October 16, 2018 | Steven Argue This fall, we sent our youngest daughter of three to college. You’d think I’d have this transition down by now.  I didn’t. I cried like a baby. At the most unexpected times. Over obscure memories. Parenting is not for the weak. It’s courageous. Gut wrenching. Beautiful. Death-defying. Life-giving. As…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on Barna.com. We live in an increasingly “post-truth” political climate. But even before fake news and alternative facts, few Americans were in agreement about, well, almost anything. Over time, consensus on key moral principles has waned, and the younger generations are now inheriting this new moral…

*The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PsychCentral. Nearly one-third of young Americans ages 18 to 24 in a study sample were deemed “financially precarious,” or financially unstable, primarily because of poor financial literacy, a lack of money management skills and little income stability. Lead author and graduate student Gaurav Sinha from…

*The following is excerpted from an online article from Beloit College. Born in 2000, the first year of the new millennium, for this year’s entering college class of 2022, human beings have always been living — not just traveling — in space. The United States has always been in Afghanistan. Same-sex marriage has always been legal…

Apparently anxiety was a problem way back when Time Magazine ran this cover in 1961. The covered featured the now-familiar Edvard Munch painting known as “The Scream.” Interestingly enough, Munch painted this way back in 1893. I guess that proves that paralyzing and scream-inducing anxiety has been around for quite some time. Reading the Old…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on HealthDay.   When it comes to having “the talk,” many teens admit they’re not communicating with their parents or their doctors about sex, new research reveals.   “Teens and young adults account for more STIs [sexually transmitted infections] than all other ages combined,” said…

One sunny Labor Day, I had the opportunity to go boating with a group of six high schoolers in the clear blue waters off the coast of Miami. Six of us enjoyed the beautiful weather while swimming and water-skiing off the back end of a pretty impressive boat that belonged to Dave’s father. When it…

  *The following is excerpted from an online article posted on PRNewswire. Members of Generation Z are relieved when placed in a situation where they are unable to access their smartphones for several weeks, suggests a study conducted by Screen Education, a non-profit organization that addresses smartphone addiction, and Camp Livingston, a Cincinnati-based summer camp…

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  How to listen: iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | TuneIn In today’s episode of the Parent Cue Live podcast, author and speaker, Jon Acuff, host Carlos Whittaker, and Orange’s Strategic Initiatives Director Ben Nunes have a candid conversation about being a dad to a teenager bound for college. YOUR CUE Build trust with…