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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

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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… Read More

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8 Do’s and Don’ts for Interacting with High Schoolers on Social Media

Social media is the place where all the world’s a stage and you—a grown adult—find yourself playing understudy to the next generation. Hey, we get it. As soon as you get a grasp on Facebook or Instagram they announce another big change.… Read More

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Love vs. Like – the Dilemma of Social Media

At what age do you start caring about likes? It’s younger than you think. My daughter was 8 the first time she asked me about them. I had posted a photo of her on Instagram. The next morning she came downstairs and… Read More

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PCL 11: Technology Through The Phases

Jon Acuff, Reggie Joiner, and Kristen Ivy discuss how to raise technologically responsible kids by imagining the end and giving clearly defined goals for parents at each phase of a kid's life. Listen to Parent Cue Live The Parent Cue Live podcast is… Read More

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Brace Yourself, Social Media Is Headed Your Way

I used to think only parents of high school students had to focus on social media. I assumed that until my kids hit high school, it wasn’t a topic I’d have to think about often as a parent. I didn’t think I’d… Read More

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“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

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“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