High School (9th-12th)

High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Mental Health

5 Simple Strategies to Help Teens Cope with Anxiety

Spring can be a tough time in the world of a teenager. Yes, the flowers are blooming, the trees are getting greener and the air is filled with the sweet scent of spring flowers. But many high schoolers are experiencing the stress… Read More

High School (9th-12th)

Helping Your High Schooler Understand How God Made Them

Let me ask you a question: Did you receive good, positive, or healthy sex education from your parents or the church growing up? For a lot of us, that answer is no. And it’s not because the church or parents don’t want… Read More

Family Life | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

How to Help A Kid Get Unstuck

We all know what it’s like to struggle with a bad habit or be caught in a destructive cycle. Oftentimes, we don’t even realize the cycle we’re in until our world comes crashing down. It’s much easier to identify a damaging habit… Read More

Fight For The Heart | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

How to Respond to Your Child When You Find Out the Unexpected

“Mom, Dad, there’s something I need to tell you . . .” When it comes to parenting, very few phrases strike terror at the heart of a parent. Its right up there with the question, “Are you sitting down?” Both phrases typically… Read More

Faith | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Middle School (6th-8th)

7 Tips to Help Your Teenager Develop Faith Skills

I grew up as a preacher's kid. My parents made a couple of things clear: 1. They wanted me to read the Bible. 2. They wanted me to memorize Scripture. So they did what any sensible parents would do to develop those… Read More

Faith | High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End

Should You Make Your Older Kids Go To Church?

I recently read an article about a family who loved to hike. Actually, not all of them loved it. One son shared how every weekend, rain or shine, he was forced to put on his hiking shoes (yes, forced) and he was… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End

When It’s Up To Them

Some days don’t turn out the way you planned. Some lives take a different course than expected. I think that’s the hardest part of being the parent of a Junior or Senior. Or even a young adult. You guide, you direct, you… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Imagine The End | Social Life

31 Things to Say to Help Teens Navigate Relationships

Helping my teenagers learn how to navigate relationships has been the biggest part of my twenty years of parenting. Hands down. Teachers, friends, coaches, dating, teammates, family . . . So. Many. Discussions. My guess is that you too will have more discussions with… Read More