Spanking is a controversial topic in today’s culture. Many avoid spanking and become guilty of permissiveness.
Is it possible that permissiveness is more dangerous than spanking? …
Today, it seems that gender changes are becoming more socially acceptable than ever before. In some situations, parents are even allowing small children to make big decisions about their gender.
With this new emphasis on finding one’s true gender, our children are surrounded by a new set of confusion. How should Christian parents handle this complicated issue?
Dads, if you are raising a son, you know how many negative influences there are in the world today. Voices from all sides will try to tell him how to be a man.
Unfortunately, sometimes American culture seems to have shifted from expecting responsibility from men to accepting immaturity or silliness in its place. …
The political issues of today are often very complex, dealing with questions of morality, science and ethics – on top of the normal political intrigue.
How can parents cut through all the noise and help their children see these issues in the light of a Christian worldview? Well, it looks like it's time for us to start doing our research and having serious conversations with our kids.
Could it be that many of the vast number of disorders diagnosed by mental health professionals every year are really just natural byproducts of violating God’s ecosystem for emotional and spiritual well-being? This is a systemic problem in a nation now pursuing new ‘gods’ that create confusion, frustration, fear, stress, jealousy, apathy, lethargy, and relational detachments from the things that are fundamental to sound emotional health.
Have we poisoned our own kids with the postmodern, politically-correct Kool-Aid that streams 24/7 through all the digital devices that we’ve provided them? These indoctrination tools are creating a much different child and a much different America. …
Where should we get our parenting inspiration? Certainly, one of the first places to look is toward our own parents, but looking to our parents can be complicated and come with a certain amount bias.
While we may struggle to find the parenting tools we need from our earthly parents, the Bible speaks of the best influence for parents—our Heavenly Father!
Choosing a babysitter can be a bit tricky sometimes. Whether it’s finding a sitter with the right availability or one who won’t charge an arm and a leg, parents have to check a lot of boxes before they find the perfect sitter.
Is it time to reprioritize the criteria on that checklist? In the culture of today, should parents have extra discernment when choosing a babysitter?