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Talking about issues like smartphones, eating disorders, Snapchat, video games and sexting with teens can be scary and complicated. But it does not have to be! Axis has created guides to help you understand the things teens face and how to have real conversations without intimidation. Click HERE to view the Axis Parent Guides!

According to Marripedia, children raised in intact families tend to be healthier, have better access to health care and exhibit less emotional and behavioral difficulties as compared to children raised in non-intact families. However, the percent of married-parent families has significantly declined over the past 50 years, while the proportion of divorced, cohabiting and single-parent families

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The newest Netflix original series, Big Mouth, is scheduled to release on September 29, 2017. Be advised, the agenda presented is vulgar and repulsive. According to concerned mother, Rebecca Smith, Netflix has proven willing to operate in a gray area where anything goes. Click HERE to read Smith’s full review of the new show targeted at teens.How can you be a pro-active,

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  Setting goals, personal or professional, is a great way to lead a purposeful life. Many times these goals include things like buying a house, maintaining a successful career or saving for retirement. But what about setting goals as a parent? Here are a few questions for parents (or soon to be parents) to consider

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This month, the American Academy of Pediatrics warned against the consequences related to tattoos and piercings. Researchers suggest that both parents and doctors should talk intentionally about the dangers of tattoos and piercings with teens and young adults. By starting the conversation early, teens are aware of the dangers before they are able to make decisions about

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Focus on the Family President and author Jim Daly overcame the challenges of his upbringing to become a good father to his two sons despite the reality that he grew up with an absent father. According to Daly, more than 40 percent of America’s children are being raised in a fatherless home. In his broadcast, Striving

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When Ashley Bever asked to see her 11-year-old child’s sex education curriculum the instructor was reluctant. Bever told WORLD Magazine of her shock as she read what was being taught in the San Diego public school that her daughter attended. Several times the curriculum, Rights, Respect, Responsibility, instructs middle school students that they can self-refer to a clinic “like

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Parenting and discipling teens can be stressful, frustrating, intimidating, and draining. Axis, an organization dedicated to partnering with parents to disciple students into lifelong faith, has designed a free online summit for parents looking to connect on a deeper level with their teens. We understand that staying aware of what is influencing teens is not necessarily an easy,

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Considering the need of more accounts and studies regarding mutual influence within parenting couples’ relationships, a study was conducted based on a sample of 86 heterosexual couples with a residential child between 8 and 11 years old. The study reported, “spouses with higher attachment anxiety and avoidance reported lower levels of marital adjustment, less co-parenting cooperation, and

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When was the last time you told your child “no” when they asked for something in the store, or advised him or her to wait before clicking the “purchase” button? As parents of teens with over  $258 billion a year in disposable income, what can we do to help them counter this culture of consumption and instant

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