Parent Guides: Your New Best Friend
Talking about issues like smartphones, eating disorders, Snapchat, video games, and sexting with teens can be scary and complicated. But it doesn't have to be! We created these PDFs to help you understand the things your teens face, how to have conversations about them, and how to biblically disciple your teens into lifelong faith through it all. 
Parent Guides: Your New Best Friend
Talking about issues like smartphones, eating disorders, Snapchat, video games, and sexting with teens can be scary and complicated. But it doesn't have to be! We created these guides to help you understand the things your teens face, how to have conversations about them, and how to biblically disciple your teens into lifelong faith through it all. 
Can't find the topic you're looking for? Let us know what topic you'd like us write about next. If/when we make it, we'll email you to let you know it's available!
New! Ready Player One
This best-selling novel and soon-to-be film appeals to gamers, sci-fi enthusiasts, and '80s kids alike, giving families a chance for common enjoyment and deep conversations. If your teens love RPO, this guide can help make sense of the good and the bad and offers lots of discussion questions.

Length: 8 pages
$3.99
New! 
Instagram
As a must-have in every teen's arsenal of social media profiles, we need to understand Instagram's pros, cons, risks, and impacts. More importantly, we must converse with our teens about these topics in order to help them be healthy, loving followers of Christ, even in the digital world.

Length: 12 pages
$3.99
New! 
Vaping
New stats show that teens are starting to vape (i.e. use e-cigarettes) at a high rate, despite the lack of research into its risks and harms. This Guide looks into what vaping is, what can be vaped, how it can be concealed, how risky it is, how easily minors can access it, and more.

Length: 8 pages
$3.99
Updated! Teen Slang
Updated: Jan. 2018 
If you're struggling to keep up with what your teens are saying, this is a great resource to have! Understand what different words mean and how they're typically used.

Length: 4 pages
$3.99
Netflix
Netflix is here to stay, so how can we approach it with wisdom and discernment and teach our kids to do the same? This Guide offers practical advice and tips for enjoying the service without letting it take over.

Length: 6 pages
$3.99
Updated!
Snapchat
Why are teens so obsessed with Snapchat?! And what do they even do on it? This guide will help you better understand the app itself, why it's appealing, and how to have conversations about it with your teens.

Length: 6 pages
$3.99
Looking to purchase multiple guides for a church or school? 
Email jason@axis.org with your request!
Antiheroes
Modern films, shows, video games, & books are filled with bad guys gone good, "heroes" who fight for justice in unconventional ways. As entertaining as they are, without wise adults to point teens toward true justice and heroism, an entire generation could grow up believing men in masks are our hope.

Length: 8 pages
$3.99
Stranger Things
Stranger Things has undoubtedly made its mark on our culture! This Guide will help you understand the show's themes and, more importantly, how to start meaningful conversations with teens about its messages.

Length: 11 pages
$3.99
Sexting
Why are teens sexting? What will happen if my teen sexts? How do I have an open and loving conversation with my teen about sexting and its dangers? All these questions and more are discussed in this guide.

Length: 7 pages
$3.99
Depression & Anxiety
Depression and anxiety are all too common, yet Christians have very little guidance as to how best to combine spiritual and medical treatment. This Guide offers that guidance so you can help your suffering teen.

Length: 11 pages
$3.99
Suicide/ 
Self-Harm Prevention
With rates of both on the rise, we can't afford to not talk with our children about these difficult topics. Learn what God says about both, how to initiate conversations, and how to get help.

Length: 10 pages
$3.99
Eating Disorders
Eating disorders are on the rise. We not only need to understand the culture around them, but also how to have conversations about them and where to go when our teens need help. This is a great starting point.

Length: 7 pages
$3.99
Netflix's Big Mouth
Possibly the most popular animated show on Netflix right now, and you can be sure it is educating your teens and their friends on puberty, sexuality, and what it means to become a teenager.

Length: 7 pages 
$3.99
Thanks-giving
As joyous as the holiday is supposed to be, it can also be stressful, painful, or pressure-filled. This Guide looks at the Thanksgiving heritage to help families experience true gratitude this year.

Length: 7 pages
$3.99
Advent
Sometimes we forget to take time to reflect on how meaningful and beautiful the Christmas season is. This Guide offers a look into what Advent is, how to start new Advent traditions, and why it's so important for our understanding of all God has done for us. 
(Note: This is not a devotional.)

Length: 7 pages
$3.99
12 Days of Christmas
4 calling birds, 3 french hens, 2--Wait! That's not what the 12 days are at all. Use this Guide to learn about the real 12 days of Christmas, why they matter, and how to begin more meaningful Christmas traditions.
(Note: This is not a devotional.)

Length: 12 pages
$3.99
New Year's Resolutions
"A new year, a new you!" shout all the ads. But we're all familiar with the reality: only 10% of people actually keep resolutions! So why should we even try? This Guide makes a case for using resolutions to teach teens about much more than success.

Length: 7 pages
$3.99
Music
Coming soon!
The Sex Talk
Coming soon!
Teens & Opioids
Coming soon!
Marijuana
Coming soon!
Smart-phones
Coming soon!
Musical.ly
Coming soon!
YouTube
Coming soon!
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