Parents beware. As a father of a fourteen-year-old daughter, this is sick. Teen Vogue published the article, “Anal Sex: What …
We have a common crisis in our home; it is the calamity of boredom. Our children might even consider it a catastrophe. “I’m bored” is repeated so often it would not be an overstatement to say that these words echo continuously throughout our home especially during any break from school. These are children with limited […]
I am often reminded of God’s grace and love for me when I spend time with my 5-year-old daughter, Jane. There are many blessings from God wrapped up in her endless supply of energy and play. One of these that can often be overlooked is my own sanctification. God in his kindness has, in one way, given me a daughter to care for and shepherd in order that I might grow in holiness. Continue reading
Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 18. We wanted to remind our supporters that if you do your shopping at smile.amazon.com, Amazon will donate to IBCD. Simple click the address above to access Amazon through IBCD’s unique charity link. We also wanted to highlight some resources from our library for dads, especially Milton Vincent’s great audio…
“Have we talked with our children this week about the delights of living more than the disciplines of living? Have we inspired and guided them more than we have corrected them?” – V. Gilbert Beers Many of you are familiar with a Netflix series that is capturing the attention of middle and high schoolers alike. […]
Parents, you want me to change your child’s behavior. This is why you have brought her to counseling. She is driving you nuts with her meltdowns and defiance. You tell me that she is needy, attention-seeking, and unwilling to trust God. You are at your wit’s end, having tried every form of punishment you can think of. And still, there is no change. Continue reading
Teaching your child to love the Lord with all his heart and with all his soul and with all his mind. . . Isn’t this the deepest hope of every Christian parent? Of course it is. You want to parent in truly biblical ways. You probably consider Christian parenting more important than helping your child…
How can parents of teens create an environment that allows for conversations that by nature are awkward and uncomfortable?
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I have had the privilege of spending the last 13 years working as a music teacher and crisis counselor for teens. The following six tips represent a handful of lessons I have learned along the way. If you’re the parent of a teenager or pre-teen, I pray that you find this helpful. Continue reading