The Freedom to Choose

The Freedom to Choose Have you ever wondered, “Why did God put the tree in the Garden of Eden if He knew that Adam and Eve would sin? Why would God give us freedom He knows we would abuse?” It’s really a fair question. And a rather rational one. If God desires a relationship with…

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13 reasons for parents to watch “13 Reasons Why”

13 Reasons Why Parents Should Watch “13 Reasons Why” It is likely that if you’re the parent of a teenager you’ve heard something about the new series called “13 Reasons Why,” or at least seen it on your “Recently Watched” or “Suggested for You” list on your Netflix account. The story tells about the thirteen…

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Speaking your child’s language through creativity

  There are so many types of children, each with their own unique way of experiencing and expressing their world. Listen to these little snippets of the children we get to see every day. Which child sounds like one of yours?   Creativity in many forms Hannah believes in music.  She sees it as the…

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Social media and your kids

Social media and what it means to your kids   The more that I work with teenagers and parents, the more that I realize that I grew up in a brief and important time in the changes of technology.  I remember the days without text messaging, Instagram, Snapchat, or Facebook.  I remember using my college-ruled…

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