Research + News | Topic: Parents
Aug 6, 2018
Technology, Dating, College, Career: Here’s Why Today’s Teens Are The Most Anxious Ever
What can be done to overcome anxiety? And why parents may be contributing to the problem. Read the article here.
Jul 12, 2018
How I Helped My Kids Decide What To Do After High School
Growing Leaders president Tim Elmore provides a summary of what he and his wife did to prepare their kids for their post-secondary experience. Read his blog post here.
Jun 6, 2017
Out Of The Nest
Tips for Successfully Launching Your Kids into College. A blog post from Rhett Smith for Fuller Youth Institute. Read the blog here.
Jun 2, 2017
Connecting With College Students Over Break: They’re Bringing Home More Than Their Laundry
Stephen Argue writes this for a blog for Fuller Youth Institute:
“The child you said goodbye to in the fall isn’t the same one who’s coming home this summer. Beyond their laundry, they’re bringing home other things that you need to consider.”
Read the full post here.
May 26, 2017
Adolescence Is a Gift, But Extended Adolescence Is a Trap
Nebraska senator Ben Sasse wants parents to get serious about shepherding kids into responsible adulthood. Read the article from Christianity Today here.
May 24, 2017
How to Get Your 20-Something Out of the Basement
A guest post from Andrew McPeak on the Growing Leaders blog. Read the blog here.
Mar 9, 2017
Nearly Half Of Young Millennials Get Thousands In Secret Support From Their Parents
From the CNBC article:
“Forget buying a home — even renting a room is out of reach to many young people, especially in big cities. Wages have stagnated but rents haven’t, meaning workers just out of college are in a bind: To live where the jobs are, they need help.
For almost half of them, though they don’t often admit it, that help comes from their parents.”
Read the rest of the article here.
Dec 12, 2016
Connecting With College Students Over Break
Parents all over the country are anticipating their young adult kids coming home for the holiday break. For some, it’s the first time they’ve been home since they sent them off and set them up for the college school year. Home will feel like home again.
Read more of this blog post from Steve Argue on the Fuller Youth Institute site by clicking here.
Aug 31, 2016
Goodbyes of Summer: As Teens Leave for College, Families Feel Jumble of Emotions
When Victoria Dawson flew last week from Washington, D.C., to Boulder, Colo., to drop off her daughter Ellie for her freshman year of college, she and Ellie’s father saw it as a chance for some final quality time together. Read the full article here.
Jul 6, 2016
‘Launch’ Plan Gets Your Grown Kids Off Your Couch
A plan for launching your grown children out on their own. Read the advice column here.