Tag Archive for Parenting

How To Monitor Your Kid’s...

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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

When Young Girls Want To Dress Like A...

on January 13, 2017 by

What to say to girls trying to dress or dance in grown-up ways that they don’t understand

High Cost Of Education Limits Career...

on January 10, 2017 by

Millennials report the decisions they have made about student loans was greatly affected by the socio-economic status of their parents who were…

Family Ministry: Saving Kids—And...

on January 9, 2017 by

“Mother Teresa said the problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small,”

Moms Play Vital Role In Rehabilitating...

on January 8, 2017 by

Teens who face the juvenile justice system for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in…

Teens Whose Parents Let Them Try Alcohol...

on January 7, 2017 by

More likely… to drink, but less likely to binge

Worried About Screen Time?

on January 7, 2017 by

Don’t Let Kids Go It Alone

Just One Hour A Day On Social Media...

on January 7, 2017 by

Social media sites help us stay connected, but for younger teens, the cost of online connectivity can be steep

Dating In The Digital Culture

on January 5, 2017 by

In this device-driven culture, students are often tempted to pre-judge the character of a person before having really spent any significant time…

FREE Parenting eBook For Helping Teens...

on January 5, 2017 by

Download, “Issues and Answers,” by Roland Boyce

Book: Screens and Teens

on January 4, 2017 by

Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World

Flashback: Why Teen Girls May Wait...

on January 2, 2017 by

Teen girls who reported higher-quality relationships with their mothers experienced a protective factor against early sexual initiation,

Parents Put Your Phone Away: An Addict&...

on January 1, 2017 by

Why Do We Get Addicted?

Book: Glow Kids

on December 20, 2016 by

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance

Youthworkers Refresh Your Marriage…...

on December 16, 2016 by

Doug Fields

Parents Should Not Put Too Much Pressure...

on December 10, 2016 by

There is more to helping kids become successful than pushing them to be involved in a multitude of activities and to score…

New Book: “Never Mind My Thigh Gap...

on December 7, 2016 by

by Sarah Newton

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And...

on December 6, 2016 by

Research continues to provide some answers on how parents are navigating this world

Parents Confess The Lies They’ve...

on December 5, 2016 by

I just told a four year old that tic tacs were medicine so I wouldn’t have to share

Police Hail Parents Who Found, Disarmed...

on December 4, 2016 by

“Thank goodness they did not wait and went to the school to find him,”

CDC Study Says Teen Virgins Are...

on November 30, 2016 by

Teen Virgins rate significantly and consistently better in nearly all health-related behaviors and measures than their sexually active peers

5 Ways To Save A Girl

on November 25, 2016 by

The kind of (youthgroup) girl who draws you in and makes you actually glad to work more hours for less pay than…

Shepherding Teen Identity…Values

on November 23, 2016 by

Students in our ministries are trying to answer the “Who am I?” question. “What is the youth pastor’s role in helping students…

Study: The State Of Youth Ministry

on November 21, 2016 by

The findings of three nationwide studies. What’s going on in youth group? And is it working?

6 Strategies To Help Young People...

on November 21, 2016 by

Ed Stetzer

What Parents Need To Say To Their Kids...

on November 20, 2016 by

Based on psychological research, the three healthiest statements moms and dads can make as perform are

4 Ways To Go For Grit Over Grades This...

on November 20, 2016 by

“What do you think matters more—talent or effort?”

Problem Behaviors Spread Between...

on November 19, 2016 by

Investigators determined siblings play a key role in the escalation of problem behaviors over time, over and above the contributions of genes,…

Parents And Youth Pastors Disagreement...

on November 14, 2016 by

Parents youth pastors disagree about biggest challenge in youth ministry

5 Netflix Shows To Binge-Watch With Your...

on November 9, 2016 by

Jonathan McKee

Book: Return To Order….Values

on November 5, 2016 by

Important instrument in reshaping the educational (financial) foundations of our youth, preparing them for leadership

5:1 Church Ministry Vs Youth Ministry...

on November 4, 2016 by

Sticky Faith

Melania Trump: We Must Teach Our...

on November 4, 2016 by

“We need to teach our youth kindness, honesty, respect, compassion, charity, understanding,” Melania said. “Our culture has gotten too mean.”

How Welfare Undermines Marriage And What...

on November 4, 2016 by

The collapse of marriage in America began with the War on Poverty and the welfare programs that penalizes low-income parents who do…

Flashback…Marriage: America’s...

on November 4, 2016 by

Child poverty is an ongoing national concern, but few are aware that its principal cause is the absence of married fathers in…

Book: Parenting Do-Over: 7 Vital Changes...

on November 2, 2016 by

by Jonathan McKee

Flashback: Mom, Can I Have Snapchat?

on October 29, 2016 by

5 Considerations to ponder

Understanding Social Media and Teenagers

on October 29, 2016 by

Adam McLane: My new online course!

A Look At Today’s Youth Culture &...

on October 26, 2016 by

Sermon “Opening Up the Doors of Dialogue In Your Home” by Jonathan McKee

Parenting Amish

on October 26, 2016 by

This weekend I returned to Amish, PA to speak at yet another church (my third in Lancaster County)

Boys From Loving Families May Have More...

on October 24, 2016 by

Boys who are raised in a warm family environment are more likely to feel secure in romantic relationships in their 80s

Smartphone Use Results In Distracted...

on October 23, 2016 by

According to new research, parents are distracted by mobile technology more than anything else, and as a result, the interactions with their…

Let’s Make Dinnertime Matter

on October 22, 2016 by

The demands of modern life and workloads continuing to increase…a timely reminder that dinner is more than just a meal

The Anti-Helicopter Parent’s Plea: Let...

on October 19, 2016 by

A Silicon Valley dad..turning his yard into a playground where children can take
physical risks without supervision

Flashback: Selfies, Sexting, &...

on October 18, 2016 by

Thoughts for parents & youth workers

Values: 10 Effective Responses To Youth...

on October 13, 2016 by

Youth culture is a force to be reckoned with. It can be really intimidating. Parents and Youth workers sometimes get overwhelmed

When They Walk Away

on October 12, 2016 by

The right advice at the right time…Their daughter Katelyn was dating a non-Christian. How could that happen?

Mom, Can I Have Snapchat? Values

on October 10, 2016 by

5 Considerations to ponder

Parents Of Middle School Kids Survival...

on October 9, 2016 by

Top 10 Things To Expect In Middle School

Leisure Time At Home May Be Best Path To...

on October 8, 2016 by

“The best predictor of happiness for families may be spending quality time together in familiar activities inside the home. And that’s great…

Kids With Divorced Parents Less Likely...

on October 8, 2016 by

Article 2: Dailymail.uk

Do Your Students know About Bible...

on October 5, 2016 by

Walk them through Bible Gateway. Read, search, study, compare, & share the Bible in 200+ versions & 70+ languages. Free app

Parental Controls And Porn Blocks

on October 5, 2016 by

2 Undeniable Facts

When You Catch Your Kids Watching...

on October 4, 2016 by

3 Ways To React…

How Decades Of Divorce Helped Erode...

on October 3, 2016 by

The children of divorced parents have grown up to be adults of no religion

Uber Driver Picked Up 12-Year In The...

on October 2, 2016 by

Video

5 Major Characteristics to Develop in...

on September 29, 2016 by

Start with the end in mind

5 Ways to Connect with Today’s Young...

on September 29, 2016 by

Who Can’t Pry Their Eyes from Their Mobile Devices!

Snapchat In Privacy Storm Over ...

on September 26, 2016 by

Critics fear controversial device will be used to snap people without their consent

Sex is Sacred

on September 22, 2016 by

We’ve Forgotten That

Premarital Sex

on September 22, 2016 by

How Should Christian Parents React?

5 Money Lessons Teens Should Learn...

on September 19, 2016 by

US News

3 Ways To Equip Our Kids To Choose Good...

on September 18, 2016 by

Jonathan McKee

UK: Music Videos May Encourage Teen...

on September 17, 2016 by

Alcohol was also associated with sexualized imagery or lyrics, objectification of women, and linked to personal image, lifestyle, and sociability

Raising Gospel Centered Kids In A Gospel...

on September 15, 2016 by

Samluce.com

If You’re Not A Dad, Don’t Go To Dad...

on September 15, 2016 by

The pushback against “Donuts with Dads” and other like events ultimately reflects that some in our society consider fathers essentially useless