If you haven’t heard of the new Hunger Games movie, you’ve probably been on a desert island for the last few weeks. It’s the latest Hollywood hit; the newest junior-high buzz; and parents’ most recent hurdle. Considering the theme of the movie—a sort of giant, teenage gladiatorial battle—it shouldn’t be surprising that even non-Christian parents are raising a cry of concern on the web. Help your child develop discernment in making entertainment choices and in responding to the choices of others.
What’s a parent to do with the Easter bunny? How on earth did it end up at the foot of the cross of Christ? This post explains some of the origins of Easter’s symbols and provides some suggestions for talking to kids about them.