App Review - Yik Yak

App Review : Yik Yak

February 20, 2015 | No comments yet

  This is the first in a new series of articles that we will feature on Radical Parents. We are going to be reviewing popular apps that teenagers use.  Definitions: Yik-Yak – A regionally (10-mile) based anonymous online message board. Yak – A short anonymous microblog post (similar to an anonymous tweet) Yakarma – The… Read More »

instagram update

Instagram “Updated”

April 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

Hey Instagram, really? My job as a parent and as a youth pastor wasn’t hard enough, so you decided to go and make your app one of the scariest social media apps available? It was like Instagram sat down and thought, “How can we take the worst parts of a few apps, and combine them… Read More »


5 Tech Tips for Dads

October 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Apple made a big splash recently with the introduction of their newest iPhone: the iPhone 5C and 5S.  Both come with the latest in mobile technology and computing but if the only thing you use it for is to make phone calls then you might have overpaid for a basic cell phone. There are hundreds… Read More »


The Summer of Sharknado

August 2, 2013 | No comments yet

Amanda Bynes, Justin Bieber, Cory Montieth, Sharknado, Summer Moveis and more.


Bacon Bacon

May 23, 2013 | No comments yet

Bacon, Miguel, Summer Movies, and questions on this weeks podcast.


Teenagers in a Spaceship

May 15, 2013 | No comments yet

Jon Acuff stops by to talk to us about social media.


The Overshare Dilemma

May 12, 2013 | No comments yet

In a world where the majority of people carry a computer in their pocket, we have access to more information than in any other time in human history.  It has been said that today’s modern smart phones have more computing power and memory than the entire Apollo 11 space ship. Because of the information that… Read More »

Twitter Explained2

Twitter Explained

March 11, 2013 | No comments yet

“Don’t you go post that on the tweeter*.” Words I have heard far more times than I ever should have from parents. It will shock no one that I am an avid and frequent user of Twitter. As of this current second, I have posted 10,299 times on twitter. Twitter is an awesome social media… Read More »



November 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Yolo. No that’s not a futuristic yoyo or a delicious type of frozen yogurt (that’s froyo).  Yolo is a phrase that swept social media at the beginning of 2011; a word made popular by celebrities such as Drake, Lil Wayne, and Zac Efron. So, what does it even mean? You Only Live Once. It became… Read More »


Social Media Explained

August 27, 2012 | No comments yet

Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Youtube, Pinterest, Google Plus, etc. etc. etc. Social Media is not a new thing. From the time there was Internet there has been a social media. Even on that 56K modem we had AIM (Aol Instant Messenger). Why? Because as humans we desperately crave human interaction, and the Internet gives us the… Read More »