Oh no. Here it is. One of those moments where you’ve got to make a snap decision, but you can feel in your heart that it’s a biggie. Damn. If I let her go off and do this, she’s not ready. She’s going to get hurt. She doesn’t understand the […]
To what extent do race and class enable us all to hide behind the idea of preserving innocence? And what implications does this have for Christians?
Ran across this excellent piece about the storms of parenting adolescents. I had to hold back tears when I read this, because it dredged up deep memories of watching friends and parents I know do this for their teens. Grace always hits me in the feels like that. I usually […]
Why aren’t there survival support groups for parents of teenagers? I’m serious. Hear me out. If what I observe is even remotely accurate, the World has decided that Toddlers and Preschoolers demand the kind of support and attention given to Three Mile Island by a nuclear engineer prone to anxiety attacks. New mothers […]
The data emerging about the mental health of our kids only confirms the harm done by asking so little of them when it comes to life skills yet so much of them when it comes to adhering to the academic plans we’ve made for them. Really. This has got to […]