Parents and Teens

  • Dating During the Teenage Years

Dating During the Teenage Years

2020-02-26T23:15:53-06:00

Dating. Just one simple word is enough to strike fear in thousands of parents across the nation.

Dating During the Teenage Years2020-02-26T23:15:53-06:00
  • Cultivating and Keeping Friendships

Cultivating and Keeping Friendships

2020-01-31T17:24:12-06:00

Whether it’s caring for a sick neighbor or just sitting down for a quick cup of coffee between errands with a fellow homeschool mom, we need friends.

Cultivating and Keeping Friendships2020-01-31T17:24:12-06:00
  • 3 Reasons Every Teen Needs a Hobby

3 Reasons Every Teen Needs a Hobby

2020-01-31T17:26:30-06:00

Hobbies may seem like a trivial issue; you might think a hobby can’t affect that much change in a teen’s life. But in their health, their development of personal interests, and in shaping their future, a hobby could change everything.

3 Reasons Every Teen Needs a Hobby2020-01-31T17:26:30-06:00
  • DIscovering the Gift in Your Teen

Discovering the Gift in Your Teen

2020-01-31T17:31:08-06:00

We know that our teens have unique strengths but it’s painstakingly hard to wait for those to reveal themselves. So how do we determine what those gifts are so we can shape them into usable tools for life?

Discovering the Gift in Your Teen2020-01-31T17:31:08-06:00
  • Friendships Are Important At Any Age

Friendships Are Important At Any Age

2020-01-31T17:36:23-06:00

Will your children outgrow wanting to visit with a good friend? No, they won’t. And if we’re being honest, you and I haven’t outgrown that either.

Friendships Are Important At Any Age2020-01-31T17:36:23-06:00
  • Balancing Your Teen's Work and School - It CAN Be Done!

Balancing Your Teen’s Work and School – It CAN Be Done!

2020-01-31T17:39:15-06:00

When should we begin to train them to juggle the challenges of a job? Would we adversely affect their education in the process? Did the bonus of financial gain outweigh what they could learn about work at home? These were great questions, but ones to which I had no answers. So we began to search.

Balancing Your Teen’s Work and School – It CAN Be Done!2020-01-31T17:39:15-06:00
  • Homegrown Humanity - Sprouting a Compassionate Nature

Homegrown Humanity – Sprouting a Compassionate Nature

2020-01-31T17:42:38-06:00

Is it our nature to be compassionate or something we are taught through our upbringing? Kay Orr takes a look at compassion and how we can help our teens develop this necessary character trait.

Homegrown Humanity – Sprouting a Compassionate Nature2020-01-31T17:42:38-06:00
  • When The Dream Job Isn't Their Dream

When The Dream Job Isn’t Their Dream

2020-01-31T17:51:50-06:00

So many times, the plans and hopes we have for our children aren’t actually part of the career path they choose. So where do our two roads cross?

When The Dream Job Isn’t Their Dream2020-01-31T17:51:50-06:00

Me First!! A Lesson in Sibling Rivalry

2020-01-30T13:34:47-06:00

A visit to a chicken coop can teach parents lessons about sibling rivalry. Don’t miss Kay’s tips about dealing with sibling disagreements in your home.

Me First!! A Lesson in Sibling Rivalry2020-01-30T13:34:47-06:00