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Posted: Sep 8, 2017

Teaching Your Kids how to “Live” Kindheartedly Online

We have created a world full of technology and every human is affected by its power and influence—especially kids! Each time we text, send an email, post on social media, interact with others on a game, or create a new piece of technology, we create ripples.

In fact, all of our actions online and in “real life” create ripples, or small waves of change around us. This is a tremendous power! We can uplift others or tear them down with a few words or one small action.

How do we help our kids see the huge impact they have on others? And how do we start using technology for good?

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Posted: Aug 28, 2017

How to Talk to Young Kids About Pornography

In today’s digitally saturated world, it’s not a question of IF kids will be exposed to porn; it’s a matter of WHEN. But how do we tackle this daunting conversation with our kids? Good Pictures Bad Pictures Jr.: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds gives us the script we need to empower even the youngest children with their first internal filter.

How often do we snuggle with our little ones reading a story? It’s a familiar format and a safe place. The fact that we’re also talking about something important for their safety is just icing on the cake.
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Posted: Aug 18, 2017

5 Back to School Dangers

Back to school can be exciting for kids (and parents)! And of course, we want to believe our children will be in a completely safe environment. But the unpleasant truth is that kids, even very young children, need to be prepared to face 5 types of dangers from pornography when they leave your home and head to class.
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Posted: Sep 15, 2016

Why Story Matters

It seems we've lost our understanding of the importance of story, particularly when it comes to educating our children. Adults, whether in school, church or home, pile up facts to convince young people about what is right or wrong. We want to show them evidence of how things can go badly if they do not choose the path we lay out in front of them. Then we are surprised when they don't seem to listen.

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Posted: Sep 9, 2016

Sorrow to Joy

It was a promise God had whispered to my aching heart, years ago, that I was now experiencing! "Thank-you God for laughter" were the words that flowed easily from my 15 year old daughter's mouth after an evening of enjoying each other's company. A simple bedtime prayer for many, yet to me her statement held enormous value! Those four words cemented the quiet assurance that the Lord had spoken to my once shattered world.
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