In this episode, Dr. Jim Burns talks about how the types of friends our kids choose affects the direction of their lives. He gives some ideas on how parents can foster and coach healthy friendships.

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YOUR CUE

1. Ask your kids who 3 of their friends are
2. Find other kids your kids can be around who will be positive peer influences.

RESOURCES FROM THIS EPISODE

Jim Burns

JIM BURNS

President & Executive Director of the HomeWord Center for Youth and Family at Azusa Pacific University.

Kristen Ivy - Parent Cue Live Host

KRISTEN IVY

Kristen is the Executive Director of Messaging at Orange, Director of The Phase Project, and co-author of Playing For Keeps and It’s Just a Phase – So Don’t Miss It. She combines her degree in secondary education with a Master of Divinity and lives with her husband, Matt, and their three children, Sawyer,  Hensley, and Raleigh, in Cumming, GA.

Carlos Whittaker, Parent Cue Live Host

CARLOS WHITTAKER

Carlos is an author, speaker, and content creator living in Nashville, TN with his wife Heather and 3 kids Sohaila, Seanna, and Losiah. He is addicted to social media, his wife’s enchiladas, and is determined to have his daughters teach him to land a backflip on the trampoline by the time he is 45.

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