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Category Archives: Teen Challenges

Parenting: Keeping the Connection through the Teen Years

 Keeping the Connection through the Teen Years You and your kid don’t have to grow apart during the teen years. It is true that there is a natural drive for independence...

Parenting: Pornography and Our Youth

Pornified: 5 Facts You Must Tell the Next Generation As I write this, I am on a flight to Fort St. John, BC. Tonight I will speak at an area-wide Youth...

Parenting: 3 Things Parents Should Never Withhold from Their Children

As I look back, I was at times a rather selfish and insecure parent. I was too often tempted, especially in the early years, to parent the children worrying about how...

Parenting: Responding to Your Child’s Porn Problem

Many parents believe that the character of their children will protect them from the dangers of the online world. Unfortunately the usual reality is that the online world bombards them and...

Parenting: My 6 Greatest Joys in Being “Dad”

The truth is—my primary days of being “Dad” are over. Sure, I still hold the title and always will. But at best, I now only occupy a small place in my...

Parenting: 18 Popular Social Media APPS You Should Know About

The following is a list of apps that youth are currently using and gravitating to. As much as many of them have possible practical uses, most are being abused and are...

Parenting: Internet Safety for Your Children—The Three Layered Approach

Most of us know the dangers of the digital world by now. If you don’t, let me tell you how devastating it is to hear stories of 13-year-old girls creating secret...

Parenting: YOUTH ARE LEAVING THE FAITH—Who’s Dropping the Ball?

YOUTH ARE LEAVING THE FAITH—Who’s Dropping the Ball? I am more than a little choked! Though I may not turn over the moneychanger’s tables in the foyer, I have to admit...