Episode 009 - How to Address the Unique Struggles of Our Daughters

On this episode, Barrett and Jenifer discuss how all the issues our pre-teen and teenage girls face are amplified by smartphone technology. They examine a study that chronicles the sharp increase in depression, anxiety, and suicide among our daughters’ generation. In response to the many stories parents have told us about their daughters finding porn, Jenifer has a special segment where she talks to girls about God’s love and His plan for restoration. Along the way, they talk about the challenges of modern parenting, lying to their kids about the ice cream truck, and a dad’s role in shepherding his daughter’s heart.

Stuff Mentioned on This Episode:

*Stop Debating Whether Too Much Smartphone Time Can Hurt Teens, and Start Protecting Them, a Time Magazine Article from March 21, 2019 by Jean Twenge

*An Open Letter to Girls Who Struggle with Pornography

*Meet Me in the Middle, a book for teen girls and their dads by Barrett and Jenifer Johnson

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