Saturday Snippets (June 5)

As well as reading a lot of books, I also read a ton of articles every week. Here are some of the articles that I’ve read recently and have found interesting, helpful, challenging and encouraging. I hope that they will be the same for you, my dear readers…

Teenager, put down the screen

Kids, pre-teens and teenagers spend so much time on screens. I’m not condemning screen time at all, I’m also in front of a screen a lot of the time. Over the past year that scree time has just gone up, especially for kids and teenagers. School went online. I’m assuming that gaming time went up.Continue reading “Teenager, put down the screen”

Books for kids, teens and families. Something for all ages.

Finding good and biblical reading material for children is really important, whether they read it themselves, parents read it to them or it’s read as a whole family. We need to make sure that we’re investing just as much time in teaching children as we would in teaching adults. The materials should be exciting, pleasingContinue reading “Books for kids, teens and families. Something for all ages.”

Why Is My Teenager Feeling Like This?: A Guide for Helping Teens through Anxiety and Depression

I received a free copy of this book from Crossway in exchange for an honest review. This has not clouded my judgment 🙂 An estimated six million American teens presently have some kind of anxiety disorder. In 2011, 11 percent of teen girls had a major depressive episode int he past year. Let that sinkContinue reading “Why Is My Teenager Feeling Like This?: A Guide for Helping Teens through Anxiety and Depression”