Tag Archive for family relationships

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...

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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


on July 7, 2014 by


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,”


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


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


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


on April 29, 2014 by

Marko: PART 1


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...

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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&...

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

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...

on February 28, 2014 by

How do you protect and guide your daughters through culture?

Russia Moves to Ban Child Beauty...

on February 26, 2014 by

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

on February 24, 2014 by

Stronger father-son relationships curtail youth delinquency

20 Kids Who Want to Be Just Like Dad

on February 24, 2014 by


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

on February 23, 2014 by

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!

on February 18, 2014 by

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

Family Threatens Lawsuit After Student...

on February 17, 2014 by

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...

on February 14, 2014 by

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

Bold Parenting Book…Dr. Lars Rood

on February 11, 2014 by

Book Review By Mike Liebler