Stories. It’s the reason why we have libraries and blogs and magazines and newspapers. It’s the sole target of every journalist and news anchor—to get the story, and be the first to report it. Stories are why we are invested in social media: why we scroll endlessly through a myriad of text and media on…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. Girls are bullied more often than boys and are more likely to consider, plan, or attempt suicide, according to a new study published in the journal Nursing Research. “Bullying is significantly associated with depressive symptoms, suicidal ideation, suicide planning and suicide attempts,” said study…

One of a Kind Items Needed: stamp pad (or paint or even a marker) Copy or construction paper Markers or colored pencils Read Psalm 139:14. God made you different from every other person and has a special purpose for you. No one is just like you. The Bible tells us we are wonderfully made. Every…

My one-year old son had been sick since he was three weeks old: screaming, writhing, projectile vomiting every time he ate, anal fissures, bashing his head into hard surfaces, rashes, not sleeping for more than twenty minutes at a time, and more. My husband, myself, and our now three year old son had moved across…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay. Teens spend countless hours glued to their phones and tablets, continually posting to social media, but British researchers report that might not be as terrible as many parents may think. It appears that teens who are less satisfied with their lives do tend to…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. A new study finds surprising consistency in teen bullying rates across the globe and shows that it harms both victim and perpetrator suffer in similar ways. The findings, published in the journal Children and Youth Services Review, show that victims and bullies are more…

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*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Barna.com. Acknowledging the influence of moms isn’t just the stuff of Mother’s Day cards; it also became a major finding and theme in a recent Barna study of practicing Christians’ homes in the U.S. The Households of Faith report, produced in partnership with Lutheran Hour…

Finely Tuned! Read Psalm 139:13-14, Hebrews 3:4, and Genesis 1:1. Scripture provides teaching and evidence that God exists and the world around us definitely points to a Creator. Use one or both of these examples to inspire your family to think about the existence of God and the many ways we see Him in our…

I have always loved the month of April, and for lots of good reasons actually. First off, it is my birthday month, the beginning of spring—or fake spring as we Chicagoans like to say, and the month when two very special holidays usually take place. One is Easter of course, and the other is Passover….