We might laugh at Hollywood’s ideas about marriage, but movies have the capacity to both undermine and inspire our relationships.
Effects of Media & Technology
Now, more than ever, we need to be mindful of our screens and how we use them. We should always be their masters—and never let them be masters over us.
One way to protect our kids from watching harmful things is to restrict which shows are watched by using parental controls on content streaming services. Here is a list of the top 5 streaming services and how to set up parental controls on each.
There’s nothing wrong with watching TV together, but if that’s all you do, you’re missing out and your marriage may never reach its potential.
Parents need to be aware of dangerous social media challenges – such as the new Outlet Challenge – and should take steps to minimize the impact on their kids.
Watching the movie Unplanned will likely affect you on some level, no matter your stance on abortion before viewing it. But those who’ve had some involvement in a past abortion may find that the film triggers a much deeper traumatic wound.
As much as we’d like think of our children as innocent, we parents need to become aware of the widespread use of pornography among tweens and teens.
They may sleep in your house and eat at your table, but teens live on social media.
Most of us can’t abstain from using our smartphone. We need it for work, tracking teens, saving money on groceries and for emergencies. We can, however, limit our usage to improve our marriage.
Have social media become a time waster that is interfering with your relationship with your spouse? Consider disconnecting.