Tag Archive for Parenting

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.

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