Tag Archive for family relationships

16-Yr-Old Dead Of A Heroin Overdose....

on April 15, 2016 by

“Never in a million years did we think (Mom) would get him into heroin,” “..he did it was to get her approval.”

High School Wants To Shut Down Off...

on April 15, 2016 by

The small weekly gatherings morphed into a popular gathering spot for hungry kids with nearly 500 turning out

Teens Spending Time With Parents...

on April 14, 2016 by

Teens who partake in cultural activities with their parents are more likely to want to continue learning

MLB Player Retires…Team Says He...

on March 25, 2016 by

Adam LaRoche is taking his bat and glove — and his son — and heading home

Fathers Lest You Think Your Actions Don&...

on March 20, 2016 by

And when Dad’s not around, it hurts and destroys kids. . . deeply

Technology Rules That Teens Would Set...

on March 19, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

The Shame Culture

on March 16, 2016 by

David Brooks

Flashback: Students Fear Moving To...

on March 16, 2016 by

Moving is the most jostling, treacherous, and terrifying trial an adolescent can experience. Fresh start is overshadowed by changes

Flashback: Why Teens Don’t Talk to...

on March 10, 2016 by

The responses being shared pertain to those kids who specifically indicated that they don’t talk openly with their parents

Parental Pressure Pushes Kids To Use...

on March 6, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Chick-fil-A ‘Cell Phone Challenge&...

on March 2, 2016 by

“Family Challenge” and here’s how it works: Turn all family cell phones to silent and place in the cell phone coop

Is It Possible To Balance Ministry And...

on March 1, 2016 by

(Part 1)

Why Teenage Girls Roll Their Eyes

on February 26, 2016 by

Adolescents usually hate being told what to do, and will reflexively resist even suggestions with which they agree

Teen Delighted With Prospect Of Living...

on February 25, 2016 by

Moscow:”while his mother is furious


on February 24, 2016 by

By Walt Mueller

Time, Fear, And American Youth Ministry

on February 19, 2016 by

The single biggest change I noticed when I finished seminary was the change in the use and availability of time

The Collapse Of Parenting: Why It’s...

on February 19, 2016 by

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children

Moms Have Toughest Time When Kids Are In...

on February 14, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Harvard Study Proves These 3 Things Are...

on February 13, 2016 by

The people who fared the best were the people who leaned in to relationships, with family, with friends, with community

Why And How Our Family Sets Goals...

on February 9, 2016 by

Kara Powell

FREE Workbook: Building Your Family’s...

on February 9, 2016 by

Will help you plan for your family’s future in five steps. Great to send to parents in your Church

Book: “The Collapse of Parenting&...

on January 22, 2016 by

Argues that American families are facing a crisis of authority, where the kids are in charge…

Millennial Children Would Rather Not...

on January 19, 2016 by

If you’re a Boomer parent and hope your millennial kid will take care of you, you might want to think again

Parents Can Play A Big Role In Thwarting...

on January 17, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

How Are Parents Monitoring Teens Social,...

on January 16, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Why Daughters Need Their Dads

on January 15, 2016 by

Fathers, more than anyone else, set the course for a daughter’s life

Teen Girl Lifts Burning Car Off Dad,...

on January 14, 2016 by

The 19-year-old lifted a burning truck off of her father and then went on to save other family members from a devastating…

Short Film To Teach Men What Manliness...

on January 13, 2016 by

A boy will spend more time watching TV by 6 yrs old than he will spend talking to his father in his…

14% Families Structured Like Traditional...

on December 31, 2015 by

Asian American children were more likely to live in that “traditional” family structure than any other group

“Circuit Jammers To Family...

on December 28, 2015 by

Dr. Wayne Mack offers some very helpful communication advice in his book, Your Family God’s Way

So THAT’S Why Families Fight So...

on December 24, 2015 by

Family members become cranky because their autonomy has been taken away from them by the tight schedule

High School Students Risk Suffering...

on December 20, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

How Do I Help My 13-Year-Old With Social...

on December 12, 2015 by

Brad M. Griffin

Barnabas Piper: 4 Mistakes Pastors Make...

on December 11, 2015 by

What pastor’s kids need, and what pastors who are parents should know

Dad: Social Media Is My Drug

on December 11, 2015 by

Hurt by social media? It will happen someday. Come to rely on it as a source of comfort it will turn on…

Kay Warren On Grief, And Facing Mental...

on November 18, 2015 by

Kay and Rick Warren lead the most recognizable church in the world—Saddleback Community Church…

How Working Parents Share the Load

on November 10, 2015 by

2-parent households in which both parents work full time now 46%, up from 31% in 1970

A Portrait of the Modern Family

on November 10, 2015 by

Stressed, Tired, Rushed

The Negative Effects Of Helicopter...

on November 9, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

The Effects Of Helicopter Parenting On...

on November 9, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

Teens’ Sex Talks With Parents Tied...

on November 3, 2015 by

When parents talk about sex, teens learn how to have similar conversations with their dating partners

Benefits Of Family For Children And...

on November 3, 2015 by


Helicopter Parenting: The Truth Behind...

on November 2, 2015 by

Rachel Blom

Value: Restoring The Natural Family

on November 2, 2015 by

(Don’t forget) more than 50 million Americans in 31 states voted to protect marriage in their laws

Teens Drinking At Home

on October 28, 2015 by

A new study suggests that a family’s rules concerning alcohol use aren’t nearly as important as the family itself

1 In 14 Children Have At Least One...

on October 28, 2015 by

Children in these situations suffer from low self esteem, poor mental and physical health, and other problems

A New Vision For Balancing Family &...

on October 27, 2015 by

by PhilBell

Cyber Seniors: Connecting Gennerations

on October 27, 2015 by

A humorous and heart-warming documentary

Childhood Stress Can Impair Adult Brain...

on October 25, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Most Teen Mood Swings Decline With Age

on October 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Poor Sibling Relationships Linked To...

on October 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t...

on October 7, 2015 by

Kara Powell

Six Essentials For Making Discipline...

on October 3, 2015 by

By Jim Burns

Study: Family Structure Plays Role In...

on October 1, 2015 by

Over time, teens from intact families that were allowed to drink at home had the lowest levels of alcohol use and problems

Brace Yourself, Social Media Is Headed...

on September 30, 2015 by

I assumed that until my kids hit high school, I wouldn’t have to deal with it. I was wrong.

5 Things I Tell Parents About Technology...

on September 29, 2015 by

First, let’s talk about how we got into the situation that we’re in. …in the last 30 years

You Tuber Lured Teenage Boys To Expose...

on September 23, 2015 by

Viral Video: The boys had already been made aware of the dangers by their parents and still fell into the trap

Experiment: Teens Easily Lured By Online...

on September 23, 2015 by

Chilling reality check for parents

Body Image Affects Weight Gain In Teen...

on September 19, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Marriage, Family, & Stepfamily...

on September 18, 2015 by

by Ron Deal

Andy Stanley: Is Monogamy Over?

on September 18, 2015 by

The value a culture places on monogamy determines the welfare of its women and children

3 Tips To Keeping Connected With Your...

on September 17, 2015 by

…without Becoming That Creepy Parent

How To Reach Your Grandkids With The...

on September 17, 2015 by

Sam Luce

How To Reach Your Grandkids With The...

on September 17, 2015 by

Sam Luce

Nothing Says Stability As A Grandparent

on September 17, 2015 by

What are the four areas in which youth succeed when this important relationship is strong?

Happiest Parents Have This Many Kids

on September 16, 2015 by

“With large families, we think they have social support within the family,”

Parents To Kids: Your Selfies Aren’t...

on September 14, 2015 by

Parents recreate daughter’s ridiculous selfies because parents are embarrassing that way

Why A Teen Burned His Own Ferrari

on September 2, 2015 by

Entitlement: 8 Warning Signs We Can Look For

Kids Are Blunt When They Talk About Why...

on August 31, 2015 by

“Don’t get a divorce. It’s really hard on the kids. They don’t understand what is happening.”

Play These 3 Pop Culture Awareness Games

on August 21, 2015 by

Since my kids were young I have tried to teach them about how our culture lies to them

War Room Movie: Got Prayer?

on August 21, 2015 by

Got marital problems? Job-related stress? Ethical conundrums? opening August 28 – from the makers of Courageous and Fireproof

Book Review: I Am Not A Slut

on August 12, 2015 by

Required reading..It’s an eye-opening look into the murky world of teenage sex, especially how girls are perceived

Helicoptered Kids Are Sputtering Out

on August 10, 2015 by

“How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success”

Podcast : The Power Of A Warm Home

on August 5, 2015 by

Kara Powell, Executive director of Fuller Youth Institute and author of Sticky Faith, talks with Kristen Ivy and Reggie Joiner in this…

Book: It’s Just A Phase So Don’t...

on August 5, 2015 by

So leaders and parents can connect God’s love and forgiveness to the heart of the next generation


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Divorce And The Impact It Has On Kids

on July 27, 2015 by

It not only affects the parents…it affects the kids as well. Look at these recent findings…

How “Mean” Parents Raise Grateful...

on July 21, 2015 by

5 Things to STOP Doing

Five Summer Fun Ideas To Strengthen...

on July 9, 2015 by

If I fail as a parent, it’s by not creating enough fun for my family

College-Aged Depression Is Increasingly...

on July 8, 2015 by

Kids of Helicopter Parents Are Sputtering Out

Digital Etiquette For Parents Of Teens

on July 7, 2015 by

….’Text faster and shorter!’

Kids from High-Conflict Homes More...

on July 5, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 2)

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 3)

Making The Most of Your Family’s Daily...

on June 24, 2015 by

(Part 4)

Toyota’s Commercial About A...

on June 21, 2015 by

…Will make you call your dad

How Dads Use Netflix: To Get Kids Into...

on June 19, 2015 by

75% say it lets them feel like a child again

More Research Finds Helicopter Parenting...

on June 6, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

“Abused Emoji”

on May 27, 2015 by

Helping Kids Communicate Their Problems When Words Fail

Stop Freaking Out, Mom and Dad!

on May 19, 2015 by

by Carey Nieuwhof

Anxious Parents= Anxious Kids

on May 16, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Fathers Have Big Influence On Teens&...

on May 7, 2015 by

Nearly 4,000 boys and girls answered questionnaires about their own drinking

Middle-Seat Kid Far From Windows But...

on May 4, 2015 by

“cars are a unique environment and a lot can be revealed when everyone is sitting together in a confined space.”

What Smacked Baltimore Teen Has to Say...

on April 30, 2015 by

“I’m like, ‘Oh man! What is my momma….

Girl Hostages Rescued From Boko Haram

on April 30, 2015 by

The girls freed were not the Chibok girls from the Bring Back Our Girls campaign”There are thousands more who have been abducted…

“Mom Of The Year”. That’s My Only...

on April 30, 2015 by

Mom Berating Her Son At Baltimore Riots Didn’t ‘Want Him To Be A Freddie Gray’

Parents: “How to Ruin Your...

on April 30, 2015 by

Michelle Lehnardt

Brains Of Teen Drivers Respond...

on April 25, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Faith Movie ‘LITTLE BOY’ Dreams The...

on April 22, 2015 by

“Little Boy in one sentence is about believing in the impossible

Can A Kayak Help You Be A Better Parent?

on April 19, 2015 by

Don’t wait to connect w your kids later. Imagine the end, and start connecting now!