait for the mailman, hoping for just one letter

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should...

on June 5, 2014 by

10 research-based reasons for this ban

Thoughts For Parents Of Young Teens Part...

on June 2, 2014 by

Marko…”Parents are still the number one influence in the lives of their teenagers”

Flashback: Equipping Others To Interact...

on June 2, 2014 by

Andy Blanks

Flashback: Confronting Cultural Norms

on June 2, 2014 by

George Lockhart

Russia: Internet Addiction Ranks Among...

on May 30, 2014 by

6% of all teenagers in Russia were addicted to computer and Internet

Graduation: Your Story

on May 30, 2014 by

The Skit Guys

Teens Are Getting In Fights Due To...

on May 23, 2014 by

McAfee: More than half of teens in the poll were in a fight because of something on social media

Why Mothers & Daughters Fight And...

on May 22, 2014 by

By Kara Powell

Flashback: Why Christian Parents Should...

on May 20, 2014 by

Many Christian families are practically abandoning “the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints”

Happiness Drops for Girls During Preteen...

on May 17, 2014 by

The biggest drop in happiness is at age 11. Girls continue to get more unhappy until about 16

The Modern American Family

on May 15, 2014 by

“The difference between family lives in 1965, let’s say, and in today is enormous,”

ReMoved

on May 15, 2014 by

Amazing video on foster Kids and foster parents

Opportunities in Young Adulthood Linked...

on May 15, 2014 by

People who come of age during a recession are less likely to be narcissists later in life

Parents Play Role in Teens’...

on May 14, 2014 by

Misuse and abuse of prescription drugs is one of the fastest growing drug epidemics in the United States

Understanding Why Social Media Is So...

on May 13, 2014 by

Step back, try to stay calm and try to listen to your kids. What are they trying to achieve?

Exposure To Violence Declining Among...

on May 13, 2014 by

“It should be encouragement to people who have been working on this problem,”

Thoughts For Parents Of Young Teens,...

on May 12, 2014 by

Marko

A Mother’s Stunning Sacrifice

on May 12, 2014 by

Trapped in a 3 alarm fire on the third floor……….So worth it

Parents Protest Graphic Sex-Ed Book

on May 12, 2014 by

The book called, “It’s Perfectly Normal,” is for kids 10 and up

Mom Sacrificed… To Save Kids

on May 11, 2014 by

Their SUV was rolling toward a cliff and this mom did the unthinkable to save them

Police Officer Buys Bed, TV, Wii For...

on May 9, 2014 by

13-year-old called police after fighting with his mom. He didn’t want to live in the house anymore

CDC Study: Kids Experience Fewer...

on May 8, 2014 by

Children in foster care had, by far, the worst outcomes

A Message For The Online Generation

on May 6, 2014 by

VIDEO

Main Session Notes From The Orange...

on May 6, 2014 by

We are going to say YES #OC14

Teaching Kids About Sexual Assault

on May 5, 2014 by

The Atlantic

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS,...

on April 29, 2014 by

Marko: PART 1

THOUGHTS FOR PARENTS OF YOUNG TEENS

on April 29, 2014 by

Marko: PART 2

Google Glass Family Parody

on April 29, 2014 by

Google Glass Parody Shows Family Lost in Wearable Computing

Flashback: “Fathers, Do Not Exasperate...

on April 28, 2014 by

I got to thinking about this experience in relationship to that same 14 year old daughter

Parents Post Hilarious Frustrations Of...

on April 25, 2014 by

‘Sometimes I wonder what it would have been like if we’d just adopted a dog’

New Backlash Over Liz’s Bikinis...

on April 25, 2014 by

The designs put pressure on parents by attracting young girls to the notion of growing up too fast

Flashback: ‘Inappropriate’...

on April 25, 2014 by

Elizabeth Hurley’s Bikini Line For Young Girls Called ‘Disturbing’ And ‘Inappropriate’

Ask A Pothead?

on April 25, 2014 by

Watters asks attendants of a Denver pot celebration about a new study on the damages of smoking marijuana

Dad The Adventurer

on April 24, 2014 by

What sort of shared adventures are you willing to embark on with your son?

Flashback: How to Stop Victim Mentality...

on April 23, 2014 by

….”It’s not my fault. That’s not fair!”

Parents Prefer Phones To Kids?

on April 22, 2014 by

One child threw a parent’s phone down the toilet

Will Prosecuting Parents Help Solve&...

on April 22, 2014 by

“High school dropouts are eight times more likely to end up in state prison than high school graduates,”

Teen Sexting Not So Bad?

on April 21, 2014 by

Some interesting insights into how adults are thinking about these things

For Many Teens Formal Sex Education Is...

on April 19, 2014 by

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...

on April 18, 2014 by

NPR News

Families Spent How Much On Prom Last...

on April 18, 2014 by

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...

on April 12, 2014 by

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

on April 5, 2014 by

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,...

on April 2, 2014 by

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...

on March 27, 2014 by

“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...

on March 19, 2014 by

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

WATCH: Grandmothers Read Beyonce’s...

on March 18, 2014 by

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&...

on March 18, 2014 by

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

Parents Are Warned Phone Addiction Could...

on March 11, 2014 by

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