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Celebrating Motherhood in All Life's Seasons

This Mother's Day follows a year spent navigating unique, unforeseen circumstances. There is no doubt this year has highlighted the beauty and importance of sacrificial motherhood. One could argue that motherhood is the most "essential"...

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School COVID-19 Health Survey Included Questions About Sexuality

Parents in Washington state were surprised to learn that a COVID-19 health survey issued to students without parental consent included inappropriate questions about sexuality and gender. The survey, issued to students in grades 6-12,...

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Money and Family Values

Scripture is filled with examples of riches being detrimental to a relationship with Christ. 1 Timothy 6:10 says, "The love of money is a root of all kinds of evil." Materialism and instant gratification are so prevalent in our society. It...

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11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About

Common Sense Media recently wrote a helpful and actionable article for parents titled 11 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know About. The article shares how parents can identify less obvious red flags like anonymity, location...

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Empowering Super Moms

Moms do so much for their families. And while many moms are "super moms," there are no "super powers" endowed when a woman becomes a mother. This is why the Dr. James Dobson Family Institute created The Empowering Moms...

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Divorce and Depression

A 2019 study looked at how divorce after the age of 50 affects mental health. The study also looked at the effects of re-partnership on those who were divorced or widowed. Unfortunately, divorce later in life is becoming more...

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X-Rated Network Television

This past Sunday was the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Cardi B performed her chart-topping single, "WAP". The performance was aired by CBS into millions of homes around the country. While many stars' performances were scantily clad, none...

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Fathers Religiosity Impacts Adolescent Behavior

A 2020 World Health Organization study examined the relationship between adolescents’ religious faith and worship and health-risk behavior. Researchers studied a sample of 13,377 Czech pre-teens and teenagers ages 11-15. The...

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A Knight to Remember

On Saturday, February 27, the Abstinence Clearinghouse hosted a Knight to Remember for mothers and sons in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The event encouraged young men to reject passivity, accept responsibility, lead courageously and reach for...

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Protecting Your Teen from Online Predators

Gen Z spends more time online than any other generation. With that comes increased dangers from online predators. While you may have had conversations with your teen about online dangers, it is important to revisit the topic and check-in with teens...

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