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There She Is: Miss America, #MeToo, and Your Kids

Brava, Miss America, for eliminating a bit of the external from the ideal. And let’s not stop there. What does it look like for each of us to disregard the bigger “swimsuit competition” far deeper within?

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It’s Showtime!

FamilyLife’s first feature film, Like Arrows, is coming to a theater near you, but this week only!

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Like Arrows Is an Unlikely Winner

Director Kevin Peeples explains that the project didn’t even start out as a movie.

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The Story Behind FamilyLife’s New Film, ‘Like Arrows’

Bob Lepine answers behind-the-scenes questions about the movie.

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‘This is Us’ Is All of Us

Everyone has a family. And every family has a story.

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Parents Today Say Their Job Is Harder Than Ever

Many parents today feel overwhelmed by the pace at which technology is changing the American home.

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Social Media and the Comparison Trap

Too often what we see on social media, at a party, or even on Sunday at church in no way reflects what’s really going on in someone’s life.

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Put Down Your Smartphone

Your kids deserve your whole-hearted attention.

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5 Things to Know About ‘War Room,’ a Film From the Kendrick Brothers

This movie about the power of prayer may be unlike anything else you’ve seen.

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After ‘Unbroken’: The Rest of the Story

The irony of this film is that it leaves out Louie Zamperini’s experiences after World War II—when he became a broken man.

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Helping Your Kids Think Straight About Social Media

While your kids may know more than you about technology, they need your wisdom and guidance.

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5 Ways to Use ‘Like Arrows’ to Impact Families

We need your help to spread the new film’s message about godly parenting.

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Like Arrows: FamilyLife’s First Film Coming to a Theater Near You

The movie centers on the joys and trials of parenting and the power of family to shape the next generation.

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Helping Your Teen Use Technology Wisely

No matter how tech savvy you are as a parent, your teenagers will always know more. Here are some ideas on how to engage with them.

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Is ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Dangerous?

Two questions that will help you discern if the ‘Fifty Shades’ book and film presents a treacherous deception.

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4 Ways to Avoid Being a Social Media Marriage Casualty

Are you devoting enough time to deepening your relationship with your spouse offline?

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10 Ideas: Things to Do When You’re Not Watching TV

Even if turning your television off completely is an unbearable thought, consider these ideas for replacing a portion of your television-watching time.

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How Children Respond to Media

An opportunity for you and your children to better understand the workings of the mass media of entertainment together.

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The New Addiction Video Games

Parents can keep their children safe from video game addiction by avoiding these five common mistakes.

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Our Growing Relationship with our Computers

As much as we enjoy the Internet, it’s time for many of us to realize how easily this relatively new medium can consume us.

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No TV for a Year

How a sacrificial “anniversary gift” revolutionized one home.

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Teaching Your Child to Make Wise Media Entertainment Choices

How to help your child make wise media entertainment choices.

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In Pixar Films True Adventure Is Found in Relationships

I’m glad that the folks at Pixar have their priorities clear.

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Pixar Film is Up on Marriage

There’s plenty of action and humor for kids, but it’s also a gem for couples

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Children and Music

What types of music will you allow your children to listen to?

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Are You Believing Lies About Media

Our constant consumption of television, movies, internet, cell phones, etc., affects us in more ways than we realize.

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Setting Boundaries for Mobile Technology

Promoting face-to-face communication in your marriage and family.

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Technology Drives Me Crazy

Readers sound off on how mobile technology is affecting their relationships.

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Reader Responses Replacing Conversation With Connectivity

A behind-the-scenes glimpse into our mailbag.

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A Film Calling for Courageous Manhood

The new movie from the creators of Fireproof is a powerful story of renewal and recommitment.

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