4 Tips Because Children Are Watching

4 Tips Because Children Are Watching

It’s been sobering in light of the recent national events to see how impacting words are. All across the nation people are using words in negative ways to hurt, divide and argue. We’ve been reminded how divisive words are, and how they influence those around us. I’ve...
Middle Schoolers and Social Media

Middle Schoolers and Social Media

Social media and the internet are part of every child’s world.  It’s common for middle schoolers to have access to harmful online content by the touch of a finger during any part of the day. Each year middle school students I work with have problems with peers over...
10 Things I’ve Learned From Revival

10 Things I’ve Learned From Revival

There’s revival in our area, one that’s gaining national attention. 32oo people gather for a weeknight event. 52 days of prayer, community outreach, and sharing the gospel. 600 kids going into the community on a school day that’s excused by public...
Why My Kids Don’t Do Energy Drinks

Why My Kids Don’t Do Energy Drinks

When energy drinks first came out, I decided they’d be off limits for my middle-school and elementary-age kids. They had enough energy as it was, why would you give them more? From experiences teaching and counseling teens, I see inerrant dangers when kids use...