“Dear Teenage Girls”


For parents of teenagers, challenges abound at every corner of every day.  Whether you are the parent of all boys or have daughters, too, this blog post sends a clear message that we must be addressing with our daughters AND our sons about modesty and why it matters.

“So, here’s the bit that I think is important for you to realize.  If you are friends with a Hall boy on Facebook or Instagram or Twitter, then you are friends with the whole Hall family.

Please understand this, also: we genuinely like keeping up with you. We enjoy seeing life through your unique and colorful lens – which is what makes your latest self-portrait so extremely unfortunate.

Those posts don’t reflect who you are! We think you are lovely and interesting, and usually very smart. But, we had to cringe and wonder what you were trying to do? Who are you trying to reach? What are you trying to say?”

Read this entire blog post here.

It is paramount as parents that we strive to engage and direct the hearts of our children with our Orthodox beliefs if they are to make wise choices about their interaction with others – whether in person or online.  Your thoughts and feedback are welcome and greatly appreciated.

Disclaimer: While we are linking to this singular post for the purposes that our Ministry serves, this does not suggest or reflect an endorsement of this site, its content in full or any part.


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