Middle School (6th-8th)

Elementary (K-5th) | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

Why Parents Should Team Up With Teachers

Being a parent at school can be overwhelming. All that teacher jargon and new programs. Tons of data coming at you with test results and standards. Plus, the endless fliers… Read More

Middle School (6th-8th) | Technology

What Middle Schoolers Are Watching on YouTube

One of the most prominent things I’ve noticed about this generation of teenagers is the increase in middle schoolers' involvement with social platforms, and especially their involvement with YouTube. In fact, recent studies have shown between 80-95% of Generation Z uses YouTube… Read More

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

Leaving a “Legacy” Feels Overwhelming

There are some people who are intentional about leading. They love leadership. They listen to podcasts, read books, and go to conferences, all to be come a better leader. They love words like “legacy” and “heritage.” Words like that seem overwhelming to… Read More

Crisis | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th)

What Parents Need to Know About Kids Who Self-Harm

Discovering that someone you love is self-harming is frightening. It is also very confusing. As a parent, it is difficult to comprehend that no matter how much love you give to your child, it may not be enough to prevent him or… Read More

High School (9th-12th) | Love Over Time | Middle School (6th-8th)

Whenever Possible: Avoid Arguing with Your Kids

You can't effectively discipline your teenager if you continually find yourself in the middle of an argument with him. When disciplining, conversations may become heated, so use good communication skills and agree to walk away until you've both calmed down. The best… Read More

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

Parenting Isn’t a Formula

I’m not going to pretend that this parenting thing is easy. That if you do all the right things, everything works out great. Because people don’t work that way. Relationships don’t work that way. If you combine A+B, you don’t always get… Read More

Birth - 5 years | Elementary (K-5th) | Fight For The Heart | Love Over Time | Middle School (6th-8th)

Looking for the Good in the Not-So-Good Behavior

"But I HATE chicken nuggets!" My 5-year-old daughter screamed these words in McDonald's and the blood rushed to my face. It felt like everybody was staring at us. At me. The mom with the brat. “You just asked for nuggets last week… Read More

Crisis | Fight For The Heart | High School (9th-12th) | 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