Parent Blog

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    Making Friends with Social Media

    As social distancing continues, many families feel forced to live on social media in order to stay connected. Sid Koop discusses how families can build lasting digital discernment habits and why now is the right time to start.

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    Church, Don't Forget About Camp Ministry!

    This summer, we all face the uncertainty of what distancing measures will still be in place due to COVID-19. Camps are no different, and their important ministry to this generation of youth and young adults needs our continued support.

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    Closing the Gap on Social Distancing

    Even in a time of social distancing, activities related to smartphones and digital media are linked to less happiness in youth. Sid Koop shares advice on how to close this gap and help our kids towards social, mental, and spiritual health.

  • How to Model a Faith Worth Keeping

    Both the Renegotiating Faith and Hemorrhaging Faith studies found that what was modelled within the family unit had a profound effect on the faith formation of the next generation. Here are some key ways to model authentic faith for your kids.

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    Mentorship Matters

    Recent studies discovered that Christian mentorship is simply too important not to do. Here are some ways you can encourage mentorship for your kids and their friends.

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    4 Ways to Help our Kids Own Their Faith

    How can we help our kids own their faith? And how can we stay the course when the road seems rocky? Sid Koop offers practical advice for parents of emerging adults.

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    3 Ways to Help Our Kids Into Adulthood

    Will my kids ever reach adulthood? What can I do to help? Sid Koop tackles the questions parents ask with the help of recent Canadian research.

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    Preparing Our Kids to Renegotiate Faith

    How can we help our kids make their faith their own after high school? Hear from young adult researcher Sid Koop on our first Parent's Blog.

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