Tag: parenting teens

Parenting Concern #3: We allow social media & gaming too early and in excess

I think social media and gaming too early and in excess is leading to increased levels of  depression, anxiety, and addiction among teenagers. It is a correlation that is difficult to prove, but I am not the only person, and I am certainly least among experts, who believe this is true. A December 22, 2018 CNBC report titled, “Facebook, Snapchat,…

The people you love the most, hurt the most.

Over the years Angela and I have interacted with so many parents of teenagers and young adults who are experiencing excruciating pain. I was reminded of that again this weekend (Easter weekend) as I prayed with several whose experience of pain in relation to their children overshadows even the joy of celebrating the resurrection of Christ. When your teenager or…