High School (9th-12th)

Character and Values | Family Life | High School (9th-12th) | Special Topics

How Can I Get My High Schooler to Open Up to Me?

My husband and I have three children—ages 23, 21, and 18. One boy and two girls. And they all talk to us . . . a lot. We often get asked, “How did you get your kids to open up to you… Read More

Character and Values | Elementary (K-5th) | Family Life | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

4 Questions to Ask When You Notice a Shift in Your Child’s Behavior

My oldest daughter just entered middle school. No book, podcast, or theologian could have prepared me for how quickly she’d begin to change in the months leading up to her 11th birthday. The freedom to socialize and text her friends became the… Read More

Finance | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Special Topics

How to Help Your Teen (and Preteen) Find Their First Job

By the time your kid starts middle school, it’s time to at least begin thinking about ways they can earn a little extra money—especially during summer break. After all, those video games and value-sized combo meals aren’t going to pay for themselves. … Read More

College and Young Adult | Elementary (K-5th) | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

You’re Not as Cool as TikTok, but You Can Be Just as Influential on Your Child

Am I the only parent who cries on my kids’ birthdays?  I’m a mom to three girls, and all four of our birthdays happen within thirty days. It’s a very busy (and expensive) time in our house—not to mention an emotional one. … Read More

Character and Values | Family Life | Fight For The Heart | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Middle School (6th-8th)

How to Build a Bridge Back to Your Kid After an Argument

The morning after an argument—for me, it’s when the reality sets in.  For some reason, I am wired to think more clearly in the morning. Coffee helps too.  In the morning, I can sort through how I feel. It’s when I can… Read More