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Teens, Music, Drugs: What You Need to Know

“I been smokin’ since I was eleven/ I been poppin’ pills since I was seven/ Told my pastor I don’t do confessions/ ‘cause I pop a lot of molly for my breakfast” Fun fact, this is a factual lyric...

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Christians (Should) Know that #BlackLivesMatter

Surely, your teen has heard about the Black Lives Matter movement. It began as a social media hashtag in 2012 following the death of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old black male. He was walking through a Florida neighborhood when an...

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Three Ways to Engage with Modern Culture

As Christians, we are often encouraged to live in the world but not of the world. But with a culture inundated with some negative, less-than-desirable media, it can feel discouraging to dig through and find the positive things worth...

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Making Sense of Terror with Your Teen

We’ve reached a point where we can’t remember a time without constant news reports of mass violence or acts of terror. Even if we can step back and recognize that there are more days without them than with them,...

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The #NeverAgain Movement and Why it Still Deserves our Attention

Every generation in America has championed its own charismatic leader of change. For my grandparents, it was Martin Luther King, Jr. — larger than life, pleading for equality, and poetically campaigning for unity. For my parents, it was the...

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Is a College Degree the Best Choice for Your Child?

“Support your child’s dreams – even if their dream isn’t the same dream you had for them.” Scrolling through Facebook I came across a picture of a mother and a toddler, standing in a field, the above quote sprawling...

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Redeemed Eyes on a Fallen Kingdom: A Catholic Review of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Cardinal John Henry Newman once argued for a specific piece of literature’s place in a university’s curriculum because he believed that it was through the reading and studying of literature that his students could learn how to deal with...

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#MeToo and Time’s Up and Oprah, Oh My!

“For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men. But their time is up. Their time is up.” (Oprah Winfrey) The 2018 Golden Globes Awards had...

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Look What You Made Me Do

“I’m sorry, but the old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now … Why? Oh, ‘cause she’s dead.” In case you missed it, Taylor Swift released a new single titled “Look What You Made Me Do.” This song...

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