- Tools for Parenting Teens
- Learn Their Lingo
- Movie Reviews
- Links to Learn From
- A Little Encouragement…And Humor
1. Tools for Parenting Teens
Faith and Feelings
All of us struggle some to line up our emotional responses to life with our stated beliefs about God’s greatness, power, goodness, forgiveness, and His absolute love for us. Teens, though—fueled by a cocktail of hormonal change and hyper-cultural connectivity—may…
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2. Learn Their Lingo
Hinky = Something as yet undefinable is wrong, out of place; not quite right.
Microvisit = The real-world equivalent of microblogging. Stopping by to talk to someone for 140 seconds or less.
3. Movie Reviews for Parents
“Surrogates” didn’t clean up at the box office, but its proven sci-fi action premise and even its aging action star will likely draw the interest…
Thirty years ago, the original “Fame” was built on the idea that talented kids could take their shot at glory by working with everything they…
4. Links to Learn From
The Guilt-Trip Casserole: The Family Dinner [New York Times]
Five Nutrition Facts About Milk [The Baltimore Sun]
Parental Pride and Adolescence [Psychology Today]
5. A Little Encouragement…And Humor
“Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow – that is patience.”
– Author Unknown