Tag Archive for Parenting

Teenage Depression

on December 12, 2017 by

Five Warning Signs of Teenage Depression

Helping Adolescents Work Through Anxiety

on December 10, 2017 by

Lately I’ve noticed a growing alarm about anxiety in our culture. It seems to be wreaking havoc in our live

Teen Writes Book About How To Invest...

on December 9, 2017 by

Book: “Early Bird: The Power of Investing Young,”

Government Taking Away The Basic Rights...

on December 9, 2017 by

Parents succeeded in halting a rule that would have allowed K-12 to self-identify as a gender or race w/out consent of parents

Teachable Doctrines Of The Faith

on December 7, 2017 by

52  gospel centered questions and answers. Also devotional book and curriculum book for developing Christian beliefs in a child’s heart and mind.

Does Your Kid Have A Phone? Cell Phone...

on December 7, 2017 by

What you need to do before and after you give your kid a phone

18% Of Teens Read Their Bibles…...

on December 6, 2017 by

Approximately 2,800 students participated in the surveys

 

Cultural Influence: Falls Creek Surveys

on December 6, 2017 by

In the summer of 2017, just under 2,800 students participated in the surveys

Planning For Exceptions In Parenting

on December 5, 2017 by

Just because our lives are filled with the unexpected doesn’t mean we have to be surprised

Biggest Spiritual Influencers On Your...

on December 4, 2017 by

Aristotle: “When we hear music, our very soul is altered.”

UK: 1 In 10 Babies Are Born To Parents...

on December 3, 2017 by

Parents living at two addresses has more than doubled in the past 30 years, from 4.2 % to 10.3 %

Help Kids Take A Stand Against...

on December 1, 2017 by

Just because a song exists or is topping the charts doesn’t mean young people have to be subjected to it

When A Teen Hangs With The Wrong Crowd

on November 30, 2017 by

So, basically, having no friends sucks and having bad friends can screw things up, but having good friends rocks

When Is The Right Time To Give A Kid ...

on November 30, 2017 by

Movement calls on parents not to give their children smartphones until 8th grade

Raising A Future Adult…Not A Kid

on November 28, 2017 by

Don’t  be sad as each phase passes…celebrate where they’ve been, and cast vision for where they’re going

Iceland Knows How To Stop Teen Substance...

on November 25, 2017 by

State funding for organised sport and other clubs has increased in Iceland to give kids new ways to feel like part of…

View The Bibles That Came Over On The...

on November 23, 2017 by

The Museum of Bible 8-story, $500 million museum features artifacts, exhibits and a Christian-themed musical

Tough Time For Social Media…Values

on November 21, 2017 by

Bad Breaks, Bad Publicity, and Bad Management Stack Up

Rise In Teen Suicide, Social Media...

on November 20, 2017 by

An increase in teen suicide rates occurred at the same time social media use surged and a new analysis suggests there may…

I Put My Teens On A Digital Detox

on November 20, 2017 by

The results shocked me

Neighborhood Quality May Impact Child...

on November 18, 2017 by

A new study finds that the quality of a child’s neighborhood may have significant and long-term effects on his or her behavior…

3 Phrases To Diffuse Potential Arguments...

on November 18, 2017 by

“Don’t argue and don’t fight with your kids.” It’s difficult to mentor and lead if your fighting and arguing all the time

When iPhones Become Babysitters

on November 16, 2017 by

What Do They Need Most?

Book: Understanding Your Teen….By...

on November 16, 2017 by

Shaping Their Character, Facing Their Realities

Parent Guides: Your New Best Friend

on November 16, 2017 by

Talking about issues…with teens can be scary and complicated. But it doesn’t have to be

The Adolescent Anxiety Epidemic

on November 15, 2017 by

What You Can Do

Why Kids Need Exegetical Bible Teaching...

on November 14, 2017 by

“If anyone asks you how your ministry is doing, always reply with this: ‘I’ll tell you in ten years how my ministry…

What Parents Can Do To Stop Sexual...

on November 12, 2017 by

Misogyny and harassment happen everywhere — including in our schools and among our children

The worrisome effects of teenage...

on November 10, 2017 by

Psychologists are worried about the effects of the smartphone on our kids

10 Reasons Teenagers Are More Anxious...

on November 9, 2017 by

We’ve created an environment that fosters anxiety rather than resilience.

Ditching Smartphones

on November 8, 2017 by

‘Dumbphones’ With Basic Functions Appealing To Some

Teens And Technology

on November 8, 2017 by

Podcast interview with  Jonathan McKee

Discerning Culture

on November 7, 2017 by

Four Questions That Can Help You Talk to Students About Pop Culture

6 Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied

on November 7, 2017 by

What Parents Can Do

Book: Reclaiming Conversation

on November 4, 2017 by

The power of talk in a digital age

app Helps Parents Figure Out If Their...

on November 4, 2017 by

If it spots something fishy, whether your kid created it or received it, it sends you a real-time alert. Cannot view the picture

Manage Your Family’s Screen Time…...

on November 4, 2017 by

Put down your phone and get back to your life

Do Smart Phones Make Us Smarter? ...

on November 3, 2017 by

You will consult your phone about 80 times a day, or almost 2,400 times a month, about 30,000 times a year

When “Connected” Means ...

on November 3, 2017 by

“The new 2018 Ford F-150 with SYNC Connect and available Wi-Fi means you and the family can stay connected.”

3 Ingredients Catalyzing The Spike In...

on November 2, 2017 by

And How a Caring Adult Can Actually Help

Performance-Based Culture Is Killing Us

on November 2, 2017 by

“performacist” culture is now this: We’re valuable only when we perform well in this economy.

New Healthy Media Habits For Young Kids

on November 1, 2017 by

Now that screen time recommendations are more flexible, it’s time for new rules

3d Guide To Making Wise Media Choices

on October 31, 2017 by

Leaders Guide

Stranger Things…3d Cultural...

on October 31, 2017 by

I cannot emphasize enough just how important and necessary it is to teach kids these skills

3d Media Reviews

on October 31, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Sex And Drugs

on October 30, 2017 by

U.S. study links marijuana use to more intercourse

American Children ‘Immersed In A...

on October 27, 2017 by

‘Shut up, mom. You don’t know what you’re talking about.’ … Kyle is 10 years old.”

The Rise of Anxiety and Depression in...

on October 26, 2017 by

We can’t afford the risks associated with these realities, so it’s best to be proactive in helping teens develop a more positive,…

Why American Teenagers Suffering From...

on October 26, 2017 by

Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means…

Media Use By Kids Age Zero To Eight&...

on October 26, 2017 by

42% of 0-8-year-olds have their own tablet (compared to 7% in 2013)

While Your Kids Need Five Adults In...

on October 24, 2017 by

Who are your kids’ five? Who will they text and who will they call when they don’t know what to do?

Practicing Faith Skills With Your Kids

on October 24, 2017 by

Four faith skills that we want every kid to learn and practice

The First Social Media Challenge Your...

on October 23, 2017 by

by Jon Acuff

Get Inside Your Adolescent’s Brain To...

on October 20, 2017 by

To effectively counsel teens about dangers associated with substance use, think in developmental terms

The Social Life Of The App Addicted Teen...

on October 19, 2017 by

Infographic on teens being addicted to social media. Practical and insightful. The Social Life of the App Addicted…

Video: Real Communication With Your...

on October 19, 2017 by

‘Real Communication with Your Teenager.’ Click here for link to video

Resolving Conflict With Your Teenager

on October 10, 2017 by

Three Powerful Questions to Unlock the Heart of Your Teen

Flashback: Helping Parents Train Up...

on October 9, 2017 by

7 great ideas you can use to help parents train their children spiritually

Life Norms And The Effects On Faith For...

on October 9, 2017 by

They want to make the most of their opportunities and see a purpose for existing beyond themselves.

Subtle Ways Today’s Culture Has...

on October 9, 2017 by

Culture pushes us to focus more on our appearance than our reality

STDs At An All Time High… Again

on October 8, 2017 by

Last Tuesday the CDC announced “the highest number of these sexually transmitted diseases ever reported”

How Americans Pray

on October 6, 2017 by

Praying for “a sense of peace” those with children under the age of 18 pray this the most

Should Sex Ed Teach Abstinence?

on October 6, 2017 by

Most Americans Say..

How Teens Spend Their After-School Hours

on October 6, 2017 by

The most common after-school activity for any child is still doing homework 65%

How To Talk To Your Kids About Tragedy

on October 5, 2017 by

by Carey Nieuwhof

Helping Young People Process Las Vegas

on October 3, 2017 by

We know this is not easy, so we’ve put together a few next-step resources you can utilize

Las Vegas: The Reality Of Fear And What...

on October 3, 2017 by

What do I do when the monster under the bed becomes a real-life monster wielding an arsenal of guns, or is threatening…

Teens Moods, But Not Depression, Found...

on September 30, 2017 by

Friends’ moods can affect an individual suggests that both good and bad moods can be ‘picked up’ from friends, but depression can’t.

Apps Stirring Up Trouble In Schools

on September 29, 2017 by

From teen hookups to live streaming, this year’s hottest social media can lead kids to risky behavior

52 Family Dinner Discussions

on September 27, 2017 by

by ParentMinistry

Start Talking To Your Children About...

on September 27, 2017 by

“Will I Rob My Child’s Innocence If I Start Talking about the Dangers of Porn?”

Why You Should Keep Taking Your Kids To...

on September 26, 2017 by

….Even When It Feels Pointless

A Drunk Driver Killed Their Daughters...

on September 25, 2017 by

It shows the difference Jesus brings in the most tragic, unimaginable circumstances

Millennials Want To Live Within Walking...

on September 25, 2017 by

Living within walking distance of their parents or in-law’s is “extremely or very important” to them

How To Raise Successful Kids Without...

on September 25, 2017 by

Video:” I think some parents are…creating a failure to launch kids toward responsible adulthood.

Teens Postponing Traditional Milestones ...

on September 24, 2017 by

U.S. teenagers are maturing more slowly than past generations, postponing behaviors such as drinking, having sex, going on dates, holding part-time jobs,…

Book: iGen

on September 23, 2017 by

Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up..Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood–and What That Means for the Rest of Us

Smartphones: The New Teen Mental Health...

on September 22, 2017 by

The generation that’s grown up with cellphones are less social and more prone to depression. Psychiatrist Jean Twenge

New Anonymity App Popular Among Teens

on September 22, 2017 by

5 things to know about ‘tbh,’ a new anonymity app among teens

Teen Sexting Codes

on September 22, 2017 by

More than 33 percent of teenagers have engaged in sexting and 20 percent have sent nude photos.

God In The Gap Year

on September 21, 2017 by

Why do students take a gap year? How do parents know if a gap year is a good decision for their child?

Youths Face Risks When Getting Tattoos...

on September 20, 2017 by

“A lot of times when we launch our kids off to college, they come home for Thanksgiving with a tattoo,”

College Transition Connection

on September 19, 2017 by

Campus Ministry Link is a way to connect students with campus ministries, on any college campus across the nation

How To Talk To Your Kids About Body...

on September 18, 2017 by

Having a Biblical body image is something many of us desire to grow into. I know I do! It’s one in…

Is Abstinence-Only Education Really...

on September 17, 2017 by

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen people bashing abstinence programs. Back in 2004 a report prepared for House Democrats shredded abstinence…

Stalking Your Daughter

on September 17, 2017 by

Yesterday I told my friend Brian, “I hope you don’t mind, I stalked your daughter last week on her Instagram

Is Getting Wasted Really A Big Deal?

on September 17, 2017 by

“Mom, smoking weed really isn’t a big deal.”

Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation...

on September 15, 2017 by

More comfortable online than out partying…But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis

Earlier Drinking By Teens Linked To...

on September 13, 2017 by

Teens who start drinking at younger ages are more likely to have their first sexual encounter earlier than others, according to a…

5 Reasons I Recommend The Youth Culture...

on September 8, 2017 by

After many years in youth ministry there is now a news resource that I can recommend and encourage you to use…

Discussion: Mom Shames Daughter For Racy...

on September 6, 2017 by

Discussion Starters for Student Small Groups

Dear College Freshman: 5 Ways To Stay...

on September 5, 2017 by

Perhaps you already know today’s typical college scene isn’t hospitable toward serious followers of Christ. In reality, it’s quite inhospitable, a spiritual…

Flashback: Canadian Study Of Young...

on September 5, 2017 by

Hemorrhaging Faith: Why and When Canadian Young Adults are Leaving, Staying and Returning to Church

Empathy To Manners Eroding Because Of...

on September 1, 2017 by

5 Skills — from Empathy to Manners — That Tech Might Be Eroding (and What to Do About It)

Principal Offers $100 To Students To...

on August 30, 2017 by

Tech Talk Tuesday #82

The Ever-Increasing Impact Of Social...

on August 30, 2017 by

Is It Changing Kids From the Inside Out?

Back To School Conversations

on August 30, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

Help Dads Fight Pornography

on August 30, 2017 by

68% of men in church view pornography on a regular basis

Kids Under 10 Make Up 10% Of Porn Site...

on August 28, 2017 by

Most experts claim that 11 is the average age for exposure to pornography, but that number is obsolete

What Do Moms Of Tweens Worry About Most?

on August 28, 2017 by

These days, it seems that our generation of mothers face more challenges than every generation before us