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Teaching Children About Independence Day

As you anticipate hanging your American flag, planning a weekend at the lake and gathering with family and friends for the 4th of July, consider also taking time to talk with your children about what Independence Day means for Americans. The 4th of...

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New to Netflix: 365 Days

Netflix recently debuted a new explicit movie, 365 Days (rated TV-MA). Since its debut on June 7th, the film has consistently trended as the number one movie on Netflix in the United States. This is incredibly troubling, as the content of...

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Wisdom for Fathers by Boyd Bailey

                 "Where are the faithful fathers? Where can they be found? They can be found in church, on the little league ball fields, building sandcastles at the beach and on their knees in prayer...

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TikTok App Updates Parental Controls

This year, the National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) added the popular social media platform, TikTok, to its annual Dirty Dozen List. The organization cited a lack of sufficient parental controls as a danger to the safety of minors. TikTok...

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Can Gaming Bring Your Family Together?

Worried your teens are playing too many video games during quarantine? While there should be healthy boundaries and a balance of how much time is spent playing games throughout the day, there is a benefit to users interacting from home and...

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Netflix Updates Parental Controls

  Netflix has been widely criticized for inappropriate content on the platform, coupled with inadequate parental controls. Recently, however, Netflix made a significant dent in the effectiveness of these controls. Here's what has...

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New to Netflix: Sex, Explained

In 2018, Netflix teamed up with Vox to produce Explained, a documentary web television series that attempted to explain different issues in an intelligent yet entertaining way. This show is controversial at best, but their 2020 spin-off takes...

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The Story of St. Patrick

Have your kids ever asked you about St. Patrick's Day? For many, St. Patrick's Day elicits thoughts of shamrocks, big parades and wearing green to avoid being pinched. Did you know that this overlooked Irish holiday has profound spiritual...

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Being a Safe Source for Conversation

Setting a precedent for how you respond to a teen's shortcomings and questions is an important indicator of how a teen can expect you to respond to future shortcomings and questions. Your teen will be more apt to see you as a safe...

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Creating a Family Media Plan This Holiday Season

In a world where children are "growing up digital," it's important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills. Here are a few tips from the American...

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