Love-Powered Parenting: Loving Your Kids the Way Jesus Loves You

By Tom & Chaundel Holladay REVIEW: Love-Powered Parenting presents parenting on a solid Biblical foundation It is an easily digestible book, in its layout. Each of the six parenting principles has five chapters expounding on the principle. Then, each chapter concludes with a “Verse to Remember” and an “Action to Take”, challenging you to know […]

Smart Phone Safety, Survival and Sanity!

  All throughout history, our advancements have also brought unintended side effects. And while the side effects rarely outweigh the benefits (for example, I’m not about to quit eating pizza simply because of the side effect of heart burn!), it’s important to recognize that there is a downside to many of the luxuries and advances […]

Parent’s Guide: Giving Your Student a Cell Phone

The milestone of giving your student their first cell phone may be the most significant milestone of their adolescence. The oldest of Generation Z (born 1997-2012) would have been ten years old when the first iPhone hit the shelves; which many would say revolutionized the cell phone/smartphone market. This fact shaped their idea of what […]

Teaching Rules, Responsibility, and Respect

Developing family rules, responsibility, and respect first begin with what we value. Pastor Rick Warren has told us many times that value depends on who owns something. The Bible tells us that we are God’s treasured possession (Deuteronomy 7:6); we are precious to Him (Isaiah 43:4); and it tells us that value depends on what […]

Catch Your Child Doing Something Right

Over the course of my parenting journey I’ve become really good at something, and I’ve noticed that many other parents are equally skilled in this particular area, too. I’m great at pointing out the flaws in my children. I’m really good at catching them doing something wrong, coming up short or not living up to […]

Max McGhee: Correcting Principles

Correction and intervention are inevitable parts of parenting.  This can feel even more daunting when parenting a child struggling behaviorally.  In this fourth video in the Tuff Stuff series figure out what correcting principles can look like.  Do not lose heart and endure for there are good things to come.

Max McGhee: Introduction

What do you do when your child is displaying some tough behavior?  Especially if your child has undergone trauma? Learn how to begin to decode the behavior in order to heal and help your parent-child relationship.  You do not have to do this alone.  Join Max McGhee in the first of this Tuff Stuff video […]

6 Stats on How Social Media Affects Teens that Parents Need to Know

Social media, just like many of the other major components of the Internet, started out simple enough; connect with friends and spend time together when you cannot be physically together. However, just like many of the major components of the Internet, social media has blown up in popularity with adults and more so, teenagers, who […]

How Do I Select a Technology Monitoring Service?

Teens and kids today are spending more and more time online through mobile devices. Simply seeing our kids’ actions and behavior in the physical world is no longer enough to know how they are acting or who they are with since the rise of social media and these digital devices. So, what is a parent […]