Talking About “Sexting”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJyHmoSeHog Kids may "sext" to show off or prove their love. How to discuss the consequences. By Caroline Knorr Sexting among teens is, unfortunately, pretty common. Many parents are shocked to hear how casually teens discuss how prevalent it is. And, while experts differ on statistics, a 2009 study conducted by Pew Internet & American Life Project confirms sexting … Continue reading Talking About “Sexting”

How (and Why) to Stop Asking God to Change Your Spouse

By Gary Thomas How (and Why) to Stop Asking God to Change Your Spouse While working on my book Cherish: The One Word That Changes Everything for Your Marriage, I interviewed a woman who told me about an amazing marital “exercise” she put into practice. She spent an entire year working on her husband’s Christmas present. What … Continue reading How (and Why) to Stop Asking God to Change Your Spouse

Culture Post: All That Smartphone Time May Be Making Teens Unhappy

By [reposted by] Jim Liebelt *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. Teens who are glued to their smartphones and other devices are unhappier than those who spend less time on digital media, new research finds. The study can’t prove cause-and-effect, so it’s not clear if teens are made unhappy by … Continue reading Culture Post: All That Smartphone Time May Be Making Teens Unhappy

Child Health Advocates Call for Facebook to Shutter Messenger Kids App

Posted by [reposted by] Jim Liebelt · February 5, 2018 Published in , Culture, Parenting, Social Media, Technology *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on TechCrunch. A coalition of child health advocates has published an open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calling for the company to shutter Messenger Kids: the Snapchat-ish app … Continue reading Child Health Advocates Call for Facebook to Shutter Messenger Kids App

Control Your Phone. Don’t Let It Control You.

Tips for using your device intentionally and being a great digital role model By Sierra Filucci 2/1/2018 Topics: Cell Phone Parenting, Facebook, Instagram, and Social, Healthy Media Habits, Technology Addiction As adults we're pretty savvy when it comes to advertising and commercials. Those juicy cheeseburgers or shiny new cars look pretty appealing, sure, but we … Continue reading Control Your Phone. Don’t Let It Control You.