Archive for the 'Family Life' Category

Q&A: My Ten Year Old is Looking Up Sex Online! What Do I Do?

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

A reader writes, “I follow your page all the time. I first heard you guys speak at the homeschooling conference in North Carolina. I need HELP! I have 4 boys. I have already dealt with the introduction to porn with my first two, both were exposed to it at a Christian friend’s home. We have…
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Q&A: My 10-yo Threatened to Run Away!

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

A reader asks, “How do you deal with a child who threatens to run away from home, or if your child has done it, how did you deal with it? I don’t know what my options are, but my 10 year old lately has been acting very immature, and when I told him to clean…
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Q&A: How do I stop my son from stealing?

Monday, October 5th, 2015

A reader asks, “I am having a problem with my 8 year old stealing things. He takes small things from people at school as well as things from his little brothers. A few weeks ago he took one of my diamond rings to school. I need some advice on what to do to help him…
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Q&A: My Son Says He’s an Agnostic. Help?

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

Please pray. My son says he is an agnostic. I am so worried about him. He said he’d accepted Christ when he was six, but now this. What do I do? This can be one of the most upsetting things a parent can deal with. I will never forget the day I was driving along…
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Disaster Planning (Homeschool Edition)

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

When disaster strikes, groups like the American Red Cross, Southern Baptist Disaster Relief, and Mennonite Disaster Service do a tremendous job getting people shelter, clothing, and safe food and water. But when the yellow buses start to roll, homeschoolers have a different problem–one we need to solve ourselves! When Hurricane Floyd destroyed or damaged nearly 80,000 homes in eastern…
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What A Man’s Gotta Do

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

My wife, weak from the stomach flu, came out of the bathroom where she’d been hiding out—hiding by my request, I should say. “I’m so sorry,” she said, shakily. “I feel like I shouldn’t have left you out there to do that.”

Depressed Parents, Depressed Kids

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

“It’s a fallen world.” How often we find ourselves saying that! But it’s true that every person will have times of disappointment, loss, trials, or failure – it comes with being human. The question for each of us is, “How do I deal with this?” And sometimes, we may find ourselves in a dark place…
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Faithful At Work

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Does your Sunday morning faith go to work with you on Monday? Maybe in our quiet moments we plan how we’ll respond if we end up like the apostles in Acts 5:29 – “We ought to obey God rather than man.” But most days, the question is simpler – and sometimes more challenging: Am I working like…
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Talking to Teens About Ashley Madison, Josh Duggar, and The Rest

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Years ago when Bill Clinton’s scandals were news, I hated to listen to the radio in the car because I constantly had to be ready to turn it off or explain awkward things on the way to homeschool P.E. If you have teens, though, there’s just no way to turn off the constant stream of…
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Hope For Homeschooling With A Newborn

Monday, August 31st, 2015

A reader asked on our Facebook page, “I’m so frustrated. I have three boys: 5, 4, and 2 and a two week old little girl. My teacher husband just went back to work and I feel like I’m drowning. I’m exhausted and I feel like I have no control in house so I find myself…
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