Teenagers

A mother talking to her teenage son during the holidays.
Addiction and Recovery

The Power of Truth Saved Her Son from Drugs

She couldn’t bring herself to confront her son about his drug use and it nearly cost him his life.

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A grandfather and her adult granddaughter.
Addiction and Recovery

Her Loving Grandpa Saved Her From Addiction

How her grandfather guided her to change her life for the better.

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Teaching your kids about faith
Children

How to Teach Your Kids About Faith

Some tips on what to say and what to avoid when talking to your kids about faith. 

 

 

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Sliced banana bread loaf with walnuts and cinnamon on wooden board.
Addiction and Recovery

A Mother's Answered Prayer for Her Son's Recovery

She had always leaned on her faith. But when it came to her drug-addicted son her faith did not feel enough.

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Father and son in serious front porch conversation.
Addiction and Recovery

4 Tips to Help Protect Your Kids from Drugs and Alcohol

Practical advice from the medical director at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Youth Continuum

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Talking to a teen
Family Problems

Communicating with Kids in 5 Words or Less

As Jesus showed us in the Temple, getting results doesn’t require a lecture first.

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Addiction
Addiction and Recovery

How to Love Someone in the Throes of Addiction

Christ-like love is possible and does not depend on being able to control the situation.

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Prayer for a Runaway Cat
Angels

Prayer for a Runaway Cat

How would she ever find her way back to us?

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How to begin again on a bad day.
Teenagers

How Faith Can Reboot a Bad Day

When your week gets off to a rough start, begin again with the calming influence of prayer.

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Blessings for parents of teens
Family Problems

Blessings for All Parents

Words of comfort for those anxious about troubled teens

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