Tag Archive for Parenting

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.

Sleep-deprived teen

on September 20, 2018 by

Fifty-six percent of parents of teens who have sleep troubles believe the use of electronics is hurting their child’s shut-eye.

Raising Kids With Religion Protects...

on September 18, 2018 by

Kids and teens who are raised with religious or spiritual practices tend to have better health and mental health as they age.

Divorce Is Hard Enough On Children

on September 18, 2018 by

Why are our courts making it worse?

A Guide For Teachers On Helping Kids...

on September 18, 2018 by

This resource covers four key elements which drive a successful family-school relationship

Family As A Picture Of The Gospel

on September 15, 2018 by

Scariness that comes with being part of a family in a fallen world?

Generation Atheism?

on September 15, 2018 by

How parents act on their religious beliefs linked to the onset of atheism in their children

Why Americans Go (And Don’t Go) To...

on September 14, 2018 by

SECOND HIGHEST reason US adults attend church is because they want their children to have a moral foundation

Movie: ‘Eighth Grade’ And The Horror...

on September 13, 2018 by

For anyone seeking to understand and disciple today’s youth, Eighth Grade provides an insightful glimpse into their world

Kids Game Apps Have Been Collecting...

on September 13, 2018 by

How Game Apps That Captivate Kids Have Been Collecting Their Data

How To Talk To Teens About Online...

on September 13, 2018 by

Use this script to kick off a conversation with your kid

Internet Safety: Should I Spy On My Kids...

on September 12, 2018 by

but I’ve noticed these filters and monitoring software solutions also tend to build an “over-confidence” with parents who use them

Internet Safety: Manage Your Kid’s...

on September 12, 2018 by

Sign in to review and manage your activity, including things you’ve searched for, websites you’ve visited, and videos you’ve watched.

Will You Lose Your Faith In College?

on September 8, 2018 by

Three Ways Not to Wander

How To Engage Culture With Your Kids”

on September 8, 2018 by

When Jesus saw our earthly culture he neither rubber stamped nor kept his distance. He entered our culture to challenge it

When A Gay Girl Meets A Good God

on September 7, 2018 by

Perry’s journey of faith isn’t your typical teenage coming-of-age story. Instead, hers is one that requires courage and conviction to speak and…

Can Your Soul Really Survive Social...

on September 7, 2018 by

Those who fall repeatedly for self-evidently absurd concepts on the internet are looking for a place to belong, and that’s the price

Flashback: 3 Reminders For Our College...

on September 4, 2018 by

By God’s grace, knowing the true condition of their hearts and the reality of the world around them will help point them…

Impacting Middle Schoolers Faith

on September 4, 2018 by

3 Easy Ways to Impact a Middle Schooler’s Identity and Faith

Helping Parents Prioritize Faith

on September 3, 2018 by

If we’re not careful, the school year will come and go so fast that we might get to June and realize we’ve…

5 Forgotten Skills Kids Should Learn...

on September 3, 2018 by

With today’s technology overload, kids may benefit from embracing a few old ways

Orange Tour: A Huge Gift To Parents

on August 30, 2018 by

Orange Tour is a one-day event in 17 cities…Parent Cue Live is a two-hour experience help parents become more connected to your…

10 Slang Terms Teens Use That Adults...

on August 30, 2018 by

Why Do Students Invent and Use Different Terms?

Teaching Kids Theology

on August 28, 2018 by

8 Things to Remember When Teaching Kids Theology

So You Got A Parental Control … Now...

on August 27, 2018 by

A step-by-step plan for getting the most out of your parental controls, from installation to the day your kids can reliably manage…

Belong: Parents’ Religious Beliefs...

on August 26, 2018 by

Teens, especially girls, whose parents are religious may be less likely to die by suicide, no matter how they feel about religion…

Beyond The Screen

on August 25, 2018 by

Youth Ministry for the Connected But Alone Generation

Flashback Study: Don’t Forget The...

on August 20, 2018 by

Family Relationships are Key to Kids’ Character Strengths

Christian Ethics

on August 19, 2018 by

An Introduction to Biblical Moral Reasoning

The Storms Of Teenage Social Media Never...

on August 17, 2018 by

A moment of peace takes intentionality-something teenagers often lack.

A Snapchat Snapshot

on August 17, 2018 by

Behind the app

11 Books Every Christian In College...

on August 15, 2018 by

Outside of the Bible, of course, below are the eleven books every Christian in college should read (and why)

The Newest On Teens, Social Media &...

on August 14, 2018 by

Only 31% of young people said social media had “a mostly positive effect” on people their age

Taking Away Phones Won’t Solve...

on August 14, 2018 by

Just blaming the machines is a cop-out, a way to avoid the much more difficult task of improving young people’s lives

Barna: DevelopIng Teen’s Faith?

on August 14, 2018 by

Parents and Pastors: Partners in Gen Z Discipleship

Three Reminders For Our College Bound...

on August 13, 2018 by

What they need to hear, or maybe these thoughts will help guide you on some conversations before they go

Doing It For The College Resume?

on August 11, 2018 by

Here’s why that isn’t a great idea for our kids

Your Teen Spends Too Much Time Alone In...

on August 11, 2018 by

5 Parenting Questions To Ask

The Bullying Breakthrough

on August 9, 2018 by

Real Help for Parents and Teachers of the Bullied, Bystanders, and Bullies

Parents Need To Drastically Cut Kids&...

on August 9, 2018 by

Children are spending way too much time in front of screens

“Parenting Adult Children.” Part 2

on August 6, 2018 by

Be Intentional about Investing in Your Own Emotional, Physical, and Spiritual Health

“Parenting Adult Children.” Part 1

on August 6, 2018 by

An Invitation to Keep the Welcome Mat Out and Your Mouth Shut

Flashback: College Prep

on August 5, 2018 by

What to Expect in Life’s Next Chapter

Adderall Fails To Boost Cognition In...

on July 30, 2018 by

Medications for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), such as Adderall, may not improve cognition in healthy students and may actually impair working memor

Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

on July 29, 2018 by

Ways to identify signs of anxiety and how to help your kids through their experience with it

Guarding Teens Through The Dangers Of...

on July 29, 2018 by

13 Reasons Why We Need to Have Conversations With Our Kids

Sibling Rivalry And Abuse

on July 29, 2018 by

What Parents Need to Know About Sibling Rivalry and Abuse

1 In 4 Teenage Girls Deliberately Harm...

on July 29, 2018 by

Up to 30 percent of teenage girls in some parts of the United States say they have intentionally injured themselves

Chemicals Chemicals Harming Children

on July 27, 2018 by

Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says

Teaching your kids about money

on July 23, 2018 by

Four Things Dads Should Teach Their Kids About Money (Paul David

Parenting Is a Process, Not an Event

on July 23, 2018 by

Paul Tripp encourages parents to persist in disciplining their children, just as God continues to discipline his own children.

Are We Robbing Our Kids By Giving Online...

on July 23, 2018 by

If we aren’t teaching our kids about the spiritual aspects of money, the world is happy to do our job for us

Chocolate Milk Vs Sports Drinks

on July 20, 2018 by

Chocolate Milk May be Better Than Sports Drinks for Exercise Recovery

Parent Controls Don’t Work?

on July 20, 2018 by

The Internet filtering tools are ineffective and in most cases, were an insignificant factor in whether young people had seen explicit sexual content.

Gap Year: Going Deeper

on July 19, 2018 by

Agape Year is a gap year for recent high school graduates who are eager to see God’s justice roll down like waters…

Dealing With Your Angry Teen

on July 12, 2018 by

Here’s some tips how to deal with angry teens

Experts Warn Of Teens’ Secret Digital...

on July 11, 2018 by

He (Dad) was floored when his two teens told him about some of the sneaky things their peers are doing, even in…

Teens And Anxiety

on July 11, 2018 by

By Walt Mueller

How Teens Choose To Communicate via...

on July 4, 2018 by

Detailed analysis of Instagram, Snapchat, Texting, Calling, FaceTime.

What Middle Schoolers Are Watching On...

on July 4, 2018 by

Between 80-95% of Generation Z uses YouTube more than any other social media platform

How To Manage Your Child’s Electronic...

on July 4, 2018 by

Eight helpful suggestions on how to manage your child’s electronic usage this summer–without becoming an online cop

 

Focus On Just One Sport Risks Burnout...

on July 3, 2018 by

Taking one or two days a week and three or four months a year off from a primary sport.

The importance Of Knowing Who Your Kid...

on June 28, 2018 by

Carlos Whittaker, to talk about the key role your high schooler’s community plays in his or her life

Passing The Faith To Your Kids

on June 28, 2018 by

You don’t have to have a perfect life to pass down a faith-filled life to your kids

School District To Coach, ‘If You Talk...

on June 27, 2018 by

The irony is that in America it’s okay for coaches to take a knee to protest America, but it’s illegal for public…

Parenting And The Cultural Pressure To...

on June 25, 2018 by

Well, how in the world did a Christian mom send her 15-year-old son through the streets of Rome past public orgies in…

6 Ways To Avoid Delayed Adulthood

on June 25, 2018 by

So how can the next generation move toward maturity? Here are six basic steps to help the next generation

The CDC, Teen Risks, And Who Is...

on June 23, 2018 by

Fewer high school students are drinking, having sex and using drugs… but still “leaves room for concern.”

The Silent Tragedy Affecting Today’s...

on June 20, 2018 by

How to raise mentally healthy children in today’s environment

For Teens, More Screen Time Tied To Less...

on June 17, 2018 by

Greater amounts of daily screen time are associated with more insomnia symptoms and shorter sleep duration among adolescents.

Flashback: Teens On Edge

on June 12, 2018 by

The Causes of Growing Anxiety in Today’s Kids

Values: Setting Better Examples For Gen...

on June 12, 2018 by

Ten Ways “Grown-up” Christians Can Set a Better Example for Gen Z on Social Media

Cyberbullying

on June 12, 2018 by

The risks and helping your child recover

“Soulcraft”: Rethinking The College...

on June 12, 2018 by

The skills of getting into college undermine the confidence to thrive once there

Study: Depression Striking More Young...

on June 12, 2018 by

There’s been a sharp spike in cases of major depression among teens and millennials

What Parents Need To Know About Kids Who...

on June 7, 2018 by

15% of young people self-harm. 34% begin between the ages of 17 and 20, can start as young as 12 or even…