As we focus our lives on knowing and pursuing the person of Christ, many of the formulas we use to attain “success” in parenting fade into the background.
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Instead of simply confronting them on all the negative influences… let them tell you how they’re experiencing life online.
Parents can turn to the timeless wisdom of God’s Word when they face the difficultly of navigating smartphones.
When parenting feels overwhelming or when we feel helpless, we must remember we are never hopeless, for the Spirit of Christ is at work in and through us.
This is how God imparts wisdom: by teaching us what it means to abide in him.
As we teach them wisdom along the way, when they sit and when they rise, we prepare our children for whatever God has in store for them.
During those critical teen years, it was formative for me to be at home. I learned to define myself in the context of my home, my family, and God’s Word–not the throes of secondary school drama.