Middle School (6th-8th)

Episode 72

PCL 72: How to Recognize the Signs of Teen Depression and Suicide

Dr. Chinwe Williams, a licensed professional counselor, joins host, Kristen Ivy, to talk about ways to recognize and address teen depression and suicide. Read More
Episode 68

PCL 68 [Dad Edition]: Parenting Teenage Sons

Frank Bealer, executive director of leadership development at Orange, joins Carlos Whittaker and Jon Acuff to talk about parenting teenagers, parenting an adopted child, and other topics on today’s dad… Read More

Current Events | Family Activities | Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Middle School (6th-8th) | Technology

5 Ways to Use Technology with Your Teenager 

I’m not going to give you a bunch of statistics about how much we’re on our phones, tablets, and computers, because we already know it’s a lot—probably (definitely) too much. But here’s the deal—those numbers aren’t really changing. People (kids, teens, and… Read More

Featured | Middle School (6th-8th) | Phase

9 Things To Know About Middle Schoolers From A Middle Schooler

We live in the age of information. With a few clicks and a couple of swipes, I could learn just about anything I want... even when it comes to the puzzle that is my middle schooler’s behavior and overall development. If you’re… Read More

Featured | High School (9th-12th) | Mental Health | Middle School (6th-8th)

I’m Worried My Child Is Self-Harming

Plenty of things keep parents up at night. I can only think of a few that elicit more confusion to a parent and render them helpless than when they discover that their child is self-harming. Self-harm is confusing to many. Simply defined,… Read More

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

Let Your Kids See Your Faith

As a kid, do you remember a moment when you realized that grown-ups were real people?  Maybe it was standing around the grill with your dad and his friends, or listening to your mom as she played cards with her sisters.  There… Read More