Choosing Your Battles

Counselor Shelby Hall published an article through Focus on the Family describing a session with a frustrated mother who was sharing a heated conversation she had had with her teen. The mother finally said, “I know I have to pick my battles; I just don’t know which ones to pick.” “Her words reflect a common dilemma […]

How to Begin Parenting the Internet Generation

Research published by the University of Alberta reported about 90 percent of boys and 70% of girls, ages 13 to 14, have accessed porn at least once. Researchers also discovered 35% of boys reported viewing porn online “too many times to count.” On the same level, a study by the Pew Research Center indicated 30% of 17-year-olds have […]

Study Reveals Millennial Success Sequence

The Institute for Family Studies recently published a study, The Millennial Success Sequence: Marriage, Kids, and the ‘Success Sequence’ Among Young Adults, revealing that millennials are much more likely to flourish financially if they follow the “success sequence”: getting at least a high school degree, working full-time, and marrying before having any children, in that order. Other key points […]

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This 4×4 magnet reads: The greatest victories come from choosing to never look back. This magnet would be a perfect addition to your next presentation or youth event as it emphasizes the importance of moving forward, celebrating victories and learning from setbacks. Click HERE to order now!

Stay Single

“Keep your heart for yourself. Cherish the bones of you,” Shani Jay wrote in a recent article published by Thought Catalog. “Enjoy these precious lone moments while you’re lucky enough to have them. Realize your worth. And never settle. Stay single.” Jay goes on to express, through a poem, the importance of not compromising and waiting for […]

Tips on Teaching Your Kids About Sex

Our culture paints a tremendously tainted version of sexuality. Blaring messages thrown around on TV, social media, and billboards must be challenged and confronted in the home. Our culture is not ashamed to talk about sexuality; therefore, parents cannot afford to be ashamed to address sexuality in the home. How you pursue and model relationships […]

4 Things Parents Should Know About Snapchat

With over 100 million daily users, Snapchat has experienced a staggering increase in users since its beginning in 2011. For a quick summary of what the Snapchat app is, click HERE prior to reading the facts below. Five things every parent should know about Snapchat: 1. Snapchat is a means of communication and like any form of communication, […]

Does Less Sex Education Lead to Less Sex?

Teen pregnancies in England fell dramatically after cuts to funding for a sex education program, according to a new study. The analysis, published in the Journal of Health Economics last month, examined the effect of budget cuts to government-run teen pregnancy prevention programs including sex education, free condoms and access to the morning after pill in the last […]

5 Red Flags to Consider Before Marriage

Have you ever looked at a couple that’s about to get engaged or married and thought, “Oh please, no! Don’t do that!” as the glaring red flags of their unhealthy relationships taunt you? According to author and speaker Kris Vollotton, for some couples the phrase love is blind could not be a more real. Vollotton […]

Peer Pressure: Start the Conversation

The term peer pressure is used so frequently in our culture that many of us gloss over the phrase. Parents may assume their children are already aware of peer pressure and they have heard all the messages: Just say no. Don’t succumb to pressure. Believe in yourself. Be YOUnique. All of the cliches that hang on the walls of school cafeterias […]