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Parenting in a Pornified World

“Mommy, I don’t want to watch this stuff, but I can’t stop!” a ten-year-old girl told her mom recently after the mom discovered several very hardcore porn videos in the browsing history. “Dad, I’ve been addicted to porn for six years since I got my iPhone when I was 13,” a sophomore in college…


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Finding Home Educations Resources: 3 Helpful Questions

If you’re new to home education, or even a seasoned veteran entering new territory, finding the right resources can be daunting. The sheer volume of available resources feels like a tidal wave of information. One internet search can leave you feeling adrift, maybe even questioning decisions you…


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Bible Reading Guide for Holy Week

For the better part of the past year, our family has enjoyed being a part of a small home church gathering. We continue to marvel at all God is doing in our family and in the families of those involved. Yesterday we celebrated Palm Sunday and one of the men from our group felt led to write a Bible…


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Your Family Needs a Tech Policy

Your Family Needs a Tech Policy Sarah walked into my 8th grade Language Arts class a little sheepish one morning— and that was unusual. I started teaching and realized Sarah didn’t have her phone out— also unusual. While students worked on the assignment, I asked her what was going on and a nearby…


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A Sample for You! Our Current Family Tech Policy

If you’ve already read our previous post establishing why your family needs a tech policy, we’re back to help you craft one by sharing our own. This is a sample of the tech policy we’ve established for our family. Our children are still young, so they didn’t have as much input in…


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7 Facts About Technology Parents Need to Know

Tech is everywhere and increasing. As parents discipling our children, we need constant reminders and calibration to find health how we use technology. So we asked our good friend (a tech-talk pro) for help! Nathan Sutherland is the President the non-profit, Flint & Iron, where he’s spent…


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35+ Bible Verses for Parents

There is nothing like the Bible. Nothing. For Christians, the Bible is more than a book, it's the Word of God himself. For parents, the Bible is a guidebook, a lifeline, a comfort, and a light that shines into the dim and dark spaces of our children's hearts. While many would agree with those…


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12 Parenting Quotes by Charles H. Spurgeon

Who doesn't love a little Spurgeon once in a while? As I've grown as a man, husband, and father, I've appreciated more and more Spurgeon's boldness, doctrine, and style. Some of how he communicates can be credited to his context (Victorian England in the 1800s), but I'd contend that it simply has…


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Parenting Quotes We Love

Much can be and has been said about parenting. As parents, it’s vital that we fill our ears, heads, and hearts with ideas that are rooted in God’s Word and stir our hearts to love our kids the way He intended. As we’ve continued our journey into parenthood, we’ve found the…


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