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What Does Coddling Do to a Child?

According to journalist Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, a combination of good intentions and bad ideas are preparing members of Gen Z (iGen) for intellectual, emotional, and civic failure. Their joint work, The Coddling of the...

5 Things Parents Should Know About Technology Safety for Elementary Students

Parenting comes with its own set of worries, and one of the most persistent concerns is how to protect our children on the internet. You’ve probably already set screen time limits in your home and made it a point to supervise tablet and phone...

3 Ways To Be Prepared for College in High School

I will never forget slowly walking through the halls of the high school in March 2020 with my senior daughter. Thank you to COVID; her senior year ended abruptly. We emptied her locker and quietly exited the building in disbelief. I was in shock and...

To the Parents of 2023 Seniors: Summer Reminders

To the Parents of the Class of 2023,Treasure every moment with your graduate this summer. The college drop-off is coming, and I need you to know that I cried the ugly cry most of the drive home when I dropped my daughters off at college for the...

4 Reasons Why the Values Your Child Is Taught in Elementary School Matter

As Christian parents, we all strive to teach our children biblical values while they’re young. Whether caring for a hurt friend, showing gratitude for a gift, or humbly admitting mistakes, you know that a child’s earliest teachings can impact them...

MomEO: Helping Moms Find Purpose in Motherhood

We have less than two weeks until SUMMER, but who’s counting?! Probably most of us, actually… you may feel excited and think, “Oh, I can’t wait!” or maybe you’re feeling anxious and unprepared just thinking about it. Or maybe both?

The Biggest Challenge Parents Face Today

The greatest challenge parents face today is the constant competing messages children receive daily through their electronic devices. Protecting your children from sinful and emotionally harmful messages they see and hear is an enormous task. It...

Just a Shot Away: How to Shelter Your Children

Parent: Do you know anything about movies?

Gibbs: Not much. How come?

Parent: Well, my son wants to see this newBatmanmovie and I don’t know how I feel about it.

Gibbs. How old is your son?

Parent: He’s fourteen. The movie is PG-13, and I often...

Encourage Your Child to Shine

Have you ever had one of those moments where you're watching your child do something really well -something you never thought they could do? Or, a time when you knew they would do well, but they knocked your expectation out of the park, all because...

Why Struggle is a Good Thing for Your Child

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Philippians 4:8

I love this verse...