Tag Archive for Parenting

5 Things….Before You Send Your Kid...

on August 18, 2017 by

A college administrator offers counsel on coming of age and higher e

Mom Critically Injured While Saving Kids...

on August 16, 2017 by

“It was terrifying,’’ “You heard the tree fall and didn’t know what happened, and then you hear a baby scream.’’

Flashback: At Age 6, Girls Already Feel...

on August 15, 2017 by

Let’s Affirm Girls

4 Essential Aspects Of Addressing...

on August 14, 2017 by

We shouldn’t shy away from teaching what the Bible says about sexuality, but proclaim it with grace and love.

Are You In Charge Of Your Kids Or Are...

on August 11, 2017 by

Are You in Charge of Your Kids or Are They in Charge of You?

Flashback: Five Reasons My Daughter Did...

on August 11, 2017 by

Let me tell you five decisions my daughter made that gave her such a great college experience

Values: The Impact Of A Gap Year

on August 10, 2017 by

Many people choose to abandon their faith when unable to defend it against secular humanism and other misguided worldviews

Values: Why Kids Are Walking Away From...

on August 10, 2017 by

Last weekend I met some people who are tackling this reality head on… and I think they’re onto something

God’s Big Picture: Tracing The...

on August 9, 2017 by

Scripture is “one story,”..understand the exact nature of that storyline. God’s Kingdom: God’s People living in God’s Place under God’s Rule, and…

Book: The Teen’s Guide To Social...

on August 4, 2017 by

21 Tips to Wise Posting in an Insecure World

Is Social Media Causing Depression In...

on August 3, 2017 by

The Darkside of social media

Book: Help Your Family Become Tech-Wise

on August 2, 2017 by

gives a vision for a life of beauty, relationships, and creativity not enslaved to technology

Book: The Next Story..Faith, Family And...

on August 2, 2017 by

“instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls.

Book: 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You

on August 2, 2017 by

Do You Control Your Phone — Or Does Your Phone Control You?

Dangerous Ties

on August 1, 2017 by

Are Today’s Troubles Linked to Tomorrow’s Tragedies?

Middle School Madness

on July 29, 2017 by

After surviving seventh grade, you might be thinking, The end…it’s almost over. But don’t

How Living Counter-Culturally Can Lead...

on July 26, 2017 by

There are four ways we can inadvertently allow that to happen

25 Year Outcomes In Adolescents Who Self...

on July 24, 2017 by

A new study has found that teenagers who self-harm are more likely to experience substance abuse and psychosocial problems as adults

How To Monitor Your Kids Smartphone

on July 23, 2017 by

6 Ways to talk to your kid about smart phone monitoring

Keeping The Spark In Your Marriage Alive

on July 23, 2017 by

Over time, every couple’s relationship can become predictable. Romance, sex, and even conversation can become routine or nonexistent

Chronic Depression In Young Teens Tied...

on July 21, 2017 by

Research carried out by scientists investigating depression in early teenage years and the use of marijuana later in life has found a…

Values: Counter Cultural Parenting…...

on July 20, 2017 by

“When Parent Must Contradict Culture”

Book: A Practical Guide To Culture…...

on July 20, 2017 by

Helping The Next Generation Navigate Today’s World

Book: From Good To Grace

on July 20, 2017 by

Letting Go of the Goodness Gospel. The “goodness gospel” looks like a life driven by exteriors: a perfectly decorated room, well-mannered children,…

Teenage Consumer Spending Statistics

on July 19, 2017 by

Statistic Brain Research Institute

Your Teenager Can Outrun You

on July 18, 2017 by

You can’t control them, but you can be honest with them about your fears and your hopes

Alarming Spike In Middle School Suicide...

on July 16, 2017 by

The suicide rate doubled between 2007 and 2014, surpassing the death rate from car crashes

Teen Electrocuted By Cell Phone

on July 12, 2017 by

…awareness of not using your cell phone in the bathroom as it is plugged in and charging

Values: Preparing Your Kids Faith For...

on July 10, 2017 by

Five Ways to Send Your Kids to College with Confidence in the Bible

Values: Are Your Students Rooted?

on July 10, 2017 by

So many students who have grown up in our ministries will hit college, desert the faith of their youth

What Augustine’s ‘Confessions’...

on July 9, 2017 by

Be aware that children sometimes sin out of the sheer pleasure of being wicked

Girls Suffer From Digital Dating Abuse

on July 2, 2017 by

Girls reported that they were more upset by these behaviors and reported more negative emotional responses

When Teens Regret What They Post

on June 27, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

10 Big, Biblical Reasons Teens Should...

on June 20, 2017 by

Clearly a Biblically comprehensive case against smoking weed

Dad Convinces Thousands of Teens To Quit...

on June 20, 2017 by

Kids as young as 7 are emailing him about their struggles with pornography! Yikes!

How To Use Your Head To Guard Your Heart

on June 19, 2017 by

A 3(D) Guide To Making Wise Media Choices – 10 Pack

“Tri-Parenting”

on June 19, 2017 by

Modern family: More courts allowing 3 parents of 1 child

How To Pass Your Faith To Your Kids

on June 18, 2017 by

God specifically places the responsibility for nurturing a child’s spiritual development on parents — not the church!

Struggling Moms Of Teens Can Benefit...

on June 16, 2017 by

Mothers who do not feel in control of their lives and who struggle with their teenage children can benefit from having a…

Helpful….. New Free Resources By...

on June 14, 2017 by

We have posted some really helpful free resources in the last month or two. I wanted to highlight a few in case…

Teens And Adult Beverages

on June 13, 2017 by

The Good News and Bad News in Today’s Alcohol Trends

New Teen Drivers Face Triple The Risk Of...

on June 11, 2017 by

Newly minted teen drivers in the United States have almost triple the risk of being involved in a deadly crash than adults,…

Witnessing Parental Psychological Abuse...

on June 11, 2017 by

Childhood exposure to parental psychological abuse appears to be more damaging to children’s future mental health than witnessing physical violence between parents

Teen Pregnancy Rates Drop As Government...

on June 10, 2017 by

Study: budget cuts to sex education classes may have contributed to lower rates of teenage pregnancy in England

5 Things All First Graders Have In...

on June 9, 2017 by

Life with a first grader is talkative, energetic and fun one. Remember, it’s just a phase. . . so don’t miss it.

Dealing with Drug Problems

on June 8, 2017 by

Preventing and Treating Drug Abuse

Book: When Parenting Isn’t Perfect

on June 3, 2017 by

Jim Daly

How To Deal With College Debt

on June 2, 2017 by

7 in 10 College students graduate with an average of $40,000 in debt

Snapchat Statatistics And Facts

on June 1, 2017 by

Get the full report here

5 Days of Snapchat Discover – Safe...

on June 1, 2017 by

32% of all teens in US at the age 13 to 17 years old use Snapchat

Parents’ Digital Distractions Linked...

on May 28, 2017 by

Low amounts, interruptions to parent-child time caused by digital technology are associated with child behavior problems

How To Get Your 20-Something Out Of The...

on May 27, 2017 by

When Are You Helping and When Are You Hurting?

Resources For Parents Wanting To Break...

on May 27, 2017 by

We wanted to provide our viewers with resources for more information, support and how to help others

Free 7-week Parenting Curriculum…...

on May 21, 2017 by

7 videos, each one seeding conversation about the 7 vital changes I’d make

How To Help Parents Set Good Boundaries...

on May 20, 2017 by

“My 16-year-old wants Instagram and I won’t let her have it. Is that bad?”

?..Social Network Ranks As The Worst For...

on May 20, 2017 by

Posting constant updates on the social network could reveal emotional stress

WHAT Teen Girls See When They Look In...

on May 18, 2017 by

When you’re a skinny child of fifteen, with braces from ear to ear, you doubt that you will ever be appealing,”

21 Fun Things To Do With Kids This...

on May 16, 2017 by

Have you made a bucket list for your summer activities yet? I’m sure you’ll find fun things to do with kids on…

Helping Preschool Aged Children With...

on May 15, 2017 by

The parents get so caught up in their own struggles that they don’t pay attention/realize what their kids are going through.

Parents Attacking Students’ In...

on May 12, 2017 by

Shocking video emerged showing vicious fight between students and parents

5 Important Ways Moms Influence Kids

on May 12, 2017 by

Parents still have a huge influence. And moms play a major role in the development and nurturing of kids in a media-filled…

More Than The Sex Talk….4 Ways To...

on May 10, 2017 by

Many things aren’t the way they used to be and yet some things are as they have always been.
So it is…

“Distracted” Parent….Put Your...

on May 8, 2017 by

Avoid Being a “Distracted” or “Annoying” Parent

Why 13 Reasons Why

on May 8, 2017 by

Jonathan McKee

Curvy Model Shares Shocking Image Of Her...

on May 7, 2017 by

‘This is so so important- our young girls need to hear these things. It is both reassuring and inspiring to have a…

How To Monitor Your Kid’s...

on April 28, 2017 by

TeenSafe lets you keep a watchful eye on your child’s online activities so they don’t become another victim of internet predators or…

Alone

on April 26, 2017 by

Teens need mentors

Unglue App: End Screen Time Smartphone...

on April 25, 2017 by

Too much screen time. It’s a problem all parents face. It’s not about parental control. It’s about teaching them to manage their…

Book: Spiritual Parenting

on April 24, 2017 by

This book has been the most useful in understanding how to incorporate faith into the nitty-gritty everyday moments of life within the…

Melissa Etheridge Smokes Pot With Her...

on April 24, 2017 by

‘It brings you much closer’

What American Teens Want To Be When They...

on April 23, 2017 by

When it comes to careers, young people have stars in their eyes, hoping to one day be athletes, artists, or entertainers

How To Ruin Your Relationship With Your...

on April 22, 2017 by

The good news: most teenagers are very forgiving of parental missteps; they recognize their own faults and readily forgive others’

The Problem With Social Media Fasts And...

on April 22, 2017 by

So what’s the solution?

Census: More Americans 18-to-34 Now Live...

on April 21, 2017 by

“There are now more young people living with their parents than in any other arrangement,”

Should I Get My Kid A Smartphone?

on April 19, 2017 by

Adam Mclane

Opioid Epidemic…..A Parents...

on April 14, 2017 by

Will began his path to addiction as a freshman at College after being introduced to the prescription stimulant Adderall

How To Respond To Teenager Attitude...

on April 12, 2017 by

So based on the research with 3,000 teens and pre-teens…here are 3 actions to take whenever you see or hear an attitude

‘I’m sorry. I Was Texting,&...

on April 3, 2017 by

He called the sheriff’s offices for both counties and told them “they needed to get him off the road before he hit…

Equip Parents/Grandparents To Be...

on March 30, 2017 by

There comes a point when their children/grandchildren need to learn to grow in their own walk with Jesus; they can not just…

The Guilty Secret Of Distracted...

on March 29, 2017 by

A.A.P. recommends “laps not apps,” and I am deeply skeptical of anything electronic that is marketed as “educational”

Serious Crash Often A Wake-Up Call For...

on March 26, 2017 by

No matter how often teenagers are told to drive safely, some might not heed that advice until they are involved in a…

Book: This Changes Everything

on March 24, 2017 by

How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years

Book: Meet Gen Z

on March 24, 2017 by

How Should the Church Approach Us?

Book: Owning Faith

on March 20, 2017 by

Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith Journey of Teenagers

Teenagers Do Dumb Things, But There Are...

on March 18, 2017 by

NYTimes.com

7 Things Youth Need From Their Parents...

on March 15, 2017 by

Parents, you are painting a portrait of God for your children every day….And when your children

Kid Throws Tantrum I Restaurant, Dad...

on March 14, 2017 by

Before you get judgmental, realize that what you are witnessing is not bad parenting, but what it takes to turn a child…

Book: Are Your Kids On Track

on March 9, 2017 by

The goal is to break down 4 emotional, 4 social and 4 spiritual milestones

How To Limit Kids Screen Time

on March 8, 2017 by

unGlue helps parents set screen time limits on any device

Online Risks For Teens – But They...

on March 5, 2017 by

1 out of 4 times that a teen encountered a risky online situation did they tell their parents about it

Who Are Generation Z And How To Reach...

on February 28, 2017 by

79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…

Book: You’re Loved No Matter What

on January 28, 2017 by

Freeing Your Heart from the Need to Be Perfect

Book: liked….Whose Approval Are...

on January 28, 2017 by

For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked…

Should I Go To College?

on January 24, 2017 by

Rising earnings disparity between young adults with and without a College degree

Where I Messed Up…Learning From...

on January 24, 2017 by

The following is an exclusive excerpt from Jonathan McKee’s brand new book, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, released this week

Priorities: Football vs Family

on January 18, 2017 by

At the end of his life…‘I wish I had spent more time with my family.’

Cost Of Raising A Child In The U.S....

on January 14, 2017 by

The estimated average costs of raising a child born in 2015 through age 17 has risen to $233,610, a 3-percent increase from…

Flashback: Helping Students Push-Back On...

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Flashback: Instilling Social Media Sense

on January 13, 2017 by

Walt Mueller

Helping Parents Reclaim Beauty

on January 13, 2017 by

I never knew how scary the world could be until I became a parent