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The Questions To Ask So Homework Is Their Work

As parents, we are constantly trying to find the right balance between the extremes. Hands on or hands off? Am I doing too much? Or am I doing too little?… Read More

Technology

Fortnite: I’ll Pass On the V-Bucks

The Saga If you have any contact with a kid over age 8, I’m sure you have heard of Fortnite. If not, simply say that word around a kid and… Read More

Family Life | Stories Over Time

3 Unusual Things the Christopher Robin Movie Taught Me About Parenting

My name is Ted. My daughter’s name is Teddie. Ted and Teddie are a lot alike. In fact, my wife calls us “the Teds” because what is true about one… Read More

Blog | Character and Values | Wisdom | Words Over Time

Building Wisdom with the Weight of Your Words

When you become a parent there’s a phrase you start throwing around: “My parents did __________, but I will never do that.” My parents said ___________, but I’ll never say… Read More

Christmas | Family Life | Thanksgiving

Moving Beyond the Holi-Daze : 10 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Season

Here it comes, right on cue! It's November already, and the Christmas commercials have started appearing on television, stores are all decked with holly, and your kids are probably already… Read More

Imagine The End | Technology

A 3-Pronged Approach To Solving Technology Issues With Kids

Your kids want to be on their devices all the time. They have figured out how to make an iPod, mobile device, or computer do things that you never thought… Read More

Social Life | Tribes Over Time | Widen The Circle

Bigger Than Your House

I wasn’t expecting her joy to make me question mine. Part of my job as a youth pastor has been to rally parents to embrace the development and growing independence… Read More

Family Life | Make It Personal

How to Get Your Kids to Do What You Want

There was an article recently in TIME Magazine that revealed the results of an American Psychological Association survey showing that a third of teenagers no longer read books for pleasure.… Read More