- Tools for Parenting Teens
- Learn Their Lingo
- Movie Reviews
- Links to Learn From
- A Little Encouragement…And Humor
1. Tools for Parenting Teens
Talking About Sex
What’s the big deal? Isn’t it just a normal, physical act? Haven’t we been freed from the Law? Why not just do what comes naturally? Why would God care what I do with my own body? Paul seems to be…
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2. Learn Their Lingo
JTOL = Text message lingo for “Just Thinking Out Loud”
Facebrag = To use Facebook as a platform to brag. Normally about a job, internship, trip, purchase or anything else that nobody really needs to know but you’d like to tell everyone because you’re awesome.
3. Movie Reviews for Parents
I Love You, Beth Cooper
Almost nobody is recommending this unfunny film for teens (or anyone else). And with a barrage of teen sexual content, it’s another example of how…
Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
This strangely titled addition to the “Ice Age” saga is getting less love from critics than the first two films, but the franchise continues to…
4. Links to Learn From
Smart Snacking to Combat Obesity [Chicago Tribune]
Teen pregnancy project ditched [BBC]
Teen sex linked to children’s TV viewing [Baptist Press]
5. A Little Encouragement…And Humor
Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.
– Garrison Keillor