Category Archives: teen media issues

5 Ways to Lead Your Teen Toward Healthy Friendships

Here are five simple tips for helping guide your teens in building healthy friendships. Continue reading

Posted in dynamics of adolescence, parenting encouragement, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Summer at its Best: Camps

Summer camp was one of the most wonderful threads woven throughout the fabric of my childhood.  For years, my sisters and I would head off to “church” camp for a week of tech-free bonding with old and new friends, countless … Continue reading

Posted in Christian parenting inspiration, dynamics of adolescence, parenting encouragement, spiritual formation, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Just a second…

I’m sure I’m not the only parent who feels frustrated at so frequently hearing, “Just a second…” in response to an instruction to turn off the digital device and come to the table, get in the car, get out of … Continue reading

Posted in addiction/recovery, parenting encouragement, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Selfie Reflection

Some of you saw my recent WAFB interview on “The Dangers of Selfies.”  How could any of us have predicted that only days afterward, a young woman in North Carolina would actually die while taking selfies and posting to Facebook … Continue reading

Posted in teen media issues | Leave a comment

Me, My Selfie, and I

Here is my latest interview on WAFB.  I will follow this up with a written post this week. On mobile devices, click on this first link. WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Posted in addiction/recovery, dynamics of adolescence, parenting encouragement, teen media issues | 1 Comment

Disaster Overload Via News

Thanks so much to WAFB for continuing to offer helpful, encouraging pieces on their news broadcast!  Click here to watch my recent interview explaining how parents can effectively help our children cope with the media coverage of crisis and disaster. … Continue reading

Posted in parenting encouragement, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Vintage Parenting 101: Tune In Before You Turn It Off

As a part of my efforts to increase the accessibility of my website, I am re-posting articles from my old Parenting 101 page as stand-alone blog posts on the main site. March 13, 2007 “Tune In Before You Turn It … Continue reading

Posted in dynamics of adolescence, parenting encouragement, spiritual formation, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Vintage Parenting 101: Your Kids And MySpace/Facebook

As a part of my efforts to increase the accessibility of my website, I am re-posting articles from my old Parenting 101 page as stand-alone blog posts on the main site.  And as I look through this one, I am … Continue reading

Posted in dynamics of adolescence, parenting encouragement, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Vintage Parenting 101: Reading With Your Children

As a part of my efforts to increase the accessibility of my website, I am re-posting articles from my old Parenting 101 page as stand-alone blog posts on the main site. August 26, 2008 – “Reading With Your Children” The … Continue reading

Posted in parenting encouragement, teen media issues | Leave a comment

Lead Your Family…to the Voting Booth!

This is not a political blog, and that isn’t going to change.  I’m not going to try to persuade you how to vote this November, although I will provide you with some links to other sites that may help YOU … Continue reading

Posted in inspiration, offbeat, teen media issues | Leave a comment