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Disliking the idea of the new dislike button?

Brian Nelson

Everything is perfect, and nothing is wrong. It’s a place where everyone likes what you do, and tells you how awesome your life is.

There’s a problem, though.

In this land, no one is as happy as they appear to be. It’s mostly a myth. This fantasy world is today’s social media landscape. 

Raising creative kids is easy, just ask the LEGO Movie

Matthew Schuler

“That night in the city, when you thought I was the Special, and you said I was talented, and important ... That was the first time anyone had ever really told me that, and it made me want do everything I could to be the guy that you were talking about.” (Emmet, The Lego Movie)

Creative kids are special because they’re different, and being different as a kid isn’t easy.

What to do when your child doesn’t want to talk to you about dating

Kara Powell

Last Friday was the first time our 14 year-old son didn’t want to talk to me about girls. 

He was going to a school dance—his first as a ninth grader at a new school. I was headed with our two daughters to speak at a Mother/Daughter retreat. Since I didn’t have a chance to see him after school, I called him on our drive up the mountains.