Middle School (6th-8th)

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

Imagine The End | Middle School (6th-8th) | Technology

The First Social Media Challenge Your Kid Will Face

The news is often full of terrible stories about horrible things that happened to kids because of social media. These things do happen and there’s a long list of them to keep in mind as your kids navigate this digital world. The… Read More

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

5 Ways to Help Teens Cope with Change

I am a planner and always have been. I carefully constructed a plan for almost every life milestone. Choosing a graduate school program in high school? Check. Wedding dress selection? Check (as soon as he proposed) Birth plan? Check (as detailed as… Read More

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

Your Kid Won’t Measure Up This Year. And That’s Wonderful.

As summer comes toward an end and the prospect of the school year looms close, I start to feel a whole host of emotions. Gratitude for what summer has meant for our family and usually some let-down about what it didn’t mean.… Read More