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“Children” Articles

The Miracle Is You: Worth and Blessing in Disney’s Encanto

Disney's Encanto challenges us to understand our inherent worth and challenges the notion that we are only worth what we can produce.

Reflections on the Generational Impact of Blue’s Clues

Steve Burns' recent video to his grown-up audience left millions in tears. Our writers discuss why Blue's Clues was and remains important.
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Luca and the Wisdom of Children

The young cast of Disney's Luca reminded writer Andrew Crawford of his son in how children teach us to find beauty in everything and everyone.

Fighting for Family in Hazelight Studios’ It Takes Two

When I first dove into It Takes Two, I was expecting a relatively straightforward co-op experience that maybe told a fun story—to experience a game where I could have fun with a friend for a few hours and then move on to the next title. What I got was an in-depth, complex game that explored […]

Keeping the Gadgets Fun: 3 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe Online this Christmas

Christmas means kids asking for new tech gifts and to spend more time online. Here are some tips to help keep your kids safe.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Was Made for This Moment

Almost the entire world is currently being encouraged to stay home, hunker down, and wait for the most widespread pandemic in the last hundred years to pass. It is safe to say that none of us have ever seen anything like this before. Even my elderly grandmother, who was alive for the polio epidemic, said […]

What Can We Learn From How Our Kids Play Video Games?

Despite what you might have heard about video games at your church, Andrew Steier argues that games have much to teach us about perseverance and personal growth.

Superheroes are Not Enough: An Interview with Dr. Rachel Kowert on Pragmatic Princess

Dr. Rachel Kowert shares why kids, particiularly girls, need to supplment their superhero stories with stories about normal kids solving real problems.