When our food concerns begin sounding eerily similar to our video game and porn concerns, one wonders if the frog is being slow cooked without its realization? Check out what authors Dallas & Melissa Hartwig have to say in, It Starts With Food:
Over the last fifty years, the makeup [...]
In his book, What to Expect When No One’s Expecting, Jonathan Last talks about a four-car pileup. He suggests that sex without consequences (thanks to contraception) has the following unintended….consequences:
…younger sexual initiation, more cohabitation, later marriage, and decreased total fertility
Everything has consequences.
As we parent early adolescent children (ages 10-14), we [...]
Why is it that every ‘cool’ app has some feature that ‘gets around’ the bothersome idea of accountability?
Let’s pretend we’re kids for a minute and we want to see something or we hope that someone else sees…..us…..kind of….
Enter Snapchat right? See something and bam, it’s gone. Send something and no lingering trace of [...]
Following my blog on the Boy Story, it seemed only fitting to study the cultural “Girl Story.” So I asked Alexis DeWeese to interact with cultural forces which attempt to mold a girl into a life of regret.
How would you edit the following story for your daughter, granddaughter or young girl [...]
When times grow exceedingly dark, hope pierces the night like a lighthouse under a starless sky.
2 Chronicles 21-24 records a fascinating ‘boy story’ during one of the darkest periods of time in the history of God’s people.
Imagine a boy called Joash, who one day is old enough to study his family tree. He [...]
It seemed to happen overnight.
How we talk with our adolescents about issues of same-sex attraction (SSA) has changed. It’s easy to get the sense that we’re on unequal footing, that we’re coming at it from different cultural perspectives and from divergent worldviews. We’re out of sync on the topic.
As you trace the argument [...]
Ted barely knew the difference between a screwdriver and a hammer. In his hands, tools displayed none of the grace that happened when others touched them. So he bought an old car to restore. Seriously? Seriously. But for it to make sense you need to know….the rest of the story.
So Ted found out about [...]
‘Biometrics’ refers to ways that human beings can be measured in quantifiable data. What’s your heart rate? Blood pressure? Temperature?
Did you know that the sensors that track your location are smaller than a pea and cost less than a buck? Here’s an interesting TED speech on the Quantified Self and although [...]
Yesterday you searched Google for a new laptop. This morning- the morning that began precisely after your third cup of coffee- you pulled up the weather only to discover that laptops are in the margin, layering the top of your screen, popping up to block your view of the embedded-winter-temperature prediction.
You searched, [...]