What Should I Do When My Kid Says, “I’m Not Going to Church?” by Brad M. Griffin

Photo by Julia M Cameron from Pexels “I’m not going to church.” Perhaps you’ve heard those words in your own home, from the mouth of your teenager. Or maybe you’re a leader who’s heard it from a young person declaring that they’re done with church. We often hear from parents that they aren’t sure what … Continue reading What Should I Do When My Kid Says, “I’m Not Going to Church?” by Brad M. Griffin

Conversations Between Parents and Teenagers by Susan Oh Cha

Preparing to converse: at baseline Photo by cottonbro from Pexels If you’re a parent, you might recognize the following scripts: Parent: How was your day? Teen: Fine (as he walks off to his room). Parent: Who are you texting? Teen: No one (as she continues to look down and type). Parent: (After observing her teen … Continue reading Conversations Between Parents and Teenagers by Susan Oh Cha

4 Powerful Ways to Love Your Teens and Help Them Like You Back (Maybe)

By Jessie Minassian Mother and teenage daughter having an argument Invest in your relationship, not only to keep you from regret, but to also give your teens a solid footing for their lives ahead    Listen to a broadcast about teens with Jessie Minassian. An eye roll (or 20). A smashed bumper. Indifference and disrespect. Eating … Continue reading 4 Powerful Ways to Love Your Teens and Help Them Like You Back (Maybe)