Talking About Sex

Question As I was dropping off some clean laundry in my son’s room recently, I found a package of condoms on the floor. What’s the best way to address this […]

Disciplining Through Understanding

Question We have caught our 13-year-old daughter wearing clothing that is entirely inappropriate, especially for her age. When she leaves home, she looks fine so evidently she is changing after she […]

Parenting Teens & the Privacy Issue

Question We have an adolescent son and daughter, and at times it seems like we can’t ask them even a simple question without them protesting that “You don’t trust me.”  […]

Parenting Teenagers

Question We have two wonderful teenagers but at times they really frustrate me.  I just don’t understand their world.  My wife tells me I’m a great dad, but sometimes my […]

Concerns About Music

Question My wife and I are very concerned with some of the music our son listens to.  What’s the best way for us to talk with him about it — […]

Encouraging Activities

Question Our 12-year-old son loves to sit and watch TV, play video games, or be on the computer. He doesn’t like sports, but we would like to help him find […]

Helping Your Teenager When Anger Hits Home

And fathers, do not provoke your children to anger… Perhaps your teenager feels like one of the monkeys at a local zoo. “That’s incredible, having a monkey and a lion […]

Talking with Teens

Question As I was dropping off some clean laundry in my son’s room recently, I found a package of condoms on the floor.  What’s the best way to address this […]