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    Enslaved (to technology) or Free?

    It’s a rainy Friday evening but inside it’s warm and the atmosphere is alive with excitement. I’m blessed to be selling Ugandan jewelry at an African celebration.  Drums beat in a next door room, people in breath-taking, colorful clothing are everywhere.  A sweet man makes me tea and brings it to my table.  I smile…

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    About Mama’s Screen Time

    The hilarious thing about this post is this –  the entire thing was written once and got deleted somehow.  So, I’m now needing to spend MORE screen time to re-write it.  Oh, the irony. You may have noticed that I’ve been quiet lately.  I certainly don’t win the award for ‘most consistent…

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    What they watch matters – Part 2

    Click here to read Part 1. Why #2 – We are called to cling to what is true and refuse to engage with the vile or vulgar. I think one of the most important concepts for modern parents to understand with regard to media is this: exposure is a…

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    Why what they watch matters – Part 1

    Before my husband and I were married, I was blessed to receive a free signed copy of Joshua Harris‘ book, “Not Even a Hint”.  It’s a fantastic read primarily about lust and how to guard our hearts against impurity and cling to righteousness.   The chapter that really grabbed my…

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    Let’s Chat “Media”

    When I launched The Unplugged Family, it was with a desire to raise media awareness.  For a while, I was working hard at launching my own project – to speak to various schools, community groups, and churches about media issues and awareness.  I felt called and lead to do…