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Pandemic Young People Learnings

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Hey Families, I’m always on the lookout for resources of interest to you & the Fuller Youth Institute rarely disappoints. Recently, they published a blog about “What Young People Want Your Church To Know As You Reopen”. Take some time to read this short blog. I hope it helps you understand where your teenager may…

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A Parent’s Guide to the Times

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Your kids will grow up a lot faster than you ever dreamed. That’s why we want to help you stay focused on what you can do today to connect with your child. We know you can’t cram anything more to do in your already busy day, so we help you use the time you already…

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Helping You Navigate Pride Month

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Hey Parents, If you’re like me navigating conversations with teenagers about sexuality is a large, hard, & holy process. I also know the conversations that happen in June are divisive & there are people who may disagree about how to best handle these type of conversations. What I want to share with you is a…

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Self Confidence & Positive Self Image

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As parents we have to be aware of the constant influence the media has on our children, especially now that they are more isolated. This starts with young children with how princesses and heroes are portrayed in kids movies. It can been seen in every stage of our children’s lives. It is heightened by the…

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Faith in an Anxious World

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Can you believe that we are at the 1 year mark of the pandemic? It’s crazy. In light of that, our conversation at SAYM over the next month is going to be about anxiety – Faith in an Anxious World. Before the pandemic seventy percent of teenagers in one recent study consider anxiety and depression…

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Kids and Screen Time

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It’s almost been a year since our kids were forced more into the digital world. The sudden implementation of virtual schooling, and events has increased screen time even more. This was already an issue considering ease of access for our kids with handheld technology. With this shift in our day-to-day culture the American Academy of…

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Unhurry for the Holidays

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Hey Parents, If I could gift you all a Christmas present this year, it would be the most impactful book of 2020 that I read – The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry by John Mark Comer. It was published in 2019, long before a global pandemic was on our minds, yet I feel like it is…

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