Monthly Archives: August 2009

Sexting “Banned” in Texas

Now sexting is banned in a Texas school. Hmmmmmm. I can just picture the conversations now. “Hey Blake, do ya want me to send you a picture of me naked?” “Well Amber, I would have wanted that last week… but … Continue reading

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Good Girls Go Bad

David and I try to keep our thumb on the pulse of the music charts as much as we can, understanding that music is a huge influence on teenagers today. The charts have been in my blog quite a bit … Continue reading

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Young People Multi-tasking… Not so Well

You’ve probably read a little about this younger generation being better multi-taskers than we are. If you’ve attended my CONNECT workshop or any of my PARENTING workshops, you’ve heard me talk about it. A new report from researchers at Stanford … Continue reading

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Alec’s Black Belt

It was a fun day in the McKee household. My 16-year-old earned his black belt today in a Korean art called Tae Kuk Mu Sul. Alec started Karate at the end of grade school, but was in one of those … Continue reading

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You’re the BLEEP Best

Yep… that’s the chorus of the number three song on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart right now. Amazing. The song is by Drake. It’s called, Best I Ever Had and the chorus features him simply repeating, “You’re the f**king best…”  Creative, huh? … Continue reading

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Indiana and Notre Dame

I just finished teaching a workshop to youth workers from 8 different churches in South Bend, Indiana. It was a fun time– great people. I had never been to South Bend before. The hotel I stayed at was right across … Continue reading

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My Thoughts After Watching Teen Choice 2009

Yesterday I blogged that I’d share my thoughts with you after watching the Teen Choice Awards 2009 that aired on Fox last night. This show always provides us with an informative glimpse into our youth culture. Last night’s show didn’t fall … Continue reading

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Teen Choice

Every year I watch three TV award shows that provide a pretty accurate glimpse of our current youth culture: MTV Movie Awards, the Teen Choice Awards, and the MTV Video Music Awards. This year we already caught a glimpse from the … Continue reading

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Tweens Have a Feeling

I was checking out iTunes today– I always like to see what kids are watching and listening to. I noticed that the Black Eyed Peas song “I Gotta Feeling” was still the #1 most downloaded song, and its video is at #5. … Continue reading

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40 and Still Hot

I’m back home from WI, I preached both services at my home church yesterday, and now I’m back in the office today getting a ton done (I never can take a day off the first day back from a trip- WAAAAAY to much … Continue reading

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