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Kids Need Good Literature

In recent years, we have seen many children's books being published that are pushing a worldview that opposes Christianity. From A is for Activist to Heather Has Two Mommies, the culture is fighting for our children's hearts,...

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Anime's Growing Popularity

In recent years, you may have noticed more and more young people have an interest in the Japanese style of animation, referred to as anime. While some young people enjoy watching anime translated in English, the serious anime fans often choose to...

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What's Under Your Tree?

Do you really know what is under your Christmas tree?  This Christmas, many parents, with no intention of harm, will gift their children with their first laptop, tablet or phone without also equipping them with the tools needed to prepare for...

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Family Resilience & Flourishing

A 2019 study published in Health Affairs looked at the relationship between family resilience & connection and child flourishing. Researchers also looked at the effects of childhood adversity, such as income, health issues or...

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Marriage and Birth

We all know the playground song, "First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage." But more and more, society is separating love, marriage and children. A 2020 study looked at how the institution of...

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Summer Bucket List

Now that Independence Day is behind us, only half the summer season remains! Planning for an intentional end of summer is a great investment for your family. Download a free, printable Summer Family Bucket List template and start...

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Keeping Your Kids & Babysitters Safe Online

Many families rely on babysitters more during the busy summer months. As babysitters are coming into your home, it is important to take a few steps to best protect against dangerous technology entering into your home.   Make a Tech Plan for...

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Netflix, Play Something

Since April, Netflix has been testing the Play Something feature on millions of users. This feature allows users to let Netflix's algorithm automatically pick something to watch based on what is on that user's watchlist. While this...

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Communicating Digital Citizenship With Teens

As the Supreme Court prepares to issue a ruling in the case Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L., students, parents and school districts alike have their eyes on the precedent that will be set regarding free speech. The case sprang into action...

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Transforming Gratitude in Relationships

Gratitude is vital to living a happy and fulfilled life. Over the course of nine years, three different studies examined the impact gratitude had on relationships, specifically romantic relationships. A 2019 study from Germany looked at whether...

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