On Homeschooling #3: Technology

This is the third in a series of short interview questions produced by Alpha and Omega Publishing. AOP asked for my thoughts on technology and homeschooling. In today’s episode, I challenge us to understand the battle we’re facing with our kids and technology, and help our kids aspire to a higher purpose. We are here ...

On Homeschooling #2: Present for the Moments

This is the second in a series of short interview questions produced by Alpha and Omega Publishing. AOP asked for my thoughts on technology and homeschooling. This short clip encourages us to hang in there through the daily challenges of homeschooling so that we can be present for so many “firsts”. Being present is a ...

On Homeschooling #1: Forming a Positive Counter-Culture

This is the first in a series of short interview questions produced by Alpha and Omega Publishing. AOP asked for my thoughts on technology and homeschooling. This first clip sets the stage for the rest by encouraging new homeschooling families to form a positive counter-culture in their home, intentionally. It’s vital to communicate why you’re ...

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Grateful for Book Awards!

My book, [Un]Intentional: How Screens Secretly Shape Your Desires, and How You can Break Free, has received some nice recent recognition. First, it won a Silver medal in the 2020 Illumination Book Awards for the Self-Help/Recovery category. These national awards “are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written ...

Don’t Surrender Your Kids To A Screen-Shaped World

Why do we accept the dominant narrative that our kids live in a different world? An October 2019 article by Julie Jargon in the Wall Street Journal claims to help parents better understand their other-worldly teens. It’s called: “Teens Explain Their YouTube Obsession (Because Adults Don’t Get It)”. The embedded video says: “Teens Explain YouTube ...

Pushing Reset On Your Family’s Relationship With Screens [Guest Post]

Sally Matheny invited me to share with her audience on the subject of my new book, so I wrote a guest post entitled Pushing Reset On Your Family’s Relationship With Screens. In the post, I share five steps towards a family reset with your devices. I think #4 is extra important: “You go first.” Sally ...

Back To School: Not Back To Porn

For many families, back to school means back to screens. As more schools foolishly embrace the marketing of ed-tech companies, our kids are more enmeshed in screen time during the school day. But giving kids screens in school isn’t improving their ability to think and learn. And worse, every screen is an opportunity to expose ...

Doctor Reveals The Real Reason Kids Are Addicted To Screens

Dr. Richard Freed reveals the reasons so many kids want to be using screens all the time. It's time for parents to know what's going on so we can wisely guide our kids through our screen-saturated world.

The Struggle With Screen Time Is Real [Guest Post]

Misty Phillip, author of The Struggle Is Real, But So Is God, invited me to write about the struggle with technology on her blog, By His Grace. I found her book title a great springboard, since it so nicely captures both the reality of our battles with technology, and the real power of the solution ...

Your Wife Told Me About Your Video Games

Hey Man … Your wife came up to me before I spoke at a recent convention and told me about your video game addiction. Your wife. Told me. I thought you’d want to know. If I were you, I’d want to know that my strong, beautiful, brilliant wife was hurting. That she felt alone with ...

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