Parenting

How Many Christmas Presents Should Christian Parents Buy Their Children?

"I knew that my friends were receiving things like televisions, Nintendo games, new bicycles, basketball goals with break-away rims, and the latest Nike Jordan shoes. And I didn’t mind. In fact, I was thankful. My mom’s spirit and hard work caused me to realize that her love was a greater gift than the new Nikes I wanted." - John Ellis

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The Contradiction of the Negligent ‘Helicopter Parent’

"The flip side of 'helicopter parenting' is the almost shocking level of neglect those same parents occasionally show their kids. These parents can be extremely overbearing in certain areas, often insignificant ones. At the same time, they are indifferent towards other, more important parts of their children’s upbringing." - Intellectual Takeout

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My ‘Mom Rage’ Is Understandable. But It’s Not Excusable.

"Though it’s largely assumed that mothers have natural, self-giving love for their children (and we do), being a mom does not preclude real, powerful darkness from growing in our hearts. ...'Mother rage can change you, providing access to parts of yourself you didn’t even know you had.'" - Christianity Today

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CDC: Suicide rate for kids ages 10 to 14 nearly tripled in last decade

"According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, the suicide rate among 10 through 24-year-olds has increased 56 percent over the last decade as violent deaths (suicide and homicide) continue to be leading causes of death for that age bracket." - Christian Post

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