Tag Archive for Parenting

How Porn Effects Your Brain, Your...

on April 8, 2020 by

Porn will wreck the arousal process in your brain and end up wrecking your sex life in marriage

Youth Ministry’s Golden Opportunity .....

on April 5, 2020 by

What Mueller

Dating: Don’t Waste Your Time

on April 4, 2020 by

Why does the world of dating seem so complicated? It starts with this basic question: what is the purpose of dating? The answer…

The Coronavirus, You And Your Family

on April 4, 2020 by

If we are going to thrive in the midst of trying circumstances. Here are a few thoughts that might help you

Young People’s Faith Doesn’t...

on April 4, 2020 by

Study: Religious upbringing given by both parents strengthens young people’s faith in God

Family Corona Quarantine Faith Formation...

on April 3, 2020 by

A teaching tool to build your children in Christ

Corona Quarantine: Family Faith Talks

on April 3, 2020 by

Book: Sharing God’s Truth With Your Children

4 Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

on April 1, 2020 by

The Lenten season…  a time of reflection and response as people prepare to celebrate the resurrection of Christ

Dads: How To Make The Most Of The...

on March 29, 2020 by

You are parenting from the perspective of who you are in Christ today, not who you once were

Education Resources For Schools And...

on March 24, 2020 by

School models, curricula, essays, research, and products that emphasize moral education, civics, character development, and classical content

Tips And Websites ForParents Schooling...

on March 22, 2020 by

First and foremost, parents can de-stress immediately with the knowledge they do not need to replicate school at home

Spiritually Preparing Teens For College

on March 21, 2020 by

How to help teens for Christ in college podcast on The book a different college experience.

Girl, 6, Teaches Bible Verse To Brother...

on March 19, 2020 by

While the world is stocking up on…She realized that it was only his faith that was going to get him through this

Youth Sports The Decline Of Civility In...

on March 16, 2020 by

The biggest problem with youth sports has been the parents

Help My Child Is Abusing Drugs And...

on March 16, 2020 by

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Students Can Eliminate Stress By...

on March 16, 2020 by

It doesn’t take much time for the positive benefits to kick in — we’re talking 10 minutes outside in a space with…

Doing Youth Ministry During A Pandemic

on March 15, 2020 by

For our young people, this may add a greater level of anxiety, too.

Gender Transition Clinic ‘Should...

on March 15, 2020 by

UK teen girl wanted to be male; got breasts removed, took testosterone. Now 23, she says doctors should have ‘challenged’ her decision…

Teaching Kids To Deal With Consequences

on March 14, 2020 by

For every action there is an equally powerful reaction.” What scientists have known for centuries many children seem to have difficulty understanding

Snapshot Of A Gen Z Teenager At A...

on March 14, 2020 by

Tim Chau is an 18-year-old Asian-American with more than 4m followers on Instagram.

Barna: Guiding Children

on March 13, 2020 by

To better understand the dynamics shaping childhood faith formation today

Managing Fear And Anxiety During A...

on March 13, 2020 by

If you’re struggling with how to manage your family’s increasing anxiety about the current public health crisis, you’re not alone

Uber Developing Kids Transportation...

on March 13, 2020 by

Currently, Uber requires passengers to be 18 years or older to get in one of its vehicles. Any passengers under 18 must…

How To Parent As Your Daughter Becomes...

on March 11, 2020 by

Your relationship has to change at this stage….You don’t want to smother your adult daughter

Barna: Signs Of Decline & Hope

on March 10, 2020 by

Changes happening in terms of faith practice, such as church attendance, Bible-reading and prayer.

Are Parents Better Than Their Moms And...

on March 5, 2020 by

Modern parents have some new problems to contend with, and the most obvious is the internet

The Outside Influence Of Your Middle...

on March 5, 2020 by

“Middle school is about lunch.”

Uncommon Sense

on March 4, 2020 by

What the Lord is calling us to may not always make sense, especially to those in the world

Kids Shattered By Their Social Media Use

on March 2, 2020 by

I’m an integrative psychotherapist and I work with

58% Of Parents Attend Church B/C Of...

on February 29, 2020 by

Children are a big influence on where their family attends church

Slippery Slope Of Families Inconsistent...

on February 29, 2020 by

Families that used to attend twice a month are now attending once a month. used to come once a month  now Christmas…

Avoid Arguing With Your Kids

on February 29, 2020 by

You can’t effectively discipline your teenager if you continually find yourself in the middle of an argument with them

Why Mothers Must Be Theologians

on February 28, 2020 by

It requires a stream of explanations for why we believe what we believe about God and how he relates to everything

Ford v Ferrari’ And The Frailty Of...

on February 28, 2020 by

The frailty of fatherhood doesn’t make one cower; it emboldens a father to more fiercely live and love

Study Finds Most Teens Hate High School

on February 23, 2020 by

22,000 students nationwide, researchers found about 75% expressed boredom, anger, sadness, fear or stress

They Banned Smartphones. Now Their in...

on February 23, 2020 by

If they just put down their stupid phones and go to sleep already, they too can make the Final Four.

Who is that Stranger in My House?

on February 23, 2020 by

I’m the first to admit it wasn’t easy for me when my girls became teenagers. “The change” was not gradual for our…

The ‘Perfect Female’ Body...

on February 22, 2020 by

“Make this the decade you choose to forget what the media says and choose to love your own self as you are,”

Book: Generation Z Unfiltered

on February 21, 2020 by

Facing Nine Hidden Challenges of the Most Anxious Population

Gen Z Trends What You Need To Know For...

on February 18, 2020 by

TikTok. Marijuana use. Anxiety. Flexitarian diets. Text message therapy. Mean for our ministries going forward?

10 Questions Churches Should Ask Gen Z

on February 18, 2020 by

Today’s emerging adults have grown up in a different world from prior generations. Consider these four realities

The Mindset List Of Class 2023

on February 18, 2020 by

What has always and never been true for the class of 2023

13-Year-Olds Smart Phones And...

on February 17, 2020 by

And by the way, it’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when

Handout: Ways To Reduce Teen Anxiety

on February 17, 2020 by

Require our kids to shut down, shut off, and sleep in their beds without phones overnight

Unleashing Your Child’s Creativity

on February 16, 2020 by

Which of these five things could you prioritize this week to help unleash your child’s creativity?

Talking To Kids About Tech Is Dreadful...

on February 16, 2020 by

Survey of 1,000 parents revealed that 56% would rather talk to their children about sex and puberty than technology features, trends, and…

Passing Faith To Your Children

on February 16, 2020 by

Do you know what the most often quoted scripture of all time is? Many Christians might answer John 3:16 or maybe Psalm…

Study: Teens At Risk Of Being ‘...

on February 15, 2020 by

Teens…kind of trying to gain power and status in more materialistic ways

Parents What Do You Not Understand About...

on February 15, 2020 by

If You Have Questions About Teens, They’re Answering Them for You on Reddit

 

 

Phoneless 11-Year-Old Lost In Manhattan...

on February 5, 2020 by

I’m sticking to my principles on not getting smartphones for my tweens — even though my child got lost in NYC

Why MIDDLE SCHOOL MINISTRY Should Be Top...

on February 4, 2020 by

Here is why I believe middle school ministry is now the most important ministry at your church

We Need To Talk About Anxiety

on February 4, 2020 by

“Living with anxiety is like being followed by a voice that knows all your insecurities and uses them against you.

Preventing Teens From Driving Drunk

on February 1, 2020 by

Older teens who know that their parents disapprove of drinking are less likely to drive impaired as young adults

4 (Good) Ways Your Difficult Kid Is...

on January 31, 2020 by

God uses all kinds of things in our lives to change us, including hard kids

Does God Punish Sons For The Sins Of...

on January 31, 2020 by

So how should we understand God’s words in Exodus?

The Lost Art Of Catechesis

on January 31, 2020 by

Unlike modern renderings of catechisms, this addresses areas of concern for the church today as she navigates life in the modern world

Warren Rips Christian Schools With ...

on January 30, 2020 by

The case involves three low-income mothers who filed a lawsuit against Montana after it shut down a tax credit scholarship program because parents…

End Anti-Religious Prejudice In This...

on January 30, 2020 by

Anti-Catholic prejudice, which spread like gangrene… discrimination against religious families, students, and schools.

Flashback: Religious School Case At The...

on January 30, 2020 by

Should families be able to use school choice tax credits on religious schools?

Daddy-Daughter Dates

on January 27, 2020 by

3 Ways Daddy-Daughter Dates Will Enhance Your Relationship

What Daughters Desperately Need From...

on January 27, 2020 by

Our daughters are under a lot of pressure today. They are bombarded with beauty standards that can make them feel inferior

7 Father-Daughter Bonding Activities

on January 27, 2020 by

Since that night… Every time she points it out, “Look Daddy! That’s where we danced!”

Disney Has ‘Demon’ Who Trains...

on January 25, 2020 by

Let no one be found among you who consigns his son or daughter to the fire, or who is an augur, a…

Stress A Teenagers Perspective

on January 25, 2020 by

Learn About Teen Stress From an Actual Teenager

Crime: Sending unsolicited nudes In...

on January 23, 2020 by

California’s new bill would ban the sending of naked photos and lawbreakers may be fined up to $500

Six Facts About Screens and Teen Mental...

on January 23, 2020 by

That a Recent New York Times’ Article Ignores

The Most Dangerous Temptation That Faces...

on January 23, 2020 by

We know from experience how real and serious these temptations are going to be for any child that grows up in our…

App Lets Strangers Find Your, Info With...

on January 22, 2020 by

works by comparing a photo to a database of  3 billion pictures off Facebook, Venmo, YouTube and other sites

U.S. Student Loan Debt Remains at $1.7...

on January 21, 2020 by

Average Student Owed $29,000

Apologetic Q’s Parents & Pastors...

on January 20, 2020 by

One of the most difficult (if not the most difficult) part of raising disciples of Jesus is

Sugar Causes ‘Major Changes’ to...

on January 19, 2020 by

sugar actually influences our brains’ reward centers in essentially the same way as addictive drugs.

Before Your Son Becomes A Man

on January 19, 2020 by

I want to be intentional in how we spend that time and as a loving dad, I want to use that time…

3 Ways To Sabotage The Family Bond

on January 18, 2020 by

A healthy family bond is essential to the well-being and flourishing of our children from birth through adulthood

Lonely Kids And The Church

on January 18, 2020 by

young people’s connection to a church seems to have no impact on how lonely they feel. “Attendance alone is not a protective…

4 Ways to help teens struggling with...

on January 17, 2020 by

It’s the second leading cause of death among young people, but what you do as a parent can help!

Parenting Book: Shepherding A Child&...

on January 16, 2020 by

It give fresh biblical approaches to child rearing

Parenting Book: Age Of Opportunity

on January 16, 2020 by

A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens

Book: Spiritual Parenting

on January 16, 2020 by

An Awakening for Today’s Families

15 Sure Signs Your Teen Is A VSCO Girl

on January 15, 2020 by

The trend started out on TikTok as more of a joke, but then the inevitable came

Woman Disguised As Teen Boy To Abuse...

on January 15, 2020 by

Girls thought they were in a relationship with a teen boy. It was a woman grooming them for sex.

Kids, Let’s Talk About Sex

on January 14, 2020 by

Sex is one the most important topics of conversation parents get to have with their children. But it can sure feel intimidating

Dear Parent Of A High School Senior

on January 14, 2020 by

My son and I will stand at the edge of something unknown, but because of God, we will be full of hope

Preventing Teen Girls From Sex...

on January 14, 2020 by

Preventing Teen Girls From Sex Trafficking His Sister Was Sex-Trafficked for 6 Years. Here’s How He’s Devoted His Life to Fighting It.

TOBYMAC’S NEW SONG ABOUT PASSING...

on January 13, 2020 by

You said you’d turn, you would turn it around,Thought that you had time to straighten it out, Told me that you were…

Family: The Power Of The 2-Parent Home...

on January 13, 2020 by

Black children under 18 living in poverty decreases from 45% for mother-only households and 36% for father-only households to just 12% for…

Helicopter Parenting Negatively Impacts...

on January 3, 2020 by

helicopter parenting continues well into young adulthood and can have devastating impacts on college students.

America Becoming Pagan As Christianity...

on January 2, 2020 by

Those who don’t have a religious affiliation are the largest demographic in the U.S. with 23.1% of the population, overtaking the Catholics…

Six Ways For Parents To Begin The New...

on January 2, 2020 by

I want to tell you a story that is informative to parents…

How Social Media Is Transforming Teens&...

on December 31, 2019 by

How can an increasingly sexualized culture co-exist with less sex among the consumers of that culture?

Choking & Kink Seen As An ‘...

on December 31, 2019 by

…but they’re not without dangers

Parent And Teen Discussion Sex And...

on December 31, 2019 by

So, what should parents do about it?

Book: How Advertising Changes The Way We...

on December 29, 2019 by

We can never be satisfied, because the products we love cannot love us back

Book: Girls Fighting The Addictive Power...

on December 29, 2019 by

Revealing what advertisers know about human nature and how they exploit it to make a profit

Challenges Of Taking Communion For An...

on December 29, 2019 by

Such as those with autism, anxiety, or sensory processing disorder, any one of those “bits” can pose an insurmountable obstacle

How To Set Parental Controls On Netflix

on December 27, 2019 by

You can also restrict all content so nothing will play without you entering a PIN. To do this, click the bubble above…

Marijuana Vaping Keeps Rising Among...

on December 26, 2019 by

…but was surprised at the magnitude of increase.… This translates to millions of adolescents,”

TeenPsychosis, Addiction Marijuana A...

on December 26, 2019 by

Begin using cannabis before age 18 are 4 to 7 times more likely than adults to develop marijuana use disorder

Guidelines Before You Give Your Child A...

on December 24, 2019 by

newsflash… this is not just about smartphones. A tablet requires you to make every single one of those same decisions above

Helping Anxious Kids Experience Emmanuel

on December 24, 2019 by

When speaking about anxiety, it’s important to differentiate between regular anxious feelings and anxiety disorder

Christmas Without A Total Meltdown

on December 24, 2019 by

Here’s are some holiday tips that can make your holiday more peaceful all around