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Train Your Kids and Teens to Manage Technology Wisely

Children

Our long-term goal as parents is to raise children who will practice self-control and manage technology well on their own.

August 12, 2022

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The Source of Self-Worth

Children

Our teens’ self-worth must come from their knowledge of who Jesus is and from the assurance of His love and care. Parents can emphasize these truths as they model acceptance, forgiveness and love.

August 12, 2022

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March 14, 2022

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PROTECTING OUR KIDS FROM HARMFUL ENTERTAINMENT

Entertainment

One way to protect our kids from watching harmful things is to restrict which shows are watched by using parental controls on content streaming services. Here is a list of the top 5 streaming services and how to set up parental controls on each.

February 8, 2022

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VALENTINE’S DAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS

Entertainment

During this time of the year, our culture floats various definitions and examples of love towards our children. Use these activities and ideas to create a meaningful Valentine’s Day for your whole family.

February 4, 2022

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LITTLE BIG DREAMERS — NURTURE THEIR TALENTS

Children

Do you know how to nurture your kids in their God-given talents so even when they’re little, they can be big dreamers?

January 31, 2022

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EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS STUCK AT HOME

Entertainment

Bored? Stuck at home? Check out these fun educational activities that will help bust boredom while still encouraging learning.

January 17, 2022

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MEANINGFUL CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

Entertainment

Enjoy these inspirational stories and unique celebrations of Christmas from Phil Vischer, Jim Daly, Elisa Morgan, and others.

December 24, 2021

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CAUGHT IN THE WEB

Children

Consider parenting your teens in a way that will keep their online lives healthy, too.

November 19, 2021

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VIRTUAL CHOICES … REAL-WORLD CONSEQUENCES

Entertainment

The addictive nature of video games and social media means that too much of either isn’t healthy for teens.

November 18, 2021

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HEALTHY CELLPHONE BOUNDARIES

Children

Consider all the facts before you allow your kids to have a cellphone.

November 16, 2021

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WHEN SHOULD YOUR CHILD GET A CELLPHONE?

Entertainment

Kids want cellphones to connect with peers, build friendships and find a sense of belonging. When is the best time for them to get their first mobile device?

November 9, 2021

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TAKE THE INTERNET SAFETY PLEDGE!

Entertainment

These common-sense rules can help your child be safer online and ensure that he or she is a good Internet citizen, too.

November 9, 2021

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TECH SUPPORT FOR PARENTS

Children

Help for parents who wonder how to guide their children’s use of technology in today’s tech-risky culture.

November 9, 2021

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RAISING SOCIALLY COMPETENT KIDS

Entertainment

Want to give your kids a step up in the world? Help them improve their social skills.

November 8, 2021

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LOGGING OFF TO FOCUS ON YOUR REAL-LIFE RELATIONSHIPS

Communication

Author Wendy Speake describes how she grew closer to her spouse, her children, and God when she took a 40-day break from social media. She encourages listeners to consider how their own relationships would benefit from limiting their media consumption.
With a background in Hollywood as a trained actress, Wendy Speake ministers to women as a bible teacher by applying the power of drama, poetry and comedy to the study of Scripture and real-life application of biblical truths. She has co-authored two books with Amber Lia titled Triggers: Exchanging Parents’ Angry Reactions for Gentle Biblical Responses and their latest, Parenting Scripts: When What You’re Saying Isn’t Working, Say Something New. Wendy is also the co-author (with Kelli Stuart) of Life Creative: Inspiration for Today’s Renaissance Mom. Wendy and her husband, Matt, have three sons and reside in southern California. Learn more about Wendy at her website, wendyspeake.com.

April 7, 2021

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5 TIPS FOR CELLPHONE USE

Entertainment

 

 

Creating boundaries in your home for cellphone use.

December 28, 2020

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HEALTHY CELLPHONE BOUNDARIES

Entertainment

 

 

Consider all the facts before you allow your kids to have a cellphone.

December 28, 2020

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WHEN SHOULD YOUR CHILD GET A CELLPHONE?

Entertainment

 

 

Kids want cellphones to connect with peers, build friendships and find a sense of belonging. When is the best time for them to get their first mobile device?

December 28, 2020

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FAMILY MEDIA COMMITMENT

Entertainment

 

 

Consider taking a pledge as a family to honor God with your entertainment choices.

December 28, 2020

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KEEPING THE CASTLE SAFE: HOME NETWORK PROTECTION & YOUR KIDS

Entertainment

 

 

Criminals no longer need to break down the front door and walk into your house to have access to your bank accounts, medical records, even your family photos. They merely need to gain access to your technology. If your castle is not properly defended, these enemies can break in and conquer your kingdom in the blink of an eye.

December 28, 2020

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5 MISTAKES THAT CAN TURN YOUR CHILD INTO A VIDEO GAME JUNKIE

Entertainment

 

 

Avoid these common mistakes to help protect your child from video game addiction.

December 28, 2020