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4 Reminders for Stressed Parents

Parents be encouraged: Someday, you will look back on this difficult period of conflict and be thankful that you stayed on course! Here are four of Dr. James Dobson’s eight reminders for stressed parents: 1. You are not to blame for the temperament with which your child was born.  Your child is simply a tough kid to handle […]

Parents Beware of Roblox

  A new game, Roblox, is gaining popularity among children ages 8-12. Roblox allows children to “create adventures, play games, role play and learn with their friends.” So what do parents need to be aware of? The game has a chat feature that allows predators to approach children online. It is also possible to use one’s avatar to […]

Teach The X-Plan To Your Teen

Parents all over the country are sharing the X-Plan on social media, an idea coined by Bert Fulk, a youth pastor in West Virginia. The concept is simple: give your kids a way to escape peer pressure without completely ruining their social status. Bert Fulks’ blog post “X-Plan: Giving your kids a way out (#xplan)” explains how and why […]

How Do You React When Your Child Admits to Watching Porn?

“No parent looks forward to the day their child admits to watching porn for the first time, but such a scenario is inevitable today,” John Fort wrote in a recent article. The article, entitled How to React the First Time Your Child Admits to Watching Porn, helps parents plan their initial reaction and their conversation […]

Warn Your Children

50 Shades Darker opens in movie theaters across the country next week. This movie, based on the 50 Shades of Grey book trilogy, tells the story of fictional lovers Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey. Parents be aware; this is not your typical fairy-tale romance. The film 50 Shades Darker paints a distorted, dangerous image of love. Not […]

Treasuring the Latency Period

You may have heard of “the latency period” and wondered what the latency period is and how long it should last? St. John Paul II referred to the latency period as the years of innocence. He also claimed that this stage spans into adolescence. Everything in this culture wants to violate those years of innocence.The […]

Free Parenting Teens Summit

Don’t miss The Axis Virtual Parenting Teens Summit that will be held exclusively online February 2-15. Sign up to claim your FREE ticket. Gary Chapman, PhD, author of the bestselling book The 5 Love Languages will be speaking on Parenting the Love Languages at 3:00pm on Tuesday, February 7. Other topics include: how to start conversations with your […]

Creating a Porn Free Christmas

Did you ever consider that you may have porn under your Christmas tree this year? Many parents, with no intention of harm, will gift their children their first laptop, tablet or phone without equipping them with the tools needed to combat pornography. So how do you confidently broach the issue of internet safety, pornography and […]

Is Minecraft Safe for Children?

Minecraft is often described as a ‘sandbox game.’ This means that it’s a virtual land where users can create their own worlds and experiences, using building blocks, resources discovered on the site and their own creativity. The game is often referred to as virtual Legos and can be played on a computer, smartphone, tablet, XBox or Playstation. It was recently discovered […]

Help End Disney-Themed Pornography

For more than 15 years Enough Is Enough has urged Disney executives to assist in ending the production of Disney-themed hard-core pornography sites. According to Enough is Enough, sites are “a clear violation of Disney’s copyrighted brand as well as its signature cartoon characters.” The sites portray well-known Disney characters such as Cinderella, Snow White and Ariel […]