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Snapchat Is Not Harmless

You've probably heard it said that Snapchat is dangerous for young children and teenagers. Maybe you think it's the easiest way to communicate with teens using fun filters, pictures and videos. But whether your kids realize it or not, by ...

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Students and Sleep

Now that school is back in session, the days of staying up late and sleeping until noon are over. It is time to get back into a routine. This includes a healthy sleep schedule. According the the Centers for Disease Control, 57.8% of middle ...

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Letting Go of FOMO

When you start college, the "fear of missing out,"--or FOMO--is real. For the first time in college students' lives they are living independently of their parents. And with this independence, comes a multitude of options. There is always ...

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Campus Safety

Concern for the safety of college students has grown in light of numerous incidents and tragedies on college campuses. Ideally, a three-way partnership will do a great deal of good in ensuring the safety of college students: parents need to talk to ...

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How to Find Good Friends in College: Mary's Story

        It's been said you become most like the 5 people you spend the most time with. That idea is something that weighed heavily on my heart as I prepared to head off to college four years ago. ...

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Daughters and Dating

Many parents have seen a version of an "Application for Permission to Date My Daughter" as it is often shared on social media. For those who have not seen the application, it is a lighthearted joke that parents share to emphasize just how valuable ...

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Risk the Breakup

Risk is scary. Risk means leaving the safety of your comfort zone. But risk is a necessary part of life. Those who are unwilling to take risks often find themselves trapped in situations they don't want to be in. And Christians cannot be afraid of ...

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Sadie's Story

Sadie Robertson became famous for being the daughter of Phil Robertson, the lead on the hit TV series Duck Dynasty and a season of Dancing with the Stars. But Sadie has since made a name for herself, touring the country preaching the Gospel to ...

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The Lost Art of Civility

We live in a world where the term "pro-life" is so often equated with political affiliation. It is hard for many people to have a conversation about being pro-life without a heated debate about politics ensuing. As Christians, how are we called to ...

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C.S. Lewis on Pursuing Chastity

In one of his most famous books, Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis gives advice on growing in the virtue of chastity that still rings true. He offers three steps for those looking to pursue a chaste life: You need to want to grow in ...

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