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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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Making Good Summer Decisions: Practice SWAP

"Instead of letting the summer 'happen,' why not practice Summer With A Purpose (SWAP)?" Tim Elmore asks readers. He suggests approaching the summer months with intention, making a plan for growth,...

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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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A Heavenly Model for Fatherhood

                                  As Father's Day approaches (June 21...don't forget!), the spotlight is once again on fathers and the vital role that they...

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Marijuana Use Among Teens

A recent study, published in the journal Sleep, found that teens who consume marijuana are more likely to suffer from insomnia as adults. "People tend to think that cannabis helps with sleep," said lead author Even Winiger,...

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What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are incredibly prevalent, affecting 30 million individuals in the United States each year. Technology, more specifically social media, has attempted to normalize the harm and accelerated the prevalence of eating disorders....

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Building Mental Resilience

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread fear, anxiety and stress for people of all ages, especially young people. While these emotions can be overwhelming, they are normal reactions to the present...

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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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