Category Archives: Child Development

Teens Are Putting Off Traditional Markers of Adulthood

Here is an article from The Washington Post about teens putting off traditional markers of adulthood. When 17-year-old Quattro Musser hangs out with friends, they don’t drink beer or cruise around in cars with their dates. Rather, they stick to … Continue reading

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Why We Make Our Kids Do Chores

Here is any article from Parent Cue WHY WE MAKE OUR KIDS DO CHORES Posted by Sarah Anderson | Blog, Imagine The End, Life Skills | 1  | I’ve never been a big fan of January 1st. Too much pressure to set a goal or make a resolution, … Continue reading

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Back To School – How To Avoid Over Scheduling Your Kid

Here is an article from Kelly-Jane Carter at USA Today on how to avoid over scheduling your kid as a new school year begins So you’ve agreed to let your child play hockey, run cross-country, join the swim team, learn … Continue reading

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Why We Need To Talk About Race With Our Kids

  YOUR CUE Create a safe space at home to foster conversations about race with your children in a kid-friendly way. Ensure your relationships model an appreciation for diversity. Expose your children to various cultures through diverse toys, books, and … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Believe In Anything Anymore”

Share: “I don’t believe in anything anymore”: How to respond when young people doubt God Brad M. Griffin Photo by Matt Cannon “I don’t believe in anything anymore. Christians are all such fakes.” These were the words her 17-year-old son … Continue reading

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Is Social Media Causing Depression in Teens

Here is an important and meaningful video shared by ABC News addressing the relationship between social media, mental health and depression. Watch Video Here

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Don’t Say Everything You Think

By Doug Fields · August 1, 2017 Published in Families, Communication, Parenting It’s not breaking news that some parents can be downright nasty to their children. Parenting includes the responsibility to verbally reprimand kids. Sometimes, something needs to be said. But how we as parents … Continue reading

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Night Phone Use A Danger for Adolescent Mental Health

Night phone use a danger for adolescent mental health May 31, 2017 Credit: CC0 Public Domain The world’s first long-term assessment of mental health effects from adolescents’ late-night mobile use has shown some concerning results. Research conducted by Murdoch and … Continue reading

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How To Read A Kids’ Mind at Any Phase

Here is a great article from The Parent Cue that helps us understand how kids and teens think HOW TO READ A KID’S MIND AT ANY PHASE Posted by Parent Cue | “Read their mind” is just our way of saying, … Continue reading

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Should You Let Your Kids See You Fight?

Here is an article from Carey Nieuwhof tackling an important question: should you let your kids see you fight? “You may have already weighed in on the age-old parenting debate: should you let your kids see you fight? Clearly, the … Continue reading

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