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Character and Values | Family Life | Social Media

The Other Side of Comparison

As parents, we know to teach our kids not to compare. With social media it’s easy for teenagers to compare their lives against the lives of their friends. For elementary… Read More

Imagine The End | Social Media | Technology

Unexpected Parenting Lessons from the NCAA Championship Game

National sporting events are always jam packed with good parenting lessons. From the need to focus on your goal to what can be accomplished when you have discipline, there’s something… Read More

Social Media | Technology

“Have You Seen Anything Interesting Lately?”

(This is part 4 in our 4 part series, “Four Questions Every Parent Should Ask About Social Media”. Read parts 1, 2, and 3.) The other day, my 11-year-old daughter added a stock quotes widget to the dashboard of my wife’s laptop. Without… Read More

Social Media | Technology

“Which of Your Friends Have Devices?”

(This is part 3 in our 4 part series, "Four Questions Every Parent Should Ask About Social Media". Read parts 1 and 2.) The Bible is pretty clear about the exact age that you should give a kid a phone. King David… Read More

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“What Do Your Devices Do?”

(This is part 2 in a 4 part series. If you missed the first part, you can read it here.) Curiosity might have killed the cat, but it’s the secret to starting conversations with your kids about social media. It’s on us… Read More

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Four Questions Every Parent Should Ask About Social Media

Want to know how to engage with your kids about the subject of social media? I have two words for you, “Be curious.” Want to know how to do that? My approach is simple and so short it’s smaller than a tweet:… Read More

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Redefining Social Media

If you ever want to sound old when it comes to discussing technology, just add the word “the” before you say the name of it. Watch, I’ll show you: I like to watch my soaps on “the television.” My kids are on… Read More

Create A Rhythm | Family Life | Imagine The End | Social Media

Famous For A Few

I’ve never “been discovered.” Hollywood hasn’t called. Columbia Records hasn’t requested my lead vocals. I’ve never even created a “viral” YouTube video. (Don’t feel bad for me. You’re not famous either. And we’re doing pretty well for ourselves you and me.) But… Read More

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Why Kids Crash on Social Media (And What To Do About It)

Long before I got my driver’s license, my parents taught me about driving. Before pulling out in front of someone they’d say, “You can’t always trust that a blinker means someone is really going to turn.” When crossing traffic, they’d point out… Read More

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The #1 Lie Parents Believe About Social Media

Usually when you write a blog post, you start with a dramatic headline, then you open with a funny story and slowly unfold your main point, finally revealing the aforementioned drama that headline promised. If you’re a parent though, you’re too busy… Read More