“My 16-year-old wants Instagram and I won’t let her have it. Is that bad?”
It was an honest question from a mom after one of my recent parent workshops.
“Why don’t you let her have Instagram?”I asked.
“Well… it’s social media, and that’s bad… right?” She replied indecisively.
“When she’s 18 and she goes off to college, do you think she’ll get it?” Continue reading “Where kids actually adopt their values” »
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This Wednesday I’ll be on Focus on the Family’s daily broadcast with Jim Daly talking about how to connect with your tech-absorbed kid, and my new book on the subject.
So pop on your local Christian radio station wherever you are Wednesday (in the car driving to Mom and Dad’s for Thanksgiving), and tune in. (You can listen online HERE once the broadcast airs.)
Continue reading “On Focus on Family This Wednesday” »