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How Social Media is Molding Your Child

I’m a 90’s kid. That means I have fond memories of gathering around the TV watching T.G.I.F. with my family, I could slay Bop-It like my life depended on it, and I owned several “Now That’s What I Call Music….” er,r I mean, “WOW Hits.” It also means...

5 Rules We Gave Our 13-Year-Old When She Joined Instagram

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I had a whole lot of ideas about raising a teenager in a social media world right up to the moment that I actually had a teenager in a social media world. When my 13-year-old daughter wanted to join Instagram, we didn’t treat...

5 New Rules for Digital Parenting

I’m not a huge fan of exaggeration, so let me say as clearly as I can, “The entire world changes when your kid gets a smart phone.” You think you know, oh you’ve read some articles or heard chit chat at dinner parties, but you have no idea what happens when your...

Technology Tip: Share the Calendar

Have you ever thought about sharing your calendar with your kids online? In this month’s technology tip, Jon Acuff shares a simple way to connect with you kids that not only helps you manage your family schedule but might surprise you in the conversations it can...

Technology Tips: Take off the Digital Locks

In this month’s Technology Tip, Jon Acuff tells us to make a point of knowing our kids’ passwords. You wouldn’t let your kids bolt their bedroom door and never give you access. In the same way, you should never let them deny you access to their devices or...

Technology Tips : Freedom Is a Goal Not a Gift

Jon Acuff continues his series of technology tips with an important reminder for parents: Freedom for our kids is a goal we are working toward, it is not an automatic gift. We have to first help them know how to use the amazing tools they have access to in a...

PCL 16: Right Click on Technology

Kara Powell, PhD, co-author of the Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager In A Digital Media World and executive director of Fuller Youth Institute, joins Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy to talk about how parents can enjoy technology with their kids, set healthy...

Technology Tip : Create Space for Conversation

Jon Acuff continues his series of Technology Tips to help parents raise technologically responsible kids. Jon gives you a simple place to start in his week’s tip: Create a space where kids can have conversations about what they are experiencing online. See what...