Trusted Adults

Dan Adams dives deeper into the critical role that trusted adults play in the prevention of suicide. Learn how you can become a trusted adult and/or enlist the support of other trusted adults in your journey of parenting.

Kids and Mental Health

Join the October Mental Health Gathering as Kay Warren and team look at the statistics, symptoms, and hope for kids and mental health.

Goodbye Child, Welcome Son

Little One, Okay, maybe you are not that little, standing at six feet tall. I do enjoy the man you are becoming, but there are moments when I whisk back in time where blankets and chairs were forts fit for kings. I see the little boy, who slips his small, soft fingers in-between mine as […]

Bullying and Cyberbullying

Bullying is part of the cultural landscape for adolescents today, even as it has been in previous generations. Some teenagers are still bullied in person–a 2014 study found that while in-school bullying among teens has been decreasing over time, ten percent of students have been bullied at school.1 But methods of bullying have expanded into […]

Sneaky Suspects: Teenagers and Screens

  Teenagers spend hours each day with their faces buried in screens jumping from app to app. Streaming, FaceTime, and Vlogs are normal things for the Generation Z teenager because technology has always been part of their life. As a result, parents often find themselves playing catch-up when it comes to managing the screens in […]

Understanding Apple’s “ScreenTime” App

Since the launch of iOS 12, Apple mobile devices have gotten a significant upgrade in the area of parental controls.  Formerly known as, Restrictions, Apple has rebranded and revised the App to be known as ScreenTime. Parents welcome this change for many reasons, one being the feature of monitoring personal screen use.  Whether you as a parent are […]

The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance

By John Trent, PhD & Gary Smalley REVIEW: Genesis 27, the story of twins—Jacob and Esau—reveals a deeper story about the impact on one’s life when he receives, or he misses the blessing of his father. This book is a timeless call to action to take the blessing challenge. If Jacob’s and Esau’s lives aren’t […]

Teenagers and Technology…What’s a Parent to Do?

Technology and teenagers…some parents fear it, while others ignore it all together. Both strategies are a mistake, and on this episode Kurt is joined by parent and co-worker, Julie Chung to talk about raising teenagers in a world of technology and smart phones that provide limitless information at the swipe of a finger.

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 […]