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Part of the Download Youth Ministry Podcast Network! Looking for some quick help as a parent? You've landed on the right podcast! Each episode is hosted by youth ministry veteran Jonathan McKee and provides about 10 minutes of hope and help for parents of teenagers! Practical parenting help from Jonathan McKee, social researcher, father of three, and author of over 20 books including If I Had a Parenting Do Over, and The Teen’s Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices.

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    • 3.7 • 56 Ratings

Part of the Download Youth Ministry Podcast Network! Looking for some quick help as a parent? You've landed on the right podcast! Each episode is hosted by youth ministry veteran Jonathan McKee and provides about 10 minutes of hope and help for parents of teenagers! Practical parenting help from Jonathan McKee, social researcher, father of three, and author of over 20 books including If I Had a Parenting Do Over, and The Teen’s Guide to Social Media and Mobile Devices.

    The Beauty of Brokenness

    The Beauty of Brokenness

    Jonathan confesses a little bit about how this tough year broke him down…right where God wanted him! And this led him to discover the most important parenting tip he’s ever experienced.

    • 13 min
    Should I deny my kid a phone?

    Should I deny my kid a phone?

    Experts say wait to age 13 or 14 to give your kids phones, but your 11-year-old is honestly the ONLY kid in his friend group without one. Should you give in? Here’s three important tips to consider...

    Links:
    https://smile.amazon.com/Teens-Guide-Social-Mobile-Devices/dp/1683223195
    www.gabbwireless.com/promo/SCREENWISE
    https://podcast.downloadyouthministry.com/when-social-media-hijacks-relationships-that-matter/

    • 13 min
    When Social Media Hijacks Relationships That Matter

    When Social Media Hijacks Relationships That Matter

    Jonathan’s daughter Alyssa gets vulnerable about how social media, specifically Instagram, began to hijack her relationships so she took a break from Instagram… for a year.

    Links:
    https://smile.amazon.com/Teens-Guide-Connections-Screen-Screen/dp/1643524682

    Keywords:
    Face-to-Face
    screens

    • 14 min
    26. The Perfect Storm for Predators

    26. The Perfect Storm for Predators

    26. The Perfect Storm for Predators
    Never in our history has it been such a perfect time for predators to connect with our kids. Here are three winds of recent change influencing this perfect storm for predators, and ways moms and dads can respond to help protect their kids.

    LINKS:
    https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/04/nielsen-finds-connected-tv-viewing-remains-higher-than-pre-covid-19-levels-despite-lockdowns-lifting/

    https://www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/article/2020/3-2-1-go-video-gaming-is-at-an-all-time-high-during-covid-19/

    https://www.commonsensemedia.org/sites/default/files/uploads/research/2019-census-8-to-18-full-report-updated.pdf

    https://techcrunch.com/2020/06/04/kids-now-spend-nearly-as-much-time-watching-tiktok-as-youtube-in-u-s-u-k-and-spain/

    https://www.samhsa.gov/data/report/2018-nsduh-detailed-tables

    https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db352-h.pdf
    https://thesource4parents.com/parenting-help/mom-i-want-to-be-a-youtube-star/

    https://thefintechtimes.com/80-of-teenagers-want-to-be-self-employed-in-the-future-and-are-more-inclined-to-be-freelancers/

    https://smile.amazon.com/Teens-Guide-Social-Mobile-Devices/dp/1683223195

    • 1 sec
    25. Talking with your kids about racial tension

    25. Talking with your kids about racial tension

    It’s everything our kids are seeing and experiencing in their world right now: anger, frustration, fear… so how can we talk with our kids about this and help them understand how to respond? Here’s three tips I’ve been learning on my personal journey that may be helpful to you, too.

    • 12 min
    24. Does screen time & social media make my daughter depressed?

    24. Does screen time & social media make my daughter depressed?

    Researchers have finally come to a consensus about the effects of screen time on the mental health of young people, and the overwhelming majority of them agree on two things… and if you have a daughter, you’ll want to tune in!

    LINKS:
    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w-HOfseF2wF9YIpXwUUtP65-olnkPyWcgF5BiAtBEy0/edit

    https://www.thefire.org/catching-up-with-coddling-part-two-trigger-warnings-screen-time-v-social-media-covid-19-and-the-continuing-decline-of-gen-zs-mental-health/

    https://smile.amazon.com/Teens-Guide-Social-Mobile-Devices/dp/1683223195

    https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/144/3/e20190187

    https://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/134/3/e921

    • 14 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
56 Ratings

56 Ratings

jkt San Diego ,

Mom of 2 teen girls

This is a great podcast that is very easy to listen to - short, informative and beneficial. Thank you!

Okie Artist ,

Great Content

Love his books and this adds so much value to partnering with parents

Youth Guy Ryry ,

Pointing my parents to it

i don't have kids, so I can't give much parenting advice. this is a resource that i can point parents of my students to, and look way smarter than I am.

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