Tag Archive for Parenting

Inside The Weird World Of YouTuber...

on February 10, 2019 by

What’s it like to have millions of fans when you’re 10? What’s it like to have thousands of people insult or adore…

Parents who study with kids promote...

on February 6, 2019 by

This means that student success isn’t determined by genetics, but by parenting

Going Deeper….

on February 4, 2019 by

“If you know me, you know I…. but if you reallyknew me, you’d know…”I gave them an example

The Source For Youthministry And Parents...

on February 4, 2019 by

We’ve amped up the amount of new content we’re adding to each site! Mobile friendly and easier to navigate

Screen Time Inhibits Toddler Development

on February 2, 2019 by

kids 2-5 years old who engage in more screen time received worse scores in developmental screening tests

Stop Yelling A Your Kids

on February 1, 2019 by

3 Ways to Avoid Yelling at Your Kids

Beyond The Scrolling….Belonging

on January 31, 2019 by

Seeing the deeper longings behind teenagers and social media

Redeeming Love For Run-Down Parents

on January 30, 2019 by

Multiple times during any particular week, this season often feels overwhelming, stressful, and just hard.

How Hard It Is to Parent a Teen?

on January 30, 2019 by

I need to be honest about how there are times when I don’t even recognize my own children and how lonely that…

Beware The Idol Of Parenting Success

on January 30, 2019 by

“Ultimately, when we worship parenting success and achievement, we find our worth in….what our children accomplish.”

5 Dangerous Apps Parents Don’t Know...

on January 29, 2019 by

Parenting a teen has never been an easy feat, but in today’s digital age, tracking a teen’s behavior has become almost impossible

Gospel-Centered Parenting And...

on January 25, 2019 by

Continue to expose and free us from the faith-less, grace-less, law-heavy ways we parent, Father. Free us from over-stressing our kids and…

Podcast For Parents: Mom, Dad, What’s...

on January 25, 2019 by

Parents who want to give their kids a healthy view of sex centered on the gospel of Jesus Christ

Book Review: Mom, Dad, What’s Sex? Mom...

on January 25, 2019 by

Giving Your Kids a Gospel-Centered View of Sex and Our Culture is a treasure

Netflix’s “Sex Education”

on January 24, 2019 by

…is either addressing or exploiting—you decide—the subject that isn’t talked about much in most homes

Parents Often Unaware Of Kids’...

on January 19, 2019 by

When children are having suicidal thoughts, their parents may often be in the dark, a new study shows.

Teens Who Attend Church Often Stop Going...

on January 17, 2019 by

Two-thirds of American Christian teenagers who regularly attend worship at a Protestant congregation for at least a year quit going for at…

Teen Popularity

on January 17, 2019 by

How to help teens handle popularity and social media

Teaching Your Kids Self Control

on January 15, 2019 by

“Choosing to do what you should do, not what you want to do.”

Tracking Phones?

on January 15, 2019 by

I gave a bounty Hunter $300.  He then located our phone

‘Adulting Day’ For Students

on January 14, 2019 by

Teaching high school students responsibilities

Join The Tech-Wise Family Challenge

on January 8, 2019 by

So over the 21 days of The Tech-Wise Family Challenge, we’ll all get to do some

You Can Lock Your Kid’s Phone Until...

on January 8, 2019 by

For parents who are worried their kids are ignoring their texts, one dad has developed a phone app to make it impossible

Heavy Screen Time Appears To Impact...

on December 28, 2018 by

“avoid digital media use—except video chatting—in children younger than 18 to 24 months”

Screen Time Study Shows Differences In...

on December 28, 2018 by

Some children who spent more time on smartphones and other devices exhibited a different brain pattern than kids with less screen time

Benefits Of High School Later Start...

on December 28, 2018 by

A new study finds that children not only log healthier levels of sleep, they also perform at a higher level in the…

Parents Warned Of Teen Online Sextortion...

on December 26, 2018 by

A FBI report concluded that sextortion is a major, if not underlying, factor for child victims committing suicide

Christmas “Time flies”

on December 25, 2018 by

Don’t miss it. You will blink. . . and they will be older. And that’s why our tree this year reminds me…

Study: The Effects Of Screen Times On...

on December 25, 2018 by

60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent…

From The Gen Z Perspective

on December 24, 2018 by

Conversations between my peers are often peppered with jokes of self-harm, anorexia, and suicide

Why Are Young People Having So Little...

on December 24, 2018 by

Despite the easing of taboos and the rise of hookup apps, Americans are in the midst of a sex recession

The Parenting Marathon

on December 22, 2018 by

Eight Ways to Persevere in the Parenting Marathon

Belong: Religious Upbringing Better For...

on December 22, 2018 by

Children who had a religious upbringing are likely to be healthier and have a higher degree of well-being in early adulthood than…

Sleep Study: How Can We Improve A Teen...

on December 22, 2018 by

One sleep study may have a simple answer…

Soaring Suicides And Toxic Social...

on December 19, 2018 by

Soaring suicides are another sign of our toxic social disconnect

Helping Parents Who Have Lost A Child

on December 10, 2018 by

Book: “Cameron Cole candidly offers practical and biblical advice for those who mourn in Therefore I Have Hope

20 Memorable Family Christmas Traditions

on December 9, 2018 by

Traditions are important for families because they provide opportunities to keep your family legacy going

Principal On Leave After Banning Candy...

on December 8, 2018 by

Historically, the shape is a “J” for Jesus. The red is for the blood of Christ, and the white is a symbol…

What is Tumblr?

on December 8, 2018 by

Parent and Teacher Guide (Video)

Tumblr 18+ Content Ban Reviewed

on December 8, 2018 by

Tumblr 18+ Content Ban Causes Rise In Pedophilia On Twitter!?

Family Meals Make For Teens Who Eat...

on December 7, 2018 by

Teens and young adults who ate with their family more tended to eat more fruits and vegetables and less fast or takeout…

Why 12 Year Olds Shouldn’t Have...

on December 3, 2018 by

5 Reasons Why 12 Year Olds Shouldn’t Have Social Media

Teens’ Social Media Habits and...

on December 3, 2018 by

Teens….express concern that these sites lead to drama and social pressure

Sex, Love, And Science

on December 2, 2018 by

While sex clearly belongs in this category- so does the relationship between science and faith. But first, Love

Teens: Leave Us Alone Social Media Is Ok

on November 30, 2018 by

Mostly, kids are using social media to brag and talk about their families

Parents Should Have Ongoing Talks With...

on November 26, 2018 by

When it comes to your teens, one vague and generic conversation about sex is not enough.

Books For Parents

on November 23, 2018 by

Jonathan McKee is the author of over 20 books to parents, teenagers, and youth workers

Who Is Gen Z?

on November 23, 2018 by

In Gen Z Lab we’ve gathered thought leaders to help you understand the unique challenges facing Gen Z and equip you to…

Parenting My Adult Children

on November 17, 2018 by

No matter what the age of your child you will be able to relate to this touching article

Grace First

on November 16, 2018 by

The point is – if God was going to say one major thing to us – it is a message of love….

How To Talk To Your Son About Sex

on November 16, 2018 by

The last thing you want is for your son’s first discussions about sex to come from anyone else

Trumps Criminal Justice Reform Helps...

on November 15, 2018 by

Dr. Darrell Scott explains how the bipartisan First Step Act will ‘right the wrongs’ of past administrations

Nurse Body-Shames Her 13-Year-Old Girl

on November 14, 2018 by

Mom Gives Perfect Response

Why Do We Over-Schedule Our Kids…...

on November 13, 2018 by

Families fret over finances for college. But all this craziness comes at a cost to parents and children

Social Media Detox For Your Teen Or...

on November 13, 2018 by

How to host a social media detox for your teen or tween

Communication: Conflict Management

on November 12, 2018 by

What Are Your Conflict Blocks?

5 Questions Parents Are Asking About...

on November 9, 2018 by

If you’re a parent of a preschooler or a parent of a college student, I’m pretty sure some of the questions we…

Leveraging Social Media To Reach Parents

on November 9, 2018 by

If you want to reach parents these days, you have to have an active presence on social media

A Fortnite Guide For Parents

on November 7, 2018 by

Fortnite is everywhere and has proven to be more than a game but rather, a cultural phenomenon

The Dark Side Of Kids Screens Begins To...

on November 6, 2018 by

A dark consensus about screens and kids Begins To Emerge In Silicon Valley

Parenting Lessons From The Christopher...

on November 6, 2018 by

3 Unusual Things the Christopher Robin Movie Taught Me About Parenting

Navigating Emotional Teenagers

on November 5, 2018 by

If you let your emotions lead when navigating your emotional teenager, you will likely cause them to shut down further.

The Content Behind “The Chilling...

on November 5, 2018 by

What will young viewers see as they watch the latest rendition of “puberty meets sorcery”?

Book: Sex Matters……By...

on November 4, 2018 by

Our culture creates a lot of confusion about sex. Honestly, sometimes it’s difficult to know who’s telling the truth

Many Teens Are ‘Sextortion’ Targets

on November 3, 2018 by

Parents of teens can add “sextortion” to the list of things to worry about, because a new study shows that 5 percent…

For The Girls…Investing In Lasting...

on November 2, 2018 by

If only we as Christian ladies spent as much time on beautifying our spirit as much as we spend beautifying our bodies!

Digital Radio Theatre: The Legend of...

on November 2, 2018 by

But few hear the story of the condemnation that dragged him outside America to a life in chains and what he discovered…

The Forgotten, Epic Adventure Of The...

on November 2, 2018 by

The Pilgrim Fathers built the cornerstone for a nation dedicated to faith, freedom, and thankfulnes

Homeschooling could be the smartest way...

on November 1, 2018 by

Here are 5 reasons why

The Benefits Of Trust And Communication...

on October 30, 2018 by

Teen anxiety and depression more likely in kids who don’t trust or communicate with parents

Parents Can Curb Kids’ Materialism

on October 28, 2018 by

Parents who are worried about their kids being materialistic can curb these tendencies by fostering gratitude for the things and people in…

The 5 Love Languages And Your Teen

on October 27, 2018 by

After more than 20 years of marriage and family counseling, I am convinced there are only five basic languages of love

Book: Your Teenager Is Not Crazy

on October 27, 2018 by

Understanding Your Teen’s Brain Can Make You a Better Parent

Growing Up With Alexa

on October 22, 2018 by

The first four words my toddler understood were “mom,” “dad,” “cat” and “Alexa.”

The Ugly Sides Of Instagram

on October 22, 2018 by

Let’s talk about two elements, porn and cyberbullying

How To Get Your Kids To Do What You Want

on October 21, 2018 by

Practical faith is something that is caught, not taught

Lawnmower Parents And Snowflake...

on October 17, 2018 by

We are creating a generation that has no idea what to do when they actually encounter struggle

Phantom Community… Belonging?

on October 15, 2018 by

We have moved from being in community to having a sense of community

Pornography Is Destructive

on October 15, 2018 by

How to have an impact for conversations  with students about porn

Body Image

on October 12, 2018 by

A message specifically to moms regarding the powerful influence they have on body image

Don’t You Walk Away

on October 11, 2018 by

“an essential guide to preventing and stopping bullying behaviors.”

4 Ways To Respond To Pornography

on October 11, 2018 by

The average age a child is exposed to pornography is 8

The Wisdom Of Teen Vogue

on October 8, 2018 by

Do you know what your daughter is reading?

‘Adolescent Drinking Is A Problem&...

on October 8, 2018 by

When those conversations should start earlier than when parents think it should start

The Rise of “Strangely Unsexy&...

on October 7, 2018 by

….And Why It Hurts Women

Book: Doing Life With Your Adult...

on October 6, 2018 by

Keep Your Mouth Shut and the Welcome Mat Out

Helping Teens Navigate The Drama

on October 4, 2018 by

The way a preteen values those friendships may be one of the greatest transitions of this phase.

The “Most Stressful” Number...

on October 4, 2018 by

Researchers reveal the most stressful number of children you can have

A Huge Lesson For Parents From This Week...

on October 3, 2018 by

How can we help our kids to make wise choices today?

Should You Force Your Kids To Go To Mass...

on October 3, 2018 by

One parent reflects on why she doesn’t make Mass mandatory for her children.

Link Between Violent Video Games &...

on October 2, 2018 by

An international study looking at more than 17,000 adolescents, ages nine to 19, from 2010 to 2017

Limiting Kids’ Screen Time...

on October 2, 2018 by

Cutting back on screen time, along with the right amount of sleep and physical activity, is linked to improvements in cognition among…

Exploring Teen Suicide Free Download

on September 28, 2018 by

Every year, 5,000 teenagers commit suicide, a number that sadly continues increase

Answering Top Questions From Today’s...

on September 27, 2018 by

PART I

Answering Top Questions From Today’s...

on September 27, 2018 by

PART II

Answering Top Questions From Today’s...

on September 27, 2018 by

PART III

Teen Sex: STDs At A Record High… Again

on September 25, 2018 by

Your response to 4-years-in-a-row of STD’s at a record high

When Media Changes So Do Kids

on September 25, 2018 by

Understanding the Influence of Social Media on Today’s Teens

Navigating Screen Time And Device...

on September 21, 2018 by

54% of U.S. teens say they spend too much time on their cellphones, and two-thirds of parents express concern over their teen’s…

Value: Teens with religious upbringing

on September 20, 2018 by

Study: teens raised in a religious or spiritual environment may be less likely to do drugs and engage in risky sexual behaviors.