Category Archives: Books

52 Ways to Connect

The book, the workshop… it’s happening. Last night I taught my brand new parent workshop, Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid, for the second time. I’m excited with the feedback I’m hearing so far! And speaking of feedback… My publisher … Continue reading

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Parenting Do Over

“Here’s something I would definitely do differently…” NOTE: Some great comments in this blog post. Clearly one of those posts where the true treasure is in the comments. See bottom of this post for book winners. This question is for … Continue reading

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I’m On Your Radio Today

This week I’ll be interviewed by Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine on Family Life Today, aired on over 1400 radio stations in the US. I’ll be their guest three days in a row starting today- March 16, 17 and 18, … Continue reading

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Putting answers in the hands of young people

Working with teenagers, I always have my eyes open for relevant books, evangelism tools and devotionals (last year I even answered that question in this blog, “Any good resources for my mentors to develop our student leaders?”). This week I … Continue reading

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Parenting Advice from Mom of Columbine Killer

Tonight at 10PM ABC’s Diane Sawyer will be interviewing Sue Klebold, mother of Columbine killer Dylan Klebold. If you’re a parent, do not miss this interview. I’m fascinated by this interview, not only as a student of youth culture whose … Continue reading

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Sex and Valentines Day

Valentines Day is rapidly approaching, romance is in the air, and there’s no better time to talk with today’s young people about sexual intimacy, specifically the “sexpectations” that many young people face around this holiday. Don’t worry, we’ve got some … Continue reading

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CONNECT with Smartphone Obsessed Kids

Remember when cell phones looked like this? This little baby came out in 1983 for $3,999, had a 30-minute talk time, and took 10 hours to charge. The crazy thing is… today most parents probably wish their kids just owned … Continue reading

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Top Books of 2015

We’ve been looking back at the best of 2015 for the last few weeks, with a peek at last year’s music, then the top blog posts. I always find it interesting to see which of our books people resonate with … Continue reading

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Want a Sneak Peak?

Many of you have been hearing the buzz about my upcoming book, 52 Ways to Connect With Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid: How to Engage with Kids Who Can’t Seem to Pry Their Eyes from Their Devices (coming next year). Would … Continue reading

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A Free Book for Your Idea

I’m putting the finishing touches on my new parenting book this month, and I’d love your help! I’ll make it simple. If I use your idea, I’ll send you a FREE copy when this book is released. BONUS: Even if … Continue reading

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