Category Archives: Parenting

Engaging kids in conversations about “Stranger Things”

No, we don’t expect moms and dads to sit their kids down and teach them a lesson. Far from it. What we hope to provide parents with is a loose guide towards meaningful dialogue including sample questions they might ask. Continue Reading

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Mom, is Chance the Rapper a Christian?

If our kids ask us, “Is Chance a Christian?” you could just respond, “What is a Christian?” Or if you feel like meddling a little bit, maybe ask, “What should I tell Chance if he asks me if you are a Christian?” Continue Reading

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Your stars

Amazon has it in stock now (14 days before the street date) and I’m asking my readers to simply pop onto Amazon and post a quick review after you read the book. Continue Reading

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Teens and Sleep Infographic

Did you know that kids using electronics during bedtime are 200% more likely to be excessively sleepy during the day? Continue Reading

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On FOCUS this Friday

This time our topic is balancing bonding and boundaries as a parent, offering parents practical advice and encouragement in a discussion based off my brand new book If I Had a Parenting Do Over: 7 Vital Changes I’d Make. Continue Reading

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Social Media Keeping Teens Awake

The phone has become the biggest culprit keeping young people up at night, and an increasing amount of research shows this is affecting their performance at school. What’s the answer? Continue Reading

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Is college for me?

a person with a bachelors degree made an average of $1,980 more per month than the someone with just a high school diploma Continue Reading

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Where I Messed Up

So this prompted me to begin asking parents: “If you could go back in time and change one parenting practice, what would you change?” And that’s the question I’ve been asking people over the last year. Continue Reading

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Do you want a “Do Over?”

My publisher just emailed, and they’ve received my brand new book, If I Had a Parenting Do Over, fresh from the printer… and boxes are on their way to my house, Amazon, LifeWay… and all the other book stores. And you won’t believe what Amazon has it priced at… Continue Reading

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Responding to argumentative teenagers

Many of you caught when I was a guest on Focus on the Family’s daily broadcast last month (a video clip of that show HERE). Focus had me back last week to continue the conversation with Jim Daly and John … Continue Reading

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